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Barber, Samuel

Born: 1910 AD
Died: 1981 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Composers

1910 – Samuel Osborne Barber was born on 9th of March in West Chester, Pennsylvania USA.


Studied at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.


1935 – Became the fellow of the American Academy in Rome.


1936 – He wrote his String Quartet in B minor.


1958 – Composed operas "Vanessa" which won the Pulitzer Prize for music.


1960 – Wrote a virtuosic work for organ and orchestra, Toccata Festiva, for the famed organist E. Power Biggs.


1966 – Composed Antony and Cleopatra" it was first work performed by New York Metropolitan Opera.


1981 – Samuel Osborne Barber died on 23rd of January in New York City.