1899 - John Barbirolli was born in Southhampton Row, London, on 2nd of December.
1915 - He became the youngest member of the Queen's Hall Orchestra.
1920 - Barbirolli joined the Beecham Orchestra at Covent Garden.
1926 - He gathered together a group of twelve players to form fhe Barbriolli String Orchestra.
1928-1936 - He conducted the International Season; at Covent Garden.
1937 - Barbirolli conducted the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.
1939 - John Barbirolli married oboist Evelyn Rothwell.
1949 - In recognition of his devoted work Barbirolli received the honor of Knighthood.
1958 - John Barbirolli was awarded the Freedom of the City of Manchester.
1960-1967 - Barbirolli conducted Houston Symphony Orchestra.
1966 - John Barbirolli conducted a series of concerts with the Santa Cecilia Orchestra.
- Recorded Puccini's "Madama Butterflv" with a distinguished assembly of international stars and the Rome
Opera Orchestra and Chorus.
1970 - Sir John Barbirolli died 29th of July at the age of 70.
Page last updated: 5:19pm, 25