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1891 – Born on the 2nd of August is a composer, conductor and pianist. 1928-1923 – Worked as a director/conductor of the broadcast in Bucharest.   1944 – Became Vice-President of the society of Romanian composers.   1953 – He was rehabilitated and taken up again to the composer federation.   1929-1962 – Professor at ..

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1890 – Paul was born on the 28th of March.   1918 – Started a jazz influenced dance band which beacame popular in San Francisco, California.   1920 – Moved to New York with his band and started making recordings under Victor records.   1920 – 1930 – Dubbed as "The King of Jazz". – ..

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1876 – Born in Berlin on the 15th of September. 1896 – Walter took a conducting position at the opera house in Breslau a job found for him by Mahler. 1897 – He took an opera-conducting position at Pressburg. 1898 – He took one in Riga. 1901 – Walter accepted Mahler’s invitation to be his ..

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1867 – Born on the 25th of March in Parma, Enilia-Romagna, Italy. 1886 – He joined the orchestra of an opera company, with which he toured South America. 1887 – Upon returning to Italy, he self-effacingly returned to his chair in the cello section, and participated as cellist in the world premiere of Verdi’s Otello ..

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1897 – George Szell, born on the 7th of June in Budapest but grew up in Vienna. He was a Hungarian-born American conductor and composer. He is remembered today for his long and successful tenure as music director of the Cleveland Orchestra, and for the recordings of the standard classical repertory he made with Cleveland ..

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1852 – Stanford was born in Dublin on the 30th of September. 1862 – He came to London as a pupil of Arthur O’Leary and Ernst Pauer. 1870 – He won a scholarship to Queens’ College, Cambridge. 1873 – Moving to Trinity College and succeeding J. L. Hopkins as college organist. 1874 – He was ..

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1854 – He was born on the 6th day of November this year in Washington, D.C. He was known particularly for American military marches. Because of his prominence, he is known as "The March King".   1861 – At age six, he started his music education, playing the violin, as a pupil of John Esputa ..

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1894 – Born on April 27th in St. Petersburg, Russia. Conductor, composer, musicologist Uncle of composer Sergei Slonimsky. 1923 – Emigrated to the United States and taught at Eastman School of Music. 1931 – Married to Dorothy Adlow on July 30th. 1933 – Conducted debut performances of works by Charles Ives, Edgard Varèse (Ionisation) and ..

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1750 – Antonio Salieri, born on the 18th of August in Legnago, Venice, Italy. He was a Italian Composer and Conductor. 1766 – He was taken to Vienna by F. L. Gassmann, who introduced him to the emperor Joseph. 1770 – His first opera, Le Donne letterate, was produced at the Burg-Theater. 1771 – Others ..

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