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1929 – Born in Berlin, Germany on the 6th of April. 1938 – He emigrated to the United States to escape the Nazi Regime in Germany. 1943-1948 – He became a US citizen, grew up in Los Angeles, and first came to prominence by arranging and composing Hollywood film score. 1956 – He recorded with ..

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1899 – Born on November 18th in Budapest. Hungarian-born American conductor who was identified with the Late Romantic and early 20th-century repertoire. 1913 – Ormandy graduated from the Budapest Royal Academy, where he studied violin with Jenö Hubay, at age 14. 1916 – By age 17 he was a professor of violin, undertaking concert tours ..

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1891 – Born on September 26th in Strasburg, Alsace, Germany (now Strasbourg, Haut-Rhin, France). One of the world’s great conductors. 1919 – He took French citizenship, and a violin professorship in Strasbourg. Nevertheless, his professional interests soon sent him to Germany. 1926-1933 – He studied violin with Carl Flesch in Berlin, then moved to Leipzig ..

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1896 – Born in Athens on the 1st of March. 1921-1925 – He assisted Erich Kleiber at the Berlin State Opera and then took a number of posts in Greec. 1930 – Concert with the Berlin Philharmonic, he played the solo part of The Prokofiev 3rd piano concerto and conducted the orchestra from the keyboard, ..

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1936 – Born on the 29th of April. 1958 – He made his conducting debut in Vienna.          – He won the International Conducting Competition in Liverpool and was appointed assistant conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. 1960 – He was made Music Director of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. 1962 – Director the ..

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English music producer   1962-1970 – The Beatles record producer.   Besides producing the Beatles (And other artists) songs, He usually played piano, on an occasional song.   Besides the Beatles, he produced, Billy J. Kramer from the 60s and british band, America, from the 1970s. And other artists through out the 1960’s till the 1990’s ..

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1860 – Born on July 7th in Kalischt, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now Kaliste u Humpolce, Czech Republic]. Gustav Mahler is largely considered one of the most talented symphonic composers of the late 19th Century and early 20th Century. 1875 – His parents eagerly encouraged his music studies, sending him to private tutors and ultimately to the ..

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1870 – Born on April 30th in Komárom, Austria-Hungary (now Komárno, Slovakia).  Hungarian composer of operettas who achieved worldwide success with Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow). 1890 – He studied at the Prague Conservatory. Encouraged by Antonín Dvorák to follow a musical career, Lehár traveled in Austria as a bandmaster. 1896 – He produced ..

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