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1922 – Born on the 4th of April in New York City. 1934 – He was given a scholarship in piano by Henriette Michelson, a Juilliard teacher. 1956 – Wrote the theme songs for The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, The Ten Commandments. Recognized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association with Golden Globes for his ..

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1879 – Born on the 29th of April in St. Helens, Lancashire, England. 1899 – Directed the Hallé Orchestra at a concert in St Helens. 1906 – Appeared as regularly as a conductor, working initially with the New Symphony Orchestra. 1908 – Established the Beecham Symphony Orchestra. 1910 – Beecham began making recordings on 27th ..

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1770 – Ludwig was born on the 17th of December in Bonngasse 515 (today Bonngasse 20). 1801 – Beethoven began to slowly lose his hearing. He suffered a severe form of tinnitus. 1802 – Wrote the "Heiligenstadt Testament" a suicide letter that was supposed to be for his brother but was never given and later ..

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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 ..

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1942 – Daniel Barenboim was born 15th of November in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1952 – Barenboim made his debut as a pianist in Vienna and Rome. 1954 – Daniel Barenboim made his first gramophone recordings. 1957 – Barenboim with Leopold Stokowski conducting the Symphony of the Air. 1967 – His début as a conductor with ..

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1956 – Marin Alsop was born on the 16th of October. 1989 – She won the Koussevitzky Conducting Prize at the Tanglewood Music Center. 1991 – She was a music director of the Cabrillo Music Festial in Santa Cruz, California. 1993 – She was a music director of the Colorado Symphony where her innovative programming ..

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1947 – Born on February 15th in Worcester, Massachusetts. An American composer and conductor. 1971 – He graduated from Harvard University. 1982 – He won a number of honours, including a Guggenheim fellowship. 1987 – Composed his best known opera on topical theme, "Nixon in China" which was about the president’s 1972 visit. 1991 – ..

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1933 – Born on the 26 of June in  Milan, Lombardy. 1958 – He won the Koussevitsky Competition establishing him in Italy. 1963 – He won the Mitropoulos Prize, after which he rapidly became known internationally as an orchestral              and opera conductor. 1960 – He made his debut at La Scala in Milan. 1965 ..

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