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 ..
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 ..
1929 – Ronald William George Barker was born 25th of September in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England. Barker attended Oxford High School. 1945 – Ronnie Barker left the school and took a job as a bank clerk. 1948 – He wrote to the Aylesbury Repertory Company and his show business career began. He then worked as an ..
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" ..
Fedora Barbieri was an Italian mezzo-soprano opera singer. 1920 – Fedora Barbieri was born 4th of June in Trieste Italy. 1940 – She made her official debut in Florence. 1942 – Her debut at the Teatro alla Scala, where she was to live her greatest successes. 1943 – She retired because of her marriage. She ..
1923 – Born on the 19th of February in Astoria, New York. 1956 – He was a staff lyricist and later an editor for Golden Records. He wrote the stage scores for "New Faces of 1956", "Once Upon a Mattress", and "The Mad Show". – Joining ASCAP, he collaborated with Dean Fuller and Mary ..
Irish composer, best known today for his opera The Bohemian Girl 1808 – Born on the 15th of May in Dublin. 1817 – He appeared as a violinist in public. 1823 – Moved to London and was engaged as a violinist in the orchestra of Drury Lane. 1825 – He was taken to Rome by ..
US singer and songwriter 1878 – Ernest Ball was born on the 22nd of July in Cleveland, Ohio. He was trained at the Cleveland Conservatory. 1905 – Ball was already in New York City. 1906 – Ball had a dual career, writing songs and also singing them himself on the vaudeville stages. 1907 – Charter ..
1927 – Born on the 18th of November in Detroit, Michigan. 1951 – Ballard moved back to Detroit and formed a doo wop group. 1953 – He joined in "The Royals" and released Get It, a major R&B hit. The Royals’ first major hit was "Work With Me, Annie". The group ..
1811 – Born in Wenham, Massachusetts, on July 10th. American composer and music educator. 1831 – He studied music, and began to teach. 1839 – He was musical director in Dr. Channing’s Church in Boston. 1841 – He inaugurated a series of successful musical conventions. 1842 – He was superintendent of musical instruction in the ..