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1872 – Hugo Alfven was born in Stockholm on the 1st of May. 1887-1891 – He studied at the Music Conservatory with the violin as his main instrument. 1890-1892 – He was a violinist in the Royal Opera Orchestra. 1897 – He started travelling in Europe. 1897-1892 – He continued his violin studies with Cesar ..

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1944 – Allen was born in New South Wales, Australia on February 10, 1944. 1956 – Supported his family by singing in local pubs at the age of twelve. 1959 – Went to Sydney for a greener pasture and met singer Chris Ball. 1964 – While on a tour, he met Judy Garland and her ..

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1875 – Alfano was born in Naples, Italy on March 8, 1875. 1880-1885 – Attended piano lessons under Alessandro Longo, composition lessons under Camillo de Nardis and harmony lessons under Paulo Serrao at the San Pietro a Majella Conservatory. 1885 – Pursued a higher level of composition studies with Hans Sitt and Salomon Jadassohn in ..

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1879 – Alda was born in Christchurch, New Zealand on May 31, 1879. 1886 – Started her singing career in light operettas in Melbourne. 1902 – Went to Europe for a promising career. 1904 – Had her singing debut as Manon in Massenet’s "Manon" at the Paris Opera-Comique. 1906-1908 – Worked as a singer at ..

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1883 – Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov was born in Plakhino, Moscow on the 13th of April.   1918 – He became a professor of music in Moscow.   1937 – His choir participated successfully in the Universal Exposition in Paris.   1942 – He was commissioned to create a new Soviet national anthem.   1944 – ..

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