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1891 – Roy was born on the 23rd of August in Sydney and had his education at Chatswood and Hornsby public schools.            – He was taught music by Emanuel de Beaupuis, an Italian pianist living in Sydney, then briefly studied composition under Alfred Hill at the New South Wales State Conservatorium of ..

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1903 – Adorno was born in Frankfurt, Germany on September 11, 1903. 1920 – Attended the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gymnasium where he was known as a highly gifted student. Graduating at the age of 17 from the Gymnasium at the top of his class and took private lessons in composition with Bernhard Sekles and read Kant’s Critique of ..

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1914 – Lawrence Cecil Adler was born in Baltimore, Maryland on February 10, 1914. 1934 – Adler performed for film soundtrack and appeared in concert. 1939 – Became an harmonica soloist with many of the world’s major symphony orchestras and was particularly noted for his interpretations of Darius Milhaud and Ralph Vaughan Williams. 1941 – ..

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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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1904 – Born on the 13th of January  in Oxford, England. 1925 – He went to the Royal College of music and continued his musical education in Berlin, Vienna after                   studying at Hertford College, Oxford.  1941 – He wrote the song titled "Warsaw Concerto" for the film, Dangerous Moonlight. 1942 – He collaborated with ..

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1920 – He born on the 16th of March in Cobham, Surrey.        1956 – He composed the music for Reach for the Sky.               1961 – He composed the music for the movie "A Taste of Honey". 1963 – He won an Academy Award for the music. 1966 – He composed the music for the movie ..

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1928 – Born on the 15th of September in Tampa, Florida. 1950 – He was a Jazz alto saxophonist of the small combo era. 1955 – He was a local legend in Florida until he moved to New York City. 1957 – He joined the Miles Davis sextet.           – He played ..

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 1803 – He was born on the 24th of July in Paris. 1821 – He entered the Paris Conservatoire.             – He studied organ and harmonium under the celebrated opera composer           Francois-Adrien Boieldieu.        – He played the triangle in the orchestra of the Conservatoire. 1823 – He was writing songs for Paris vaudeville houses ..

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1952 – Douglas Adams was born in Cambridge, England on March 11, 1952. 1958 – Adams first attended Primrose Hill Primary School in Brentwood. He took the exams and interviewed for Brentwood School at age six. 1959-1970 – Attended the Preparatory School from 1959 to 1964, then the main school until 1970. He was in ..

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