Samuel Barber

Composer Samuel Barber Full Name: Samuel Barber


Profession: Composer
Why Famous: One of the most celebrated composers of orchestral, opera, choral, and piano music of the 20th century.

Born: March 9, 1910
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA

Died: January 23, 1981 (aged 70)
Cause of Death: Cancer

Historical Events in the Life of Samuel Barber

  • 1944-03-03 1st performance of corporal Samuel Barber's 2nd Symphony
  • 1944-10-08 Samuel Barber's "Capricorn Concerto" premieres
  • 1954-12-03 Samuel Barber's "Prayers of Kierkegaard" premieres

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