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Van Helsing’s Curse

After attending a concert with the Christmas-themed Trans-Siberian Orchestra, former Twisted Sister vocalist Dee Snider was therefore impressed he decided the rock-orchestra format would have to be put on his favorite holiday, Halloween. Snider mixed a six-piece choir, a six-piece string section, and a five-piece rock-band and called it Truck …

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Hannu Lintu

Hannu Lintu is really a prominent Finnish conductor, known for exploring neglected orchestral repertoire, in addition to for promoting modern music. Been trained in piano and cello in the Turku Conservatory as well as the Sibelius Academy, he analyzed performing with Atso Almila, Jorma Panula, and Eri Klas, and participated …

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Dustin Hoffman

The emergence of Dustin Hoffman in 1967 heralded the arrival of a fresh era of Hollywood stardom; diminutive, wiry, and unassuming, he was not the most common matinee idol, however he quickly recognized himself being among the most well-known and celebrated display screen performers of his era. A notoriously tough …

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Leevi Madetoja

In the generation that followed Jean Sibelius, the versatile Leevi Madetoja was easily being among the most important Finnish composers. Like Sibelius, Madetoja made up symphonies that helped define his stature: certainly, his three remain his most documented works, even if indeed they stay well beyond your regular repertory. His …

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