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Arthur Fiedler

A populist programmer, avuncular podium existence, and regular visitor to small-town concert halls and living area tv sets, Arthur Fiedler personified orchestral music in the us. He was much less glamorous, much less intellectual, and in lots of ways less reputed than Leonard Bernstein, but those deficiencies proved helpful to …

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Jimmy McHugh

Prolific pop composer Jimmy McHugh had hit songs and Broadway scores through the 1920s in to the 1950s. Delivered in Boston, MA, on July 10, 1894, McHugh visited St. John’s Prep College in the town. He first proved helpful as an workplace boy on the Boston Opera Home and later …

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