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John Barbirolli

John Barbirolli studied cello being a youngster, building his debut community appearance at age 12. He received a formal education at Trinity University of Music as well as the Royal Academy of Music, that he graduated in 1916. Upon graduation, he discovered a position within the Queen’s Hall Orchestra, getting …

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Frederic Curzon

b. Ernest Frederic Curzon, 4 Sept 1899, London, Britain, d. 6 Dec 1973, Bournemouth, Britain. Largely unfamiliar, but extremely talented composer, that has contributed a number of important works towards the light music repertoire. Curzon’s profession began associated silent movies, but he made the decision that he’d prefer to focus …

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