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Tag Archives: 1950s – 1980s

Mike Sammes

b. 19 Feb 1928, Reigate, Surrey, Britain, d. 19 Might 2001, Reigate, Surrey, Britain. The son of the photographic equipment seller, Sammes attended the neighborhood grammar college and performed cello in its orchestra. After providing in the RAF for his nationwide service, Sammes caused his dad and performed piano in …

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Gracia do Salgueiro

Gracia carry out Salgueiro’s professional debut was at 16 like a vocalist at Rádio Mayrink Veiga, in Rio de Janeiro. In 1958, he published his first music, “Cortina perform Meu Lar,” documented by Ademilde Fonseca. For the reason that same yr, he was asked in to the Ala dos Compositores …

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Giorgos Zampetas

Giorgos Zampetas was a composer and singer, but primarily perhaps one of the most outstanding soloists in the bouzouki, with distinctive audio. Zampetas was created on January 25, 1925, in Athens. He was the kid of Mihalis Zampetas (a barber) and Marika Moraiti. From an extremely early age he demonstrated …

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Derek Hilton

As the longtime music director for Britain’s Grenada Tv, composer Derek Hilton authored a huge selection of Television themes. He also offered as an arranger for performers including Shirley Bassey, Tony Bennett, and Tom Jones. Blessed Feb 3, 1927, in Whitfield, Britain, Hilton started piano lessons at age group six, …

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Leila Silva

Leila Silva was consecrated as an enchanting singer with “Perdão Em fun??o de Dois,” but also proved herself to be always a noted samba-canção and samba interpreter. She was appointed the “Queen of Samba” with the Revista perform Rádio magazine, as well as the sambas “Juca perform Brás,” “Não Sabemos,” …

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Joseph Stein

b. 30 Might 1912, NEW YORK, NY, USA. Starting his writing profession as an associate of the group behind tv’s Your Present Of Shows as well as the Sid Caesar Present, through the 50s Stein had written librettos for musical displays, a few of which liked modest achievement. These included …

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Donnie Bowshier

Ideal remembered for his 1957 hit “Rock Center,” singer Donnie Bowshier remains to be a little-known if exclusive figure in the history of rockabilly — a years as a child struggle with polio still left him confined to a wheelchair throughout his three-decade profession. Delivered in Madison Mills, OH, on …

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William Hanna

Computer animation great William Hanna created together with his partner Joseph Barbera a toon empire that included The Flintstones, Yogi Keep, Jonny Goal, The Jetsons, Scooby Doo, Frankenstein Jr. as well as the Impossibles, Atom Ant, The Banana Splits, among numerous others. The duo, whose relationship lasted over 50 years, …

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Edu da Gaita

Edu da Gaita was a famous virtuoso harmonica participant in Brazil. Among his unforgettable performances and a lot more than 200 recordings are Paganini’s “Moto Perpetuo” (documented in 1957) and Radamés Gnattali’s “Concerto Em virtude de Gaita e Orquestra” (performed in 1958 prior to the Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira), focused on …

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Quinteto Radamés

The Quinteto Radamés brought jointly the exceptional talents of five virtuosi and were a vanguard experience with regards to popular music. The effect was an outstanding contribution towards the choro genre, which profited from Radamés Gnattali’s daring and innovative preparations to old, reputable classics by Anacleto de Medeiros, Ernesto Nazareth, …

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