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George Frederick Pinto

George Frederick Saunders was the child of Samuel Saunders and Julia Pinto, child of the well-known British violinist, Thomas Pinto, of Neapolitan descent. (These were not linked to the Portuguese composer Francisco Anónio Norberto dos Santos Pinto [1815 – 1860] nor towards the Brazilian composer Luiz Alvares Pinto [1719 – …

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Donald Swann

A music comedy duo most active in Britain through the 1950s and ’60s, Michael Flanders (b. 1922) and Donald Swann (b. 1923) 1st met one another as schoolboys at Westminster in 1936. In 1939, both collaborated on portion of a musical revue entitled Do it now, with Swann adding piano …

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Gaspard Fritz

Italian tastes were indicative from the performance and compositional design of Fritz. His violin playing was generally well-recieved however the definitive Italian impact provided a distraction for his market. Teaching was his primary vocation but he performed on occasion in the house of Voltaire aswell such as Paris. Virtuostic in …

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Dane Rudhyar

American composer Dane Rhudyar was known not merely for his music, but also for pioneering a humanist method of astrology, and authoring both topics. Blessed Daniel Chennevière in Paris, prior to the turn from the hundred years, he noticed Stravinsky’s “Rite of Springtime” when it premiered. He emigrated towards the …

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Nicolas Isouard

Isouard was created in Malta and assumed the name of Nicolo de Malte to safeguard his mercantile family members from losing business (his dad was against his research of music). Isouard examined with Pin, Michel-Ange Vella, Azzopardi and Amendola and he received some extremely practical assistance from Guglielmi aswell. His …

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Egon Petri

Despite his German birth and long residence, Petri originated from Dutch stock. His dad was violinist Henri Wilhelm Petri, who trained his boy the device that teenage Egon performed in the Dresden Courtroom Orchestra (1899 – 1901) and in papa’s string quartet. At age group seven, nevertheless, he started piano …

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W. H. Berry

b. William Henry Berry, 23 March 1870, London, Britain, d. 2 Might 1951, London, Britain. An immensely well-known comedian, acting professional, and vocalist, who delighted Western End viewers for a lot more than 20 years prior to going into movies, Berry initially made an appearance in the theater in his …

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Hazel Dawn

b. Hazel Dawn La Tout, 23 March 1891, Ogden, Utah, USA, d. 28 August 1988, NEW YORK, NY, USA. In her mid-teenage years Dawn visited England to review performing and violin and shortly found opportunities on her behalf charming soprano tone of voice in musical comedies staged in London’s Western …

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Oscar Asche

b. John Stanger Heiss, 26 June 1871, Geelong, Australia, d. 23 March 1936, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, Britain. An actor, writer, movie director and maker who specific in the magnificent, Asche was informed at Melbourne Sentence structure School, and analyzed for the stage at Christiania, before shifting to Britain. Early in his …

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Miles Wootton

b. 23 March 1934, Manchester, Britain. Although known for his funny material, Wootton in addition has written much more serious tunes. Having began in revue sketches at university or college, he then used your guitar and began singing in the Heritage Folk Golf club at Oxford. This is accompanied by …

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