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Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981

LC control no.n 81015460
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LC classificationML410.B23 Biography
Personal name headingBarber, Samuel, 1910-1981
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Variant(s)Barber, S. O. (Samuel Osborne), 1910-1981
Barber, Sam, 1910-1981
Barber, Samuel Osborne, II, 1910-1981
Barbŭr, Samuel, 1910-1981
Other standard no.Q216870
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1910-03-09
Death date1981-01-23
Place of birthWest Chester (Pa.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
Field of activityArt music
Composition (Music)
Profession or occupationComposers
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Found inHomer, S. Seventeen songs, 1943.
His Streichquartett op. 11 [SR] 1984?: label (Samuel Barber) container (d. 1981)
Basheva, M. Kameren ret︠s︡ital na M. Basheva [SR] 1977?: label (Samuel Barbŭr)
Baker, 8th ed. (Barber, Samuel; b. Mar. 9, 1910, West Chester, Pa.; d. Jan. 23, 1981, New York; American composer)
At twilight, 1919: caption (S.O. Barber)
Fresh from West Chester. II, Let's sit it out, I'd rather watch, 1926 May: t.p. (Sam Barber)
LCCN 83-752145: Rochberg, G. String quartet no. 7 (with baritone, 1979), p1983.
Grove music online WWW site, Apr. 25, 2006 (Barber, Samuel (Osmond); b. Mar. 9, 1910, West Chester, PA; d. Jan. 23, 1981, New York; American composer)
Wikipedia, October 19, 2017 (Samuel Barber; Samuel Osborne Barber II (March 9, 1910-January 23, 1981); American composer of orchestral, opera, choral, and piano music; born in West Chester, Pennsylvania; when he was 14, he entered the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia; he began composing seriously in his late teenage years. Around the same time, he met fellow Curtis schoolmate Gian Carlo Menotti, who became his partner in life)
Britannica online, October 19, 2017 (Samuel Barber; American composer; born March 9, 1910, West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.--died January 23, 1981, New York, New York; longtime partner Gian Carlo Menotti)
The life and music of Samuel Barber, via NPR website, October 19, 2017 (Barber, Samuel (b. West Chester, Penn., March 9, 1910; d. New York, Jan. 23, 1981); in 1924, Barber enrolled in the newly opened Curtis Institute in Philadelphia, where he studied piano with Isabelle Vengerova, composition with Rosario Scalero and conducting with Fritz Reiner. It was at Curtis that he met another young composer, Gian-Carlo Menotti, who was to become his lifelong companion and professional collaborator)
Bach cantatas website, October 19, 2017 (Samuel Barber (Composer, Arranger); Born: March 9, 1910 - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA. Died: January 23, 1981- New York City, New York, USA; Samuel Osborne Barber II; life partner Gian Carlo Menotti)
Larson, Thomas. The saddest music ever written: the story of Samuel Barber's "Adagio for strings", via WWW, viewed October 19, 2017 (Samuel Osborne Barber was born March 9, 1910, in West Chester, Pennsylvania; He simply had a terrible time being himself--which is moody, withdrawn, unsocial, worried, and gay--especially around others, sometimes even with himself; with the young Menotti, Barber found his soulmate)
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