Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Barber, Samuel

Samuel Barber (1910-1981), American composer, studied at the Curtis Institute later taught there. He won Rome Prize and two Pulitzer prizes(1958, 1962) and the New York Critics Circle Award(1962). One of the most successful American composers of 20th century. He composed operas, violin concerto, orchestral and chamber music. His most popular piece is the Adagio of string.

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