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Abbado, Claudio, (26 June 1933–20 Jan. 2014), Artistic Director, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, 1989–2002; Generalmusikdirektor of Vienna, since 1987  

Born Milan, 26 June 1933; m 1st, 1956, Giovanna Cavazzoni (marr. diss. 1968); one s one d; 2nd, Gabriella Cantalupi; one s; died 20 Jan. 2014

Artistic Director, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, ...

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Aberdeen and Temair, June Marchioness of, ((Beatrice Mary) June Gordon) (29 Dec. 1913–22 June 2009)  

CBE 1989 (MBE 1971); DL

Born 29 Dec. 1913; d of Arthur Paul Boissier, MA, and Dorothy Christina Leslie Smith; m 1939, David George Ian Alexander Gordon (later 4th Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, CBE, TD) (...

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Acton, 2nd Baron, (Richard Maximilian Dalberg-Acton) (7 Aug. 1870–16 June 1924)  

KCVO 1916 (MVO 1901)

Born 7 Aug. 1870; s of 1st Baron and Countess Marie Arco-Valley, of Munich; m 1904, Dorothy (d 1923...

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Adam, Charles Fox Frederick, (1852–27 Jan. 1913)  

Born 1852; s of Rt Hon. Sir Frederick Adam, GCB, and Anne Lindsay, d of John Maberly; m 1877, Juliet, d of Surg.-Gen. James C. Palmer, USN; died 27 Jan. 1913...

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Addinsell, Richard Stewart, (13 Jan. 1904–14 Nov. 1977), composer  

Born 13 Jan. 1904; died 14 Nov. 1977

composer

privately; Hertford Coll., Oxford; Royal Coll. of Music

Spent four years in Berlin and Vienna. Contributed to Charlot’s Revue, 1926...

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Aitken, George (Benjamin Johnston), (died 11 May 1942), Member, Royal Society of Teachers; Fellow, Professor of pianoforte, and Lecturer, Guildhall School of Music; pianist, organist, composer, and critic  

DMus, Cantuar, 1931; ARAM; ARCO

Born London; e s of George Aitken and Cecilia Jane Drinkwater; died 11 May 1942

Member, Royal Society of Teachers; Fellow, Professor of pianoforte, and Lecturer, Guildhall School of Music; pianist, organist, composer, and critic...

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Alain, Marie-Claire Geneviève, (10 Aug. 1926–26 Feb. 2013), organist; Lecturer, Conservatoire National de Région Rueil-Malmaison, Paris, 1978–98  

Born 10 Aug. 1926; d of Albert Alain and Magdeleine Alain (née Alberty); m 1950, Jacques Gommier (d 1992); one d (one s decd); died 26 Feb. 2013...

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Albani, Dame Emma, (1 Nov. 1852–3 April 1930)  

DBE 1925

Born Chambly, near Montreal, 1 Nov. 1852; née Marie Louise Emma Cecile; e d of late Joseph Lajeunesse, musician, organist, and harpist; m...

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Allan, Maud, (died 7 Oct. 1956), dancer, actress, pianist, writer  

Born Toronto; d of Dr William Allan and Dr Isabell M. Allan, née Hutchinson; unmarried; died 7 Oct. 1956

dancer, actress, pianist, writer

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Alldis, John Trevor, (10 Aug. 1929–20 Dec. 2010), conductor  

Born 10 Aug. 1929; s of W. J. and N. Alldis; m 1960, Ursula Margaret Mason; two s; died 20 Dec. 2010

conductor

Felsted School; King’s Coll., Cambridge (MA)

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Allitsen, Frances, (Mary Frances Bumpus), (1849–1 Oct. 1912), musical composer  

Born London, 1849; died 1 Oct. 1912

musical composer

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Alston, Rt Hon. Sir Beilby Francis, (8 Oct. 1868–28 June 1929), Ambassador to Brazil since 1925  

PC 1925; GBE 1929; KCMG 1920; CB 1913

Born 8 Oct. 1868; 2nd s of late Sir Francis Alston, KCMG, formerly of the Foreign Office; ...

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Angelou, Marguerite Annie, (Maya), (4 April 1928–28 May 2014), writer, singer and actress  

Born St Louis, 4 April 1928; d of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson; one s; died 28 May 2014

writer, singer and actress

George Washington High Sch., San Francisco; California Labor Sch....

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Ansermet, Ernest, (1883–20 Feb. 1969), Commander of the Legion of Honour; Conductor  

Born 1883; died 20 Feb. 1969

Commander of the Legion of Honour; Conductor

Conductor Montreux Kursaal, 1912; Subscription Concerts, Geneva, 1915–18; toured with Diaghileff Ballet, from 1915, in France, Spain, England, Italy and America; founded Orchestre de la Suisse-Romande, Geneva, ...

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Arditi, Luigi, (16 July 1822–1 May 1903), violinist, composer and conductor  

Born Crescentino, Piedmont, 16 July 1822; s of Maurizio Arditi and Caterina Colombo; m Virginia, d of William S. Warwick, Richmond, Virginia; died 1 May 1903...

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Arensky, Antony Stepanovich, (31 July 1861–1906), composer  

Born Novgorod, 31 July 1861; died 1906

composer

Petrograd Conservatoire, under Zikke and Rimsky-Korsakov

Professor of Harmony at the Moscow Conservatoire, 1882; was for several years Conductor of the Russian Choral Society; Director of Music at the Imperial Chapel, Petrograd, ...

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Armstrong, Louis Daniel, (4 July 1900–6 July 1971), jazz musician; trumpeter, singer and bandleader; composer  

Born New Orleans, 4 July 1900; s of Willie and Mary Ann Armstrong; m 1st, 1917, Daisy Parker (marr. diss.); 2nd, 1924, Lillian Hardin (marr. diss.); 3rd, Alpha Smith (marr. diss.); 4th, Lucille Wilson; ...

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Arnell, Richard Anthony Sayer, (15 Sept. 1917–10 April 2009), composer; conductor; poet; Principal Lecturer, Trinity College of Music, 1981–87 (Teacher of Composition, 1949–81)  

Born 15 Sept. 1917; s of late Richard Sayer Arnell and Hélène Marie Scherf; m 1992, Joan Heycock; one s three d from former marriages; died 10 April 2009

composer; conductor; poet; Principal Lecturer, Trinity College of Music, ...

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Arnold, Sir Malcolm (Henry), (21 Oct. 1921–23 Sept. 2006), composer  

Kt 1993; CBE 1970; FRCM

Born 21 Oct. 1921; s of William and Annie Arnold, Northampton; m 1st, 1941, Sheila Nicholson, LRAM (marr. diss.); one s one d; 2nd, 1963...

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Arundell, Dennis Drew, (22 July 1898–10 Dec. 1988), actor, composer, producer, writer for theatre, radio, films and television, since 1926  

OBE 1978; (formerly D. D. Arundel)

Born 22 July 1898; s of Arundel Drew Arundel and Rose Lucy Campbell; died 10 Dec. 1988

actor, composer, producer, writer for theatre, radio, films and television, since ...