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johannes_brahms: Born: May Hamburg, Germany Died: April Symphony No.

Bedřich Smetana (1824 - 1884) was Born in Litomyšl, Bohemia (now the Czech Republic). He is one of the first of the great 19th-century "nationalist" composers; Smetana gave his beloved Bohemia a central role in his two most famous works, the orchestral suite Má Vlast and the opera The Bartered Bride. Utterly devoid of bombast or jingoism, these allusions only serve to deepen a listener's appreciation of Smetana's music.

Smetana, Bedrich - Have you visited the Smetana concert hall in Prague? Well worth a visit. Smetana was apparently driven mad by Tinnitus, a dreadful affliction for a composer.

Eubie Blake, ragtime pianist: Feb. 7, 1887 - 1883… He was one of...

Shuffle Along and the return of African-American musical theater to Broadway during the Harlem Renaissance of the

Edvard Grieg: Norway's Greatest Composer (1843-1907). He painted with notes. He painted the people, the scenery, and the moods of Norway. In the immortal Peer Gynt Suites, Grieg captured the rising of the sun, the lamenting of a death, and, in "The Hall of the Mountain King," the imagery of a chase scene.

Edvard Grieg, classical composer His Piano Concerto in A Minor is probably my all time favorite. It's like listening to an epic movie score.

Rachmaninoff, russian composer

Top 10 Classical Melodies You Can Hear

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Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt - (October 1811 – July was a Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher.

Paul Hindemith and Igor Stravinsky in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1961

Paul Hindemith and Igor Stravinsky in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe Opera mounted Hindemith’s “News Of The Day” and Stravinsk.