In September 1928 Britten went as a boarder to Gresham's School, in Holt, Norfolk.At the time he felt unhappy there, even writing in his diary of contemplating suicide or running away: he hated being separated from his family, most particularly from his mother; he despised the music master; and he was shocked at the prevalence of bullying, though he was not the target of it.
Emile Berliner (May 20, 1851 – August 3, 1929) originally Emil Berliner, was a German-American inventor.He is best known for inventing the lateral-cut flat disc record (called a "gramophone record" in British and American English) used with a gramophone.
Dominick George "Don" Pardo (February 22, 1918 – August 18, 2014) was an American radio and television announcer whose career spanned more than seven decades.. A member of the Television Hall of Fame, Pardo was noted for his 70-year tenure with NBC, working as the announcer for early incarnations of such notable shows as The Price Is Right, Jackpot, Jeopardy!, Three on a Match, Winning ...
Alice, pseudonimo di Carla Bissi (Forlì, 26 settembre 1954), è una cantautrice, pianista e compositrice italiana.. Dopo la gavetta negli anni settanta, ha raggiunto il grande successo negli anni ottanta con le canzoni Il vento caldo dell'estate (1980), Per Elisa (vincitrice del Festival di Sanremo 1981), Messaggio (1982); fondamentale nella sua carriera è stato il duraturo sodalizio ...
At the age of 13, Lorin Maazel was introduced to the citizens of Cleveland in a pension fund concert at Public Hall on March 14, 1943. He conducted a selection of pieces that included the overture from Wagner’s opera Rienzi and Schubert’s “Unfinished” symphony, and his orchestra featured 14-year-old prodigy Patricia Travers on violin.
Leonard Bernstein, né sous le nom de Louis Bernstein le 25 août 1918 à Lawrence (Massachusetts) et mort le 14 octobre 1990 à New York, d'un cancer et d'une pneumonie , est un compositeur, chef d'orchestre et pianiste américain.
Alan Gilbert (born February 23, 1967) is an American conductor and violinist. He is principal conductor of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and music director of Royal Swedish Opera.