Thursday, June 6, 2013
Tish Daija(1926-2004), Albanian composer. he composed the first Albanian ballet "Halili and Hajria" that premiered on January 13, 1963 and has since been showed more than 250 times at the National Theater. He also composed an opera Spring(Pranvera). He studied at the Moscow Conservatory.
Latvian composer, conductor and music critic. Dārziņš' work bears a distinct romantic character, with a strong trend towards national themes. His main musical authorities and influences were Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Jean Sibelius. He composed one opera(unfinished) and vocal music (choral and art songs). He studied at the Moscow Conservatories and St. Petersburg Conservatory, he returned to Riga where he started to worked as a music critic, teacher, choir conductor and pianist. The Emils Darzins Music School is name after him.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Francisco Jose Debali(1791-1859), Hungarian born composer, studied music in the Kingdom of Sardinia, traveled to Brazil and settled in Uruguay, conducted orchestra in Montevideo. He composed the national anthems of Uruguay and Paraguay.
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Eugene Edine Pottier(1816-1887), French revolutionary socialist, poet, and transport work. He wrote the lyrics of the above music, music composed by Degeyter.
Francisco Flores Del Campo(1907-1993), Chilean composer, performer and actor, considered one of the most popular and revelant to th Chilean New Song of the twentieth century. He studied in US and stayed there for eight years. Returning to Chile in 1939 and was a protagonist of the first productions, a half century Romance(Chile films), and later Artistic Director of the Casino of Vina del Man.
Edouard Deldevez(1817-1897), French violinist, composer and conductor. He won many prizes as a violinist. He became a group of musicians centered on Francois Sudre(1787-1864) who were attempting to develop a way of transitting language thru music. Today, Deldevez is best known for writing the ballet "Paquita" (stamp shown).
Paul Dessau(1894-1979), German composer and conductor. He studied at the Klindworth-Scharwenka Conservatory in Berlin. He was kapellmeisters and conductors at various theaters in Bremen, Cologne, Mainz, and Berlin. He also taught at the Public Drama School in Berlin. His works include: 7 operas, incidental music and film scores. He composed political marching song "Die Thalmann Kolonne".
He composed ballet music, symphony, symphonic poem, songs, and over 200 film scores.
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