9 March 1910: Birth of Samuel Barber, American Composer

Samuel Barber was born on 9 March 1910 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA, the son of Samuel, a doctor, and Marguerite, a pianist. Barber learned to play the piano at an early age and was soon composing. At the age of ten he wrote The Rose, a short opera. Read the full biography page of Samuel Barber.

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