Impresario
An impresario (from Italian: impresa, meaning "an enterprise or undertaking") is a person who organizes and often finances concerts, plays or operas; analogous to an artist manager or a film or te...
Antonio Denzio
ANTONIO VIVALDI ARGIPPO (RV Anh. 137) Libretto: Nicolò Sebastiano Biancardi Prague, Sporck Theatre 1733 Act I Aria 3 [Argippo]: Tuona spesso nell'aer - 0:05 ...
Colonel Tom Parker
Rare interview from Colonel Tom Parker with ABC news Anchorman Ted Koppel. Original airing date : August 15th 1987.
Jacques Offenbach
GRUSSE AUS WIEN 12 ANTWERPEN-ELISABETZAAL 23 februari 1991 Koninklijk Filharmonisch Orkest van Vlaanderen o.l.v. C Solisten: Hillevi Martinpelto, Heather Lor...
GRATEFUL DEAD's Mickey Hart Defends Concert Promoter BILL ...
Jul 11, 2012 ... Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart reminisces about Bill Graham's "warrior" tactics. 'US' Festival concert promoter, Bill Graham, was a perfectionist ...
Sydney Newman
Sydney Cecil Newman, OC (April 1, 1917 – October 30, 1997) was a Canadian film and television producer, who played a pioneering role in British television drama from the late 1950s to the late 1960s. ...
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Teresa Cornelys
Teresa Cornelys (sometimes spelt Theresa; born Anna Maria Teresa Imer, Venice, 1723 – died Fleet Prison, London, 19 August 1797) was an operatic soprano and impresario who hosted fashionable gatherin...
Sumitra Charat Ram
Sumitra Charat Ram (17 November 1914 – 8 August 2011) was noted Indian arts patron, impresario and the founder of Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra (SBKK) established in 1952. She played a key role in the...
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Richard D'Oyly Carte
Richard D'Oyly Carte (3 May 1844 – 3 April 1901) was an English talent agent, theatrical impresario, composer and hotelier during the latter half of the Victorian era. Rising from humble beginnings, ...
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Alexey Tsereteli
Alexey Tsereteli (Russian: Алексей Акакиевич Церетели; 1864, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire – 1942, Paris, France) was a Georgian prince and he was a Russian opera entrepreneur.Alexey was born i...
Gunnar Brunvoll
Gunnar Brunvoll (6 June 1924 – 27 April 1999) was a Norwegian impresario and opera administrator. He was co-founder of Norsk Operaselskap, and was manager at Den Norske Opera for more than twent...
Jeannette Thurber
Jeanette Thurber (also known as Jeannette Meyers Thurber, January 29, 1850, in Delhi, New York – January 2, 1946, in Bronxville, New York) was amongst the first major patrons of classical music in the...
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Sol Hurok
Sol Hurok (Solomon Isaievich Hurok; born Solomon Izrailevich Gurkov, Russian Соломон Израилевич Гурков; April 9, 1888 – March 5, 1974) was a 20th-century American impresario.
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Renton Nicholson
Renton Nicholson (4 April 1809 – 18 May 1861) was an English impresario, businessman, actor, and writer. He is best known for his Judge and Jury Society performances and for his ow...
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Ian Hunter (impresario)
Sir Ian Bruce Hope Hunter (2 April 1919 – 5 September 2003) was a British impresario of classical music. Known as ‘Mr. Festival’ to many in the arts world, Hunter was one of the most ...
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Charles Gulliver
Charles Gulliver was a British music-hall producer and impresario who was also the secretary and a founder of the Variety Artists Federation in 1906. By 1912 he was in charge of the London Palladium a...
Max Maretzek
Max Maretzek (June 28, 1821-May 14, 1897) was a Moravian-born composer, conductor, and impresario active in the United States and Latin America.
Born in Brno, now in the Czech Republic, he graduat...
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Henry Cowell
Henry Cowell (/ˈkaʊəl/; March 11, 1897 – December 10, 1965) was an American composer, music theorist, pianist, teacher, publisher, and impresario. His contribution to the world of music was summed up ...
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Alfred J. Clements
Alfred Joseph Clements (1858 – 6 January 1938) was the Organiser and secretary of the South Place Sunday Concerts in London for over 50 years, from 1887–1938. These concerts are still running every Su...
Inez Fabbri
Inez Fabbri (26 January 1831 – 30 August 1909), née Agnes Schmidt, was an Austrian American soprano, voice teacher and impresaria. She sang in Austria, Germany, England, South America and the Caribbea...
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Luscombe Searelle
William Luscombe Searelle (1853 – 18 December 1907) was a musical composer and impresario. He was born in Devon, England, and brought up in New Zealand, where he attended Christ's College, Chris...
Léon Carvalho
Léon Carvalho (January 18, 1825 – December 29, 1897) was a French impresario and stage director.
Born Léon Carvaille in Port Louis, Mauritius, he came to France at an early age. He studied at the ...
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Thomas Quinlan (impresario)
Thomas Quinlan, (10 March 1881, Bury – 20 November 1951, Holborn) was a musical impresario, best known for founding the Quinlan Opera Company.
Thomas Quinlan was the son of Dennis Quinlan, a railw...
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Sarah Caldwell
Sarah Caldwell (March 6, 1924 – March 23, 2006) was an American opera conductor, impresario, and stage director of opera.
Caldwell was born in Maryville, Missouri, and grew up in Fa...
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John James Heidegger
John James (Johann Jacob) Heidegger (19 June 1666 - 5 September 1749) was a Swiss count and leading impresario of masquerades in the early part of the 18th century.The son of Zürich clergyman Johann H...
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Harvey Glatt
Harvey Glatt (born Ottawa, Canada, March 28, 1934) is an award-winning Canadian music promoter, manager, broadcaster, record and instrument retailer, and record label owner.
Harvey Glatt was born ...
Billy Rose
William "Billy" Rose (September 6, 1899 – February 10, 1966) was an American impresario, theatrical showman and lyricist. He is credited with many famous songs, notably "Me and My Shadow" (1927), "Wit...
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Max Leon
Max M. Leon (1904 - November 2, 1984) was an impresario, radio producer, conductor, musicologist, opera manager, referee, and businessman. He had a wide array of talents and interests which led him to...