Personalities to the letter «F»

Снимок экрана 2022-09-18 в 9.09.18


06/02/1943, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

American singer and actor. Full name Anthony Forte. He became a teen idol of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Eleven of his songs reached the Billboard Hot 100. Af...

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FACCIO Franco (F-2)

08/03/1840, Verona, Italy - 21/07/1891, Monza, Italy

Italian composer and conductor. He studied music at the Milan Conservatory from 1855 where he was a pupil of Stefano Ronchetti-Monteviti and established a lifelong friendsh...

Снимок экрана 2022-09-18 в 13.18.10

FALCON Marie Cornelie (F-3)

28/01/1814, Paris, France – 25/02/1897, same place

French soprano who sang at the Opéra in Paris. Her greatest success was creating the role of Valentine in Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots. She possessed "a full, resonant voice" with a distinctive...

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FALLA Manuel de (F-4)

23/11/1876, Cadiz, Spain – 14/11/1946, Alta Gracia, Argentina

Andalusian Spanish composer and pianist. Along with Isaac Albéniz, Francisco Tárrega, and Enrique Granados, he was one of Spain's most important musicians of the first half of the 20t...

Faller, Nikola (1862-1938)

FALLER Nikola (F-5)

22 May 1862, Ivanec, Croatia, Holy Roman Empire – 28 February 1938, Zagreb, Jugoslavia

Croatian composer and conductor. He has performed more than 250 different works, conducted more than 1,900 times, and is the author of more than 40 compositions comprising chamber works, chora...

Снимок экрана 2022-09-24 в 11.52.46

FARAGO Johnny (F-6)

15/06/1944 - 31/07/1997

Canadian singer, born as Jean-Yves Béland but better known under the pseudonym Johnny Farago. He was a member of the group Les Mercedes until 1964, after which he made a career on ...

Снимок экрана 2022-09-24 в 12.13.35

FARIA Manuel (F-7)

18/11/1916, São Miguel de Seide, Portugal - 05/07/1983, Porto, Portugal

Portuguese musician and canon. He was ordained a priest in 1939 and appointed Canon of the See of Braga in 1966. He graduated from the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome with a degree in ...

Снимок экрана 2022-09-24 в 12.42.14


24/01/1705, Andria, Apulia, Italy – 16/09/1782, Bologna, Italy

Celebrated Italian castrato singer of the 18th century and one of the greatest singers in the history of opera. His real name was Carlo Maria Michelangelo Nicola Broschi. Farinelli has been describ...

Снимок экрана 2022-09-24 в 13.20.08

FARKAS Ferenc (F-9)

15/12/1905. Grosskirchen, Austro-Hungary Empire - 10/10/2000, Budapest, Hungary

Hungarian composer and teacher. People's Artist of Hungarian People's Republic. He studied in 1922-1927 at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music with Leo Weiner, Albert Schiklos and in 1929-1931 at...

Снимок экрана 2023-12-04 в 21.38.08

FASCH Johann Friedrich (F-9-2)

15/04/1688, Buttelstedt, Weimar – 05/12/1758, Zerbst, Saxony

A German violinist and composer. Much of his music is in the Baroque-Classical transitional style known as galant. His works include cantatas, concertos, symphonies, and chamber music. None of...

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FASCH Karl (F-10)

18/11/1736, Zerbst - 03/08/1800, Berlin, Prussia

German composer and music theorist. In 1756, he began serving at the Prussian royal court of Friedrich the Great. He was an accompanist on the harpsichord playing the flute of King Friedrich I...

Снимок экрана 2022-09-24 в 18.16.32

FAURE Gabriel (F-11)

12/05/1845, Pamiers, France – 04/11/1924, Paris, France

French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, and his musical style influenced many 20th-century composers. Among his best-known wor...

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FAVARGER Marie (F-12)

Austrian opera singer

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FAY Erzebet (F-13)

Hungarian singer

Снимок экрана 2022-09-24 в 21.16.51

FERENCSIK Janos (F-14)

18/01/1907, Budapest, Austro-Hungary Empire — 12/06/1984, same place

Hungarian conductor. He was educated at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, where, in particular, he studied composition under the guidance of Laszlo Lajtha. He began his career...

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