Barber, Samuel

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Born: West Chester, Pennsylvania, March 9, 1910

Died: New York, New York, January 23, 1981

Major Works:

  • Orchestral Music:
    • Symphony in One Movement
    • Second Symphony
    • Adagio for Strings
    • Essay for Orchestra Nos. 1 and 2
  • Opera:
    • Vanessa
  • Other Works:
    • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
    • Concerto for Cello and Orchestra
    • Sonata in E-flat minor for piano
    • Knoxville
    • Summer of 1915 for voice and orchestra
    • Medea and Souvenirs ballets
    • Prayers of Kierkegaard for chorus, soprano, and orchestra

Source: Cross, Milton, and David Ewen. 1962. Milton Cross' Encyclopedia of the Great Composers and Their Music. Garden City, New York: Doubleday.

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