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William Schuman

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William Schuman

William Schuman has been played on NTS in shows including Keaton Henson, featured first on 8 November 2016. Songs played include Adagio For Strings.

William Howard Schuman (August 4, 1910–February 15, 1992) was an American composer and music administrator.

Born in the Bronx in New York City to Samuel and Rachel Schuman, Schuman was named after the twenty-seventh U.S. president, William Howard Taft (although his family preferred to call him Bill). Schuman played the violin and banjo as a child, but his overwhelming passion was baseball. While still in high school, he formed a dance band, "Billy Schuman and his Alamo Society Orchestra", that played local…

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Adagio For Strings
Copland, Barber, Bernstein, Schuman, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein
Deutsche Grammophon1983
Adagio For Strings
Copland, Barber, Bernstein, Schuman, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard BernsteinDeutsche Grammophon1983
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