Maestro Toscanini - he was great friends with composer Giacomo Puccini, (1858 - 1924). Puccini died during the writing of his final opera, Turandot, and from there Maestro Toscanini finished for him and it was released in 1924.
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943). Russian composer, pianist and conductor. A student of Tchaikovsky's.
Spanish composer Manuel de Falla (1876-1946) was Spain's most important composer of the first half of the 20th century. "Nights in the Gardens of Spain" for piano and orchestra is one of de Falla's best-known compositions. In 1939 he moved to Argentina and lived there until he died.
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#UnDíaComoHoy born French composer #JulesMassenet author of 200 songs, including "El Cid" and "Don Quixote"
Daguerreotype photo of Robert Schumann (1810-1856), German composer of 4 of the most beautiful, lyric, dramatic and moving symphonies in the repertoire.