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Symphonic poems II. vol.2

Joseph Holbrooke (composer)
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Symphonic poems II. vol.2

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Title
Symphonic poems II. vol.2
Composer
Joseph Holbrooke 1878-1958
Publisher
CPO, 2016
1 cd
Recording date
2014
Playing time
01:07:06
EAN
0761203763627
CDR
AFX4065
Placing suggestion
00 - Orkest (NBLC) K1 - Orkest (Flemish music schema)

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About Joseph Holbrooke

Joseph Charles Holbrooke (5 July 1878 – 5 August 1958) was an English composer, conductor, and pianist.

Life

Early years

Joseph Holbrooke was born Joseph Charles Holbrook in Croydon, Surrey. His father, also named Joseph, was a music hall musician and teacher, and his mother Helen was a Scottish singer. He had two older sisters (Helen and Mary) and two younger brothers (Robert and James), both of whom died in infancy. The family travelled around the country, with both parents participating in musical entertainments. Holbrooke's mother died in 1880 from tuberculosis, leaving the family in the care of Joseph senior, who settled the family in London and took the position of pianist at Collins' Music Hall, Islington, and later at the Bedford Music Hall. Holbrooke was taught to play the piano and the violin by his father, who was not averse to the use of violenc…Read more on Wikipedia