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Black, Stanley (1913–2002), bandleader, pianist, and composer, was born in the London Hospital, Whitechapel, London, on 14 June 1913, the son of Lewis Schwartz, shoe dealer, and his wife, Sophia, formerly Diamond. He began taking piano lessons at the age of seven, and went on to study at the ...

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Stanley Black (1913–2002) by unknown photographer, 1958 © Empics

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Gellhorn, Hans Fritz (Peter) (1912–2004), conductor, pianist, and composer, was born in Breslau, Germany, on 24 October 1912, the elder child of Alfred Gellhorn (1885–1972), architect, and his first wife, Else Agatha, née Fischer (1885–1950). Originally named ...

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Goldschmidt, Otto Moritz David (1829–1907), pianist and composer, was born on 21 August 1829 in Hamburg, Germany, the son of Jewish parents. His mother's maiden name was Schwabe. His grandfather and father were Hamburg merchants with a British connection, as their firm had branches in ...

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Ignaz Moscheles (1794–1870) by Maxim Gauci, pubd 1824 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Moscheles, Ignaz (1794–1870), pianist and composer, was born in Prague on 23 May 1794, one of five children of a Jewish cloth merchant, Joachim Moscheles (d. 24 April 1805). He was given the Jewish name Isack, but used the name Ignaz. His main studies were with the director of the ...