American composer Samuel Barber was born in 1910 and died in 1981. Although he lived through the Modern period, his music is essentially Romantic.
Biography, work list.
Brief biography and caricature with short synopses of his orchestral, vocal, stage, chamber, and piano music and recommended Naxos recordings.
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Biography from the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music.
Find A Grave photograph of the composer's burial place with available map to the Westchester, Pennsylvania site. Link to the cemetery shows other notables sharing his resting place.
Directory of free classical MP3s from Classic Cat.
Brief biography, trivia, and links to movies using his music from the Internet Movie Database (IMDb).
Biography, selected discography, work list, reviews, links.
Diary of one person's personal reaction to his works, especially the Adagio for Strings, as part of a growing appreciation of classical music.
Essay from PBS series I Hear America Singing includes RAM and WAV files of Sure on This Shining Night.
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