Samuel Osmond Barber II (March 9, 1910 – January 23, 1981) was an American composer of orchestral, opera, choral, and piano music. Barber is well-known because of his 1936 work Adagio for Strings. It received positive reviews. Barber won two Pulitzer Prizes for his works.
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