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Samaras, Spyridon (<i>born</i> 1861), composer

George Leotsakos

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Corfu, 17/29 Nov 1861; d Athens, 25 March/7 April 1917). Greek composer. He studied in Corfu reportedly with Xyndas, at the Athens Conservatory (probably 1875–82) with Federico Bolognini, Angelo Mascheroni, and especially Enrico Stancampiano, and at the Paris Conservatoire (from 1882), where he was highly praised by Massenet and his teachers, who included Delibes, Théodore Dubois, and allegedly Gounod. Despite early success in Paris, in 1885 he shifted

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