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Royal Academy of Music

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Part of the University of London.

Location:
London, England

Founding Date:
1822

Official Website:
http://www.ram.ac.uk/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Craig Armstrong
Composer
1959   Classical and film composer
John Barbirolli
Conductor
2-Dec-1899 29-Jul-1970 Conductor at The Hallé, 1943-70
Arnold Bax
Composer
8-Nov-1883 3-Oct-1953 Symphonist, Tone Poet
Richard Rodney Bennett
Composer
29-Mar-1936 24-Dec-2012 The Mines of Sulphur
E. Power Biggs
Organist
29-Mar-1906 10-Mar-1977 Anglo-American organist
Jussi Björling
Singer
2-Feb-1911 9-Sep-1960 Operatic tenor
Cornelius Cardew
Musician
7-May-1936 31-Dec-1981 Experimental composer
Ernst von Dohnányi
Composer
27-Jul-1877 9-Feb-1960 Opus 25
Antal Doráti
Conductor
9-Apr-1906 13-Nov-1988 Conductor, Minneapolis Symphony, 1949-60
Evelyn Glennie
Drummer
19-Jul-1965   Astonishing classical percussionist
Myra Hess
Pianist
25-Feb-1890 26-Nov-1965 Held lunchtime concerts during WWII
Joe Jackson
Singer/Songwriter
11-Aug-1954   Stepping Out
Katherine Jenkins
Singer
29-Jun-1980   Welsh mezzo-soprano
Elton John
Singer/Songwriter
25-Mar-1947   Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Annie Lennox
Singer/Songwriter
25-Dec-1954   Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of These)
David McCallum
Actor
19-Sep-1933   Illya on The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Birgit Nilsson
Singer
17-May-1918 25-Dec-2005 Swedish operatic, Wagnerian soprano
Michael Nyman
Composer
23-Mar-1944   Minimalist/soundtrack composer and pianist
Eugene Ormandy
Conductor
18-Nov-1899 12-Mar-1985 Music Director, Philadelphia Orchestra, 1938-80
David Palmer
Musician
2-Jul-1937   Transsexual keyboardist, Jethro Tull
Fritz Reiner
Conductor
19-Dec-1888 15-Nov-1963 Music Director, Chicago Symphony, 1953-62
Arthur Sullivan
Composer
13-May-1842 22-Nov-1900 Gilbert & Sullivan
Lionel Tertis
Violist
29-Dec-1876 22-Feb-1975 First prominent violist

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard Rodney Bennett
Composer
29-Mar-1936 24-Dec-2012 The Mines of Sulphur
Lennox Berkeley
Composer
12-May-1903 26-Dec-1989 Stabat Mater
Eugene Ormandy
Conductor
18-Nov-1899 12-Mar-1985 Music Director, Philadelphia Orchestra, 1938-80

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Terence Burns
Business
13-Mar-1944   Chairman of Marks & Spencer


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