Mirror site of the Bill Halvorsen "Percy Faith Pages": Remembering PERCY FAITH... orchestrator, composer and conductor, known for his lush arrangements of pop music and standards. He pioneered the "easy listening" or "mood music" format which became staples of American popular music in the 1950s and the 1960s.
Radio Broadcast...Percy Faith conducting...1944
Eleanor Steber (July 17, 1914 – October 3, 1990) was an American operatic soprano. Steber is noted as one of the first major opera stars to have achieved the highest success with training and a career based in the United States. Here on this audio broadcast of May 21, 1944 she is a guest on the Andre Kostelanetz show...conducted this week by Percy Faith.