Malcolm Sargent
  • 1. What was Malcolm Sargent's primary instrument as a musician?
A) Piano
B) Trumpet
C) Organ
D) Violin
  • 2. In what year was Malcolm Sargent knighted, becoming Sir Malcolm Sargent?
A) 1947
B) 1962
C) 1955
D) 1970
  • 3. What was Malcolm Sargent's middle name?
A) William
B) James
C) Henry
D) George
  • 4. Which famous composer did Malcolm Sargent often conduct in his career?
A) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
B) Edward Elgar
C) Richard Wagner
D) Johannes Brahms
  • 5. In which year did Malcolm Sargent pass away?
A) 1990
B) 1975
C) 1981
D) 1967
  • 6. Where did Malcolm Sargent study music?
A) Moscow Conservatory
B) Juilliard School
C) Conservatoire de Paris
D) Royal College of Music
  • 7. What was Sir Malcolm Sargent's official title at the BBC Symphony Orchestra?
A) First Trumpeter
B) Principal Pianist
C) Lead Violinist
D) Chief Conductor
  • 8. What was the name of the music festival that Malcolm Sargent founded at the seaside town of Aldeburgh?
A) Glyndebourne Festival
B) Bath Music Festival
C) Brighton Music Festival
D) Aldeburgh Festival
  • 9. What was Malcolm Sargent best known for?
A) Acting
B) Conducting
C) Painting
D) Writing
  • 10. In which country was Malcolm Sargent born?
A) England
B) Ireland
C) Wales
D) Scotland
  • 11. What was Malcolm Sargent's full name?
A) Sir Harold Malcolm Watts Sargent
B) William Malcolm Sargent
C) John Malcolm Sargent
D) James Malcolm Sargent
  • 12. Which honor did Malcolm Sargent receive from the British monarch in 1947?
A) Dukedom
B) Knighthood
C) Baronetcy
D) Earldom
  • 13. In addition to conducting, what other role did Malcolm Sargent have in musical organizations?
A) Composer
B) Music critic
C) Artistic director
D) Instrument maker
  • 14. Malcolm Sargent conducted the Last Night of the Proms how many times?
A) 16
B) 10
C) 20
D) 25
  • 15. Malcolm Sargent had a long and successful collaboration with which famous English tenor?
A) Peter Pears
B) Luciano Pavarotti
C) Andrea Bocelli
D) Plácido Domingo
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