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Peter Nero (born Bernard Nierow on May 22, 1934) is an American pianist and pops conductor. May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...

He was born in Brooklyn and started his musical training at the age of 7. He attended the New York High School of Music and Art and received a scholarship to the Juilliard School of Music. He attended Brooklyn College and received his bachelors degree(major in Music) in 1956. A map of New York City, highlighting Brooklyn. ... The Juilliard School is a performing arts conservatory in New York City, informally but definitively identified as simply Juilliard, and most famous for its musically-trained alumni. ...

He recorded his first album in 1961 and won the Best New Artist Grammy Award. Grammy Award The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards), presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music...

He is the father of two children, Beverly and Jedd.

He currently is the artistic director and conductor of Peter Nero and the Philly Pops(R). The Philly Pops is a music group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...

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Peter Nero - Biography - AOL Music (418 words)
Peter Nero (born Bernard Nierow, 1934, Brooklyn) is a pianist and New York native who started with Paul Whiteman, then moved up to symphony until the early '60s, when RCA Victor signed him and successfully promoted him into a pop music interpreter.
Piano Forte, Peter Nero's first album, was released in 1961 and he began touring the country.
Nero's popularity continued to rise throughout the early '60s; his jazzy hybrid of pop, classical, swing, and bop became one of the most popular mainstream sounds of the era.
CHURCH FATHERS: The Acts of Peter and Paul (7111 words)
Peter said: For not otherwise could he have deceived souls, unless he feigned himself to be a Jew, and made a show of teaching the law of God.
Peter said: We preach one God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, that has made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all that therein is, who is the true King; and of His kingdom there shall be no end.
Then Nero, filled with rage, ordered Perpetua, who had informed him of the soldiers, to be kept fast in irons; and as to the soldiers, he ordered one to be beheaded outside of the gate about one mile from the city, another to be cut in two, and the third to be stoned.
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