Aged 16 he went to the Royal Academy of Music, later recalling: "I was very shy because I had never been away from home. I never entertained the delusion that I was meant for better things.
'She and I looked at each other, then he would heave a deep breath and begin again.'She described in the eulogy how she waited her whole life for a man she could love and would love her in return.She thought she would find this man in her father or future husband - in fact, she found it in her brother.Every year at various arts theatres, Race presented a handful of performances in front of live audiences called An Evening With Steve Race.A classically-trained composer, he also dabbled in serious composition, commercial jingles, film scores and incidental music for the theatre and television.His first broadcast was in 1941, when he was serving with the RAF.
He led RAF Swing Stars and played and arranged for the RAF Bomber Command Dance Orchestra.Jobs called it 'the best office building in the world' and the current Apple CEO, Tim Cook, now refers to it as a 'gift' to the future of Apple employees'Over a decade ago he started work on a campus of the future.''Steve's vision and passion live on here at Apple Park and everywhere in Apple.' The 2.8 million-square-foot ‘Apple Park’ campus was originally commissioned by the late Steve Jobs in 2009.Estimated to cost a staggering billion, the campus was built on a massive 175 acres.'It is the honor of a lifetime to be the first to welcome you to the Steve Jobs theater - Steve meant so much to me, and so much to all of us,' Cook said as a portrait of Jobs displayed on the screen behind him.‘There’s not a day we don’t think of him.''Memories have come rushing back as we prepared for today.'‘It’s taken time, but we can now reflect on him with joy instead of sadness.Steve's spirit and timeless philosophy on life will always be the DNA of apple.''His greatest gift and appreciation for humanity would not be a single product, but rather, Apple itself.''We dedicate this theater because we loved him, and he loved days like this.''We do so not only to pay tribute to Steve, but to inspire the next generation of creators and innovators.' 'Over a decade ago, he began to work on a new campus - His vision was to create an incredible workplace of the future'‘Today and always, we honor him’'He thought deeply about our workplace and its surroundings and they should inspire talented people to do their best work.' The 2.8 million-square-foot ‘Apple Park’ campus was originally commissioned by the late Steve Jobs in 2009.Stephen Russell Race was born on April 1 1921 at Lincoln, the son of a lawyer who died when Stephen was five, at which age he began to learn the piano.