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on July 10 in...

  • 1733 At Oxford, England FP Handel's oratorio Athalia.
  • 1778 Birth of Sigismond Ritter Von NEUKOMM, Haydn pupil, in Salzburg. Talleyrand and Dom Pedro pianist. d- 3 APR 1858.
  • 1820 Birth of Louis Antoine VIDAL, French amateur cellist and violin writer.
  • 1835 Birth of Polish violinist/composer Henryk WIENIAWSKI in Lubin , Poland d- 31 MAR 1880.
  • 1845 Birth of Austrian soprano Amalie MATERNA in Styria.
  • 1858 Birth of Finnish composer Karl FLODIN.
  • 1882 Birth of Italian composer Riccardo PICK-MANGIAGALLI, in Bohemia.
  • 1895 Birth of German composer Carl ORFF in Munich. d-Munich, 29 MAR1982.
  • 1900 The trademark His Masterís Voice, was registered this day at the U.S. Patent Office. The image of the Victor Recording Company, in later years RCA Victor, shows Little Nipper the dog, cocking his head to question the sound of his masters voice coming from the horn of a gramophone machine.
  • 1904 Birth of Italian Mezzo-Soprano Ebe STIGNANI. d-1974.
  • 1913 Birth of Bulgarian Soprano Ljuba WELITSCH (Velitchkova) near Varna. d-1996.
  • 1919 Birth of Scottish bass Ian WALLACE.
  • 1930 Birth of British mezzo-soprano Josephine VEASEY.
  • 1933 Birth of American soprano Jan DeGAETANI in Massillon, OH. d - 15 SEP 1989.
  • 1940 Birth of American soprano Helen DONATH in Corpus Christi, TX.
  • 1950 Birth of English pianist Graham JOHNSON.
  • 1979 Death of American conductor of the Boston Pops, from 1930-1979, Arthur FIEDLER at the age of 84.

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