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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
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1675 Birth of Evarista dall'ABACO Italian composer and conductor who died
on his birthday in 1742.
1773 Birth of German flutist and teacher Johann QUANTZ.
1842 Birth of American soprano Clara Louise KELLOGG.
1847 Birth of German pianist Karl BARTH who studied with Bulow and
1847 Birth of Italian musicologist Father Angelo de Santi in Trieste. He
opposed the use of theater music in the church.
1854 Birth of Rochester NY philanthropist George EASTMAN. Was
inventor of Kodak camera and roll film; Eastman School of Music. passed away Mar 14, 1932
1861 Birth of Russian conductor, professor and composer Anton Stepanovich ARENSKY in Novgorod. d- Terijoki, Finland 25 FEB
1885 Birth of English composer and folksong collector George
Sainton Kay BUTTERWORTH in
London. d- in the
battle of Pozieres, 5 AUG 1916.
1893 Birth of English hornist Aubrey BRAIN in London. d-London, 20 SEP 1955. Father of English
hornist Dennis Brain.
1895 Birth of Basque composer Juan Telleria y ARRIZABALAGA.
1895 Birth of Norwegian soprano Kirsten FLAGSTAD. d- 1962.
1895 Birth of American musical theater lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II. Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, Flower Drum
Song, Sound of Music; with music by Richard Rodgers.
d- 23 AUG 1960.
1934 Birth of American pianist Van CLIBURN in Shreveport Louisiana. As a child was taught by his mother, in
1958 was the first American to win the Tchaikovsky Prize in Moscow.
1935 Birth of German conductor Gerd ALBRECHT.
1937 America mourns as they hear about the death of American composer
George GERSHWIN at the age of 38 previous day in Hollywood.
1942 Birth of American clarinetist Richard STOLTZMAN in Omaha, NE.
1943 Birth of English pianist Roger VIGNOLES.
1948 FP of Vaughan Williams Partita For Double String Orchestra at
Royal Albert Hall, London, by BBC SO with RVW conducting.
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