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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 13 in...
1672 Death of English composer and singer Captain Henry Cook at Hampton Court.
He was Master of the Children of the Chapel Royal.
1762 Benjamin Franklin promotes his armonica, based on skimming
around the top of drinking glasses. It was refined as a large
1844 Death of Vienna Kapellmeister Johann GANSBACHER.
1846 Birth of German pianist and conductor Karl ARMBRUSTER.
Assistant to Hans Richter and stage director at
1852 Birth of Danish pianist and composer Siegfred
1858 Birth of Italian composer and music writer Cesare
1877 Birth of German tenor Karl ERB in Ravensburg. m- Maria Ivogun. d-Ravensburg, 13 JUL 1958
1905 Birth of English conductor Reginald GOODALL. Was
one of England's finest post-war Wagnerian
conductors, mostly at Covent Garden. He also helped to make
operatic history by conducting the first
performance of Britten's Peter Grimes in 1945. d- 1990.
1909 Birth of Russian composer Paul CONSTANTINESCU in Ploesti.
d- Buchrest, 20 DEC 1963.
1922 Birth of Philippine nun, pianist and conductor M. Rosalina ABEJO (Tagoloan-Oriental Misamis). d- Fremont, CA., 13 JUL 1991
1924 Birth of Italian tenor Carlo BERGONZI in Parma.
1928 Birth of French pianist Jeanne LORIOD.
1932 Birth of Danish composer Per NORGAARD in Gentofte.
1941 Birth of American composer and oboist Leroy
SOUTHERS in Minot, SD.
1946 Birth of English soprano Jennifer SMITH.
1951 Death of composer Arnold Schoenberg in Los Angeles,
a Friday 13th. He was obsessed with the number 13 and
was 76 years old at death (7+6 = 13). The Austrian
born composer was best known for his 12-note serial
method and his compositions Verklaerte Nacht and
his opera Moses und Aaron.
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