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1782 In Vienna, FP of Mozart's opera The Abduction from the Seraglio.
1855 Birth of English organist and ecclesiastical music scholar Charles F. A.
1858 Birth of Belgian Violinist, conductor, and composer Eugene YSAYE. Conducted
the Cincinnati Orchestra from 1918 to 1922. Franck dedicated his Violin and Piano sonata
to him. d-1931
1863 Birth of Austrian-American concert pianist Fanny BLOOMFELD ZEISLER in
1876 Birth of English musicologist, author and professor of music at Cambridge,
Edward J. DENT.
1877 Birth of French composer and theorist Louis VILLERMIN.
1898 Birth of Armand TOKATYAN, tenor, in Alexandria Egypt.
1901 Birth of Austrian conductor and composer Fritz MAHLER, nephew of Gustav,
in Vienna. In America since 1936.
1904 Birth of Italian composer Goffredo PETRASSI in Zagarolo, near Rome.
1902 Death of composer Heinrich Hofmann at Gross-Tabarz, Germany age 60.
1927 Birth of French conductor Serge BAUDO.
1928 Birth of Russian pianist Bella DAVIDOVICH in Baku USSR.
1941 Birth of English composer Geoffrey BURGON.
1948 Birth of Violinist and Conductor Pinchas ZUKERMAN in Tel Aviv Israel.
1959 Birth of English pianist and composer Joanna MacGREGOR.
1959 Birth of Scottish composer James MacMILLAN.
1989 Death of German conductor Herbert von Karajan, near Salzburg.
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