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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 17 in...
1717 On Thames River, FP of Handel's Water Music.
1830 Birth of Hungarian violinist Eduard REMENYI (Hoffmann) who introduced
Brahms to Hungarian folk music.
1831 Birth of German soprano Therese TIETJENS in Hamburg.
1832 Birth of Swedish conductor, choral director and song composer August
SODERMANN in Stockholm.
1868 Birth of Danish composer and teacher Thorvald OTTERSTROM.
1870 Birth of Czech composer and conductor Ludvik CELANSKY in Vienna.
(Czech Philharmonic, Prague).
1875 Birth of English pianist, music scholar and composer Sir Donald
TOVEY. d- 1940.
1876 Birth of Italian composer Vittorio GNECCHI.
1916 ('18?) Birth of American soprano Elenor STEBER in Wheeling, WV.
1932 Birth of composer Wojcich KIBAR.
1935 Birth of American composer-satirist Peter SCHICKELE, aka PDQ Bach,in
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