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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 18 in...
0064 - Rome burned on this day -- while Nero fiddled.
1013 Birth of Hermannus CONTRACTUS, composer of church music and inventor
of musical notation system.
1670 Birth of Italian composer Giovanni BONONCINI in Modena. d- 9 JUL 1747.
1735 Death of Bayreuth organist and composer Johann Krieger. Handel was a
1791 In Paris, FP of Cherubini's opera Lodoiska.
1821 Birth of French soprano and actress Pauline VIARDOT-GARCIA. In her
later years an operetta composer with librettist Turgeniev.
1849 Birth of German music scholar and theorist Hugo RIEMANN.
1870 Birth of Polish conductor and composer Emil MLYNARSKI.
1872 Birth of Czech bandmaster, bassoonist and composer Julius FUCIK in Prague. d-Leitmeritz,
25 SEP 1916. The Entry of the Gladiators .
1877 Tchaikovski gets hitched.
1886 Birth of Dutch composer Theodor BIJL.
1894 Birth of Dutch-American composer Bernard WAGENAAR in Arnhem
1898 Death of composer Emil Hartmann in Copenhagen, age 62. Born 21 FEB
1927 Birth of German conductor Kurt MASUR in Brieg, Silesia.
1934 - Birth of American composer and engineer Roger
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