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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 19 in...
1735 Birth of Garret WESLEY, Irish composer and founder of the Dublin
Academy of Music,
professor at Trinity College and father of of Arthur Wellesley, the Duke
1795 Birth of Michael LACY in Bilbao, violin prodigy and later a conductor
1811 Birth of German organist, conductor and composer Vincenz LACHNER.
d- 22 JAN 1893.
1835 Death of Karl Keller well known German flautist.
1885 Birth of Hans WEISBACH, German conductor and director of Leipzig
1898 Birth of Venezuelan pianist Juan-Batista Plaza. d 1 JAN 1965 in
1905 Birth of English conductor Boyd NEAL.
1905 Birth of Hungarian born British pianist Louis KENTNER in Karwen. d
1906 Birth of Norwegian composer Klaus EGGE.
1911 Perhaps the shortest composition for orchestra composed by Anton
Webern Five Pieces For Orchestra, 6 1/3 bars lasting 19 seconds.
1913 Birth of American composer and pianist Peggy Stuart COOLIDGE in
1920 Birth of violinist Robert MANN in Portland OR. Composer and founder of
the Juilliard String Quartet in 1948.
1935 Birth of English organist Nicholas DANBY d- 1997.
1935 Birth of German conductor and tenor Peter SCHREIER in Meissen.
1941 Birth of prima ballerina of The Bolshoi ballet Natalya Bessmertnova.
1942 FP in USA of The Shostakovitch Seventh Symphony.
Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra.
1952 Birth of English conductor and composer Dominic MULDOWNEY in Southampton. The
music director, Royal National
1960 Birth of Italian conductor Carlo RIZZI.
1964 Birth of English conductor Mark WIGGLESWORTH.
1965 Birth of Scottish percussionist (Deaf) Evelyn GLENNIE.
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