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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 2 in...
1714 Birth of German composer Christophe Willibald GLUCK in Upper
Palatinate. d- 1787
1808 Birth of English viola-player Henry HILL. Founder with Alsager of the
Beethoven Quartet Society.
1836 Birth of Wagnerian tenor Ludwig SCHNORR von CAROLSFELD. The first
Tristan (in four performances only). His wife was first Isolde.
1885 Birth of German soprano Lotte LEHMANN.
1900 FP of orchestral version of Sibelius' tone poem
Finlandia. Robert Kajanus conducting in Helsinki.
1914 Birth of American conductor Frederick FENNELL.
1935 Birth of American pianist Gilbert KALISH.
1948 Birth of French conductor Sylvain CAMBRELING in Amiens.
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