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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 21 in...
1515 Birth of Saint Filippo NERI in Florence, Italy. In 1564
Congregazione del Oratorio. (From which we get the oratorio).
1835 Birth of French soprano Marguerite ARTOT in Paris.
1838 Death of Bavarian inventor of the metronome Johann MAELZEL.
1870 - Death of Josef Strauss in Vienna, age 42.
1873 Birth of American operatic bass Herbert WITHERSPOON. In 1935 GM of
1883 Birth of American composer and editor of The Music
ENGLE in Paris.
1896 Birth of French composer Jean RIVIER in Villemomble.
1906 Birth of Mexican violinist and conductor Daniel Ayala PÉREZ in Abalá, Yucatán. d- Veracruz, 20 JUN 1975.
1920 Birth of Russian born, American Violinist Isaac STERN in Kremenetz, of
cellist YoYo Ma says 'leaves no TUNE un-STERNed'. American debut was in San
Francisco in 1934.
1926 Birth of American harpsicordist Albert FULLER.
1931 Inventor Hans Barth patents his quarter-tone piano. Two keyboards of
88 notes each.
1934 Birth of British opera director Dr Jonathan MILLER.
1951 Birth of Hungarian soprano Sylvia SAAS.
1978 American debut of Irish flutist James Galway in New York.
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