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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 23 in...
1584 Death in London of John Day publisher and music typographer.
1685 Death in London of Italian violinist Pietro Reggio. Song composer and
1757 Death in Madrid of Italian composer Domenico Scarlatti.
1796 Birth of Swedish composer Franz Adolf BERWALD. d- 3 APR 1868.
1806 Birth of German composer and teacher Eduard MARXSEN. Taught
1824 In London FP of Weber's Der Freischutz. Starts new era of opera in
1838 Birth of French violinist and conductor Edouard COLONNE.
1848 Birth of French baritone Lucien FUGERE.
1849 Birth of Hungarian pianist Count ZICHY. Who had only left-hand and
played in recitals with Liszt.
1856 Birth of English music teacher and critic Herman KLEIN.
1861 Birth of American violinist and conductor Nahan FRANKO in New
1866 Birth of Italian composer Frencesco CILEA. d- 20 NOV 1950.
1902 Birth of Brazilian composer and conductor Burle MARX in Sao Paulo.
Founded Rio de Janeiro Philharmonic Orchestra.
1904 Birth of Italian "pandiatonicism" composer Adone ZECCHI in
1907 Birth of Gioconda de VITO.
1916 Birth of American composer Ben WEBER.
1928 Birth in San Francisco of pianist Leon FLEISHER.
1933 Birth of English pianist Bernard ROBERTS.
1944 Birth of pianist Maria Joao PIRES in Lisbon, Portugal. Married to
violinist Augustin Dumay.
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