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1686 Birth of Italian composer Benedetto MARCELLO in Venice.
1752 Birth of English violinist and composer Michael FESTING. Director of
the Italian Opera in London and Music at Ranelagh.
1803 Birth of French opera composer Adolph Charles ADAM in Paris. d- Paris, 3 MAY 1856. Son of Jean Louis Adam Alsatian composer, teacher and pianist (1758-1848).
1849 Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. presented its first Doctor of Music Degree- to
Professor Henry Dielman.
1877 Birth of English music writer Percy A. SCHOLES. The Oxford Companion
1880 Birth of Swiss-American composer Ernest BLOCH in Geneva. Director of
San Francisco Conservatory of Music 1925-30. d-Portlan, OR 15 JUL 1959.
1883 Birth of German critic, conductor, and teacher at Imperial Academy in
Tokyo Klaus PRINGSHEIM in Munich.
1885 Birth of Hungarian organist Desider d'ANTALFFLY. New York
1887 At Rheims, FP of Gounod's Joan of Arc Mass.
1894 Birth of Swiss composer Walter SCHULTHEISS.
1906 Birth of French cellist Pierre Fournier, in Paris. d-Geneva, 8 JAN1985.
1917 Birth of Canadian composer Robert FARNON.
1918 Birth of American violinist Ruggiero RICCI in San Francisco, CA.
1921 Birth of Italian tenor Giuseppe "Pippo" DI STEFANO in Catania, Sicily.
1922 Birth of American composer Leo KRAFT iin NYC.
1924 (1927?) Birth of British composer Wilfred JOSEPHS. d - 21 NOV
1938 Birth of British opera administrator Sir Colin Southgate,
chairman of Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
1947 Birth of pianist Peter SERKIN in NYC. Son of famed pianist Rudolf
2000 Death of American violinist Oscar Shumsky in Rye, New York. b- Philadelphia, 23 MAR 1917.
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