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on July 25 in...
1654 Birth of Italian composer Agostino STEFFANI.
1788 Mozart finishes a Symphony he began on June 27th, the popular 40th
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1814 Death of British composer Charles Dibdin, in London.
1867 Birth of French bass Marcel JOURNET.
1883 Birth of Italian pianist, composer and conductor of the
Boston Pops, Alfredo CASELLA, in Turin, d-5 MAR 1947.
1909 Birth of Italian conductor Gianandrea GAVAZZENI in Bergamo. d- 1996.
1925 Birth of English composer Kenneth ALWYN.
1930 Birth of contralto Maureen FORRESTER in Montreal, Canada.
1937 On CBS Radio, FP of Aaron Copland's Music For Radio.
1943 Debut of Mezzo-soprano Nan Merriman, soloist with the NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini conducting.
1976 FP of Einstein on the Beach, by Philip Glass, at Avignon Festival, France.
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