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1782 Birth of Irish composer, teacher and pianist John FIELD in Dublin.
nocturnes influenced Chopin. d-Moscow, 23 JAN 1837. ((c3733))
1791 Birth of composer Franz Xaver MOZART in Vienna. Composer and teacher
and son of W.A. d-Carlesbad, Austria 29 JUL 1844.
1812 Birth of English clergyman and composer Joseph Philip
1856 Birth of dramatist, music critic and music writer George Bernard SHAW
in Dublin. d- 2 NOV 1950.
1863 Birth of Latvian composer and teacher Joseph WIHTOL. Founded Riga
Conservatory. d- 24 APR 1948.
1866 Birth of Italian opera composer Francesco CILEA.
1874 Birth of Russian-American conductor and double-bass player Serge
KOUSSEVITZKY in Vishny Volotchok. (1924, conductor of Boston Symphony Orchestra). He
founded the Berkshire Music Center at Tanglewood, MA in 1940. d - NYC, 1951.
1876 Birth of American composer, conductor and pianist Ernest
1882 At Bayreuth, FP of Wagner's Parsifal with Hermann Levi conducting.
1887 Birth of composer and conductor Leif HALVORSEN in
1888 Marriage of violinist Mme Norman-Neruda to English pianist
conductor Sir Charles Halle.
1900 Birth of French pianist Jacques Fevrier. died 1979.
1904 Birth of English musicologist and critic Jack Allan
of a popular book on Henry Purcell.
1921 Birth of American oboist John DeLANCIE.
1928 Birth of Polish composer Tadeusz BAIRD. d- 1981.
1928 Birrth of English conductor Bryden Thomson d-1991.
Succeeded Neeme Jarvi as director of Scottish National Orchestra in 1988.
1929 Birth of Bulgarian-French pianist Alexis WEISSENBERG.
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