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on July 28 in...
1741 In Vienna, burial of Italian composer and violinist Antonio
1750 Death of German composer J.S. BACH in Leipzig at age of 65 following a stroke. The
Church observes a special Music/Composer recognition Sunday in honor
of Bach whenever the 28th of July falls on a Sunday.
1811 Birth of Italian soprano Giulia GRISI in Milan
1826 Birth of German-American conductor Carl ZERRAHN in Mecklenburg-Schwerin. In 1848 living
in Boston and became
conductor of the Handel and Haydn Society in Boston, 1854-96. Harvard
Symphony Concerts 1865-82. Worcester Festival 1866-97. d- Milton, MA, 29 DEC 1909.
1840 In Paris, Berlioz conducts, with a sword not baton, FP of
Symphonie funebre et triomphale.
1850 On Centennial of Bach's death the Bach Gesellschaft in founded in
Germany by Schumann, Jahn and others and publish a critical edition of
Bach works which was completed on 27 JAN 1900.
(27th?)Birth of Spanish composer
1882 FP of Wagner's Opera Parsifal, Bayreuth.
1893 Birth of Danish organist and composer Rued LANGGAARD in Copenhagen. d-Ribe, 10 JUL 1952.
1906 Birth of German bass Gottlieb FRICK in Wurttemburg, d-1994.
1910 Birth of Musical composer Frank LOESSER. d - 1969.
1912 Birth of Brazilian conductor Eleazar CARVALLO.
1914 Birth of American conductor Carmen DRAGON. d- 28 MAR 1984.
1928 Birth of Scottish conductor Bryden THOMSON. d- 1991
1934 Birth of American ballet dancer Jacques d’Amboise.
New York City Ballet.
1941 Birth of Italian conductor Riccardo MUTI in Napoli City.
1972 Death of American soprano Helen Traubel, age 73, in Santa Monica,
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