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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 29 in...
1646 Birth of German composer and teacher Johann THEILE.
1848 Birth of German pianist Sphie MENTER in Munich.
1856 Death of Robert Schumann in Enderich.
1874 Birth of Italian tenor Amadeo BASSI.
1883 Birth of Spanish composer and pianist Manuel INFANTE.
1887 Birth of Hungarian born American operetta composer Sigmund ROMBERG in
Nagykanizsa. Living in NYC from 1913.
1899 Birth of Austrian bass Ludwig WEBER. d-1974.
1919 Birth of English conductor Charles FARNCOMBE.
1925 Birth of Greek composer Mikis THEODORAKIS in Chios.
1935 Birth of German tenor and conductor Peter SCHREIER in Meissen.
1942 Birth of Austrian baritone Bernd WEIKL.
1963 Birth of Russian Mezzo-Soprano Olga Borodina.
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