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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
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1846 Birth of Russian composer A. N. ALFERAKY in Ukraine.
1848 Birth of American music publisher Theodore PRESSER of Philadelphia.
Also published The Etude magazine.
1852 Birth of Hungarian-American pianist Rafel JOSEFFY. Introduced Brahms
concertos to the USA.
1854 Birth of Czech (Moravian) composer and conductor Leos JANACEK in Hukvaldy. d- 12
AUG 1928. 1854. His operas included Jenufa and The Cunning Little Vixen as well as for his orchestral piece Taras Bulba.
1860 Birth of Scottish composer and writer William WALLACE. First to use
the term 'Symphonic Poem'.
1871 Birth of Basque composer Vicente ARREGUI.
1897 Birth of French composer and conductor Philippe GAUBERT in Cahors. d- 8
1901 Birth of composer Ruth Crawford SEEGER.
1926 Birth of American composer Meyer KUPFERMAN.
1930 Birth of German conductor Carlos KLEIBER in Berlin.
1939 Birth of German mezzo-soprano Brigitte FASSBAENDER in Berlin.
1945 Danish concert pianist and comedian Victor Borge premiered on NBC radio. The network gave the comedian/pianist the summer
replacement slot for Fibber McGee and Molly.
1986 Russian ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, became a U.S.
citizen in ceremonies at Ellis Island, New York.
1998 Death of English romantic composer George Lloyd.
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