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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 30 in...
1511 Birth of painter, architect and art historian Giorgio VASARI.
1523 Death of Spanish composer Juan de Anchieta, chaplain to Ferdinand and
1655 Death of German opera composer Sigmund Staden. His songspiel
Seelwig was the first operatic work to be published. (1644)
1792 500 Marseillaisian men sing France's national anthem for the 1st
1802 Birth of Scottish tenor John TEMPLETON. Chosen by Malibran to support
her performances in London.
1815 Birth of Norwegian organist and composer H. S. LOVENSKJOLD.
1829 Mendelssohn started his Scotch Symphony in Edinburgh. (ED IN
1877 Birth of Belgian composer Charles RADOUX.
1878 Birth of Swiss violinist Alfred POCHON near Lausanne. Member of the
1899 Birth of English pianist and accompanist Gerald MOORE. d-1987.
1907 Death of German-American pianist and teacher Carl Wolfsohn. Noted for
1921 Birth of American pianist Grant JOHANNESON in Salt Lake City UT.
1922 Birth of English conductor Meredith DAVIES.
1926 Birth of American classical music commentator Martin BOOKSPAN.
1931 Birth of Israeli conductor Moshe ATZMON.
1944 Birth of English soprano Teresa CAHILL.
1955 Birth of English violinist and conductor Christopher WARREN-GREEN.
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