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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 31 in...
1828 Birth of Belgian composer, organist, musicologist and conductor
Francois Auguste GEVAERT in Huysse. d- Brussels, 24 DEC1908.
1830 Birth of Czech teacher, conductor and composer Frantisek
1845 Adolph Sax inventor of the saxophone sells his instrument to French
1847 Birth of Cuban pianist and composer Ignatio CERVANTES.
29 APR 1905.
1848 Birth of French composer J. R. PLANQUETTE.
1863 Birth of American music critic and writer Richard ALDRICH.
1886 Death of composer Franz LISZT in Bayreuth at age 74..
1911 Birth of George LIBERACE; violinist, conductor; administrator of Liberace Museum; brother of pianist/entertainer Liberace; passed
d- 16 OCT 1983.
1918 Birth of American musicologist Jan LA RUE in Sumatra of American
parents. (His father a botanist working on rubber plants). President of
American Musicologist Assn, 1966-68. Prepared many thematic catalogs.
1919 Birth of English
conductor Norman DEL MAR in London. d-1994.
1939 Birth of English conductor and pianist Steuart BEDFORD.
1929 Birth of Canadian bass Don GARRARD in Vancouver.
1952 Birth of German violinist and conductor Reinhard GOEBEL.
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