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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 4 in...
1623 Death of English composer William BYRD.
1694 Birth of Louis Claude DAQUIN in Paris. Composer of Le Coucou and
other harpsichord pieces.d - 15 JUN 1772
1776 In Philadelphia PA, a revolutionary tribunal announces a desire to
break away from British authority by preparing a "Declaration of
Independence" providing a foundation of "The United States of America"
Hear: 'Yankee Doodle' in "A Montevideo", the Sym No 2 of Louis Moreau
Gottschalk. (kuat CD # 2143...12'09"
1826 Birth of American Song composer Stephen Collins FOSTER in
Lawrenceville, (Pittsburgh) PA d- 13 JAN 1864.
1831 FP of America with words by Samuel Francis Smith. At Park Street
1863 Birth of American soprano Emma JUCH.
1876 In Philadelphia, for American centennial celebration the city paid R.
Wagner $5,000 for rights to use music from Lohengrin at the World Fair
1889 Birth of Russian-American pianist Samuel CHOTZINOFF.
Birth of English Baritone and teacher Roy HENDERSON. d-2000.
1903 Birth of Belgian composer, organist and teacher Flor PEETERS. d-
1911 Birth of American oboist and conductor Mitch MILLER.
1923 In London, FP Vaughan Williams English Folk Song Suite for Military
1948 Birth of American soprano Clamma DALE in Chester, PA.
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