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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 5 in...
1588 English composer and lutenist John Dowland receives an Mus.B degree
1775 Birth of English musical prodigy William CROTCH. First principal at
the Royal Academy of Music in London in 1822. d- 29 DEC 1847.
1842 Death of Austrian music publisher Domenico ARTARIA.
1877 Birth of Polish pianist and harpsichordist Wanda LANDOWSKA in
Warsaw. d- 1959.
1878 Birth of American writer and critic Lawrence Gilman of the NY
1878 Birth of English composer and pianist Josef HOLBROOKE. d- 5 AUG
1880 Birth of Czech violinist Jan KUBELIK near Prague.
1895 Birth of English composer Gordon JACOB. d- 8 JUN 1984.
1897 Birth of Israeli composer Paul BEN-HAIM in Munich.
1918 Birth of American composer George ROCHBERG in Paterson, NJ..
1924 Birth of Hungarian-American cellist Janos STARKER in Budapest.
1934 Birth of Finnish baritone Tom KRAUSE in Helsinki.
1942 Birth of Swiss conductor Matthias BAMERT.
1945 Birth of Russian conductor Alexander LAZAREV.
1947 Birth of American composer David OTT.
1952 Birth of American soprano Kristine CICEINSKI in Wilmington, DE. Sister of mezzo-soprano Katherine.
1958 Birth of English conductor Paul DANIEL. The music
director of English National Opera.
1961 Birth of French soprano Isabelle POULENARD.
1961 Death of Austrian pianist Wilhelm Backhaus, in
1965 Opera diva Maria Callas gives her last stage performance,
singing Puccini's opera Tosca at Covent Garden.
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