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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 6 in...
1739 Birth of German composer and patriarc of family of distiguished
musicians Friedrich Wilhelm RUST.
1759 English composer Thomas ARNE is given Mus.D. degree at Oxford.
1864 Birth of Brazilian composer Alberto NEPOMUCENO in Fortaleza. Director
National Institute of Music, Rio de Janeiro 1902-16.
1865 Birth of Austrian music educator Emile Jaques-Dalcroze. Started
method of eurhythmics which enfluenced modern ballet.
1877 Birth of American teacher, conductor and composer David Stanley
1898 Birth of German composer Hans EISLER in Leipzig. d- Berlin, 6 SEP
1913 in Paris the Prix de Rome music award is given to 19 year old
french composer Lili BOULANGER (sister of Nadia) by 31 to 5 vote in the
Academy of Fine Arts.
1916 Birth of English politician, Prime Minister, conductor and musician
1918 Birth of American pianist Eugene LIST in Philadelphia.
1919 Birth of Swiss tenor Ernst HAEFLIGER.
1928 Birth of English baritone Peter GLOSSOP.
1933 Death of Finnish conductor and composer Robert KAJANUS. Founder of
the Helsinki Philharmonic Society.
1934 Birth of French violinist Maurice HASSON.
1937 Birth of Russian-Icelandic pianist and conductor Vladimir
ASHKENAZY in Gorki.
1973 Death of German conductor Otto Klemperer in Zurich, age 88.
1999 Death of Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo, age 97.
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