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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 7 in...
1592 Music degree (Mus.D.) is given to English madrigal composer Giles
Farnaby. Also wrote for virginal.
1860 Birth of Austrian composer and conductor Gustav MAHLER in
1872 Birth of Catalan conductor and composer Juan Lamote de GRIGNON.
1898 Birth of German composer Hans EISLER in Leipzig. d- Berlin, 6 SEP 1962.
1905 Birth of Austrian composer Marcel RUBIN in Vienna. d- ?.
1911 Birth of Italian composer and conductor Gian Carlo MENOTTI in
Cadegliano. Taught at Curtis in
Phila. Directed Spoleto Festival USA. The Consul , The Saint of Bleeker Street .
1927 Birth of French pianist Jean CASADESUS in Paris. Son of Robert and Gaby.
1927 Birth of American trumpet virtuoso and conductor Carl Hilding "Doc" SEVERENSEN in Arlington, OR. Popular bandleader: The Tonight Show Band, The Doc Severinsen Band; played with Charlie Barnet and
Tommy Dorsey Orchestras; owner: trumpet factory. Guest artist symphony orchestra concerts.
1937 Birth of Russian mezzo-soprano Elena OBRATZSOVA in Leningrad.
1958 Birth of Danish recorder virtuoso Michala PETRE.
1969 Death of Gladys Swarthout in Florence, age 68. 16 years at MET NYC. b- Deepwater, MO 25 DEC 1900.
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