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today in classical music from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 8 in...
1791 Haydn is given the Mus. D. degree at Oxford. His thesis, The Oxford
Symphony is FP there.
1805 Birth of Italian composer the elder Luigi RICCI in Naples.
1826 Birth of German musicologist and critic Friedrich CHRYSANDER.
1874 FP of Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov.
1878 Birth of Italian tenor Edoardo FERRARI-FONTANA. Wagner
1882 Birth of Australian-American pianist and composer Percy Aldrich
GRAINGER in Melbourne. USA citizen since 1919. d- 20 FEB 1961.
1900 Birth of American composer George ANTHEIL in Trenton, NJ.
1915 Birth of English conductor and musicologist Newell JENKINS.
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