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Strings is written by and for players and teachers of bowed stringed instruments. Each issue features lively interviews with such luminaries as Itzhak Perlman, Edgar Meyer, and Yo-Yo Ma. Plus, it's filled with music to play, from long-forgotten pieces to new works.


today in classical music
from CLASSICalmanac.com
on June 23 in...

  • 1685 Birth of Italian singer Anto BERNACCHI in Bologna.
  • 1824 Birth of German pianist, composer, conductor and teacher Carl REINEKE d- 10 MAR 1910.
  • 1832 Birth of Italian tenor and singing teacher Giovanni SBRIGLIA in Naples.
  • 1837 Birth of American composer Ernest GUIRAUD in New Orleans.
  • 1851 Birth of American organist and composer Clarence EDDY.
  • 1852 Birth of Italian-French pianist Raoul PUGNO in Paris.
  • 1855 Birth of English song composer Maude Valerie WHITE.
  • 1864 Birth of American music writer Philip H. GOEPP.
  • 1877 Birth of American composer Blair FAIRCHILD. First American to have an opera performed at Paris Opera. Dame libellule 1921.
  • 1887 Birth of American teacher and conductor John Finley WILLIAMSON who founded the Westminster Choir School.
  • 1890 Birth of American pianist, composer and choral conductor William J. REDDICK.
  • 1892 Birth of Polish pianist and teacher Mieczyslaw HORZOWSKI in Lwow. A pupil of Leschetizky, he played joint recitals with Casals. He taught at Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music for most of his long life. He died there in 1993 (age 101).
  • 1908 Birth of Finnish conductor Jussi JALAS. Sibelius' son-in-law, born in Jyvaskyla.
  • 1922 Birth of American composer and jazz pianist Francis THRONE in Bay Shore, New York. The grandson of The Complete Opera Book author Gustave Kobbe',
  • 1943 Birth of American conductor and pianist James LEVINE Cincinnati, OH.
  • 1948 Birth of English composer Nigel OSBORNE in Manchester.
  • 1950 Birth of British conductor Nicholas CLEOBURY.
  • 1956 Birth of American soprano Sylvia McNAIR in Mansfield, OH.

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