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Strings
Strings

Magazine Description:
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.

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today in classical music
from CLASSICalmanac.com
on June 26 in...

  • 1747 Birth of composer Leopold Jan Antonin KOZELUH (Kozeluch) in Welwarn. d- 7 MAY 1818.
  • 1788 Mozart finishes his Sym #39 in Eb, K. 543.
  • 1870 In Munich, the FP of R. Wagner's opera Die Walkure. He did not want it performed.
  • 1875 Birth of American pianist and composer Camille ZECKWER, in Philadelphia. Son of Richard.
  • 1878 Birth of Hungarian composer Albert SIKLOS.
  • 1885 Birth of German soprano Frieda HEMPEL in Leipzig.
  • 1900 Birth of American tenor Richard CROOKS.
  • 1902 Birth of American pianist and conductor Antonia BRICO in Rotterdam.. In 1935 organized the Women's Symphony Orchestra.
  • 1902 Birth of Swiss tenor Hugues CUENOD in Corseaux-sur-Vevey. .
  • 1907 French composer Camille Saint-Saens is given the Mus.D degree at Oxford.
  • 1912 In Vienna, FP of Mahler's Ninth Symphony is performed posthumously. Bruno Walter conducting.
  • 1914 Birth of German tenor Wolfgang WINDGASSEN in Annemasse. d- 1974). Leading singer of Wagner's heroic tenor roles in 1950s and 1960s.
  • 1916 Birth of Italian baritone Giuseppe TADDEI in Genoa..
  • 1923 Birth of English bandleader Syd LAWRENCE.
  • 1928 Birth of American composer Jacob DRUCKMAN. d- 1996. A faculty member at Yale University, in Philadelphia.
  • 1933 Birth of Italian conductor Claudio ABBADO in Milan.

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