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1717 Birth of Bohemian composer and violinist Johann STAMITZ.
1722 Birth of Jiri Antonin BENDA, Bohemian composer. d- 6 NOV
1825 Birth of French composer Florimond RONGER (known as Herve),
popularized French operettas in 19th century.
1845 Birth of Italian tenor Italo CAMPANINI in Parma.
1846 Birth of Italian composer and conductor Riccardo DRIGO.
1879 Final performance by Bohemian soprano Teresa Stolz (Stolsova) in
Verdi's Requiem, at La Scala, Milan.
1892 Birth of Hungarian composer Laszlo LAJTHA in Budapest.
student and taught at National Conservatory. d- 16 FEB 1963.
1896 Birth of Canadian conductor Wilfred PELLETIER.
1923 Death of French composer Claude Terrasse in Paris, age 56 (born 27
JAN 1867, Grenoble).
1931 Birth of Scottish conductor James LOUGHRAN.
1932 Birth of American composer Martin MAILMAN.
1946 Birth of English composer Giles SWAYNE.
1948 FP of Arthur Benjamin's Symphony
No. 1 at
Festival by Halle Orchestra, Cheltenham, under Sir John Barbirolli.
1954 Birth of English conductor Stephen BARLOW.
1958 Birth in Helsinki-Finland of conductor Esa-Pekka SALONEN.
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