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NOVEMBER 23 Today in classical music history

Giuseppe Sammartini
  • 1585 (20 NOV?)Death of English composer Thomas Tallis. Organist of the Chapel Royal under Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary and Elizabeth, in Greenwich, age about 80. Tallis was one of the first to use English texts in rites for the Church of England. b-1505, Leicestershire. Search Amazon.com for Thomas Tallis
  • 1748 Birth of French composer Etienne Joseph FLOQUET in Aix-en-Provence. d-Paris, 10 May 1785.
  • 1750 Death of composer Giuseppe Sammartini, at 55. b-1693. Search Amazon.com for Giuseppe Sammartini
  • 1752 Death of German composer Conrad Michael Schneider, at 79.
  • 1765 Birth of English composer Thomas ATTWOODSearch Amazon.com for Thomas ATTWOOD
  • 1787 Death of German conductor and composer Anton Schweitzer, at 52, in Gotha. b-Coburg, 6 JUN 1735. Search Amazon.com for Anton Schweitzer
  • 1797 Birth of composer Gabor MATRAY. Search Amazon.com for Gabor MATRAY
  • 1814 Birth of soprano Elizabeth Rainforth. Died 22 Sep 1877, Debut as Mandane in Artaxerxes (Arne) 1836 Teachers:- Tom Cooke, Crivelli, George Perry Created Arline in Bohemian Girl (Balfe). Search Amazon.com for Elizabeth Rainforth.
  • 1828 Birth of Austrian music patron Joseph HELLMESBERGER, son of Georg. Started popular String Quartet series in Vienna. Anecdotage. Search Amazon.com for Joseph HELLMESBERGER
  • 1834 FP of Hector Berlioz' Harold In Italy, in Paris. CD-Hector Berlioz: Harold En Italie, Op. 16
  • 1843 Birth of German conductor and composer Josef SUCHER. m-Rosa SucherSearch Amazon.com for Josef SUCHER
  • 1848 Death of English music critic and composer Alfred Julius Becher, at 45. Search Amazon.com for Alfred Julius Becher
  • 1850 FP of George Loder's overture, Marmion. Loder conducting Philharmonic Society of New York in NYC.
  • 1853 Death of composer Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, at 67.
  • 1853 Death of German organist, conductor and composer Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, at 67 in Dessau. b-Atl-Waltersdorf, Saxony, 3 JAN 1786. Search Amazon.com for Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider
  • 1860 Birth of soprano Lola Beeth, Cracau. Died 18 Mar 1940, Debut as Elsa in Lohengrin (Wagner) 1882 Teachers:- Desiree Artot de Padilla, Rosa Deruda, Louise Dustmann Francesco Lamperti, Pauline Viardot-Garcia Pupils :- Kathe Heidersback, Ursula van Dieman. Search Amazon.com for Lola Beeth,
  • 1862 Birth of Argentinian composer, teacher and publisher Alberto WILLIAMS in Buenos Aires. d-Buenos Aires, 17 JUN 1952. Search Amazon.com for Alberto WILLIAMS
  • 1865 Death of Czech Josef Leopold Zvonar, at 41 in Prague. b-Kublov, 22 JAN 1824.
  • 1866 Birth of soprano Fanny Moody, Redruth. Died 21 July 1945, Debut as Arline in Bohemian Girl (Balfe) Teacher :- Charlotte Sainton-Dolby
  • 1867 FP of Brahms's Ballad No. 1 Edward Op. 10, in Vienna. Search Amazon.com for Brahms's Ballad No. 1 Edward Op. 10
  • 1874 Birth of tenor Nikolai Bolshakov, Kharkov. Died 20 Jan 1958, Debut 1899 Teacher :- Ippolitov Pryanishnikov.
  • 1876 Birth of Spanish composer and conductor Manuel de FALLA in Cadiz. d-Alta Gracia, Argentina, 14 NOV 1946. Search Amazon.com for Manuel de FALLA
  • 1878 (1879?) Birth of French composer, conductor and arranger Andre CAPLET in Le Havre. d-Paris, 22 APR 1925 from the effects of poison gas in the trenches of the First World War. Search Amazon.com for Andre CAPLET
  • 1885 American conducting Debut of Austro-Hungarian conductor Anton Seidl, a Wagner protégé, conducting Lohengrin at the MET in NYC. Search Amazon.com for Anton Seidl
  • 1887 Birth of French composer Paul MALENGREAU in Trelon en Thierache. d-Brussels, 1956. Composed Offrande for Organ. Search Amazon.com for Paul MALENGREAU
  • 1887 Birth of Italian baritone Luigi Montesanto in Palermo. Died 14 June 1954, Debut as Escamillo in Carmen (Bizet) 1909 Teacher :- Santorno Pupil :- Giuseppe Di Stefano Created Michele in Tabarro (Puccini) Sang in premiere of Jacquerie (Marinuzzi). Search Amazon.com for Luigi Montesanto.
  • 1890 FP of A. Dvorák's Piano Quartet No. 2 in Eb, Op., 87, in Prague. CD-Max Lembeck sings Schubert, Brahms, and Loewe
  • 1896 Birth of Flemish author and music publisher Joris VRIAMONT. Search Amazon.com for Joris VRIAMONT
  • 1898 Birth of Hungarian bass Dezso ERNSTER in Pecs. d-Zurich, 15 FEB 1981. Debut as Landgrave in Tannhauser (Wagner) 1923 Sang in premiere of Neues vom Tage (Hindemith). Search Amazon.com for Dezso ERNSTER
  • 1899 FP of Dvorák's opera The Devil and Kate in Prague. CD-Kate and the Devil
  • 1903 American debut of Enrico Caruso at the MET Opera, NYC in Rigoletto. Performance was so successful that he remained with the Met for the rest of his career.  Search Amazon.com for Enrico Caruso
  • 1906 Birth of composer Mervyn ROBERTS.
  • 1915 Birth of Czech bass Marcello Cortis, in Prague. d- 23 May 1962, Teacher :- Giovanni Binetti Created Gennaro in Lavinia (Barraud).
  • 1916 Death of Bohemian composer Eduard Napravnik, at 77. b-Beischt, 24 AUG 1839. Search Amazon.com for Eduard Napravnik
  • 1917 Death of soprano Wilhelmina Ivan Raab. Born 1848, Debut as Mathilde in William Tell (Rossini) 1871 Teachers:- Buchholz-Calconi, Henriette Nissen-Saloman Created Agnes Sorel in Maid of Orleans (Tchaikovsky) Alena in Merchant Kalashnikov (Rubinstein)
  • 1918 Birth of bass-baritone Randolph Symonette, in Bahamas.  Died 1 Jan 1998, Teachers;- Paul Althouse, Clytie Mundy.
  • 1919 Birth of Brazilian composer Claudio SANTORO in Manaus. d-Brasília, 1989. Search Amazon.com for Claudio SANTORO
  • 1920 (1910?)Birth of Dutch organist, pianist and composer Herman NIELAND, Te Deum Laudamus and Capriccio Komt nu met zang van zoete tonen, Valeriuslied for harp and string orch. d-1993.
  • 1921 FP of Leos Janácek's Kátya Kabanová at the National Theater in Brno. CD-Katya Kabanova
  • 1923 FP of Elgar's song The Wanderer and Zut, zut at Wigmore Hall in London. CD-Choral Songs of Sir Edward Elgar
  • 1926 Birth of soprano Lotte Schadle, Fussen. Debut as Blondchen in Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Mozart) 1949 Sang in premiere of Glucksfischer (Lothar).
  • 1926 Death of composer Frederic Ayers, at 50.
  • 1927 Birth of bass Alexander Vedernikov, Kirov. Teachers:- Alpert-Chassina, Barona Barra Created Ivan Timofeyevich in October (Muradeli). Search Amazon.com for Alexander Vedernikov
  • 1928 Birth of composer Jakob JEZ.
  • 1928 Birth of American composer Jerry BOCK. d- 10 NOV 2010.  Search Amazon.com for Jerry BOCKSearch Amazon.com for Jerry BOCK
  • 1928 FP of Daniel Gregory Mason's Chanticleer Festival Overture in Cincinnati, OH. CD-Carpenter: Sea Drift; Hadley: Scherzo Diabolique; Mason: Chanticleer; Porter: Dance in Tree-time
  • 1931 Death Dutch conductor and pianist Evert Cornelis. b-1884. Search Amazon.com for Evert Cornelis.
  • Evert Cornelis Dutch Conductor and Pianist Photographic Poster Print, 18x24
  • 1931 FP of Bela Bartok's ballet The Woodcut Prince in Budapest. CD-Bela Bartok: The Wooden Prince/Music For Strings, Percussion And Celesta
  • 1932 Birth of German soprano Siegrid Kehl, in Berlin. Debut 1956 Teacher :- Dagmar Freiwald-Lange
  • 1932 Death of composer Percy Pitt, at 63. Search Amazon.com for Percy Pitt
  • 1933 Birth of soprano Katsura Nakasawa, in Chalpin, China. Debut as Gilda in Rigoletto (Verdi) 1959 Teachers:- Matabe Kita, Mutsumu Shibata.
  • 1933 Birth of Polish composer Krzysztof PENDERECKI in Debica, Poland.  Search Amazon.com for Krzysztof PENDERECKI
  • 1934 FP of A. Copland's Short Symphony. Orquestra Sinfonica de Mexico, with Carlos Chávez conducting, in Mexico City. CD-The Copland Collection: Early Orchestral Works, 1922-1935
  • 1935 Birth of American tenor William Lewis, in Tulsa Oklahoma. Debut as Rinuccio in Gianni Schicci (Puccini) 1953 Pupil :- Cynthia Ballentine Created Bill in Hand of Bridge (Barber) Riccardo III in Riccardo III (Testi) Frank Sargeant in Angle of Repose (Imbrie) Sang in premiere of Blimunda (Corghi).
  • 1935 FP of opera composed and conducted by female composer. Ethel Leginska presented her original work, titled Gale, at the Chicago City Opera Company. Search Amazon.com for Ethel Leginska .
  • Ethel Leginska, piano: Edition complète des enregistrements Columbia (1926/28)
  • 1937 Death of composer Louis Victor Saar, at 68. Search Amazon.com for Louis Victor Saar
  • 1938 Birth of Lebanese composer Setrak SETRAKIAN in Beirut. Search Amazon.com for Setrak SETRAKIAN
  • 1940 Death of Dutch composer Catherina van Rennes, at 82 in Amsterdam. b-Utrecht, 2 AUG 1858.
  • 1940 FP of D. Shostakovich's Piano Quintet in g. Beethoven Quartet, with composer at the piano, in Moscow. CD-Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Quintet In G Minor, Op.57/Piano Trio No.2 In E Minor,Op.67
  • 1948 FP of Dohnanyi's Sym No 2 by Chelsea Sym Orch. Norman del Mar conducting.
  • Brahms:Sym. 2
  • 1948 Death of composer Uzeir Abdul Huseyn Hajibeyov, at 63.
  • 1948 FP of Virgil Thompson's Suite from film Louisiana Story. Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra. CD-American Orchestral Music
  • 1952 Death of Dutch conductor Albert van Raalte, in Amsterdam, conducted Netherlands Radio Philharmonic. b- Amsterday, 21 MAY 1890. Search Amazon.com for Albert van Raalte
  • 1953 Birth of composer Boris GREBENSHIKOVSearch Amazon.com for Boris GREBENSHIKOV
  • 1953 Birth of Dutch composer Johan de MEIJ in Voorburg. Search Amazon.com for Johan de MEIJ Search Amazon.com for Johan de MEIJ
  • 1955 Birth of English tenor John Graham-Hall, Middlesex. Debut as Ferrando in Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart) 1983 Teachers:- Edward Brooks, Rupert Bruce-Lockhart, David Harper Peter Harrison Created Phaeton in Metamorphoses (Blackford) M. Jules de Gonfleur in Belle Vivette (Offenbach). Search Amazon.com for John Graham-Hall
  • 1955 Birth of Australian tenor Glenn Winslade, in Sydney. Teachers:- William Blankenship, Evelyn Hall de Izal, Valeris Collins Varga
  • 1961 Birth of Austrian violinist and conductor Thomas ZEHETMAIRSearch Amazon.com for Thomas ZEHETMAIR
  • 1962 Birth of American composer Ed HARSH.
  • 1963 FP of Daniel Pinkham's Symphony No. 2 in Lansing, MI. Search Amazon.com for Pinkham's Symphony No. 2
  • 1973 Death of Canadian mezzo-soprano Jennie Tourel. Born 26 June 1899 Montreal, Canada. Debut as 2nd Scholar in Lorenzaccio (Moret) 1930 Teachers:- Anna El-Tour, Reynaldo Hahn Pupils :- Elaine Bonazzi, Joanna Bruno, Netania Devrath, Faith Esham Maria Ewing, Barbara Hendricks, Neil Shicoff, Dana Talley Robert Christesen, Katsuumi Niwa, Grayson Hirst Created Baba the Turk in Rake's Progress (Stravinsky). Search Amazon.com for Jennie Tourel.
  • Jennie Tourel Live At Alice Tully Hall
  • 1974 Death of Icelandic composer Pall Isolfsson, at 81 in Reykjavik. b-Stokkseyr, 1893. Search Amazon.com for Pall Isolfsson
  • 1985 FP of Michael Torke's Bright Blue Music at Carnegie Hall. New York City Youth Symphony, David Alan Miller conducting in NYC. Search Amazon.com for Torke's Bright Blue Music
  • 1993 Death of Russian pianist Tatiana Nikolajeva, at 69. Search Amazon.com for Tatiana Nikolajeva
  • 1994 Death of Dancer Erick Frederick Hawkins. Husband of Martha Graham, at 85.
  • 2002 First solo performance by a counter-tenor at Carnegie Hall in NYC. David Daniels performing. Search Amazon.com for Counter-tenor David Daniels
  • 2011 Death of Catalan soprano Montserrat Figueras. BIO m. Jordi Savall. b-Barcelona, 15 March 1942.
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