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JANUARY 29

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  • 1664 FP of Moliere and Lully's The Forced Marriage in the Louvre, Paris.
  • 1703 Birth of composer Carlmann KOLB. d-1756.
  • 1711 Birth of Italian composer Giuseppe BONNO.
  • 1715 Birth of Austrian composer and pianist Georg Christoph WAGENSEIL in Vienna. d-Vienna, 1 MAR 1777. Search  Georg Christoph WAGENSEIL .
  • 1728 FP of The Beggar's Opera by John Gay and Christopher Pepusch, at Lincoln's Inn Fields in London. Runs for 62 performances.
  • 1781 FP of Mozart's Idomeneo at the Hoftheater in Munich.
  • 1782 Birth of French composer Daniel-Francois AUBER in Caen. d-Paris, 12 MAY 1871. Search Amazon.com for Daniel-Francois AUBER
  • 1782 Birth of composer Frantiszek Tucek SCIGALSKI aka Frantisek Tucek SCIGALSKI.
  • 1784 Birth of German pianist and composer Ferdinand RIES. d-13 JAN 1838. Search  Ferdinand RIES.
  • 1801 Birth of Dutch violinist and composer Johannes Bernardus van BREE in Amsterdam. d-Amsterdam, 14 FEB 1857. Search Johannes Bernardus van BREE .
  • 1824 Birth of composer Karl von PERFALLSearch  Karl von PERFALL.
  • 1826 FP of Schuberts d minor String Quartet Death and the Maiden at the Vienna home of Karl and Franz Hacker in Vienna.
  • 1837 Death, after a duel, of Russian poet and dramatist Alexander Pushkin. His works were the basis of Glinka's Russland and Ludmilla opera, Mussorgsky's Boris Gudunov opera, Tchaikovsky's Eugen Onegin, and the Pushkin version of the legend of Don Juan called the The Stone Guest by Dargomijsky. Search Alexander Pushkin.
  • 1849 Birth of bass-baritone Anton Von Fuchs in Munich.  Died 15 Apr 1925 Debut as Liebenau in Waffenschmied (Lortzing) 1873 Teacher, Julius Hey Sang in premiere of Die Feen (Wagner) Der Barenhauter (Wagner S). 
  • 1852 (Feb 29?) Birth of British composer Sir Frederic HYMEN in Kingston, Jamaica. d-6 OCT 1935. Came to England as a child. Was conductor of the Philharmonic (1888-92, 1900-07). Scottish Orchestra (1900-10). He composed operas, cantatas, oratorios, symphonies, overtures, pianoforte pieces, and some 300 songs. Search  Sir Frederic HYMEN.
  • 1862 Birth of English composer Frederick 'Fritz' Theodor Albert DELIUS in Bradford, Yorkshire. d-Grez-sur-Loing, France 10 JUN 1934. Composed for many years in the USAmerica on his orange orchard near Jacksonville, FL. Search DELIUS.
  • 1864 Birth of composer Adolf PHILLIP. d-1936.
  • 1869 Birth of composer Andrey Vladimirovich SCHERBACHOV.
  • 1871 Birth of composer Eduardo Lopez-Chavarri y MARCOSearch Eduardo Lopez-Chavarri y MARCO.
  • 1871 Birth of Hungarian composer Desiderius DEMENYI.
  • 1872 Death of soprano Benita Morena in La Coruna.  Died 29 Jan 1872 Debut 1808 Sang in premiere of Festa della Rosa (Pavesi).
  • 1873 Birth of American composer Charles Henry MILLS. d-1937. 
  • 1874 Birth of composer Robert LACH.
  • 1876 Birth of English composer Havergal BRIAN in Dresden, Staffordshire. d-Shoreham, 28 NOV 1972. Search  Havergal BRIAN.  
  • 1877 Birth of soprano Davida Hesse in Gafle, Sweden.  Nov 1962 Debut as Zerlina in Don Giovanni (Mozart) 1904 Teachers, Emerick, Julius Gunther, Signe Hebbe.
  • 1882 FP of Rimsky-Korsakov's opera The Snow Maiden in St. Petersburg.
  • 1884 Birth of Estonian composer Juhan AAVIC aka Juhan AAVIK.
  • 1889 Birth of Filipino composer Francisco SANTIAGO. Music in the Philippines .
  • 1890 Birth of French composer Marguerite CANAL. She won Grand Prix de Rome in 1920 for her symphonic tone poem Don Juan. She wrote more than 100 songs. Search  Marguerite CANAL
  • 1891 Birth of mezzo-soprano Marie Rejholcova in Kourim. d- 2 Apr 1937 Debut as Olga in Eugen Onegin (Tchaikovsky) 25 Jun 1913 Teacher, Marie Pivodova.
  • 1891 Liliuokalani named Queen of Hawaii, was song writer. Search Liliuokalani.
  • 1893 Birth of English composer and conductor Edric CUNDELL.
  • 1893 Birth of Hungarian composer Martian NEGREARomanian Music for Clarinet and Piano.
  • 1897 Birth of soprano Mary Lewis in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Died 31 Dec 1941 Debut as Marguerite in Faust (Gounod) 19 Oct 1923 Teachers, Jean De Reszke, Alice Henniger, William Thorner Created Mary in Hugh the Drover (Vaughan Williams).
  • 1898 Birth of soprano Maria Muller in Theresienstadt. Died 13 Mar 1958 Debut as Elsa in Lohengrin (Wagner) 1919 Teachers, Max Altglass, Erik Schmedes.
  • 1898 Birth of Belgian cellist, composer and conductor Fernand QUINET.
  • 1898 Birth of Czech soprano Maria MULLER. d-Bayreuth. 13 MAR 1958.
  • 1900 Birth of Yugoslavian composer Marko TAJCEVIC aka Marco TAJCEVIC in Osijek, Yugoslavia. d-19 JUL 1984. Search Marko TAJCEVIC.
  • 1905 Death of baritone Max Stagemann. Born 10 May 1843 in Freienwalde.  Died 29 Jan 1905 Teachers, Francois Alexander Delsarte, Lindhudt. Pupil, Adrienne Osborne.
  • 1916 Birth of soprano Kyra Vayne aka Kyra Knopmuss, in St Petersburg. Died 12 Jan 2001 Debut in Sorochinsky Fair (Mussorgsky) Teachers, Horatio Davis, Manlio Di Veroli, Mignon Nevada. Kyra VayneLebendige Vergangenheit - Kyra Vayne (Vol. 2)A Voice Reborn
  • 1916 Death of composer Edward Hubertus Johannes Keurvils at age 62.
  • 1916 FP of S. Prokofiev's Scythian Suite, with Prokofiev conducting at the Mariinsky Theater in Petrograd.
  • 1923 Birth of mezzo-soprano Ira Malaniuk in Stanislau, Poland. Debut 1945 Teachers, Anna Bahr-Mildenburg, Adamo Didur.
  • 1924 Birth of soprano Lois Marshall in Toronto. Debut as Queen of the Night in Zauberflote (Mozart). Marshall, Lois: Oratorio and Operatic Arias - Handel, Haydn, Mozart (1956-1959)
  • 1924 Death of composer Joseph Ludwig at age 79.
  • 1924 Birth of Italian composer Luigi NONO in Venice. d-Venice, 8 MAY 1990. Search  Luigi NONO.
  • 1928 Birth of Canadian composer Bengt HAMBRAEUS. d-Montreal, 22 SEP 2000. Search Bengt HAMBRAEUS.
  • 1929 Death of baritone and coach Jacques Bouhy. Born 18 June 1848 in Pepinster, Belgium. Died 29 Jan 1929 Debut as Mephistopheles in Faust (Gounod) 1871 Pupils, Bessie Abott, Suzanne Adams, Lillian Blauvelt, Clara Butt Amy Castles, Gervase Elwes, Eva Gauthier, Putnam Griswold Kathleen Howard, Louise Kirkby-Lunn, Leo Rains, Mary Garden Oscar Saenger, Herbert Witherspoon, Louise Homer Created Escamillo in Carmen (Bizet) Don Cesar de Bazan in Don Cesar de Bazan (Massenet) Sang in premiere of Paul et Virginie (Masse) Bravo (Salvayre).
  • 1932 FP of Gershwin's 'Rhapsody No 2' orginally called Rhapsody In Rivets.
  • 1934 Birth of composer Paul Gutama SOEGIJO. Film Scores.
  • 1936 Birth of English pianist Malcolm BINNSSearch Malcolm BINNS.
  • 1936 FP of Constant Lambert's Summer's Last Will and Testament for chorus and orchestra, in London.
  • 1939 Birth of American composer Alan SILVA in Bermuda. Search  Alan SILVA.
  • 1939 Birth of soprano Lorna Haywood in Birmingham. Debut in Katya Kabanova (Janacek) 1964 Teachers, Mary Parsons, Gordon Clinton, Sergius Kagen, Beverley Johnson.
  • 1940 Birth of bass Justino Diaz in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Debut as Ben in Telephone (Menotti) 1957 Teachers, Frederick Jagel, Ralph Errole Created Antony in Antony & Cleopatra (Barber) Francesca Cenci in Beatrix Cenci (Ginestra) Bio of Justino DIAZJustino Diaz sings Mozart Arias
  • 1940 Death of bass Edward Lankow. Born 1883 Tarrytown-on-Hudson. Debut as Sarastro in Zauberflote (Mozart) 11 Oct 1906 Teacher, Anna Lankow.
  • 1942 Death of bass Foster Richardson. Born 10 Jan 1890 in Nottingham. Debut 1915 Teacher, Thomas Meux, Borghi.
  • 1942 Death of composer Ladislao Joseph Philip Paul Zavrtal at age 92.
  • 1943 Birth of English composer Timothy Andrew James SOUSTER in Bletchley. d-Cambridge, 1994. Search Timothy Andrew James SOUSTER.
  • 1943 Birth of soprano Irma Urrila in Helsinki. Debut as Mimi in Boheme (Puccini) 1964 Teachers, Carla Castellani, Aino Elenius, Clemens Kaiser-Breme Created 1st Witch in Macbeth (Bibalo) Sang in premiere of Last Temptation (Kokkonen).
  • 1946 Death of English composer Sidney James Jones at age 84.
  • 1947 Death of soprano Marthe Chenal. Born 24 Aug 1881 in Paris. Debut as Brunnhilde in Sigurd (Reyer) 1905 Sang in premiere of La Sorciere (Erlanger). 
  • 1952 Birth of bass Roderick Earle in Winchester. Debut as Spinelloccio in Gianni Schicci (Puccini) 1978 Teacher, Otakar Kraus Sang in premiere of Anna Karenina (Hamilton).
  • 1957 Death of soprano Marcella Roeseler. Born 21 Jun 1890 in Berlin. Debut 1910 Sang in premiere of Die Heilige Berg (Sinding).
  • 1960 Birth of violinist Cho Liang LIN in Taiwan. Search  Cho Liang LIN.Mozart: Violin Concertos Nos. 3 & 5; Adagio for Violin & Orchestra
  • 1960 Death of baritone Mack Harrell. Born 8 Oct 1909 in Celeste, Texas. Debut as Biterolf in Tannhauser (Wagner) 16 Dec 1939 Pupils, Alan Baker, William Blankenship, Thomas Stewart Created Samson in Warrior (Rogers) Azrael in Dybbuk (Tamkin). 
  • 1961 Birth of English composer Janet Owen THOMAS in Crosby, Liverpool. Search Janet Owen THOMAS.
  • 1962 Birth of soprano Rosa Mannion in Lancashire. Debut as Adina in Elisir D'Amore (Donizetti) 1984 Teacher, Patricia Boyer Kelly Created Anna Howe in Clarissa (Holloway).
  • 1965 Death of composer Michael Spisak at 50.
  • 1965 Death of soprano and coach Henny Wolff. Born 3 Feb 1890 in Cologne. Died 29 Jan 1965 Teachers, Henriette Wolff-Dwillat (mother), Julius von Raatz-Brockmann Pupils, Judith Beckmann, Elisabeth Schartel, Gerti Zeumer, Ingeborg Reichelt.
  • 1966 Death of baritone Julien Giovanetti. Born 9 Jan 1914 in Duzerville, Algeria. Debut as Zurga in Pearl Fishers (Bizet) 19 Oct 1940 Sang in premiere of Locandiera (Thiriet) Cyrnos (Ameller) Sampiero Corso (Tomasi).
  • 1966 Death of French-Canadian composer Pierre Mercure at age 38 in Avalon, France. b-Montreal 1 FEB 1927.
  • 1967 Death of Polish composer Wlodzimierz Pozniak at age 62.
  • 1971 Birth of German composer Matthias PINTSCHERSearch  Matthias PINTSCHER.
  • 1973 Death of composer Johannes Paul Thilman at age 67. b-1906. Search Johannes Paul Thilman.
  • 1979 Birth of American composer Jonathan SAGGAU.
  • 1980 Death of composer Antonio Molina at age 85.
  • 1981 FP of American composer John Towner Williams' Violin Concerto, dedicated to the memory of his wife, actress and singer Barbara Ruick Williams. [She was born in 1930 at Pasadena, California and died in 1974 of a cerebral hemorrhage]. Mark Peskanov and the St. Louis Symphony conducted by Leonard Slatkin. This piece was revised in 1998. Search  John Williams.
  • 1985 Death of baritone Tito Xirelli. Born 27 Mar 1900 in Lesbos.   Died 29 Jan 1985 Debut as Rigoletto in Rigoletto (Verdi) 1920 Teacher, Nina Foka.
  • 1987 Death of composer Ivo Lhotka-Kalinski at age 73.
  • 1988 Death, suicide, of American opera singer Bantcho Bantchevsky. He leapt to his death from the balcony of New York's Metropolitan Opera House during a performance of Verdi's Macbeth.
  • 1988 Death of Dutch composer and conductor Rogier Van Otterloo at age 46. Search Rogier Van Otterloo.
  • 1991 Death of Dutch pianist and Sweelinck Conservatory Administrator, Jan Ode.
  • 1992 Death of tenor Zannis Cambanis. Born 1907 in Syros. Debut as Canio in Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) 1938 Teacher, Maria Trivella.
  • 1995 Death of tenor Ferruccio Tagliavini. Born 14 Aug 1913 in Reggio, Emilia. Debut as Rodolfo in Boheme (Puccini) 26 Oct 1938 Teachers, Amedeo Bassi, Italo Brancucci, Giulia Tess Sang in premiere of Campagne (Rossellini).Ferruccio Tagliavini, Historical Recordings from 1940-50La donna è mobile (Rigoletto)Ferruccio Tagliavini in Opera and Song vol. 2 [VHS]
  • 2001 Death of mezzo-soprano Frances Bible. Born 26 Jan 1919 in Sacketts Harbor, N Y. Debut as Shepherd in Tosca (Puccini) 1948 Teachers, Queena Mario, Belle Julie Soudant Created Augusta Tabor in Ballad of Baby Doe (Moore) Elizabeth Proctor in Crucible (Ward) Mango Vendor / 2nd Servant in Troubled Island (Still) Frade in Dybbuk (Tamkin).
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