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JANUARY 3

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  • 1710 (4th?) Birth of Italian composer Giovanni PERGOLESI, in Jesi, near Ancona, Italy. d-1736. Search Giovanni PERGOLESI.
  • 1738 FP of Handel's opera Faramondo at King's Theater in London. Runs for eight performances. CD-Handel - Faramondo / Baird · Minter · Fortunato · Lane · Callahan · Castaldi · Brewer CO · Palmer
  • 1785 Death of Italian composer Baldassare Galuppi, in Venice. b-Burano, 18 OCT 1706. Search Baldassare Galuppi.
  • 1786 Birth of German conductor, organist and composer Johann SCHNEIDER in Alt-Waltersdorf. d-Dessau, 23 NOV 1853.
  • 1806 Birth of German soprano Henrietta Sontag in Coblenz. Died 17 June 1854, Debut as Princess in Jean de Paris (Boieldieu) 1821 Teachers:- Bayer, Giulio Bordogni, Czegka, Pixis, Triebensee George Smart Created Euryanthe in Euryanthe (Weber) Sang in premiere of La Tempesta (Halevy).
  • Great Singers: Faustina Bordoni to Henrietta Sontag, First Series (Dodo Press)Mathematics & Music (Henrietta Sontag) by Joseph Cornell 18.00X24.00. Art Poster Print
  • 1823 Birth of Belgian organist and composer Nicolas Jaques LEMMENS in Antwerp. d-Linterpoort, 30 JAN 1888 ('81?).
  • 1843 FP of Donizetti's Don Pasquale, in Paris. CD-Gaetano Donizetti: Don Pasquale.
  • 1850 Death of Italian mezzo-soprano Giuseppina Grassini. Born 8 Apr 1773 in Varese. Debut in Pastorella Nobile (Guglielmi) 1789 Teachers:- Girolamo Crescenti, Lodovico Marchesi, Benedetto Secchi Domenica Zucchinetti Pupils :- Giuditta Pasta, Giulia Grisi, Giuditta Grisi Created Orazia in Orazi e I Curiazi (Cimarosa) Giulietta in Giulietta e Romeo (Zingarelli) Zaira in Zaira (Winter) Prosperina in Ratto di Prosperina(Winter) Sang in premiere of Artaserse (Zingarelli). Une Cantatrice "amie" De Napoléon; Giuseppina Grassini, 1773-1850 (French Edition).
  • 1868 Death of German composer and teacher Moritz Hauptmann in Leipzig. b-Dresden, 13 OCT 1792.
  • 1869 Birth of Paul Charles Landormy Born 3 Jan 1869 Issy Paris Teachers:- Pol Plancon, Giovanni Sbriglia.
  • 1870 Birth of violinist and composer Henry EICHHEIM. Photo. d-1942.
  • 1877 Birth of Dutch baritone Thomas Denijs in Hague.  Died 14 Nov 1935, Debut as Papageno in Zauberflote (Mozart) 1901 Teacher :- Cornelie Van Zanten, Daniel De Lange, V Zweers, J B de Pauw Jules Algier, Johannes Messchaert Sang in premiere of Het Eerekruis (Dopper).
  • 1878 FP in US of Johaness Brahms' First Symphony, in Boston. CD-Johannes Brahms: The Symphonies.
  • 1879 Birth of German soprano Lina Abarbanell in Berlin.   Died 6 Jan 1963, Teachers:- Plohn, Steinmann.
  • 1887 Birth of Manuel Salazar Tenor Born 3 Jan 1887 San Jose Costa Rica Died 6 Aug 1950 Debut as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti) 1913 Pupils :- Zacarias Mora, Fernando Valero.
  • 1892 Birth of English mezzo-soprano Gladys Parr in Bury. Died 4 Nov 1988, Debut 1915 Created Miss Baggott in Little Sweep (Britten) Mrs Noah in Noye's Fludde (Britten) Miss Pike in Albert Herring (Britten).
  • 1895 Birth of Ukrainian composer, conductor and teacher Borys Lyatoshynsky aka Boris LIATOSHINSKY in Zhitomir. d-Kiev, 15 APR 1968. Boris Lyatoshins'kij. Tvori dlya fortepiano - Vikonuye Boris Demenko.
  • 1897 FP of Paul Dukas' Symphony in C, in Paris. CD-Music of Paul Dukas.
  • 1900 Birth of French composer Maurice JAUBERT in Nice. d-Azerailles, 19 JUN 1940. Search Maurice JAUBERT.
  • 1905 Birth of English bass-baritone Manfred Huebner in London. Died 14 May 1978, Debut in Ballo in Maschera (Verdi) 1931 Teachers:- Oscar Daniel, Fritz Feinhals, Frau Fortelli, Max Gillmann.
  • 1909 Birth of Danish pianist and musical humorist Victor BORGE (Borghe Rosenbaum) in Copenhagen. d-CT, 23 DEC 2000. Borge died at home in his sleep, would have been 92 on 3 JAN 2001. Search Victor BORGE |  BOOK- My Favorite Intermissions.
  • Victor Borge Classic CollectionVictor Borge's Funniest MomentsVictor Borge: 100 Years of Laughter
  • 1914 Birth of Belgian composer Jean LOUëL in Oostende.
  • 1914 Death of French composer, pianist and teacher Stephane Raoul Pugnois in Moscow. b-Montrouge, 23 JUN 1852.
  • 1916 Birth of cellist Bernard Greenhouse. Founding member of the Beaux Arts Trio. 
  • in Newark, New Jersey. - Cape Cod, MA 13 May 2011.
  • 1917 Birth of French conductor Pierre DERVAUXSearch Pierre DERVAUX.
  • 1922 Birth of English pianist Ronald SMITH.  Search Ronald SMITH.
  • 1925 American debut of German conductor and composer Wilhelm Furtwängler, conducting the New York Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall, in NYC. Search Wilhelm FurtwänglerEdition Wilhelm Furtwängler - The Complete RIAS Recordings
  • 1926 Birth of American mezzo-soprano Nell Rankin in Montgomery, Alabama. Debut as Ortrud in Lohengrin (Wagner) 1949 Teachers:- Karin Branzell, Jeanne Lorraine, Conrad von Bos Pupils :- Thomas J Carson.
  • 1932 Birth of Scottish mezzo-soprano and singing coach Johanna Peters in Glasgow. Died 26 May 2000, Debut as Marcellina in Nozze di Figaro (Mozart) 1959 Teacher :- Anne Wood Pupils :- Maria Bovinio, Isobel Bradshaw, Maureen Braithwate Alison Buchanan, Yvonne Burnett, Joseph Cornwall Sophie Daneman, Julia Gooding, Julie Gossage, Richard Halton Bernadette Lord, Helen Lothian, Sarah Pring, Sarah Rhodes, Elen Ap Robert, Valerie Seymour, Peter Snipp,Talitha Theobald Rachel Tovey, Janice Watson, Annabelle Williams Paul Scott Williams, Caroline Zygadic Created Miss Pross in Tale of Two Cities (Benjamin) Sempronia in Catiline Conspiracy (Hamilton) Sang premiere of Midsummer Nights Dream (Britten) Elena and Eclipse (Halahan).
  • 1936 Birth of Dutch composer Jos KUNST in Roermond. d-18 JAN 1996. Music of Jos Kunst.
  • 1936 Birth of tenor Gerd Brenneis Tenor in Nienhagen, Germany. Debut 1960, Sang in premiere of Corinna (Fortner) Fiesta (Milhaud).
  • 1941 FP of Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances. Philadelphia Orchestra under Ormandy. CD-Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances/ Vocalise/ Etudes-tableaux.
  • 1942 Death of Russian composer and violinist Julius Conus, in Malenski. b-Moscow, 1 February 1869. Known for his popular concerto in e, for violin and orchestra. 
  • 1943 Birth of British soprano Esther Hinds in Barbados. Teachers:- Clyde Burrows, Helen Hubbard Debut as 1st Lady in Zauberflote (Mozart) 1970 Created Basilissa in Egg (Menotti).
  • 1943 Birth of Austrian composer and double bassist H. K. GRUBER in Vienna. Grandson of Franz GruberSearch H. K. GRUBER.
  • 1944 Birth of English conductor David ATHERTON in Blackpool. Search David ATHERTON.
  • 1944 Death of Swedish mezzo-soprano Julia Jahnke-Mandahl. Born 8 Nov 1873 in Stockholm.  Died 3 Jan 1944, Debut as Pantalis in Mefistofele (Boito) 1894 Teacher :- Dannstrom
  • 1950 Birth of American composer Beth ANDERSON. (Member MUSIClassicalist, send a blank e-mail to subscribe.) Country Time.
  • 1953 Birth of American composer pianist and vocal coach in NYC, Martin HENNESSY.
  • 1953 Birth of American composer Zae MUNN.
  • 1956 Death of Russian composer Alexander Tikhonovitch Gretchaninov in NYC. b-Moscow, 25 OCT 1864. Gretchaninoff: Children's Album: 15 Pieces, Op. 98 (International Music Company, 2568).
  • 1965 Death of Italian baritone Mario Basiola. Born 12 July 1892 in Cremona. Debut 1918 Teacher :- Antonio Cotogni Pupils :- Richard Ames, Mario Bertolino, Grace Hoffmann, Alvinio Misciano Joseph Rouleau, Mario Sereni, Joyce Barker, Mario Basiola (son) Created General MacArthur in Marilyn (Ferrero) General Ivolgin in Idiota (Chailly) Sang in premiere of Al Gran Sole Carico D'Amore (Nono) Rappresentazione e Festa (Malipiero) Don Tartufo Bacchettone (Malipiero) Il Monaco Nero (Cassado). Don Pasquale / Act 2 - "E'rimasto là impietrato".
  • 1965 Death of American tenor George Rasely. Born 1889 in St Louis. Created Blenner Hassett in Man Without a Country (Damrosch).
  • 1967 Death of Scottish soprano Mary Garden. Born 20 Feb 1874 in Aberdeen. Debut as Louise in Louise (Charpentier) 10 Apl 1900 Teachers:- Jacques Bouhy, J Chevalier, Mrs Robinson Duff, Lucien Fugere Mathilde Marchesi, Giovanni Sbriglia, Angelo Trabadello, Jules Chevalier Pupils :- Helen Jepson, Grace Moore, Fanchon Thompson, Beverly Sills Mary McCormick, Jean Tennyson, Ginia Davis Created Natoma in Natoma (Herbert) Melisande in Pelleas et Melisande (Debussy) Chrysis in Aphrodite (Erlanger) Camille in Camille (Forrest) Ktusha in Resurrezione (Alfano) Cherubin in Cherubin (Massenet) Sang in premiere of Reine Fiammetta (Leroux) Fille de Tabarin (Pierne) Princess Osra (Bunning).
  • 1969 Death of Australian baritone John Brownlee. Born 7 Jan 1900 in Geelong, Melbourne. Debut as Nilakantha in Lakme (Delibes) 1926 Teachers:- Ivor Boustead, Emilio De Gogorza, Dinh Gilly Pupils :- Barbara Blanchard, Ezio Flagello, Johanna Meier, Oscar Natzke Created Guido II in Judgement of St Francis (Flagello).
  • 1972 Birth of American composer Kevin PUTS.
  • 1974 Birth of English composer Ian VINE.
  • 1974 Death of Canadian tenor Raoul Jobin. Born 8 April 1906 in Quebec. Debut as Tybald in Romeo & Juliette (Gounod) 1930 Teachers:- Louis Gravel, Emile Larochelle, Mme D'Estainville-Rousset Pupils :- Jean Bonhomme Created Luca in Island God (Menotti) Fabrice del Dongo in Chartreuse de Parme (Sauguet) Sang in premiere Guercoeur (Magnard).
  • 1983 Death of English composer Bernard Stevens in Colchester. b-London, 2 MAR 1916. Search Bernard StevensBernard Stevens and His Music: A Symposium
  • 1983 Death of American soprano Marion Talley. Born 20 Dec 1907 in Nevada. Debut as Gilda in Rigoletto (Verdi) 17 Feb 1926 Teachers:- Frank La Forge, Alberto Caffo. The Vocal Artistry of Marion Talley
  • 1985 Soprano Leontyne Price's final performance with the Metropolitan Opera in New York. As Aida. She joined the MET in 1961. Search  Leontyne Price.
  • 1990 Death of German tenor Kurt Baum. Born 16 Mar 1900 in Cologne. Debut in Kreidekries (Zemlinsky) 1933 Teachers:- Edoardo Garbin, Gino Scolari Pupils :- Judith De Paul, Salvador Novoa. Lebendige Vergangenheit: Kurt Baum
  • 1994 Death of German tenor and singing coach Joseph Witt. Born 17 May 1901 in Munich. Debut 1920 Pupils :- Norman Bailey, Walter Berry, Mimi Coertse Anny Felbermayer, Frederick Guthrie, Ernst Gutstein Gertrude Jahn, Margarita Kyriaki, Antigone Sgourda Created Robespierre in Danton's Tod (Von Einem) Sang in premiere Johanne Balk (Wagner-Regeny).
  • 1997 Death of Dutch composer Cor Kee in Zaandam. b-Zaandam, 24 NOV 1900. Search Cor Kee.
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