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  • 1687 Baptismal of composer Johann Balthasar Freisslich.  BIO
  • 1510 Birth of blind Spanish composer and organist Antonio de CABEZON.
  • 1725 FP of J. S. Bach´s St. John Passion S. 245, second version. Vespers on Good Friday as part of Bach's second annual Sacred Cantata cycle in Leipzig, 1724-25. The first version premiered on Good Friday, 7 APR 1724.
  • 1727 Birth of Italian composer Tommaso TRAETTA Bitonto. d-Venice, 6 APR 1779.
  • 1764 Death of Italian composer Pietro Locatelli, at age 68, in Amsterdam.
  • 1872 Birth of English baritone Frederic AUSTIN in Paddington, Bedfordshire. d-London, 10 APR 1952.
  • 1772 Birth of Dutch pianist and organist Johann WILMS in Amsterdam. Composed the Dutch national anthem, Wien Neerlands bloed.
  • 1779 Birth of German music publisher Carl Friedrich PETERS in Leipzig. d-Sonnenstein, Bavaria 20 NOV 1827.
  • 1786 FP of CHERUBINI's "Il Giulio Sabino" in London.
  • 1787 Death of German composer Anna Amalia von Preußen in Berlin. b-Berlin, 9 NOV 1723.
  • 1815 Founding in Boston of the Handel and Haydn Society.
  • 1835 Birth of German conductor, teacher and composer Bernhard E. SCHOLZ, in Mainz. Father of pianists Heinz and Robert Scholz, the later a waltz composer.
  • 1845 Birth of German tenor Heinrich GUDEHAUS in Altenhagen. d- Dresden, 9 OCT 1909. Début Berlin (1871). MET Opera Début 28 NOV 1890, [Tannhäuser] Tannhäuser, 1 season (1890-91) 35 Perf., 10 works.
  • 1864 Death of German composer Louis Schindelmeisser in Darmstadt. b- Königsberg, 8 DEC 1811.
  • 1872 Birth of Russian composer Sergei VASSILENKO [Nikifirivich] in Moscow. d-Moscow, 11 MAR 1956.
  • 1750 Birth of composer John Stafford Smith.
  • 1772 Birth of composer Johann Wilhelm Wilms.
  • 1804 Birth of composer Salomon Sulzer.
  • 1805 Birth of composer Adrien de La Fage.
  • 1811 Birth of Italian conductor and composer Angelo Catelani.
  • 1815 Birth of composer Wincenty Studzinski.
  • 1830 Birth of composer Auguste Tolbecque.
  • 1835 Birth of composer Bernhard Scholz.
  • 1872 Birth of composer Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko.
  • 1878 Birth of Italian tenor Gino Giovanelli-Gotti in Siena. d- 24 FEB 1965.
  • 1881 FP of R. Strauss´ first major orchestral work, the Symphony in d, with Hermann Levi, in Munich.
  • 1904 FP of Frederick Delius' Koanga in Eberfeld Germany.
  • 1904 Birth of Belgian dancer Akarova, aka Marguerite Acarin.
  • 1908 Birth of composer Camille Schmit.
  • 1908 Birth of composer Kurt Bruggemann.
  • 1917 Birth of composer Rudolf Bruci.
  • 1917 Birth of composer Els Aarne.
  • 1920 Juilliard Musical Foundation is incorporated in New York City.
  • 1921 Birth of composer Kan Ishii.
  • 1921 Birth of composer Oto Ferenczy.
  • 1922 Birth of composer Germanovich Galinin.
  • 1922 Birth of German composer Peter Jona KORN in Berlin. d-Munich, 12 JAN 1998.
  • 1924 Birth of composer Milko Kelemen.
  • 1925 Birth of composer Ivo Malek.
  • 1925 Birth of Italian soprano Bruna RIZZOLI in Bologna.
  • 1927 Birth of Hungarian baritone Karola Ágay in Budapest.
  • 1927 Birth of American tenor and one-time wool merchant Barry MORELL in Manhasset, NY. d-Cape Cod, 4 DEC 2003 of esophageal cancer. MET Opera Début 1 NOV 1958 [Pinkerton] Madama Butterfly, 19 seasons (1958-69, 70-72,73-79) 257 perf., 19 roles.
  • 1928 Birth of composer Diether de la Motte.
  • 1931 Birth of Hungarian composer and teacher Sandor SZOKOLAY.
  • 1932 Birth of American composer Luigi ZANINELLI.
  • 1935 Birth of American composer John EATON
  • 1935 Birth of American composer Gordon Mumma Live-Electronic Music , in Framingham, MA.
  • 1939 Birth of Italian bass Gianni MAFFEO in Milan.
  • 1941 Birth of Swedish soprano Laila ANDERSSON in Lësen, Blekinge.
  • 1951 Birth of American composer John David THOMAS in Muncie, IN.
  • 1951 FP of Walter Piston's Symphony No. 4, in Minneapolis.
  • 1952 Birth of English harpsichordist Maggie COLE.
  • 1952 Birth of composer Hsueh-Yung SHEN.
  • 1954 Birth of American composer David LOPATO.
  • 1955 Birth of English pianist Margaret FINGERHUT.
  • 1959 Birth of German clarinetist Sabine MEYER.
  • 1963 Birth of American composer Tony SCAFIDE.
  • 1967 Birth of Canadian composer Daniel THEAKER in Edmonton, Alberta.
  • 1974 Birth of American composer David SCHOBER.
  • 2000 FP of John Corigliano´s Phantasmagoria Suite from the opera The Ghosts of Versailles, by the Minnesota Orchestra, Giancarlo Guerrero conducting, in Minneapolis, MN.
  • 2004 Death of British radio and televison host and commentator, Alistair COOKE, Letter from America, 1946-2004 Creative Quotations from Alistair Cooke. Omnibus, CBS-TV; Masterpiece Theater, PBS; Letter From America, BBC. d-NYC, Guardian obit. b-20 NOV 1908.
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