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classical music JULY 16

 Johann David Heinichen




  • 1725 Birth of composer Georg Simon Lohlein

  • 1728 Birth of composer Henri Moreau

  • 1729 Burial of German composer and lawyer Johann David Heinichen, age 46, in Dresden. b-17 APR 1683.

  • 1763 Death of French flutist and composer Jacques-Martin Hotteterre, age 89, in Paris. b-29 SEP 1674.

  • 1782 FP of Mozart's opera The Abduction from the Seraglio at the Burgtheater in Vienna.

  • 1822 Birth of composer Luigi Arditi, also a violinist

  • 1834 Birth of composer Carlo Angeloni

  • 1848 Birth of composer Henri VIOTTA. d-17 FEB 1933.

  • 1855 Birth of composer Charles Francis Abdy Williams

  • 1858 Birth of Belgian composer, violinist and conductor Eugène Ysaÿe, in Liège. d-12 MAY 1931.

  • 1863 Birth of Austrian-American pianist Fanny BLOOMFELD-ZEISLER in Bielitz, Austria. d-Chicago, 28 AUG 1927.

  • 1876 Birth of American conductor and pianist Ernest Henry SCHELLING in Belvidere, NJ. d-NYC, 8 DEC 1939.

  • 1901 Birth of Austrian conductor and composer Fritz Mahler, a nephew of Gustav Mahler, in Vienna. He studied composition with Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern; He emigrated to America in 1936, where he taught at the Juilliard Summer School and conducted the Erie Philharmonic and the Hartford Symphony.

  • 1902 Death of German pianist and instructor Heinrich Hoffman in Gross-Tabarz. b-Berlin, 13 JAN 1842.

  • 1904 Birth of Italian composer Goffredo PETRASSI, in Zagarolo, suburban Rome. d-3 MAR 2003.

  • 1917 Death of German pianist and teacher Phillip Scharwenka in Bad Nauheim. b-Samter-Posen, 16 FEB 1847.

  • 1928 Birth of Scottish conductor Bryden THOMSON in Ayr, Scotland. d-Dublin, 14 NOV 1991. Obituary
  • 1928 Birth of pianist Bella Davidovich, Chopin: Ballades, Impromptus, PreludesBaku Russia

  • 1929 Birth of American composer John Everett WATTS in Maryville, Tennessee.

  • 1929 Birth of composer Carmelo Alonso BERNAOLA. d-5 JUN 2002.

  • 1938 Birth of composer Thorkell Sigurbjornsson

  • 1939 Birth of American composer Fredric MYROW. d- 14 JAN 1999, heart attack at his Hollywood Hills home in Los Angeles, California. He was 59.

  • 1941 Birth of English composer Geoffrey Burgon, in Hambleton, Hampshire.

  • 1948 Birth of violinist Pinchas Zukerman, Tel Aviv Israel

  • 1953 Birth of composer Jim SANDE.

  • 1959 Birth of Scottish composer James MacMillan, in Kilwinning, Ayrshire.

  • 1968 Birth of American composer Shafer MAHONEY.

  • 1993 FP of Greetings to WK 89 - The Democratic Orchestra in Östra Hoby, Sweden.

  • 1998 FP of Carol Barnett's Meeting at Seneca Falls for soloists, narrator, and chamber ensemble, Apo Hsu conducting at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis.
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