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Today in classical music history September 10

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  • 1585 Birth of composer Ercole Porta

  • 1588 Birth of English composer Nicholas LANIER in London. d-Greenwich, 24 FEB 1666.

  • 1680 Death of Italian composer Marco Uccellini, in Folimpopoli. b-Modena, c1603.

  • 1684 Death of German organist and composer Johann ROSENMULLER nr. Zwickau. buried-Wolfenbuttel. b-c.1619.

  • 1714 Birth of Italian composer Niccolo JOMMELLI near Naples. Neapolitan school. d-Naples, 25 AUG 1774.

  • 1751 Birth of Italian violinist and conductor Bartolomeo CAMPAGNOLI in Cento di Ferrara. d-Neustrelitz, Germany 6 NOV 1827.

  • 1788 FP of KEISER: "Il talismano" Vienna.

  • 1779 Birth of composer Louis Alexandre Piccinni

  • 1823 Birth of composer Adolf von Doss

  • 1836 Birth of Austrian composer and teacher Karl MERZ. d-1890.

  • 1838 FP of Berlioz' Opera Benvenuto Cellini at Paris Opera House.

  • 1839 FP of DONIZETTI: "Gianni di Parigi" La Scala (1839).

  • 1840 Death of German composer Gertrude van den Bergh in The Hague. b-Cologne, 21 JAN 1793.

  • 1864 FP of SUPPÉ: "Franz Schubert" Vienna (1864).

  • 1866 Birth of Swedish violinist, conductor and composer Tor AULIN in Stockholm. d-Saltsjobaden, 1 MAR 1914.

  • 1866 Birth of composer Tor Bernhard Vilhelm Aulin

  • 1869 (1866?)Birth of composer Caro ROMA aka Carrie Northly in California. d-1937.

  • 1875 (JC, GC=22 SEP) Birth of Lithuanian composer Mikolajus Ciurlionis, in Varena. d-Vilnius, Lithuania, 28 MAR 1911. [ED note: dob is incorrectly listed as 4 OCT 1875 in many references] Also see photo.

  • 1875 Birth of composer Paul Scheinpflug

  • 1876 Birth of Italian tenor Giuseppe Krismer, in Naples. d. Pozzuoli, nr. Naples, Jan. 7, 1946.

  • 1879 FP of HERVÉ: "Panurge" Paris (1879).

  • 1886 Birth of Italian bass Amleto Galli, in Bologna. d. May 9, 1949: Début (1908).

  • 1889 Birth of composer Vilem Petrzelka

  • 1897 Birth of American composer David SNELL in Milwaukee, WI. d-1967.

  • 1898 Birth of American tenor Joseph Bentonelli  [Joseph Horace Benton] (t) (1898-1975) (76) b. Sayre, OK, Sep. 10, 1898; d. Apr. 4, 1975: MET: Début: Oct. 1, 1936 [Des Grieux] Manon, 2 seasons (1935-37) 28 perf., 6 works.

  • 1899 Birth of American composer Theodore R. FRYE. d- 1963.

  • 1902 Birth of Hamlin, Anna (s) (1902-????) U.S. b. Chicago, Sep. 10, 1902; d. ????: She made her début in 1926, and taught at Smith College.

  • 1906 Birth of Dutch composer Bertus van LIER in Utrecht. d-Roden, The Netherlands, 14 FEB 1972.

  • 1912 Birth of Harvuot, Clifford (b) (1912-1990) U.S. (78) b. Sep. 10, Norwood, OH, 1912; d. July 22, 1990: MET: Début: Nov. 14, 1947 [Guard] Die Zauberflöte, 30 seasons (19 41-42, 47-76) 1296 perf., 57 roles, 38 works.

  • 1916 Birth of Troxell, Barbara (s) (1916-1984) U.S. (68) b. Easton, Pa., Sep. 10, 1916; d. Ithaca, NY, Sep. 23, 1984: MET: Début Dec. 28, 1950 [Inez] Il Trovatore, 1 season (1950-51) 17 perf., 2 works.

  • 1919 Birth of Dutch composer Lex van DELDEN in Amsterdam. d-Amsterdam, 1 JUL 1988.

  • 1922 Birth of Peruvian-American, 5-octave soprano, Yma SUMAC in Ichocan. The official birthdate, not 1927 as has been commonly published. Her first recordings were in 1943 and at that time, she was a young woman in her early '20s, not a teenager. Additional information.

  • 1925 Birth of Russian composer Boris TCHAIKOVSKY in Moscow. d-Moscow, 7 FEB 1996. Freeman: "Voodoo" New York, (1928).

  • 1929 Birth of Japanese pianist, teacher and composer Akio YASHIRO in Tokyo. d-Yokohama, 9 APR 1976.

  • 1931 FP of MOORE: Mary "Los Rubios" Los Angeles (1931).

  • 1934 Birth of Bertolino, Mario (bs) It. b. Palermo, Sep. 10, 1934; MET: Début Oct. 21, 1978 [Bailiff] Werther, 7 seasons (1978-85) 86 perf., 10 roles, 9 works.

  • 1934 Birth of Bulgarian composer Vassil KAZANDJIEV in Rousse.

  • 1934 Death of German-British conductor George Henschel in Scotland. b-Breslau, 18 FEB 1850.

  • 1934 Birth of composer Larry Sitsky

  • 1934 FP of BOUGHTON: "The Lily Maid" Gloucester (1934).

  • 1937 Birth of composer Paul Martin Palombo

  • 1939 Birth of American soprano Judith NELSON in Chicago.

  • 1939 Birth of Sotin, Hans (bs) Ger. b. Dortmund, Sep. 10, 1939; MET: Début: Oct. 26, 1972 [Sarastro] Die Zauberflöte, 8 seasons (1972-73, 86-89, 91- 92, 93-94, 95-96, 97-9872-73, 86-89, 91-92, 93-94, 95-96, 97-98) 74 perf. 11 roles, 9 works.

  • 1939 Birth of German bass and former chemical engineer Hans SOTIN in Dortmund.

  • 1941 Birth of English conductor, harpsichordist and musicologist Christopher HOGWOOD in Nottingham. d-24 SEP 2014 OBIT

  • 1943 Birth of composer Garrett List

  • 1944 Birth of English baritone Thomas ALLEN in Seaham. MET: Début: Nov. 5, 1981 [Papageno] Die Zauberflöte, 10 seasons (1981-82, 85-86, 87- 90, 93-97, 99- thru 2000) 67 Perf. 8 works, 14 roles.

  • 1945 Death of Finnish composer Väinö Raitio in Helsinki. b-Sortavala, Finland 15 APR 1891.

  • 1950 FP of Karl Amadeus Hartmann's Adagio Symphony No. 2, by the Southwest German Radio Orchestra, Hans Rosbaud conducting.

  • 1953 Birth of Danish conductor Michael SCHONWANDT in Copenhagen.

  • 1955 FP of Henry Cowell's Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 10 for oboe and strings, in the Sunken Gardens of the Spanish Court House by oboist Bert Gassman and the strings of the 3rd Annual Pacific Coast Music Festival orchestra, Leopold Stokowski conducting in Santa Barbara, CA.

  • 1959 Birth of English composer Tim KNIGHT in Northallerton.

  • 1966 FP of BUCHT: "Tronkrävarna" Stockholm (1966).

  • 1971 FP of A. Ginastera's opera Beatrix Cenci at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

  • 1976 Death of Campi, Enrico (bs) (1919-1976) It. (57) b. Genoa, 1919; d. Sep. 10, 1976: Début [Herald] Lohengrin (1946).

  • 1986 Birth of American composer Jason RUDOLF in Decatur, IL.

  • 1989 FP of Peter Maxwell Davies' Symphony No. 4, at a BBC Proms Concert in London's Royal Albert Hall, by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra conducted by the composer in London.

  • 1998 FP of Joan Tower's Wild Purple for solo viola, by Paul Neubauer at Lincoln Center in NYC.

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