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Gunther Schuller (November 22, 1925 – June 21, 2015)
Gunther Schuller (November 22, 1925 – June 21, 2015) was an American composer, conductor, horn player, author, historian, and jazz musician.
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1723 FP of Feo's "Morano e Rosina" Naples. 1726 Death of Italian castrato Francesco Antonio Pistocchi . b-Palermo, 1659. Deb...
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Claude GOUDIMEL 1572 Murders of Huguenot composer Claude GOUDIMEL in Lyons and Huguenot composer Philibert JAMBE-de-FER publishe...
DECEMBER 4 Today in classical music history
1660 Birth of French composer Andre CAMPRA in Aix-en-Provence. d-Versailles, 14 JUN 1744. Search Amazon.com for Andre CAMPRA 1667 ...
DECEMBER 16 Today in classical music history
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN 1770 (1772?) Traditional date of birth of German composer Ludwig van BEETHOVEN in Bonn, not 1772 which may have b...
Claudio MONTEVERDI 1652 Birth of composer Johann Philipp Fortsch 1567 (15th?) Birth of Italian composer Claudio MONTEVERDI in Cre...
Pietro Francesco CAVALLI 1602 Birth of Italian opera composer Pietro Francesco CAVALLI in Crema. d- Venice, 14 JAN 1676. 1656 Jean-...
1594 Death of Italian composer Giovanni Pierluigi PALESTRINA in Rome at age 68. b-Palestrina, Italy c1525. 1633 FP of Rossi's Erminia...
Philipp Christoph Kayser 1698 Birth of composer Gaetano Maria Schiassi . b Bologna, 10 March 1698; d Lisbon, 1754). Italian composer. He...
NOVEMBER 21 Today in classical music history
Henry PURCELL 1695 Death of English composer Henry PURCELL at age 36, in Westminster, London. Buried under his organ at Westminster Abb...
Mikhail Ivanovich GLINKA 1549 Birth of composer Allesandre Spontone 1611 Birth of composer Felician Schwab 1639 Death of German compos...
Gordon Langford (11 May 1930 – 18 April 2017)
The death has been announced of the composer and arranger Gordon Langford. He passed away on Tuesday 18th April 2017, aged 86. He first rose to prominence...
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Ralph Votrian (1934-2017) has played in voice over roles in cartoons, TV, movies, video games and more.
Actor in radio, and TV; voiceover artist -- via legacy.com. His IMDb bio states that he began performing at age 8 (1942) on radio. His extensive list of a...
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Enzo Baccante (Baritone) (Sulmona 1887 - New York 1938)
Artist and opera singer-Baccante's opera career probably started with his debut in 1909 at Faraggiana of Novara as Zurga in Pescatori di Perle. Performanc...
Ex-Minnesota Orchestra maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski dies
Skrowaczewski conducted major orchestras in England, Japan and other countries. His last concerts were with the Minnesota Orchestra in October 2016, condu...
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Minnesota Orchestra's conductor laureate, dies at 93
Stanisław Skrowaczewski (October 3, 1923 – February 21, 2017) was a Polish-American classical conductor and composer. Skrowaczewski was born in Lwów (then...
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Karl Haas (December 6, 1913 – February 6, 2005)
Karl Haas was a German-American classical music radio host, known for his sonorous speaking voice, humanistic approach to music appreciation, and populari...
Roberta Peters (May 4, 1930 – January 18, 2017) was an American coloratura soprano. One of the most prominent American singers to achieve lasting fame ...
One of the most prominent American singers to achieve lasting fame and success in opera, Peters is noted for her 35-year association with the Metropolitan...
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ERIC COATES, Three Elizabeths
Reverend Arthur A. Hall,in 1941, suggested Eric Coates to consider the notion of creating an orchestral suite-based on the generations of the British roya...
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American composer Donald H White dies...95
*Donald H. White (February 28, 1921 – October 4, 2016)* was a 20th-century American composer. Donald White was born in Narberth, Pennsylvania in 1921. H...
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Sir Neville Marriner
(15 April 1924—2 October 2016) Marriner was born in Lincoln, England, and studied at the Royal College of Music and the Paris Conservatoire. He played the...
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ON THIS DAY IN JAZZ AGE MUSIC!
Birthday Spotlight: Nina Mae McKinney
Nina Mae McKinney Nina Mae McKinney (June 13, 1912 – May 3, 1967) was an American actress who worked internationally during the 1930s and in the postwar pe...
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Pretty Yende, OIS (born 6 March 1985) is a South African soprano opera singer.
Has won first prize in operetta and opera at the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition 2009 in Vienna, and in 2010 the first prize at th...
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For over 30 years, Spencer Brewer has been a composer/pianist/performer on the cutting edge of instrumental music- inspiring audiences and listeners world...
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Inspector Morse creator Colin Dexter dies
Norman Colin Dexter, OBE (29 September 1930 – 21 March 2017) was an English crime writer known for his Inspector Morse series of novels, which were writt...
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