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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...
Pietro Francesco CAVALLI 1602 Birth of Italian opera composer Pietro Francesco CAVALLI in Crema. d- Venice, 14 JAN 1676. 1656 Jean-...
Claudio MONTEVERDI 1652 Birth of composer Johann Philipp Fortsch 1567 (15th?) Birth of Italian composer Claudio MONTEVERDI in Cre...
1594 Death of Italian composer Giovanni Pierluigi PALESTRINA in Rome at age 68. b-Palestrina, Italy c1525. 1633 FP of Rossi's Erminia...
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...
Philipp Christoph Kayser 1698 Birth of composer Gaetano Maria Schiassi . b Bologna, 10 March 1698; d Lisbon, 1754). Italian composer. He...
July 20 Today in classical music history
Ignaz Vitzthumb 1600 Birth of composer Simon Ives 1720 Birth of composer Ignaz Vitzthumb 1726 Birth of composer William Jones 173...
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Jim Lehrer, journalist who co-founded PBS' nightly newscast, dead at 85
The former anchor of PBS NewsHour, has died at the age of 85. Lehrer’s passed away on January 23, 2020. Lehrer was the executive editor and a news anchor...
ON THIS DAY IN JAZZ AGE MUSIC!
SMITH BALLEW The Texas Troubadour Date of Birth: 21 January 1902, Palestine, Texas Date of Death: 2 May 1984, Longview, Texas One of the finest singers of ...
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Julius Pölzer (Tenor) (Admont, Austria 9. 4. 1901 - Wien, Austria 16. 2. 1972)
He first studied dentistry. After he became aware of his beautiful voice, however, he decided to pursue a career in singing and was trained by Theo Lier...
RIP...conductor Raymond Leppard
Raymond John Leppard CBE (11 August 1927 – 22 October 2019) was a British conductor, harpsichordist, composer and editor. In the 1960s, he played a prime ...
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Christopher Chapman Rouse III (February 15, 1949 – September 21, 2019) was an American composer.
Christopher Chapman Rouse III. American composer. Though he wrote for various ensembles, Rouse is primarily known for his orchestral compositions, includ...
LANG LANG has performed with leading orchestras in the United States, Europe, and Canada, in addition to his native China.
Lang Lang was born in Shenyang, Liaoning, China on 14 June 1982. His father Lang Guoren is a member of the Manchu Niohuru clan, which brought forth a long...
Jim Keeler, remembered as host of Philadelphia Orchestra radio broadcasts
J James W. Keeler, 82, of Suttons Bay, Michigan died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Tendercare of Leelanau. Keeler was born March 21, 1927, in Corning, N.Y., t...
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Anthony Tommasini on composers
When he began to listen to the great works of classical music as a child, Anthony Tommasini had many questions. Why did a particular piece move him? How d...
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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...
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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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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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Spencer Brewer CINEMATIC
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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Herman Wouk (May 27, 1915 – May 17, 2019)
Herman Wouk was an American author best known for historical fiction such as The Caine Mutiny (1951) which won the Pulitzer Prize. Other major works inc...
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