Philipp Christoph Kayser
  • 1698 Birth of composer Gaetano Maria Schiassi. b Bologna, 10 March 1698; d Lisbon, 1754). Italian composer. He worked as a violinist at a court in Italy and then Darmstadt. BIO.
  • 1713 Birth of composer Christian Friedrich Schale in Brandenburg, Germany.
  • 1713 Birth of composer Raphael Weiss.
  • 1749 Birth of librettist Lorenzo da Ponte (Emanuele Conigliano) near Venice. Collaborated with Mozart on Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro and Cosi fan tutte. Was a trustee of and Professor of Italian studies at Columbia College in New York. d-1838.
  • 1755 Birth of composer Philipp Christoph Kayser in Frankfurt am Main. d-December 24th 1823 in Zurich. He was a German pianist, composer, orchestra musician, music educator, and poet and was a close friend of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
  • 1780 Birth of composer Juan Jose Landaeta.
  • 1785 FP of Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 K 467, in C Major concerto, composer was soloist, at the Burgtheater in Vienna. Mozart: Great Piano Concertos
  • 1808 Birth of tenor Napoleone Moriani in Florence. Died 4 Mar 1878 Debut in Arabi Nelle Gallie (Pacini) Teacher, Ruga Created Carlo in Linda di Chamounix (Donizetti) Enrico in Maria di Rudenz (Donizetti) Egmondo in Duca D'Alba (Pacini) Lorenzo Alopo in Giovanni II (Coccia) Armando in Due Illustre Rivali (Mercadante) Luigi Rolla in Luigi Rolla (F Ricci) Linceo in Dirce (A Peri) Sang in premiere of La Sposa di Messina (Vaccai).
  • 1823 Birth of Italian contralto Marietta ALBONI, studied with Rossini. d-France, 23 JUN 1894. Debut as Orsini in Lucrezia Borgia (Donizetti) 1839 Teachers, Gioacchino Rossini, Bafioli, Mme Bertolotti Domenico Mombelli Created Zerline in Corbeille D'Orange (Auber) Berenice in Ebrea (Pacini) Sang in premiere of Lara (Salvi) Consuelo (Gordigiani).
  • 1923 Birth of tenor Theodor Wachtel in Hamburg.  Died 14 Nov 1893 Debut Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti) 1849 Teachers, Eckhardt, Julie Grandjean.
  • 1832 Death of Italian composer Muzio Clementi in Evesham, England at the age of 80.
  • 1837 FP of S. Mercadante's opera Il Giuramento 'The Oath' in Milan.
  • 1839 Birth of American organist and composer Dudley BUCK in Hartford, CT. d- 6 OCT 1909.
  • 1844 Birth of Spanish composer and violinist Pablo Martin Meliton de SARASATE, [aka Pablo Martin M de Sarasate y Navascuez] in Pamplona. d- 20 SEP 1908.
  • 1847 Death of soprano Marianna Sessi. Born 1776 in Rome. Debut in premiere of Giuochi D'Agrigento (Paisiello) 16 May 1792 Sangin premiere of Cleopatra (Weigl).
  • 1870 Birth of composer Alfred Kastner.
  • 1870 Death of Czech-born composer and pianist Ignaz Moscheles at age 75, in Leipzig.
  • 1872 Birth of English-American composer, teacher and music critic Felix BOROWSKI in Burton, England. d-Chicago, 6 SEP 1956. Born of Polish father and lived his entire adult life in Chicago. Composed three sonatas (1904, 1906 and 1924) and an earlier suite (1900). Romantic works in the French style of Guilmant or Widor. Chicago Symphony premiered 17 of his compositions and arrangements 1910-1950.
  • 1874 Birth of bass-baritone Andre Allard in Paris. Died 1938 Debut 1897 Created Sforza in La Reine Fiammette (Leroux) Eurymaque in Penelope (Faure) Sang in premiere of Les Noces Corinthiennes (Busser) Les Quatre Journees (Bruneau) La Carmelite (Hahn) Fille de Roland (Rabaud) Aphrodite (Erlanger) Leone (Samuel-Rousseau).
  • 1875 Birth of composer Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser.
  • 1875 FP of Karl Goldmark's opera Die Königin von Saba 'The Queen of Sheba', at the Court Opera Hofoper in Vienna.
  • 1877 FP of Borodin's Second Symphony, Napravnik, conducting, in St. Petersburg. Borodin: Sym No 2 with In the Steppes of Central Asia.
  • 1880 FP of John Knowles Paine's Symphony No. 2 Spring. Theodore Thomas conducting in Boston. John Knowles Paine: Symphony No. 2.
  • 1884 Birth of Spanish coloratura Maria BARRIENTOS. d-France, 8 AUG 1946. Debut as Amina in Sonnambula (Bellini) 24 Jul 1898 Teacher, Francesco Bonet Pupils, Helena Arizmendi, Piero Pauli
  • 1885 FP of Bruckner's Seventh Symphony, in Munich. Bruckner: The Complete Symphonies.
  • 1888 Death of Ciro Pinsuti Composer and Teacher of Singing. Born 9 May 1829 in Sinalunga. Pupils, Giulia Grisi, Giovanni Mario, Giorgio Ronconi.
  • 1888 FP of Cesar Franck's Psyche, in Paris. Franck: Psyché; Le Chasseur maudit.
  • 1888 Birth of composer Krsto Odak.
  • 1892 Birth of English soprano Dame Eva TURNER Dame Eva Turner - The Collected Recordings in Oldham. d-London, 16 JUN 1990. Debut in Tannhauser (Wagner) 1917 Teachers, Edgardo Levy, Gigia Levy, Albert Richards-Broad Dan Rootham, Mary Wilson Pupils, Josephine Barstow, Eric Garrett, Rita Hunter, Robert Knie Gwyneth Jones, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Amy Shuard Pauline Tinsley, Elizabeth Vaughan, Anne Wilkens, Linda Ester Gray, Ann Hood.
  • 1892 Birth of Swiss composer Arthur Oscar HONEGGER in La Havre, France. A member 'Les Six'. d-27 NOV 1955.
  • 1896 Birth of bass Georg Wieter in Hanover. Died 20 Mar 1988 Teachers, Hans Emge, F Northolt, Franz Xavier Battisti Sang in premiere of Der Mond (Orff) Don Juan de Manara (Tomasi) Der Tag im Licht (Grimm) Friedenstag (Strauss) Capriccio (Strauss) Liebe de Danae (Strauss).
  • 1899 Birth of composer Finn Hoffding.
  • 1905 Birth of composer Rene Bernier.
  • 1907 Birth of composer Robert de Roos.
  • 1908 Birth of bass Owen Brannigan in Annitsford.  Died 9 May 1973 Debut as Sarastro in Zauberflote (Mozart) 1943 Created Bottom in Midsummer Night's Dream (Britten) Noye in Noye's Fludde (Briten) Swallow in Peter Grimes (Britten) Collatinus in Rape of Lucretia (Britten) Hasselbacher in Our Man in Havana (Williamson) Courtras in Moon & Sixpence (Gardner) Agenor in Violins of St Jacques (Williamson) Sang in premiere of English Eccentrics (Williamson).
  • 1910 Birth of baritone John Hargreaves in Colne Lancs.   Died 5 Feb 1991 Debut as Valentin in Faust (Gounod) 1936 Teacher, Frederick Austin Pupil, Malcolm Rivers Created Charles Strickland in Moon & Sixpence(Gardner).
  • 1910 Death of German composer Carl Reinecke at age 85, in Leipzig.
  • 1915 Birth of English conductor Sir Charles GROVES in London. d- London, 20 JUN 1992.
  • 1916 FP of Enrique Granados' Intermezzo & Epilogue from 'Goyescas'. Philadelphia Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski conducting.
  • 1921 Birth of Yugoslavian-Hungarian violinist Robert VIROVAI. Student of Hubay.
  • 1932 FP of Wallingford Riegger's Dichotomy for orchestra, in Berlin.
  • 1933 Birth of composer Bernadetta Matuszczak.
  • 1934 Birth of bass Sergio Pezzetti in Perugia. Debut as Zaccaria in Nabucco (Verdi) 1960 Teachers, Robert D'Alessio, Aldo Zeetti.
  • 1934 Death of English music critic, author and teacher of singing Herman Klein. His brothers included Charles and Manuel Klein and Max Klein a violinist. Herman was born 23 Jul 1856 in Norwich. Teacher, Manuel Garcia Jnr Pupil, Ruth Vincent.
  • 1940 Birth of American pianist, composer and teacher Francis SCHWARTZ. d-NYC, JAN 2002.
  • 1941 Birth of composer Piotr Warzecha.
  • 1942 Birth of American composer Daniel Kirkland LENTZ in Latrobe, PA.
  • 1943 Birth of American composer Stephen MONTAGUE in Syracuse, NY.
  • 1943 Birth of American composer and teacher Fred LERDAHL [aka Alfred Whitford Lerdahl].
  • 1943 Death of soprano Priska Aich. Born 16 Nov 1887 in Budapest. Debut 1911 Created Ol-Ol in Ol-Ol (Tcherepnin) Sang in premiere of Tyll (Lothar)
  • 1947 Birth of bass Robert Holl Wigmore Hall Live - Robert Holl & Roger Vignoles  in Rotterdam Holland. Teachers, Hans Hotter, Jan Veth, David Hollestelle Pupils, Lenneke Ruiten, Samuel Zuend, Nico van der Meel.
  • 1947 Birth of English conductor Andrew PARROTT in Walsall.
  • 1952 FP of David Diamond's Quintet for clarinet and strings, with clarinetist David Oppenheim, Nathan Gordon and Lillian Fuchs, violins, and Aaron Twerdowsky and Bernard Greenhouse, cellos, at Town Hall in NYC.
  • 1955 Death of bass Albert Huberty. Born Feb 1881 in Belgium. Debut 1903 Teachers, Hippolyte Belhomme, Desire Demest Pupil, Einar Norby Created Fabio Conti in Chartreuse de Parme (Sauguet) Sang in premiere of La Legende de St Christoph (D'Indy) Le Jardin du Paris (Bruneau) L'Arlequin (D'Olonne) Virginie (Bruneau) Roland et le mauvais garcon (Rabaud).
  • 1960 Death of baritone Josef Herou.  Born 6 Oct 1884 in Garfle. Debut as Escamillo in Carmen (Bizet) 1909 Teachers, Oskar Lejdstrom, Quadri Sang in premiere of Arlnot (Peterson-Berger) Resan till America (Rosenberg).
  • 1963 FP of H. W Henze's opera Il re cervo 'The Stag King', at the Staatstheater in Kassel. Follow up of Henze's opera König Hirsch which was FP in Berlin on 24 SEP 1956. The original completed work FP in Stuttgart 7 MAY 1985.
  • 1964 FP of John Harbison's Sinfonia with violinist Rose Mary Harbison and the Bach Society Orchestra of Harvard, Gregory Biss conducting in Cambridge, MA.
  • 1967 Death of singing coach Frederick Cohen. Born 1905 in Bonn. Pupils, Evelyn Lear, Eileen Schauler.
  • 1974 Death of bass Alexei Krivchenya. Born 12 Aug 1910 in Odessa. Teacher, Selyavina Created Vershinin in Armoured Train (Kabalevsky).
  • 1977 FP of John Harbison's Diotima for orchestra. Boston Symphony, Joseph Silverstein conducting, in Boston.
  • 1983 Death of bass Martin Lawrence. Born 26 Sep 1909 in London. Debut 1944 Teachers, Mark Raphael, Spencer Clay, Alberto Erede Created Don Jerome in Duenna (Gerhard) Sang in premiere of Travallion (Philips).
  • 1991 Death of American composer Elie Siegmeister Elie Siegmeister: Theater Set / Concerto for clarinet / Concerto for Flute at age 82, in Manhasset, NY. b-NYC, 15 JAN 1909. Bio Notes | Search for Elie Siegmeister.
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