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  • 1605 Birth of Italian church music composer Orazio BENEVOLI. Vatican, 1646.

  • 1660 Birth of Spanish composer Sebastian DURON. d-3 AUG 1716.

  • 1700 Birth of composer Georg Abraham Schneider.

  • 1715 Birth of composer James Nares.

  • 1768 CPE Bach becomes cantor to the city of Hamburg.

  • 1771 Birth of composer Giuseppe Cartufo.

  • 1774 FP of Gluck's Iphigenie en Aulide at the Palais Royale Opéra in Paris. 

  • 1779 Death of Dutch composer Pieter Hellendaal. b-1 APR 1721.

  • 1785 Birth of French composer Alexandre-Pierre-François BOëLY. d-27 DEC 1858. Searchfor Alexandre Pierre Francois Boely

  • 1787 W. A. Mozart completes the String Quintet in C, K. 515 in Vienna.

  • 1798 Birth of composer Franz Joseph Glaser.

  • 1836 Birth of American industrialist and music patron Augustus D. JUILLIARD at sea, as parents were returning from Burgandy to USA. Founded music school in NYC. d- NYC, 25 APR 1919.

  • 1849 L. M. Gottschalk's début at the Salle Pleyel in Paris. On 2 APR 1845 he had performed his first recital with Chopin in attendance. Photo | Map

  • 1858 Birth of German choral conductor Siegfried OCHS in Frankfurt-am-Main d-Berlin, 5 FEB 1929.

  • 1863 Birth of composer Felix Blumenfeld.

  • 1868 Birth of German composer and conductor Max von SCHILLINGS in Duren. d-Berlin, 24 JUL 1933. m-soprano Barbara Kemp (1881-1959) Gr. Opera: "Ingwelde" (1894), "Der Pfeifertag" (Day of the Piper) (1899), "Moloch" (1906), "Mona Lisa" (1915).

  • 1876 Death of German composer Samuel Sebastian Wesley. b-14 AUG 1810.

  • 1887 Birth of American baritone Harry De GARMO Legendary Voices  in Detroit. d-21 APR 1919. Debut 1910.

  • 1888 Birth of American composer and arranger William AXT in NYC. d-1959.

  • 1892 Birth of French composer Germaine TAILLEFERRE in Pau-St.Maur. Only female in the French group of composers known as 'Les Six'. d-7 NOV 1983.

  • 1892 Birth of English operatic tenor Walter WIDDOP in Norland, Halifax. d-6 SEP 1949. Debut as Radames in Aida (Verdi) 15 Oct 1923. Teachers were Dinh Gilly, Arthur Hinchcliffe. Sang in premiere of Judith (Goossens).

  • 1896 Birth of German composer Hugo HERRMANN in Ravensburg. d-7 SEP 1967. Opera: "Gazellenhorn, Picknick, Vasantasena, Das Wunder, Paracelsus, Der Rekord, Der Uberfall, and Die Heinzelmännchen."

  • 1897 Birth of American composer Kay SWIFT. d-28 JAN 1993.

  • 1899 FP of Cesar Francks's String Quartet in Paris.

  • 1907 Birth of composer Gino Contilli.

  • 1908 Birth of German conductor Joseph KEILBERTH in Karlstuhe. d-Munich, 20 JUL 1968, while conducting a performance of Tristan und Isolde, at the National Theater Munich.

  • 1911 Birth of composer Francesco Maria Saraceni.

  • 1915 Birth of German bass-baritone Hans REHM in Hanover. Debut as Ottokar in Freischutz (Weber) 1937. Teachers were W.Rabot, Stradiocali.

  • 1919 Death of Italian mezzo-soprano Barbara Marchisio. b-Turin, 6 DEC 1833. Debut as Adalgisa in Norma (Bellini) 1856. Teachers were Gioacchino Rossini, Antonino Marchisio (brother), Fabbrica. Pupils wewre Toti Dal Monte, Rosa Raisa. Sang in premiere of Piccarda Donati (Marchisio). Duca di Scilla (Petrella).

  • 1915 Birth of composer Dorian Le Gallienne.

  • 1920 Death of soprano Mathilde Mallinger. b-Agram, 17 FEB 1847. Debut as Norma in Norma (Bellini). Teachers were Giovanni Battista Gordigiani, Richard Lewy, Heinrich Vogl. Pupils were Johannes Bischoff, Werner Engel, Frieda Langendorff, Lotte Lehmann, Henry Trundt, Florence Wickham. Created Eva Pogner in Meistersingers (Wagner).

  • 1921 Birth of American composer Will OGDON.

  • 1924 Birth of Austrian mezzo-soprano Hertha TOPPER in Graz. Debut as Ulrica in Ballo in Maschera (Verdi) 1945. Teacher was Mixa. Created Mirxa in Traum ein Leben (Mixa). Katharina in Harmonie der Welt (Hindemith). Paengdok in Sim Tjong (Yun Isang).

  • 1926 Birth of German conductor Bernard KLEE in Schleiz.

  • 1928 Birth of Tunisian-Italian baritone Jean RALLO in Tunis. Debut as Jean in Noces de Jeannette (Masse) 1953. Teacher was Renee Mahe.

  • 1930 FP of ALFANO's "L'Ultimo Lord" in Naples.

  • 1934 Birth of composer Jan Helge Guttorm Bark.

  • 1936 Birth of composer Csaba Szabo.

  • 1936 FP of Alban Berg's Violin Concerto, at the Festival of the International Society for Contemporary Music in Barcelona. Pablo Casals Orchestra conducted by Hermann Scherchen and Louis Krasner was the soloist and commissioned the piece.

  • 1937 Birth of Australian baritone Malcolm RIVERS in Ipswich. Debut as Collatinus in Rape of Lucretia (Britten) 1966. Teachers were John Hargreaves, Marie Marchant Created Laodamas in Castaway (Berkeley). Furlong in Grace of Todd (Crosse). Jack Favell in Rebecca (W. Joseph). Yashvin in Anna Karenina (Hamilton). Tadeus in Gardens of Adonis (Weisgall). Pedro de Candia in Royal Hunt of the Sun (Hamilton).

  • 1938 Birth of American tenor Kenneth RIEGEL in Womelsdorf, PA.

  • 1942 Birth of English singer, pianist, conductor and ethnomusicologist David FANSHAWE in Devon.

  • 1945 Death of German tenor Alois Burgstaller. b-Holzkirchen, 21 SEP 1872. Debut as 1st Knight in Parsifal (Wagner) 1894. Teachers were Eduard Bellwidt, Julius Kniese, Hermann Levi.

  • 1947 Birth of French violinist and conductor Yan-Pascal TORTELIER.

  • 1947 Birth of American pianist Murray PERAHIA (per EYE ah) in NYC. Won Avery Fischer Prize-1975, Grammy 1988.

  • 1957 Birth of American composer Bob Ostertag in Albuquerque, NM.

  • 1959 Birth of Welsh soprano Deborah STUART-ROBERTS in Aberystwyth.

  • 1959 FP of Ned Rorem's Sym. No. 3. New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein conducting.

  • 1963 Birth of English composer Graham FITKIN.

  • 1964 FP of Igor Stravinsky's Fanfare for a New Theater at the Inauguration of the New York State Theater at Lincoln Center, NYC.

  • 1965 Birth of Russian pianist Lilya ZILBERSTEIN, in Moscow.

  • 1967 Death of Spanish tenor Piero Pauli. Piero Pauli b-Barcelona, 1898. Debut as Faust in Mefistofele (Boito) 1929. Teachers were Maria Barrientos, Francesco Vignas, Alberto Caffo.

  • 1975 Death of American soprano Ida Sylvania aka Ida Heydt in Melbourne, FL. Born in Allentown, PA.

  • 1975 FP of J. P. Rameau's unfinished opera Les Boréades in London. His last opera was composed in 1764, unfinished at his death. The conductor John Eliot Gardiner prepared a performing edition of the score.

  • 1983 Death of tenor William Horne. b-1913. Debut as Des Grieux in Manon Lescaut (Puccini) 1944. Sang in premiere of Mother of Us All (Thomson).

  • 1986 Death of Swedish composer Dag Ivar Wirén. b-Ormvisa, Karlfeldt, 15 OCT 1905. Works list.

  • 1991 Death of waltz violinist and conductor Willi Boskovsky. NYTimes Bio.
  • 1993 Death of Mexican guitarist and composer Blas Galindo Dimas in Mexico City. b-San Gabriel, Jalisco 3 FEB 1910. Photo.

  • 2000 FP of Alan Jay Kernis' Valentines for soprano and orchestra. Rene Fleming and the Minnesota Orchestra, Eiji Oue conducting in Minneapolis.

  • 2001 FP of Poul Ruders' Paganini Variations  Poul Ruders Edition, Vol. 3: Paganini Variations / The City in the Sea / Anima for guitar and orchestra, with soloist David Starobin and the Odense Symphony in Denmark.

  • 2001 FP of Michael Daugherty's UFO for solo percussion and winds. Evelyn Glennie and the North Texas Wind Symphony, Eugene Corporon conducting in Denton, TX.

  • 2002 Death of American soprano Marthe Errolle, in Sarasota, FL under suspicious circumstances. b-1916.
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