Johann Friedrich Reichardt

  • 1718 Birth of composer Wenzel Raimund Pirck

  • 1729 Death of French composer and clavecinist Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre in Paris.

  • 1745 Birth of composer Johann Nepomuk Went

  • 1789 Birth of German composer Friedrich SILCHER in Schnaith. d- 26 AUG 1860.

  • 1805 Birth of composer Stephen Elvey

  • 1812 Birth of English composer, choir director and teacher J. P. HULLAH. Studied with Crivelli at the Royal Academy of Music in 1833-35.

  • 1814 Death of German composer Johann Friedrich Reichardt in Giebichenstein. b-Königsberg, 25 NOV 1752.

  • 1819 Birth of German piano teacher and exercise composer Carl Albert LOESCHHORN in Berlin. d-1905.

  • 1821 Birth of composer August Conradi

  • 1833 Birth of composer Vladislav Ivanovich Zaremba

  • 1846 Birth of American music administrator Henry E. ABBEY, in Ohio. The first manager of the MET Opera House.

  • 1850 Birth of composer Jacob Adolf Hagg

  • 1859 Birth of American composer, organist and pianist Mildred HILL. With lyrics by her younger sister Patty Smith Hill wrote Happy Birthday to You. d- 1916.

  • 1861 Birth of English pianist Fanny DAVIS. First to give a piano recital in Westminster Abbey. Multiple references to spelling of last name as “DAVIES.”  (Other cites back-refer to Wikipedia, but the Naxos cite appears to be independent corroboration.)  Specifically, from the Naxos bio, “Davies also gave chamber concerts with Pablo Casals in the years preceding World War I, and was invited by him in 1923 to play Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 Op. 58 and Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 2 Op. 83 in Barcelona with an orchestra he had founded. Around this time Davies became the first pianist to give a recital in Westminster Abbey, giving further concerts at York, Winchester and other cathedrals..”

  • 1885 Birth of composer Arthur Harmat

  • 1887 FP of Sir Charles Villers Stanford's Irish Symphony. At a Richter concert in London.

  • 1888 Birth of Portuguese cellist Guilhermina SUGGIA. d-1950.

  • 1896 FP of Karl Goldmark's opera The Cricket on the Hearth in Berlin. It is based on Dicken's story.

  • 1898 Birth of Hungarian composer Tibor HARSANYI in Magyarkanisza. d-Paris, 19 SEP 1954.

  • 1908 Birth of composer Hans de Jong

  • 1909 Birth of composer Gianandrea Gavazzeni

  • 1910 Birth of Czech composer and pianist Karel REINER-HORVARY. d-1979.

  • 1911 Birth of composer V K Narayana Menon

  • 1913 (28th?) Birth of English composer George LLOYD. d-1998. Search  for George LLOYD

  • 1916 Birth of composer Hallvard Olav Johnsen

  • 1922 Birth of American composer and pianist George T. WALKER in Washington, D.C. Biography.

  • 1931 Birth of composer Alojz Srebotnjak

  • 1931 Birth of composer Ryszard Kwiatkowski

  • 1932 Birth of American composer Tom BROWN in Schenectady, NY.

  • 1932 Birth of American soprano Anna MOFFO-SARNOFF Anna Moffo sings Massenet, Puccini, Donizetti & Verdi in Wayne, Pa. Metropolitan Opera [1959-1969]. m-Robert Sarnoff , former chairman of the board of NBC and RCA Records. d-10 MAR 2006.

  • 1932 Birth of English composer Hugh WOOD in Parbold, Lancashire.

  • 1937 Birth of American pianist Samuel SANDERS  (Born in Bronx; died 7/9/1999 in Manhattan due to liver failure—obit published 7/12/99 & refers to his death at NY Presbyterian the preceding Friday.)  See also

  • 1942 Birth of American electronic music composer John McGUIRE in Artesia, CA.

  • 1946 Birth of American electronic music composer Daria SEMEGEN.

  • 1946 Birth of American composer Janice GITECH in NYC.

  • 1946 Birth of German composer Ruth SCHONTHAL in Berlin.

  • 1947 Birth of American composer Jack GALLAGHER in NYC. Professor of Music The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH.

  • 1948 Death of American composer and painter George Templeton Strong at age 92, in Geneva. Biography.

  • 1953 Birth of American composer Daniel ASIA in Seattle, WA.

  • 1956 Birth of American soprano Nancy GUSTAFSON.

  • 1957 Birth of Belgian composer Koen DeJONGHE in Kuurne.

  • 1958 Birth of Finnish composer Magnus LINDBERG in Helsinki. Biography.

  • 1960 Birth of English conductor and harpsichordist Robert KING.

  • 1975 Death of Austrian composer Robert Stolz Die schönsten Melodien von in Berlin. b-Graz, 25 AUG 1880.

  • 1990 FP of Michael Torke'sMass for baritone, chorus and orchestra, at the New York State Theater. William Stone, the Trinity Church Choir, and the NY City Ballet Orchestra, Gordon Boelzner conducting.
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