March 26: Names and Notes in Music

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March 26: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Sun Mar 27, 2005 7:38 pm

MARCH 26

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1882: Jeanne Gerville-Reach, contralto, died 01-05-1915
  • Born 1867: Edyth Walker, mezzo-soprano/teacher, died 02-19-1950 [teacher of Blanche Thebom and Irene Dalis]
  • Died 1827: Ludwig van Beethoven, composer, born 12-16-1770
  • Died 1918: Cesar Cui, composer, born 01-18-1835
  • Died 1926: Franz Kneisel, violinist, born 01-26-1865
  • Died 1975: Julian Kimbell, baritone/teacher, born 1887 [teacher of Gwen Catley and Heddle Nash]
  • Died 1976: Felice Huni-Mihacsek, soprano, born 04-04-1891 [possible birth year 1896]
  • Died 1987: Eugen Jochum, conductor, born 11-01-1902
  • Born 1945: John Wilbraham, trumpeter, died 04-05-1998
  • Born 1944: Patrick L. Beitch, opera manager, died 04-27-2003
  • Born 1884: Wilhelm Backhaus, pianist, died 05-05-1969
  • Born 1905: André Cluytens, conductor, died 06-03-1967
  • Born 1906: Rafael Mendez, trumpeter/cornetist, died 09-15-1981
  • Born 1904: Hermann Schroeder, composer, died 10-07-1984
  • Born 1894: Viorica Ursuleac, soprano, died 10-22-1985
  • Born 1906: Boris Schwarz, violinist/musicologist/author, died 12-31-1983
  • Born 1925: Pierre Boulez, conductor
  • Born 1948: Kyung-Wha Chung, violinist
Musical Quote for Today

"Very musical, but forbidden."
—Nadia Boulanger, teacher
comment on students' exercises,
as quoted in Kendall's The Tender Tyrant: Nadia Boulanger, 1976
Lance G. Hill
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When she started to play, Mr. Steinway came down and personally
rubbed his name off the piano. [Speaking about pianist &*$#@+#]

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