March 27: Names and Notes in Music

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March 27: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Sun Mar 27, 2005 7:44 pm

MARCH 27

Births and Deaths
  • Died 1967: William Kincaid, flutist, born 04-26-1895
  • Died 1969: David Lloyd, tenor, born 04-06-1912
  • Died 1973: David Tree, tenor/narrator, born 1902
  • Died 1975: (Sir) Arthur Bliss, composer, born 08-02-1891
  • Died 2005: Grant Johannesen, pianist, born 07-30-1921 [once married to cellist Zara Nelsova]
  • Died 1995: Frederick Riddle, string player-??, born 04-20-1912
  • Died 2001: Ovidiu Badila, double-bassist, born 10-18-1962
  • Born 1892: Ferde Grofé, composer/conductor, died 04-03-1972
  • Born 1924: Sarah Vaughan, pop singer, died 04-03-1990
  • Born 1702: Johann Ernst Eberlin, composer/organist, died 06-21-1762
  • Born 1851: Vincent d'Indy, composer, died 12-02-1931
  • Born 1950: Maria Ewing, soprano
  • Born 1927: Mstislav Rostropovich, cellist/conductor [husband of soprano Galina Vishnevskaya]
  • Born 1928: Pauline Tinsley, soprano
Musical Quote for Today

"Pop music is the classical music of now."

—Paul McCartney, as quoted in Palmer's
All You Need is Love, 1976
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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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