March 29: Names and Notes in Music

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March 29: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Sun Mar 27, 2005 9:04 pm

MARCH 29

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1902: (Sir) William Walton, composer, died 03-08-1983
  • Born 1906: E. Power Biggs, organist, died 03-10-1977
  • Died 1697: Nicolaus Bruhns, composer/organist, born 12-??-1665
  • Died 1888: Charles Valentin Alkan [Morhange], composer/pianist, born 11-30-1813
  • Died 1911: Alexandre Guilmant, composer/organist, born 03-12-1837
  • Died 1924: Charles Villiers Stanford, composer, born 09-30-1852
  • Died 1977: Fritz Ollendorff, bass singer, born 05-29-1912
  • Died 1980: Annunzio P. Mantovani [known as "Mantovani], conductor, born 11-15-1905
  • Died 1982: Carl Orff, composer, born 07-10-1895
  • Died 1987: Felix Prohaska, conductor, born 05-16-1912
  • Died 1992: Eberhard Waechter, baritone, born 07-09-1929
  • Died 2000: Anna Sokolow, dancer/choreographer, born 02-09-1910
  • Born 1902: Mario Rossi, conductor, died 06-29-1992
  • Born 1900: Henri-Bertrand Etchevvery, bass singer, died 11-14-1960
  • Born 1927: Teresa Sterne, record producer/pianist [Nonesuch/Elektra], died 12-10-2000 [Lou Gehrig's disease]
  • Born 1936: Richard Rodney Bennett, composer
  • Born 1931: Gloria Davy, soprano
Musical Quote for Today

"You have between your legs the most sensitive instrument known to man, and all you can do is to sit there and scratch it."

—Sir Thomas Beecham
a remark attributed to a woman cellist
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When she started to play, Mr. Steinway came down and personally
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