April 17: Names and Notes in Music

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April 17: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Fri Apr 15, 2005 11:56 pm

APRIL 17

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1904: Josepn Ahrens, composer, died-??
  • Died 1978: Ethel Bartlett, pianist/duo-pianist, born 06-06-1896 [Bartlett & Rae Robertson duo] [possible birth year, 1901, doubtful]
  • Died 1998: David Blum, conductor/author, born 1935
  • Born 1900: Willy Burkhard, composer, died 06-18-1955
  • Born 1885: Cecil Burleigh, violinist, died 07-28-1980
  • Died 1974: Herbert Elwell, composer, born 05-10-1898
  • Born 1883: Walter Goetze, composer, died 03-24-1961
  • Died 1942: Alfred Hertz, conductor, born 07-15-1872
  • Born 1940: Siegfried Jerusalem, tenor
  • Died 1959: Barbara Kemp, soprano, born 12-12-1881
  • Died 2000: Paula Lindburg, mezzo-soprano, born 12-21-1897
  • Died 1971: Pierre Luboshutz, pianist/duo-pianist, born 06-17-1891 [Luboshutz & Nemenoff]
  • Born 1914: Janine Michaeu, soprano, died 10-18-1976
  • Died 1996: Angelica Morales, pianist, born 01-22-1911 [wife of pianist/composer Emil von Sauer]
  • Born 1903: Nicolas Nabokov, composer, died 04-06-1978
  • Born 1950: Christina Ortiz, pianist
  • Born 1903: Gregor Piatigorsky, cellist, died 08-06-1976
  • Born 1882: Artur Schnabel, pianist/teacher/composer, died 08-15-1951
  • Born 1927: Graziella Sciutti, soprano, died 04-11-2001 [possibl edeath: 04-09-2001]
  • Born 1935: Anja Silja, pianist [wife of conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi]
  • Born 1888: Maggie Teyte [Tate], soprano, died 05-26-1976
  • Born 1903: Frederic Waldman, conductor, died 12-01-1995 [possible death: 12-05-1995]
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"I know two kinds of audience only—one coughing and one not coughing."
—Artur Schnabel
My Life and Music, 1961
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