July 29: Names and Notes in Music

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July 29: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Thu Jul 28, 2005 9:01 am

JULY 29

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1884: Boris V. Assafiev, music critic, died 01-27-1949
  • Died 1970: (Sir) John Barbirolli, conductor/cellist, born 12-02-1899 [husband of oboist Evelyn Rothwell]
  • Born 1898: Jules Bledsoe, baritone, died 07-14-1943
  • Born 1963: Olga Borodina, mezzo-soprano
  • Died 1943: Maria Gay, contralto, born 06-13-1879
  • Born 1946: David Geringas, cellist
  • Born 1886: Apollo Granforte, baritone, died 06-11-1975
  • Born 1915: Charles L. Hill, trumpeter, died 06-12-1979 [Ernest Williams pupil]
  • Born 1883: Manuel Infante, composer, died 04-21-1958
  • Born 1920: Herbert Kegel, conductor, died 11-20-1990
  • Died 1906: Alexandre Luigini, composer, born 03-09-1850
  • Born 1846: Sophie Menter, pianist, died 02-23-1918 [Liszt pupil]
  • Died 1970: Jonel Perlea, conductor, born 12-13-1900
  • Born 1887: Sigmund Romberg, composer, died 11-09-1951
  • Died 1970: Heinz Sauerbaum, tenor, born 12-16-1913
  • Born 1935: Peter Schreier, tenor/conductor
  • Died 1856: Robert Schumann, composer, born 06-08-1810 [husband of pianist/composer Clara Wieck]
  • Died 1970: Oda Slobodskaya, soprano, born 11-28-1888
  • Born 1646: Johann Theile, composer, died 06-24-1724
  • Died 1984: Fred Waring, Pop music conductor, born 06-09-1900
  • Born 1899: Ludwig Weber, bass singer, died 12-09-1974
  • Born 1942: Bernd Weilk, baritone
Musical Quote for Today

"A group of reporters once asked [Enrico] Caruso what he thought of Babe Ruth. Caruso, who was unfailingly polite and amiable, replied that he didn't know because, unfortunatley, he had never heard her sing."
—from Bartlett's Familiar Anecdotes
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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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Post by karlhenning » Thu Jul 28, 2005 9:05 am

Enrico exposes the Bambina for the cross-dresser she was! :-)
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