August 6: Names and Notes in Music

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August 6: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Sun Aug 07, 2005 9:30 pm

AUGUST 6

Births and Deaths
  • Died 2001: Larry Adler, harmonica virtuoso, born 02-10-1914
  • Born 1905: Franz Allers, conductor, died 01-26-1995
  • Died 2003: Julius Baker, flutist, born 09-23-1915
  • Born 1910: Nikolai Budashkin, composer, died 01-31-1988
  • Died 1971: Fausto Cleva, conductor, born 05-17-1902
  • Died 1970: Ingolf Dahl, pianist/conductor, born 06-09-1912
  • Died 1992: Hans Heinz, vocal teacher, born 1904
  • Born 1902: Margarete Klose, contralto/mezzo-soprano, died 12-14-1968
  • Died 1891: Henry Charles Litolff, composer/publisher, born 02-06-1818
  • Born 1873: Mary Carr Moore, composer, died 01-11-1957
  • Born 1955: Joseph Patrych, record producer/engineer [esteemed CMG member!]
  • Died 1976: Gregor Piatigorsky, cellist/teacher, born 04-17-1903
  • Died 1974: Robert Rounseville, tenor, born 03-25-1914
  • Born 1888: Heinrich Schlusnus, baritone, died 06-18-1952
  • Born 1909: Karl Ulrich Schnabel, pianist/teacher, died 08-27-2001 [son of pianist Artur Schnabel]
  • Born 1938: Antigone Sgourda, soprano
  • Born 1908: George Singer, conductor/composer, died 09-30-1980
  • Died 1999: Claudette Sorel, pianist, born 10-10-1932
  • Died 2000: Joan Trimble, pianist/composer, born 06-18-1915
  • Born 1929: Sandra Warfield, mezzo-soprano [wife of tenor James McCracken]
  • Born 1889: Ernst Victor Wolff, harpsichordist, died-??
  • Born 1886: Pietro A[lessandro] Yon, composer/organist, died 11-22-1943
Musical Quote for Today

"Going to bed with me gives you no hope for a better part. Understand that? No Hope. But if you don't go to bed with me, you have the certainty of no better part."
—Antonio Ghiringhelli, Manager of La Scala Opera House
to soprano Maria Callas, from Maria Callas, the Woman
Behind the Legend
by Arianna Stassinopoulos
Lance G. Hill
Editor-in-Chief
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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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