August 10: Names and Notes in Music

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August 10: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Tue Aug 09, 2005 1:20 pm

AUGUST 10

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1926: Marie-Claire Alain, organist
  • Born 1947: Dmitri Alexeev, pianist
  • Born 1929: John Alldis, choral conductor
  • Died 2002: Byron Belt, music critic, born 08-22-1928
  • Died 2001: Elsa Colveti, mezzo-soprano, born 05-11-1907
  • Died 2000: Suzanne Danco, soprano, born 01-22-1911
  • Born 1954: Eliot Fisk, guitarist
  • Born 1871: Oskar Fried, conductor/composer, died 07-05-1941
  • Born 1813: William Henry Fry, composer, died 09-21-1864
  • Born 1921: Agnes Giebel, soprano
  • Born 1865: Alexander Glazunov, composer, died 03-21-1936
  • Died 1806: Johann Michael Haydn, composer, born 07-14-1737 [brother of composer Franz Joseph Haydn]
  • Died 1961: Alexander Hilsberg, violinist/conductor, born 04-24-1897
  • Born 1914: Witold Malcuzynski, pianist, died 07-17-1977
  • Born 1893: Douglas Moore, composer, died 05-25-1969 ["Ballad of Baby Doe"]
  • Born 1952: Ashley Putnam, soprano
Musical Quote for Today

"... you can occasionally have a child prodigy pianist or violinist, but never a real child prodigy conductor."

—Plácido Domingo, tenor/conductor
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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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