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August 16: Names and Notes in Music

Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:40 am
by Lance
AUGUST 16

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1892: Sophie Braslau, contralto, died 12-22-1935
  • Born 1880: Marguerite Carré, soprano, died 12-26-1947
  • Died 1941: John Coates, tenor, born 06-29-1865
  • Born 1916: (Sir) Leslie Edwards, ballet dancer, died 02-08-2001
  • Born 1939: Erick Friedman, violinist, died 03-30-2004
  • Died 2002: Anton Guadagno, conductor, born 05-02-1925
  • Born 1913: Osie Hawkins, baritone, died 07-12-1993
  • Born 1890: Maria Kurenko, soprano, died 05-17-1980
  • Died 1959: Wanda Landowska, harpsichordist/pianist/teacher, born 07-05-1879
  • Born 1950: Yoel Levi, conductor
  • Died 1799: Vincenzo Manfredini, composer, born 10-22-1737
  • Born 1795: Heinrich August Marschner, composer, died 12-14-1861
  • Born 1885: Carmen Melis, soprano, died 12-19-1967
  • Born 1876: Lula Mysz-Gmeiner, contralto, died 08-07-1948
  • Born 1863: Gabriel Pierné, composer/conductor, died 07-17-1937
  • Born 1952: Gianna Rolandi, soprano
  • Born 1868: Charles Sanford Skilton, composer, died 03-12-1941
  • Born 1950: Diane Walsh, pianist
  • Born 1960: Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Musical Quote for Today

"It is in learning music that many houthful hearts learn to love."
—Ricard

Sophie Braslau

Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2005 10:09 am
by Jppiano
I guess she must have died by Cider, eh?

Re: Sophie Braslau

Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2005 12:31 am
by Lance
Jppiano wrote:I guess she must have died by Cider, eh?
You guess it! She asked for Jack Daniels, but cider was the only thing they had. Nobody knew it was tainted, and away she went, cided by cider for sure. :cry: