August 18: Names and Notes in Music

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August 18: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Wed Aug 17, 2005 12:01 pm

AUGUST 18

Births and Deaths
  • Died 1981: Robert Russell bennett, composer, born 06-15-1894
  • Born 1910: Herman Berlinski, composer/organist, died 09-27-2001
  • Died 2004: Elmer Bernstein, composer, born 04-04-1922
  • Born 1884: Basil Cameron, conductor, died 06-26-1975
  • Died 1880: Norman Czaden, composer, born 09-23-1914
  • Born 1857: Blanche Deschamps-Jéhin, contralto, died 06-??-1923
  • Died 1914: Annette Essipov [Essipova], pianist/teacher, born 02-01-1850 [one of the wives of pianist/teacher Theodor Leschetizky]
  • Died 1994: Gottlob Frick, tenor, born 07-28-1906
  • Born 1849: Benjamin Godard, composer, died 01-10-1895
  • Born 1940: Dmitri Kitaenko, conductor
  • Born 1907: Miliza Korjus, soprano, died 08-21-1980
  • Died 2000: Bernard Krainis, recorder player, born-?? [aged 75]
  • Born 1916: Moura Lympany [Mary Johnstone], pianist, died 03-28-2005
  • Born 1893: (Sir) Ernest MacMillan, conductor, died 05-06-1973
  • Born 1857: Eusebius Mandyczewski, musicologist, died 07-13-1929 [editor of Schubert and Haydn compositions]
  • Born 1750: Antonio Salieri, composer, died 05-07-1825
  • Born 1873: Leo Slézak, tenor, died 06-01-1946 [father of actor Walter Slezak]
  • Born 1907: Howard Swanson, composer, died 11-12-1978
  • Born 1785: Friedrich Wieck, composer/teacher, died 10-06-1873 [father of pianist Clara Wieck Schumann]
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"Take a music-bath once or twice a week for a few seasons and you will find that it is to the soul what the water-bath is to the body."
—Oliver Wendell Holmes
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