August 19: Names and Notes in Music

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August 19: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Wed Aug 17, 2005 12:18 pm

AUGUST 19

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1892: Chase Baromeo [Sikes], bass singer, died-??
  • Died 1929: Sergei Diaghilev, impresario, born 03-31-1872
  • Born 1881: Georges Enesco [Enescu], violinist/conductor/composer, died 05-04-1955
  • Died 1994: Louis de Froment, conductor, born 12-05-1921
  • Born 1886: Robert Heger, conductor, died 01-14-1978
  • Died 1992: Jean Hubeau, pianist/accompanist, born 06-22-1917
  • Died 2004: Edmund Kurtz, cellist, born 12-29-1908
  • Died 1998: Ilva Ligabue, soprano, born 05-23-1932
  • Died 1963: Kathleen Parlow, violinist, born 09-20-1890
  • Died 1922: Felipe Fedrell, composer/musicologist, born 02-19-1841
  • Died 1813: Johann Karl Friedrich Rellstab, author/publisher, born 02-27-1759
  • Died 1929: Meta Seinemeyer, soprano, born 09-05-1895 [wife of conductor Frieder Weissman]
  • Died 1892: Franz (Frantisek) Skuhersky, composer/pianist/teacher, born 07-31-1830
  • Died 1998: Sylvia Stahlman, soprano, born 03-05-1929 [possible birth year 1933]
  • Died 1933: Anton Witek, violinist, born 01-07-1872 [Boston Symphony]
  • Died 1944: (Sir) Henry J. Wood, conductor, born 03-03-1869
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—Jean Paul Richter
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When she started to play, Mr. Steinway came down and personally
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