August 23: Names and Notes in Music

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August 23: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Sun Aug 21, 2005 11:11 pm

AUGUST 23

Births and Deaths
  • Died 1899: Dwight Hamilton Baldwin, piano maker and founder, born 1821 [Baldwin Piano Company]
  • Born 1901: Michael Bartlett, tenor, died-??
  • Died 1962: Irving Fine, composer/teacher, born 12-03-1914
  • Died 1960: Oscar Hammerstein, lyricist, born 07-12-1895 [Rodgers & Hammerstein]
  • Born 1907: Ludwig Hoelscher, cellist, died 05-08-1996 [cello partner frequently to pianist Elly Ney]
  • Born 1900: Ernst Krenek, composer, died 12-22-1991
  • Born 1905: Constant Lambert, composer, died 08-21-1951
  • Born 1903: William Primrose, violist, died 05-01-1982
  • Died 1944: Nikolai Roslavetz, composer/pianist, born 01-05-1881
  • Died 1937: Albert Roussel, composer, born 04-05-1869
  • Born 1935: Loren Rush, composer
  • Born 1909: Adolf Scherbaum, trumpeter, died 08-02-2000
  • Born 1894: Sholom Secunda, composer, died 07-13-1974
Musical Quote for Today

"English sopranos sound as if they subsisted on seaweed ... English tenors sound like yawning giraffes."
—Sir Thomas Beecham, conductor
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Post by oisfetz » Mon Aug 22, 2005 5:21 am

Primrose was a good violinist who play the viola. That's why he sounds not like a violist, but as a violinist, even when he played the viola. A pity that his wonderful string quartet last so short time. First violin was Shumsky; a luxury

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