February 28: Names in Music

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February 28: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Mon Mar 05, 2007 12:58 pm

FEBRUARY 28

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1860: Mario Ancona, baritone, died 02-23-1931
  • Born 1888: Eugéne Bigot, conductgor, died 07-17-1965
  • Born 1877: Sergei Bortkiewicz, composer/pianist, died 10-25-1952
  • Died 1975: (Sir) Neville Cardus, author/critic, born 04-03-1888
  • Born 1876: John Alden Carpenter, composer, died 04-26-1951
  • Born 1882: Octave Dua [Leo Van der Haegen], tenor, died 03-08-1952
  • Died 1998: Todd Duncan, baritone, born 02-12-1903
  • Born 1882: Geraldine Farrar, soprano, died 03-11-1967 ["Gerryflapper"]
  • Died 1928: Amy Fay, pianist, born 05-21-1844 [Liszt pupil]
  • Died 1948: Ignaz Friedman, pianist, born 02-14-1882
  • Born 1934: Sylvia Geszty,soprano
  • Born 1888: Fanny Heldy, soprano, died 12-13-1973 [possible birth: 02-29-1888]
  • Born 1917: George Malcolm, harpsichordist, died 10-10-1997
  • Born 1856: Richard Mühlfeld, clarinetist, died06-01-1907 [Brahms wrote sonatas and trios for him]
  • Born 1895: Guiomar Novaes [Pinto], pianist, died 03-07-1979
  • Born 1808: Elias Parish-Alvars, harpist/composer, died 01-25-1849
  • Died 1964: Kálman von Patáky, tenor, born 11-14-1896 [possible death: 03-03-1964]
  • Died 1974: Frederick Piket, composer, born 01-06-1903
  • Born 1918: Rosina Raisbeck, soprano
  • Born 1834: (Sir) Charles Santley, baritone/teacher, died 09-22-1922
  • Born 1926: Seymour Shifrin, composer/teacher, died 09-26-1979
  • Born 1854: Juliusz [Jules] de Zarembski, pianist/composer, died 09-15-1885 [favourite pupil of Liszt]
  • Died 1984: Fritz Zweig, conductor, born 09-08-1893
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