February 29: Names in Music

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February 29: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Mon Mar 05, 2007 1:01 pm


Births and Deaths
  • Born 1928: McHenry Boatwright, bass-baritone, died 11-08-1994
  • Died 1752: Pietro Castrucci, violinist, born 1679 [pupil of Arcangelo Corelli]
  • Died 1940: Arnold Dolmetsch, music antiquarian, born 02-24-1858
  • Born 1932: Reri Grist, soprano
  • Born 1920: David Lloyd, tenor
  • Born 1920: Ivan Petrov, bass singer, died 12-27-2003
  • Born 1792: Gioacchino Rossini, composer, died 11-13-1868
  • Died 1792: Johann Andreaas Stein, piano maker, born 06-06-1728 [instruments used by Mozart and Beethoven]
Lance G. Hill

When she started to play, Mr. Steinway came down and personally
rubbed his name off the piano. [Speaking about pianist &*$#@+#]


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