March 2: Names in Music

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March 2: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Mon Mar 05, 2007 1:19 pm

MARCH 2

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1910: Harry Blech, violinist/conductor, died 05-09-1999
  • Born 1905: Marc Blitzstein, composer, died 01-22-1964
  • Born 1695: Berhardt Christoph Breitkopf, music publisher, died 03-23-1777 [Breitkopf & Härtel]
  • Born 1917: Janet Collins, ballet dancer, died 05-28-2003
  • Born 1938: Simon Estes, bass-baritone
  • Born 1940: Robert Lloyd, bass singer
  • Born 1813: (Sir) George Alexander Macfarren, composer/teacher, died 10-31-1887
  • Died 2003: Goffredo Petrassi, composer, born 07-16-1904
  • Born 1839: Francis Planté, pianist, died 12-19-1934
  • Born 1913: Celedonio Romero, guitarist, died 05-08-1996
  • Died 1972: Erna Sack [Weber], soprano, born 02-06-1898
  • Died 1830: Ignaz Schuppanzigh, violinist, born 11-20-1776 [friend of Beethoven]
  • Born 1931: Janos Sebestyen, harpsichordist
  • Born 1944: Leif Segerstam, conductor/composer
  • Born 1922: Denis (William) Stevens, conductor/musicologist, died 04-01-2004
  • Died 1960: Emile Vuillermoz, music critic/poet, born 05-23-1878
  • Born 1949: Hayden Wayne, composer/librettist/pianist
  • Born 1900: Kurt Weill, composer, died 04-03-1950 [husband of soprano Lotte Lenya]
  • Died 1791: John Wesley, hymnist/Methodist founder, born 06-17-1703
  • Died 2003: Malcolm Williamson, composer, born 11-21-1931
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