March 6: Names in Music

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March 6: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Tue Mar 06, 2007 6:17 pm

MARCH 6

Births and Deaths
  • Died 1851: Aleksander Alabiev, composer, born 08-15-1787
  • Died 1900: Carl Bechstein, piano manufacturer, born 06-01-1826
  • Died 1983: Cathy Berberian, mezzo-soprano, born 07-04-1925 [wife of composer Luciano Berio]
  • Born 1924: Sarah Caldwell, conductor, died 03-24-2006
  • Born 1900: Gina Cigna, soprano, died 06-26-2001
  • Died 1971: Thurston Dart, harpsichordist, born 09-03-1921
  • Died 1967: Nelson Eddy, baritone, born 06-29-1901 [stroke]
  • Born 1885: Lonny Epstein, pianist/teacher, died 03-09-1965 [pupil of Carl Friedburg]
  • Died 2000: Maurizio Frusoni, tenor, born 09-22-1945
  • Born 1885: Yvonne Gall [Galle], soprano, died 08-21-1972
  • Died 1936: Rubin Goldmark, composer, born 08-15-1872
  • Born 1827: Julius Otto Grimm, composer, died 12-07-1903
  • Died 1939: Emma (Antonia Joanna) Juch, soprano, born 07-04-1863
  • Born 1872: Paul Juon, composer, died 08-21-1940
  • Born 1944: Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano
  • Died 1967: Zoltán Kodály, composer, born 12-16-1882
  • Born 1914: Kyril Kondrashin, conductor, died 03-07-1981
  • Born 1952: Marielle Labeque, pianist/duo-pianist [sister of pianist Katia Labeque]
  • Born 1926: H. C. Robbins Landon, musicologist/author
  • Died 2004: Edmond de Luca, composer, born 02-07-1909 ["Conquerors of the Ages"]
  • Born 1930: Lorin Maazel, conductor/violinist
  • Born 1886: Nadezhda Oboukhova, contralto, 08-15-1961 [possible birth 02-22-1886]
  • Born 1966: Awadagin Pratt, pianist
  • Born 1921: Julius Rudel, conductor
  • Died 1958: Oscar de Silva, pianist/composer, born 04-21-1870
  • Died 1932: John Philip Sousa, composer/conductor, born 11-06-1854 ["The March King"]
  • Died 1936: Josef Stransky, conductor, born 09-09-1872
  • Born 1870: Oscar Straus, composer, died 01-11-1954]
  • Born 1923: Norman Treigle, bass-baritone, died 02-16-1975 [possible birth: 1927-questionable]
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Post by Heck148 » Tue Mar 06, 2007 6:33 pm

MARCH 6

more notable Births:

Born March 6 - Michelangelo - renowned artist and sculptor
Born March 6 - Shaquille O'Neal - pro basketball star
Born March 6 - Heck148 - stellar Bassoonist and noted CMG personality!! :lol: :roll: :wink: :P

some notable deaths -

Davey Crockett
Jim Bowie
Wm Travis
, who all perished at the "Alamo" - 3/6/1836

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