June 27: Names in Music

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June 27: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Mon Jun 25, 2007 11:45 am

JUNE 27
Births and Deaths
  • Born 1861: Fanny (Fannie) Davies, pianist, died 09-01-1934 [possible death: 11-01-1934]
  • Died 1979: Paul Dessau, composer, born 12-19-1894
  • Born 1898: Tibor Harsányi, composer, died 09-19-1954
  • Born 1859: Mildred J. Hill, composer, died 06-05-1916 [composed "Happy Birthday" with Patty Smith Hill - no relation, unfortunately!]
  • Died 1995: Efrem Kurtz, conductor, born 11-07-1900
  • Born 1819: Albert Loeschhorn, composer/teacher, died 06-04-1905
  • Born 1932: Anna Moffo, soprano, died 03-09-2006 [once wife of RCA executive, Robert Sarnoff]
  • Born 1893: Toti dal Monte [Antonietta Meneghelli], soprano, died 01-26-1975
  • Born 1770: Aloys Mooser, organ manufacturer, died 12-19-1839
  • Born 1937: Samuel Sanders, pianist/accompanist, died 07-09-1999 [heart related problems]
  • Died 1975: Robert Stolz, composer/conductor, born 08-25-1880
  • Born 1888: Guilhermina Suggia, cellist, died 07-31-1950 [connected with Pablo Casals]
  • Born 1922: George Walker, composer
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