September 8: Names in Music

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September 8: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:23 pm

SEPTEMBER 8

Births and Deaths
  • Died 2005: Randall Behr [Bare], conductor, born 03-27-1952 [heart attack in hotel room]
  • Born 1934: (Sir) Peter Maxwell Davies, composer/conductor
  • Born 1929: Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
  • Born 1841: Antonin Dvorak, composer, died 05-01-1904
  • Born 1912: Georges Georgiadis, pianist, died 05-08-1986
  • Died 1939: Lawrence Gilman, music critic, born 07-05-1878
  • Died 1942: João Gomes de Araújo, composer, born 08-05-1846
  • Born 1672: Nicolas de Grigny, composer/organist, died 11-30-1703
  • Died 1995: Erich Kunz, baritone, born 05-20-1909
  • Born 1951: Dezso Ranki, pianist
  • Born 1914: Lional Salter, conductor/pianist/harpsichordist, died 01-03-2000
  • Died 1949: Richard Strauss, composer, born 06-11-1864
  • Born 1886: Ninon Vallin, soprano, died 11-22-1961
  • Died 1978: Pancho Vladigerov, composer, born 03-13-1899
  • Born 1974: Wolfgang Windgassen, tenor, born 06-26-1914
  • Born 1893: Fritz Zweig, conductor, died 02-28-1984
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Re: September 8: Names in Music

Post by TopoGigio » Sat Sep 06, 2008 3:57 am

And Willem Pijper (b.Zeist,8 Sept.1894-1947), Dutch'
See photo with his dog Toppie! See photo with Monteux! :wink:
http://www.chez.com/craton/musique/pijper/pijper.htm

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Re: September 8: Names in Music

Post by GK » Mon Sep 08, 2008 6:27 pm

Was Windgassen born again? What would Sarah Palin say about that?

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