August 7: Musical Births and Deaths

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August 7: Musical Births and Deaths

Post by Lance » Thu Aug 13, 2009 7:58 pm

August 7

Born 1868: Granville Bantock, composer, died Oct 16 9146
Born 1907: Suzanne Bloch, virginal/recorder player, died Jan 29 2002 [daughter of composer Ernest Bloch]
Born 1919: Kim Borg, bass singer, died Apr 28 2000
Died 1893: Alfredo Catalani, composer, born Jun 19 1854
Born 1952: Ian Hobson, pianist/conductor
Died 1997: Elisabeth Höngen, contralto, born Dec 7 1906
Born 1921: Karel Husa, composer/conductor
Born 1956: Sharon Isbin, guitarist
Born 1896: Ernesto Lecuona, pianist/composer, died Nov 29 1963
Born 1949: Dan Locklair, composer/organist
Died 1996: Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, conductor, born Jul 4 1911
Died 1948: Lula Mysz-Gmeiner, contralto, dborn Aug 16 1876
Died 1913: David Popper, composer, born Dec 9 1843
Died 1956: Jacques Rachmilovich, conductor, born Oct 8 1895 [died at sea]
Born 1903: Maria Reining, soprano, died Mar 11 1991
Born 1905: Max Rostal, violinist/teacher, died Aug 6 1991 [Carl Flesch pupil]
Born 1911: Bernardo Segall, pianist/teacher, died Nov ? 1993
Born 1969: Alexei Sultanov, pianist, died Jun 30 2005
Born 1883: Reginald Werrenrath, baritone, died Sep 12 1953
Died 1924: Zecjwerm Canukke, composer/inventor, born Jun 26 1875

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