May 3: Names and Notes in Music

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May 3: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Sun May 07, 2006 10:48 am

MAY 3

Births and Deaths
  • Died 1856: Adolphe Charles Adam, composer, born 07-24-1803
  • Died 1704: Heinrich Biber, composer, born 08-12-1644
  • Died 1951: Hector Dufranne, baritone, born 1870
  • Born 1886: Marcel Dupré, organist/composer, died 05-30-1971
  • Born 1912: Virgil Fox, organist, died 10-25-1980
  • Born 1910: Aleceo Galliera, conductor, born 04-21-1996
  • Born 1908: (Sir) William Glock, pianist/music critic, died 06-28-2000
  • Born 1939: Jonathan Harvey, composer
  • Died 1861: Anthony Philip Heinrich, composer, born 03-11-1781
  • Died 1943: Leslie Heward, conductor, born 12-08-1897
  • Died 1970: Candelario Huizar, composer, born 02-02-1888
  • Died 1998: Geraint Jones, conductor, born 05-16-1917
  • Died 1978: Aram Khachaturian, composer/conductor, born 06-06-1903
  • Died 1953: Berta Kiurina, soprano, born 02-18-1882
  • Died 1995: Adele Marcus, pianist/teacher, born 02-22-1906
  • Born 1926: Eric Sams, musicologist/author, died 09-13-2004
  • Born 1916: Leopold Simoneau, tenor [husband of soprano Pierrette Alarie]
  • Born 1929: Hans Stadlmair, conductor/composer
  • Died 2002: Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor/pianist, born 09-06-1928 [husband of pianist Victoria Postnikova]
  • Died 2001: John Whittle, record producer/manager [EMI], born 11-13-1910
  • Died 1920: Hans [Hanus] Wihan, cellist, born 06-05-1855
  • Died 1997: Narcisco Yepes, guitarist, born 11-14-1927 [cancer]
Musical Quote for Today

"When an artist has been able to say, 'I came, I saw, I conquered,' it has been at the end of patient practice.'"
—George Eliot

What happened on this day in music history?

Soprano Evelyn Lear gave her first New York recital at Philharmonic Hall in 1967.
Lance G. Hill
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When she started to play, Mr. Steinway came down and personally
rubbed his name off the piano. [Speaking about pianist &*$#@+#]

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