May 24: Names and Notes in Music

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May 24: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Sun May 28, 2006 10:03 pm

MAY 24

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1933: Maurice André, trumpeter [possible birth: 05-21-1933]
  • Died 1944: Paul Aumoiner, bass singer, born 1874
  • Died 1831: Benjamin Carr, composer, born 09-12-1768
  • Died 2000: Eleanor Coleman, vocalist?, born-?? [aged 87]
  • Died 1996: Jacob Rafael Druckman, composer/teacher, born 06-2-1928
  • Died 1974: Edward ("Duke") Ellington, jazz composer/pianist, born 04-29-1899
  • Died 1962: Chloe Elmo, mezzo-soprano, born 04-09-1910
  • Born 1905: Sacha Gorodnitzki, pianist, died 04-04-1986
  • Born 1912: (Dame) Joan Hammond, soprano, died 11-26-1996
  • Died 1975: Llewelyn Redvers, baritone/teacher, born 1902
  • Died 1936: Claudio Muzio, soprano, born 02-07-1889
  • Died 1965: Manfred Nussbaum, pianist/conductor, born 11-27-1883 [related to the Islers, Donald and Werner]
  • Born 1886: Paul Paray, conductor, died 10-10-1979
  • Born 1894: Heinrich Rehkemper, baritone, died 12-30-1949
  • Died 1906: Heinrich Reimann, composer/musicologist, born 03-14-1850
  • Died 1949: Rosita Renard, pianist, born 02-18-1894
  • Died 1968: Bernard Rogers, composer, born 02-04-1893
  • Born 1946: Malcolm Smith, trumpeter, died 06-19-2001
  • Born 1889: Helen Teschner Tas, violinist, died-??
  • Born 1914: Giuseppe Valdengo, baritone
  • Born 1927: Paolo Washington, bass singer
  • Born 1921: Giuseppe Zampieri, tenor, died 11-11-1981
Musical Quote for Today

"So that genius exists, it matters little how it appears, whether in the depths, as with Bach; on the heights, as with Mozart; or in the depths and on the heights at once, as with Beethoven."

—Robert Schumann, composer

What happened on this day in music history?

In 1911, Sir Edward Elgar's Symphony No. 2 was given its premiere performance in London, England.
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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