May 27: Names and Notes in Music

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May 27: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Tue May 30, 2006 11:30 am

MAY 27

Births and Deaths
  • Died 1929: Giuseppe Anselmi, tenor, born 11-12-1876 [possible birth 10-06-1876; possible death 05-29-1929]
  • Died 2003: Luciano Berio, composer/conductor, born 10-24-1925
  • Died 1946: Claire Croiza [Conelly], mezzo-soprano, born 09-14-1882
  • Born 1902: Celius Dougherty, pianist/accompanist, died 12-22-1986
  • Died 1977: Etelka Freund, pianist, born 1879
  • Born 1799: Jacques Halévy, composer, died 03-17-1862
  • Born 1938: Elizabeth Jean Harwood, soprano, died 06-21-1990 [Mrs. Julian Royle]
  • Born 1928: Thea Musgrave, composer
  • Died 1840: Nicólo Paganini, composer/violinist, born 10-27-1782
  • Born 1907: Lina Pagliughi, soprano, died 10-02-1980
  • Died 2000: Johanna McLennan Peters, mezzo-soprano, born 01-03-1932
  • Died 1962: Egon Petri, pianist/teacher, born 03-23-1881
  • Died 2001: Klaas A. Posthuma, record producer [Etcetera label], born 08-30-1835
  • Born 1822: Joachim Raff, composer, died 06-24-1882
  • Died 1992: Franz Rupp, pianist/accompanist, born 02-24-1901
  • Born 1863: Franz Schalk, conductor, died 09-02-1931
  • Died 1974: Willem Schuchter, conductor, born 12-15-1911
  • Died 2004: Ronald (Bertram) Smith, pianist, born 01-03-1922 [Alkan specialist]
  • Died 2005: James Vadiveloo, pianist, born c. 1949 [aged 56]
Musical Quote for Today

"The one thing you have to do is to make a clear-voiced little instrument of yourself, which other people can depend upon entirely for the note wanted."
—Ruskin

What happened on this day in music history?

At age 13 in 1844, Joseph Joachim performed Ludwig van Beethoven's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major with Felix Mendelssohn conducting.
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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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