May 29: Names and Notes in Music

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May 29: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Tue May 30, 2006 11:57 am

MAY 29

Births and Deaths
  • Died 1956: Hermann Abendroth, conductor, born 01-19-1883
  • Born 1860: Isaac Albéniz, composer, died 05-18-1909
  • Died 1929: Giuseppe Anselmi, tenor, born 11-12-1876
  • Died 1910: Mily Balakirev, composer, born 01-02-1837
  • Died 1951: Fanny Brice [Fanny Borach], singer/comedian, born 10-29-1891
  • Born 1915: Igor Buketoff, conductor, died 09-07-2001
  • Born 1892: Mario Chamlee [Archer Cholmondley], tenor, died 11-13-1966
  • Born 1891: Marcel Ciampi, pianist, died 09-02-1980
  • Born 1904: Grigori Ginsburg, pianist, died 12-05-1961
  • Born 1874: Emilio de Gogorza, baritone, died 05-10-1949
  • Died 2002: Shirley Greitzer, pianist/harpsichordist, born-?? [aged 76]
  • Died 1987: B. H. [Bernard H.] Haggin, music critic/author, born 12-29-1900
  • Died 1961: Uuno Klami, composer, born 09-20-1900
  • Born 1897: Erich Wolfgang Korngold, composer, died 11-29-1957
  • Died 1977: Goddard Lieberson, composer/record producer [Columbia Records], born 04-05-1911
  • Born 1915: Karl Münchinger, conductor, died 03-12-1990
  • Born 1912: Fritz Ollendorff, bass singer, died 03-29-1977
  • Born 1932: Karl Riddersbusch, bass singer, died 06-21-1997
  • Born 1933: Helmuth Rilling, organist/conductor
  • Born 1901: Wolfgang Schmeider, critic/librarian/cataloguer, died 11-08-1990
  • Born 1897: Desmond Shawe-Taylor, music critic, died 11-02-1995
  • Died 1935: Josef Suk, Sr., violinist/composer, born 01-04-1874 [father of violinist Josef Suk, Jr.]
  • Born 1876: Hermann Weil, baritone, died 07-06-1949 [died while fishing in New York State]
  • Born 1922: Iannis Xenakis, composer, died 02-04-2001
Musical Quote for Today

"Perfection should be the aim of every true artist."
—Ludwig van Beethoven, composer

What happened on this day in music history?

Igor Stravinsky's Le Sacre du Printemps/The Rite of Spring was heard for the first time in 1913 in Paris, France.
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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