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May 30: Names and Notes in Music

Posted: Tue May 30, 2006 12:12 pm
by Lance
MAY 30

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1943: Gábor Andrásay, bass singer, died 07-14-2004
  • Born 1893: Jelly d'Aranyi, violinist, died 03-30-1966 [possible birth year 1895; grandniece of violinist Joseph Joachim]
  • Born 1883: Clive Carey, baritone/teacher, died 04-30-1968
  • Died 1971: Marcel Dupré, organist/composer, born 05-03-1886
  • Died 1938: Miguel Fleta, tenor, born 12-28-1893 [possible birth year 1897]
  • Born 1909: Benny [Benjamin] Goodman, clarinetist, died 06-13-1986
  • Born 1952: Zoltán Kocsis, pianist
  • Born 1928: Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichordist/conductor
  • Born 1920: George London [Burnstein], bass-baritone, died 03-24-1985
  • Born 1928: Ray Edward Luke, composer
  • Died 1989: Zinka Milanov [Kunz], soprano, born 05-17-1906
  • Born 1932: Pauline Oliveros, composer
  • Born 1912: Ross Parmenter, music critic, died 10-18-1999
  • Died 1899: Giuseppe Patané, conductor, born 01-01-1932
  • Born 1926: Edouard van Remoortel, conductor, died 05-16-1977
  • Died 1976: Hugo Rignold, conductor, born 05-15-1905
  • Born 1952: Alexander Toradze, pianist
  • Born 1908: Beveridge Webster, pianist/teacher, died 06-30-1999 [possible death 07-15-1999]
  • Died 1906: William Yeates, pianist/composer, born 01-07-1876
  • Born 1883: Riccardo Zandonai, composer, died 06-05-1944
Musical Quote for Today

"It is cheering once more to meet an artist (Moscheles) who is not a victim to envy, jealousy, or miserable egotism."
—Felix Mendelssohn, composer

What happened on this day in music history?

In 1882, conductor Hans Richter led the first London performance of Richard Wagner's opera, Der Meistersinger. [sic]