January 17: Names in Music

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January 17: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Thu Jan 18, 2007 12:58 pm

JANUARY 17

Births and Deaths
  • Died 1751, Tommaso Albinoni, composer, born 06-08-1671
  • Born 1957: Nancy Argenta, soprano
  • Died 1826: Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, composer, born 01-27-1806
  • Died 1969: Grazyna Bacewicz, composer/violinist, born 02-05-1909
  • Died 1869: Alexander S. Dargomizhsky, composer, born 02-14-1813
  • Born 1949: Augustin Dumay, violinist
  • Born 1927: Donald Erb, composer
  • Born 1706: Benjamin Franklin, music critic/printer/inventor, born 1790
  • Born 1734: François Joseph Gossec, composer, died 02-16-1829
  • Born 1942: Ulf Hoelscher, violinist
  • Born 1733: Thomas Linley, composer, died 11-19-1795
  • Died 1886: Amilcare Ponchielli, composer, born 08-31-1834
  • Born 1948: Anne Queffelec, pianist
  • Died 1990: Flora Raffanelli, mezzo-soprano, born 09-30-1930
  • Born 1712: John Stanley, composer/organist, died 05-19-1786
  • Born 1903: Iel Stants, composer, died 02-03-1968
  • Born 1850: Alexander Taneyev, composer, died 02-07-1918
  • Died 1856: Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer/organist, born 01-21-1814
  • Died 1880: Michael Welte, musical instrument manufacturer, born 09-29-1807 ["Welte-Mignon" reproducing piano]
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