February 2: Names in Music

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February 2: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Thu Feb 01, 2007 11:05 pm

FEBRUARY 2

Births and Deaths
  • Died 1974: Jean Absil, composer, born 10-23-1893
  • Died 2006: Carolyn (Bailey) Argento, soprano, born 05-22-1930 [wife of conductor Ataulfo Argento]
  • Born 1936: Martina Arroyo, soprano
  • Died 1993: Gino Bechi, baritone, born 10-16-1913
  • Born 1981: Xenia Belmas, soprano, born 01-23-1890
  • Born 1911: Jussi Bjoerling, tenor, died 09-09-1960 [possible birtn 02-05-1911]
  • Born 1960: Harold Colin Cowherd, composer
  • Born 1944: Andrew Davis, conductor/organist
  • Born 1919: Lisa della Casa, soprano
  • Born 1873: Leopold (Leo) Fall, composer, died 09-16-1925
  • Born 1951: Andrew Gelt, composer
  • Born 1882: Mikhail Gnessin, composer/teacher/educator, died 05-05-1957
  • Died 2003: Lou Silver Harrison, composer, born 05-14-1917 [died whilst traveling]
  • Born 1900: Jascha Heifetz, violinist, died 12-10-1987 [possible birth year: 1901]
  • Born 1888: Candelario Huizar, composer, died 05-03-1970
  • Born 1901: Gerard Hüsch, baritone, died 11-21-1984
  • Died 1930: Louise Kirby-Lunn, contralto, born 11-08-1873
  • Born 1929: Waldemar Kmentt, tenor
  • Died 1919: Xavier Leroux, composer, born 10-11-1863
  • Died 1921: Luigi Mancinelli, composer/conductor, born 02-05-1848
  • Died 1992: Lucie Manen, vocal teacher, born 12-21-1925 [teacher of tenor Peter Pears]
  • Born 1669: Louis Marchand, composer/organist, died 02-17-1732
  • Died 1969: Giovanni Martinelli, tenor, born 10-22-1885 [possible birth: 10-22-1880; possible death: 01-30-1969]
  • Died 1934: Ernesto Nazareth, composer, born 03-20-1863
  • Born 1882: Geoffrey O'Hara, composer, died 01-31-1967
  • Born 1944: Ursula Oppens, pianist
  • Died 1594: Giovanni Palestrina, composer, born 05-09-1525/26
  • Born 1925: Michel Philippot, composer, died 07-28-1996
  • Died 1949: Leonid Polovinkin, composer, born 08-13-1894
  • Born 1888: Irene Scharrer, pianist, died 01-11-1971
  • Died 1993: Alexander Schneider, violinist/conductor, born 10-21-1908
  • Died 1968: Tullio Serafin, conductor, born 09-01-1878
  • Died 1967: Fabien Sevitzky [Koussevitzky], conductor, born 09-29-1891
  • Born 1941: Serge Tcherepnin, composer
  • Born 1910: Alexander Uninsky, pianist/teacher, died 12-19-1972
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Post by rasputin » Fri Feb 02, 2007 6:21 am



Glory and Honor to Jascha, IMHO the best living violinist between 1920 and 1960, and he who changed for ever the technique and style of violin playing. :D :D

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