February 17: Names in Music

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February 17: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Thu Feb 22, 2007 12:38 pm

FEBRUARY 17

Births and Deaths
  • Died 1652: Gregorio Allegri, priest/composer, born 1582 ["Miserere"]
  • Died 1991: Gitta Alpar, soprano, born 03-05-1903
  • Born 1897: Marian Anderson, contralto, died 04-08-1993
  • Died 1894: Francisco Asenjo Barbieri, composer, born 08-03-1823
  • Born 1888: Vincenzo Bellezza, conductor, died 02-08-1964
  • Born 1934: Anner Bylsma, cellist
  • Born 1926: Friedrich Cerha, composer/violinist
  • Born 1653: Arcangelo Corelli, composer, died 01-08-1713
  • Born 1869: Max Dawison, bass-baritone, died 04-22-1953
  • Born 1862: (Sir) Edward German, composer, died 11-11-1936
  • Died 1995: Uta Graf, soprano, born 01-05-1915
  • Born 1926: Lee Hoiby, pianist/composer
  • Died 1982: Alexei Ivanov, baritone, born 09-22-1904
  • Born 1881: Arthur Judson, concert manager, died 01-28-1975
  • Born 1884: Hans Lange, conductor, died 03-13-1960
  • Born 1907: Marjorie Lawrence, soprano, died 01-13-1979
  • Born 1913: René Leibowitz, conductor, died 08-28-1972
  • Born 1887: Leevi Madetoja, composer, died 10-06-1947
  • Died 1732: Louis Marchand, composer/organist, born 02-02-1669
  • Died 1924: Oskar Merikanto, composer/organist, born 08-05-1868 [father of composer Aarre Merikanto]
  • Born 1928: Martin Milner, violinist, died 06-21-2000 [Hallé Orchestra leader]
  • Died 1982: Thelonius Monk, jazz pianist/composer, born 10-10-1917
  • Died 1970: Alfred Newman, composer [films], born 03-17-1900
  • Died 1983: Tancredi Pasero, bass singer, born 01-11-1893
  • Born 1887: William Rode, bass-baritone, died 09-02-1959
  • Born 1882: Kurt Schindler, conductor/editor, died 11-16-1935
  • Died 1967: Victor Schiøler, pianist, born 04-07-1899
  • Born 1933: Don Smithers, trumpeter
  • Born 1899: Geoffrey Toye, conductor, died-??
  • Born 1820: Henri Vieuxtempos, composer/violinist, died 06-06-1881
  • Died 2005: Marcello Viotti, conductor, born 06-29-1954
  • Died 1962: Bruno Walter [Schlesinger], conductor/pianist, born 09-15-1976
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