February 18: Names in Music

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February 18: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Thu Feb 22, 2007 12:46 pm

FEBRUARY 18

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1900: Nikolai Anosov, conductor, died 12-02-1962 [father of conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky]
  • Born 1922: James R. Anthony, musicologist/harpsichordist, died 04-06-2001
  • Died 1980: Muriel Brunskill, contralto/mezzo-soprano, born 12-18-1899
  • Born 1934: Aldo Ceccato, conductor
  • Died 1956: Gustave Charpentier, composer, born 06-25-1860
  • Born 1880: Eric De Lamarter, organist, died 05-17-1953
  • Died 1997: Eric Fenby, conductor, born 04-22-1906
  • Born 1926: Rita Gorr [Marguerite Geirmaert], soprano
  • Born 1850: (Sir) George Henschel, conductor/composer, died 09-10-1934
  • Born 1939: Marek Janowski, conductor
  • Born 1882: Berta Kiurina, soprano, died 05-03-1953
  • Born 1930: André Mathieu, pianist
  • Born 1938: Dominique Merlet, pianist
  • Born 1933: Yoko Ono, vocalist/composer [John Lennon/Beatle attachment]
  • Born 1929: Dmitry Paperno, pianist/teacher
  • Born 1894: Rosita Renard, pianist, died 05-24-1949
  • Died 2000: Rafaela Maria Rodriguez, soprano/broadcaster, born c. 1916
  • Born 1893: Andrés Segovia, guitarist/teacher, died 06-02-1987
  • Born 1943: Alice Shields, composer [electronic]
  • Died 1982: Nathaniel Shilkret, conductor/composer/arranger, born 12-25-1889
  • Died 1984: Vacláv Smetacék, conductor, born 09-30-1906
  • Born 1915: Marie Aimée Varro, pianist, died 09-14-1971
  • Born 1632: Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer/violinist, died 10-12-1692
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