February 19: Names in Music

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February 19: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Thu Feb 22, 2007 12:56 pm

FEBRUARY 19

Births and Deaths:
  • Born 1939: Vladimir Atlantov, tenor
  • Born 1877: Louis-F.-M. Aubert, composer, died 01-09-1968
  • Born 1743: Luigi Boccherini, composer, died 05-28-1805
  • Died 1970: Edmund Burke, bass singer, born 07-12-1876
  • Died 1975: Luigi Dallapiccola, composer, born 02-03-1904
  • Born 1897: Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender, baritone, died 02-13-1978 [father of mezzo-soprano Brigitte Fassbaender]
  • Born 1913: Alvin Derald Etler, composer, died 06-13-1973
  • Born 1917: George Guest, conductor, died 11-20-2002
  • Died 1941: (Sir) Hamilton Harty, conductor/pianist, born 12-04-1879
  • Died 1963: Sviatoslav Knushevitzky, cellist, born 01-06-1908
  • Died 1970: Pavel Ludikar, bass singer, born 03-03-1882
  • Died 1997: Lois Marshall, soprano, born 01-29-1924
  • Born 1858: Tobias Matthay, pianist/teacher, died 12-14-1945 [teacher of pianist Myra Hess]
  • Died 1996: Dorothy Maynor, soprano/teacher, born 09-10-1910
  • Died 1981: Frank Merrick, pianist/teacher, born 04-30-1886
  • Born 1863: Emanuel Moór, pianist/composer/conductor, died 10-21-1931
  • Born 1843: Adelina Patti, soprano, died 09-27-1919
  • Born 1841: Felipe Pedrell, composer/musicologist, died 08-19-1922
  • Died 1994: Vittorio Rieti, composer, born 01-28-1898
  • Died 1952: Felix Salmond, cellist, born 10-19-1888
  • Died 1973: Elaine Shaffer, flutist, born 1925
  • Born 1971: Gil Shaham, violinist [brother of pianist Orly Shaham]
  • Born 1880: Arthur Shepherd, composer, died 01-12-1958
  • Born 1949: Duane R. Skrabalak, conductor/pianist
  • Born 1957: Andrei Svetlichny, piano technician [Baldwin Piano Co.], died 04-12-1998
  • Died 1973: Joseph Szigeti, violinist, born 09-05-1892
  • Died 1950: Edyth Walker, mezzo-soprano, born 03-26-1867 [teacher of Blanche Thebom, Irene Dalis]
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