February 20: Names in Music

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February 20: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Thu Feb 22, 2007 1:07 pm

FEBRUARY 20

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1876: Feodor Stepanovich Akimenko, composer, died 01-08-1945
  • Died 1997: Antonio de ALmeida, conductor, born 01-20-1928
  • Died 1969: Ernest Ansermet, conductor, born 11-11-1883
  • Born 1802: Charles August de Beriot, violinist/composer/teacher, died 04-08-1870 [teacher to violinist Henri Vieuxtempos]
  • Died 1999: Howard (Leake) Boatwright, violinist/educator [Syracuse University], born 03-16-1918 [husband of soprano Helen Boatwright]
  • Died 1995: Rosa Bok, soprano, born-??
  • Died 1925: Mario Enrico Bossi, composer, born 04-25-1861
  • Born 1953: Riccardo Chailly, conductor
  • Born 1913: Nadine Conner, soprano, died 03-01-2003
  • Died 1992: Pierre Dervaux, conductor, born 01-03-1917
  • Born 1940: Christoph Eschenbach, pianist/conductor
  • Died 1981: Hans Fleischer, composer, born 11-10-1896
  • Died 1963: Ferenc Fricsay, conductor, born 08-09-1914
  • Born 1803: Friedrich Theodor Frölich, composer, died 10-10-1836 [suicide, drowned self in river]
  • Born 1874: Mary Garden, soprano, died 01-03-1967
  • Died 1961: Percy Aldridge Grainger, pianist/composer/arranger, born 07-08-1882
  • Born 1931: Margareta Hallin, soprano
  • Died 1989: Erika Köth, soprano, born 09-15-1927
  • Born 1904: Lorri Lail, soprano, born 02-20-1904
  • Born 1911: Robert Guyn McBride, composer, died-??
  • Died 1972: Herbert Menges, conductor, born 08-27-1902
  • Died 1958: Isidore Philipp, pianist/teacher, born 09-02-1863 [teacher to pianist Guiomar Novaes]
  • Born 1874: Julius Prüwer, conductor, died 07-08-1943
  • Died 2005: John (Emmet) Raitt, baritone, born 01-20-1917 [father of Bonnie Raitt]
  • Born 1926: Fredericke Sailer, soprano, died ??-??-1994
  • Died 2006: Wolfgang Schanger, conductor, born 11-08-1924
  • Born 1926: Carol Smith, mezzo-soprano
  • Died 1996: Toru Takemitsu, composer, born 10-08-1930
  • Died 1971: Adolph A. Weiss, composer, born 09-12-1891
  • Born 1897: Johannes Weyrauch, composer, died 05-01-1977
  • Died 1970: Albert Wolff, conductor, born 01-19-1884
  • Born 1948: Barry Wordsworth, conductor
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