October 15: Names in Music

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October 15: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Wed Oct 17, 2007 7:50 pm

OCTOBER 15

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1915: Carlos Alexander, bass-baritone
  • Died 1945: Karl Alwin, pianist/accompanist/conductor, born 04-15-1891 [husband of soprano Elisabeth Schumann]
  • Born 1923: Harold Blumenfeld, composer
  • Born 1905: Bruna Castagna, mezzo-soprano, died 07-10-1983 [possible birth year 1908, doubtful]
  • Born 1928: Oralia Dominguez, mezzo-soprano/contralto
  • Born 1890: Arcady Dubensky, composer, died 10-14-1966
  • Died 1900: Zdenék Fibich, composer, born 12-21-1850
  • Died 1986: Arhur Grumiaux, violinist/pianist, born 03-21-1921
  • Born 1920: Claude Monteux, flutist [son of conductor Pierre Monteux]
  • Died 1964: Cole Porter, songwriter, born 06-09-1891
  • Born 1926: Karl Richter, conductor, died 02-15-1981
  • Born 1950: David Shallon, conductor, died 09-16-2000
  • Born 1889: Margaret Sheridan, soprano, died 04-16-1958
  • Died 1988: Khaikhosru Sorabji [Leon Dudley], composer, born 08-14-1892
  • Died 1979: Eugeniua Zareska, mezzo-soprano, born 11-10-1910
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