April 20: Names and Notes in Music

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April 20: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Sun Apr 30, 2006 9:22 am

APRIL 20

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1884: Ruth Deyo, pianist/composer, died 03-04-1960
  • Born 1943: John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
  • Died 2001: Irene Joachim, soprano, born03-13-1913 [granddaughter of Joseph Joachim, violinist/composer]
  • Died 1959: Edward Johnson, tenor/opera manager (Met), born 08-22-1878
  • Born 1887: Virgilio Lazzari, bass singer, died 10-04-1953
  • Died 2002: Francis Lemarque, composer, born 11-25-1917
  • Born 1922: Ruth LaVonne Lindstrom, pianist, died 12-15-1999 [Carl Friedberg pupil]
  • Died 1869: Carl Loewe, composer, born 11-30-1796
  • Born 1881: Nikolai Miaskovsky, composer, died 08-08-1950
  • Born 1912: Frederick Riddle, violist, died 03-27-1995
  • Died 1988: Frederick Sharp, bass singer, born 10-19-1911
  • Died 2001: Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor, born 11-02-1946 [died while conducting]
  • Born 1900: Reginald Stewart, conductor/pianist, died 07-08-1984
  • Died 1970: Kerstin Thorborg, contralto, born 05-19-1896 [possible death: 04-12-1970]
Musical Quote for Today

"Art is a great fugue into which the different individualities and nationalities step and become resolved, like the different subjects, one after another."
—Robert Schumann, composer

What happened on this day in music history?

Apparently another one of those days: nothing of musical note.
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Re: April 20: Names and Notes in Music

Post by premont » Sun Apr 30, 2006 6:34 pm

Lance wrote:APRIL 20

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1912: Frederick Riddle, cellist (?), died 03-27-1995
I don´t know much about him, but he was a violist. Own a recording with him playing first viol in Karl Haas´ sixth Brandenburg.

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Re: April 20: Names and Notes in Music

Post by Lance » Sun Apr 30, 2006 8:26 pm

premont wrote:
Lance wrote:APRIL 20

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1912: Frederick Riddle, cellist (?), died 03-27-1995
I don´t know much about him, but he was a violist. Own a recording with him playing first viol in Karl Haas´ sixth Brandenburg.
Many thanks! You have been most helpful to me in filling in the gaps along the long road of these musicians, composers, etc. I truly appreciate it!
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