Births and Deaths
- Born 1873: Harold Bauer, pianist, died 03-12-1951
- Died 2000: Kim Borg, bass singer, born 08-07-1919
- Born 1919: Emily Ortner Oppenhim, contralto, died 11-02-2004 [grandniece of composer Jacques Offenbach]
- Born 1819: Karl Grimm, cellist, died 01-09-1888
- Born 1871: Louise HOmer, contralto, died 05-06-1947
- Died 1979: Felix Roderick Labunski, composer, born 12-27-1892
- Born 1947: Nicola LeFanu, composer
- Born 1917: Nan Merriman, contralto/mezzo-soprano
- Born 1892: John Jacob Niles, folksong composer, died 03-01-1980
- Died 1934: George Washington Pittrich, composer/conductor, born 02-22-1870 [born on President George Washington's birthday, hence the name!]
- Born 1906: Paul Sacher, conductor/benefactor, died 05-26-1999
- Born 1932: Steven Staryk, violinist/teacher
- Born 1943: Jeffrey Tate, conductor
- Died 1940: Luisa Tetrazzini, soprano
"But few artists approach the perfection which is needed in unadorned form or simple tune."
What happened on this day in music history?
The now legendary Canadian pianist, Glenn Gould, gave his Eurpean debut in Berlin with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in 1957.