February 5: Names in Music

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February 5: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Fri Feb 09, 2007 10:12 pm

FEBRUARY 5

Births and Deaths
  • Died 1953: Suzanne Adams, soprano, born 11-28-1872
  • Born 1909: Grazyna Bacewicz, composer/violinist, died 01-17-1969
  • Born 1924: Anthony Besch, operatic director, died 12-23-2002
  • Born 1945: Phyllis-Bryn-Julson, soprano
  • Born 1810: Ole (Borneman) Bull, violinist/composer, died 08-17-1880
  • Born 1866: Rossetter Gleason Cole, composer, died 05-18-1952
  • Born 1917: Otto Edelmann, bass-baritone, died 05-14-2003
  • Died 2000: Pablo Elvira, baritone, born 09-24-1937
  • Born 1903: Ivan Galamian, violinist/teacher, died 04-14-1981
  • Died 1996: Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor, born 07-27-1909
  • Born 1687: Francesco Geminiani, violinist/composer, died 09-17-1762
  • Died 1705: Jean Gilles, composer, born 01-08-1668
  • Died 1962: Jacques Ibert, composer, born 08-15-1890
  • Born 1848: Luigi Manicinelli, composer/conductor, died 02-02-1921
  • Born 1748: Christian Gottlob Neefe, composer, died 01-26-1798 [early teacher of Beethoven]
  • Born 1953: Gerhard Oppitz, pianist
  • Died 2000: Barbara Pentland, composer, born 01-02-1912
  • Born 1884: Alfred Piccaver, tenor, died 09-23-1958 [possible birth: 02-25-1884]
  • Born 1921: (Sir) John Pritchard, conductor, died 12-05-1989
  • Died 1959: Curt Sachs, musicologist, born 06-29-1881
  • Born 1935: Martti Talvela, bass singer, died 07-22-1989
  • Born 1943: Ivan Tcherepnin, composer [son of composer/pianist Alexander Tcherepnin]
  • Died 1907: Ludwig Thuille, composer, born 11-30-1861
  • Born 1875: Riccardo Viñes, pianist, died 04-29-1943
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Post by rasputin » Sat Feb 10, 2007 9:13 am

Ricardo Viñes, a spaniard, was a splendid pianist. A friend of the six, of
Debussy and Ravel, he made many first auditions of his works. There's
several very fine recordings of him,from the 30s.,on EMI.

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