Today in Classical Music History

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Events in Music

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1888-06-29 - First (known) recording of classical music made, Handel's Israel in Egypt on wax cylinder.

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 13 of 13

1893-02-21 - Andres Segovia, Linares Spain, classical guitarist, (d. 1987)
1911-10-07 - Shura Cherkassky, Ukrainian classical pianist (d. 1995)
1929-06-21 - Alexandre Lagoya, Greek-Italian classical guitarist (d. 1999)
1931-10-14 - Nikhil Banerjee, Indian classical musician (d. 1986)
1950-01-02 - David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist
1952-06-05 - Daniel Katzen, American classical musician
1953-07-26 - Robert Phillips, classical guitarist
1954-05-28 - Youri Egorov, Soviet classical pianist (d.1988)
1958-07-26 - Angela Hewitt, Canadian classical pianist
1977-10-20 - Leila Josefowicz, Canadian classical violinist
1980-11-08 - Ana Vidovic, classical guitarist
1982-10-07 - Li Yundi, Chinese classical pianist
1985-06-30 - Rafal Blechacz, Polish classical pianist

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 8 of 8

1988-04-15 - Youri Egorov, Soviet classical pianist (b. 1954)
1989-05-22 - Steven DeGroote, South African classical pianist (b. 1953)
1990-10-16 - Jorge Bolet, Cuban-American classical pianist (b. 1914)
1997-05-03 - Narciso Yepes, Spanish classical guitarist (b. 1927)
1999-08-24 - Alexandre Lagoya, Greek-Italian classical guitarist (b. 1929)
2011-11-27 - Sultan Khan, Indian classical musician, dies at 71
2011-11-28 - Andrew Kazdin, classical record producer, dies at 77
2011-12-31 - Omus Hirshbein, classical music impresario and music director, dies at 77


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