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Events in Music

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1939-12-07 - William Walton's violinist concert premieres in Cleveland

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 148

1644-10-01 - Alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist/composer
1653-02-17 - Arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi)
1687-08-26 - Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph)
1687-12-26 - Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer
1692-04-08 - Giuseppe Tartini, Italy, violinist/composer (Trillo del Diavolo)
1694-10-26 - Johan Helmich Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist
1695-09-03 - Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Italian violinist/composer
1721-04-01 - Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)
1751-09-10 - Bartolomeo Campagnoli, Italian violinist/composer/conductor
1766-11-16 - Rodolphe Kreitzer, France, composer/virtuoso violinist (Paris Conserv)
1767-04-27 - Andreas Jakob Romberg, German violinist/composer (Song of the Clock)
1771-10-01 - Pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer
1801-01-29 - Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer (Felix Meritis)
1802-02-20 - Charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer
1804-03-14 - Johann Strauss, the Elder, Viennese violinist and composer (Radetzky March) (d. 1849)
1810-02-05 - Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist (d. 1880)
1815-05-08 - Jean Delphin Alard, French violinist/composer
1817-02-22 - Niels Wilhelm Gade, Danish violinist/composer/conductor
1822-07-16 - Luigi Arditi, violinist/composer
1826-03-09 - Jean Joseph Bott, German violinist/composer
1828-01-17 - Eduard Remenyi, Hungarian violinist (d. 1898)
1831-06-28 - Joseph Joachim, Kittsee Germany, violinist (Hungarian Concerto)
1832-07-24 - Johann Christoph Lauterbach, violinist
1835-07-10 - Henryk Wieniawski, Lubin Poland, violinist/composer (Souv de Moscou)
1838-07-23 - Edouard [Judas] Colonne, composer/violinist
1842-03-22 - Carl A N Rosa, German violinist/composer
1845-06-07 - Leopold von Auer, Hungarians/US violinist
1847-08-01 - Guido Papini, violinist/composer
1856-02-16 - Willem Kes, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor (Parkorkest Amsterdam)
1859-07-14 - Willy Hess, German violinist (d. 1928)
1862-09-02 - Franjo Krežma, Croatian violinist (d. 1881)
1870-12-02 - Francis Louis Casadesus, French violinist/composer/conductor
1872-03-08 - Paul Juon, Russian/Swiss violinist/composer
1873-07-19 - Louis Zimmermann, violinist/1st concert master of Concert building
1873-10-09 - Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist (d. 1944)
1874-01-04 - Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer (Asrael)
1875-02-02 - Fritz Kreisler, Vienna Austria, violinist/composer
1876-12-29 - Pablo Casals, Vendrell Catalonia Spain, cellist/conductor/composer
1879-02-26 - Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten
1880-12-05 - Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Neth violinist/conductor
1886-05-13 - Joseph Achron, Latvia/US violinist/composer (Golem suite)
1889-04-09 - Efrem Zimbalist, Rostov on Don Russia, composer/violinist
1889-09-28 - Octavus L "Octave" van Aerschot, Dutch violinist/actor (Hippie)
1891-01-20 - Mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist
1891-08-08 - Adolf Busch, German violinist (d. 1952)
1891-08-09 - Max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator
1892-09-05 - Joseph Szigeti, Budapest Hungary, violinist (Violinist Notebook 1933)
1893-01-16 - Daisy Kennedy, Australian violinist (d. 1981)
1895-03-21 - Zlatko Baloković, Croatian violinist (d. 1955)
1895-04-13 - Olga Rudge, violinist
1898-08-01 - Morris Stoloff, Phila, violinist (Picnic, Pal Joey)
1900-03-21 - Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor
1901-11-25 - Tibor Serly, Losonc Hungary, violinist/composer (American Elegy)
1901-12-01 - Ilona Feher, Hungarian-Jewish violinist (d. 1988)
1902-03-28 - Paul Godwin, [Goldfein], Polish/Dutch violinist
1902-08-09 - Zino Francescatti, Marseilles France, violinist (NY Phil-1939)
1902-12-19 - Leonard Hirsch, British violinist/orchestra leader (RAF Symph Orch)
1903-02-05 - Ivan Galamian, Tabriz Persia, violinist
1903-06-21 - Louis Krasner, violinist
1904-01-05 - Erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist (d. 1995)
1904-12-31 - Nathan Milstein, Odessa Russia, concert violinist (Phila Orch 1942)
1907-07-26 - Gioconda de Vito, violinist
1908-01-26 - Stephane Grappelli, French jazz/violinist
1908-09-30 - David Oistrakh, Odessa Russia, violinist/prof (Moscow Conservatory)
1908-10-21 - Alexander Schneider, Vilna Lith, violinist (Budapest String Quartet)
1909-06-01 - Szymon Goldberg, Polish/US violinist/conductor (Neth Chamber orch)
1911-05-02 - Lillian Rambach, teacher violinist
1911-07-31 - George Liberace, Menasha Wisc, violinist (Liberace Show)
1912-05-17 - Sandor Vegh, violinist teacher conductor
1913-07-15 - Dorothy Schwartz, American violinist (d. 2007)
1914-04-01 - Carla van Neste, Belgian violinist
1914-08-05 - Stjepan Sulek, Croatian violinist/composer (Coriolan)
1915-05-28 - Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violinist
1916-04-22 - Yehudi Menuhin, NYC, violinist/conductor (Bartok's Sonata)
1917-05-28 - Papa John Creach, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, American blues violinist (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane)
1917-07-14 - Arthur Leavins, violinist
1918-07-24 - Ruggiero Ricci, SF California, composer/violinist (Paganini), (d. 2012)
1918-09-22 - Henryk Szeryng, Zelazowa Wola Poland, violinist (Brahms Concerto)
1918-11-13 - Janine Andrade, French violinist
1919-08-11 - Ginette Neveu, French violinist (d. 1949)
1920-01-27 - Helmut Zacharias, German violinist (d. 2002)
1920-07-19 - Robert Mann, Portland Oregon, composer/violinist (String Quartet 1952)
1920-07-21 - Isaac Stern, Kreminiecz Russia, violinist (debut SF Symph)
1921-03-21 - Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist
1921-07-04 - Tibor Varga, Hungarian violinist/orchestra leader (Ripley's Game)
1923-02-13 - Yfrah Neaman, Lebanese violinist (d. 2003)
1923-02-21 - Zvi Zeitlin, Dubrovnik Yugoslavia, violinist/prof (Eastman School)
1923-03-12 - Norbert Brainin, violinist
1923-08-17 - Anton Kersjes, violinist/conductor (Amsterdam Philharmonic Orch)
1923-11-06 - Renato Capecchi, Italian violinist/baritone
1924-05-05 - Theo Olof, German/Neth violinist/prodigy/concert master
1924-11-14 - Leonid B Kogan, Dnepropetrovsk Russia, violinist (Lenin Prize-1952)
1924-12-15 - Ida Haendel, Polish violinist/author (Woman with Violin)
1926-08-11 - Johnny Van Derrick, jazz violinist
1926-10-06 - Cyril Reuben, violinist
1928-02-29 - Alan Loveday, British(?) violinist
1929-01-11 - Wanda Wilkomirska, Warsaw, Poland, violinist
1929-08-08 - Josef Suk, Prague Czechoslovakia, violinist (Artist of Merit-1977)
1930-09-17 - Lalgudi Jayaraman, Indian violinist
1930-12-11 - Leonard Friedman, violinist

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 85 of 85

1592-07-01 - Marc A Ingegneri, Italian violinist/composer (Responsoria), dies
1663-07-07 - Thomas Baltzar, German violinist
1713-01-08 - Arcangelo Corelli, composer/violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59
1713-06-13 - Arcangelo Corelli, Italian violinist/composer, dies at about 49
1758-10-19 - Johan H Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist, dies
1761-01-03 - Willem de Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph), dies at 73
1764-03-30 - Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Italian violinist/composer, dies at 68
1770-02-26 - Giuseppe Tartini, Italian composer/violinist, dies at 77
1799-04-19 - Pieter Hellendaal, violinist/organist/composer (Glees), dies at 78
1821-11-10 - Andreas J Romberg, German violinist/composer (Der Rabe), dies at 54
1827-11-07 - Bartolomeo Campagnoli, Ital violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 76
1831-01-06 - Rodolphe Kreutzer, Fr composer/violinist (Kreutzersonate), dies at 64
1840-05-27 - Niccolo Paganini, Italian composer and violinist, dies at 57
1842-09-15 - Pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer, dies at 70
1857-02-14 - Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56
1859-11-22 - Ludwig "Louis" Spohr, German violinist/composer (Faust), dies at 75
1864-01-16 - Anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68
1870-04-08 - Charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer, dies at 68
1873-07-14 - Ferdinand David, Dutch violinist/composer, dies at 63
1880-08-17 - Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist and composer (b. 1810)
1907-08-15 - Joseph Joachim, German violinist/composer, dies at 76
1908-09-20 - Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist/composer (Spanish Dancer), dies at 64
1910-03-28 - Edouard [Judas] Colonne, French violinist/conductor, dies
1930-07-15 - Leopold von Auer, Hungarian/US violinist, dies
1933-03-29 - Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Dutch violinist/conductor, dies at 52
1934-01-12 - Pawel Kochanski, Polish violinist, composer and arranger (b. 1887)
1934-02-22 - Willem Kes, violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 78
1935-05-29 - Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer, dies at 61
1939-02-17 - Willy Hess, German violinist (b. 1859)
1940-08-21 - Paul Juon, Russian/Swiss violinist/composer, dies at 68
1941-01-10 - Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer (Sea), dies at 61
1943-02-17 - Armand J. Piron, American jazz violinist and composer (b. 1888)
1943-04-29 - Joseph Achron, Latvian violinist/composer (Golem suite), dies at 56
1944-11-14 - Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist (b. 1873)
1949-10-27 - Ginette Neveu, French violinist (b. 1919)
1953-09-15 - Jacques Thibaud, French violinist, dies
1954-03-06 - Louis Zimmermann, violinist, dies at 80
1954-06-27 - Francis L Casadesus, French violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 83
1962-01-29 - Fritz Kreisler, Austria/US violinist/composer, dies at 86
1963-08-19 - Kathleen Parlow, Canadian violinist (b. 1890)
1967-04-04 - Mischa Elman, Ukraine/US violinist, dies at 76
1967-08-07 - Max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator, dies at 75
1968-11-06 - Charles Munch, French conductor and violinist (b. 1891)
1972-01-19 - Michael Rabin, American violinist (b. 1936)
1973-02-20 - Joseph Szigeti, Hungarian/US violinist, dies at 80
1973-03-06 - Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 72
1974-10-24 - David Oistrach, Russian violinist, dies at 65
1982-09-14 - Christian Ferras, French violinist (b. 1933)
1983-10-16 - George Liberace, violinist (Liberace Show), dies at 72
1985-02-22 - Efrem A Zimbalist, Russian/US composer/violinist, dies at 95
1986-10-16 - Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist, dies at 65
1987-12-10 - Jascha Heifetz, Russia, violinist, dies at 86
1988-03-08 - Henryk Szeryng, Polish-born violinist (b. 1918)
1991-09-17 - Zino Francescatti, French violinist (b. 1902)
1992-07-02 - Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist, dies at 42
1992-07-13 - Carla van Neste, Belgian violinist, dies at 78
1993-07-19 - Szymon Goldberg, Polish violinist/conductor, dies at 84
1994-02-09 - Louis Kaufman, US violinist/conductor (Gone with the Wind), dies at 88
1994-03-26 - Jan Bor, Dutch violinist/painter, dies at 83
1994-05-11 - Leonard Friedman, violinist, dies at 63
1994-06-03 - Hub Matthijsen, violinist/bandmaster, dies at 52
1994-10-14 - Gioconda de Vito, violinist, dies at 87
1994-12-19 - Noel Pointer, jazz violinist, dies at 39
1995-01-04 - Leonard Hirsch, Brit violinist/conducter (BBC Empire Orch), dies at 92
1995-01-07 - Arthur Leavins, violinist, dies at 77
1995-01-11 - Josef Gingold, Russian-American violinist (b. 1909)
1995-05-04 - Louis Krasner, violinist, dies at 91
1995-05-15 - Johnny Van Derrick, jazz violinist, dies at 68
1996-02-07 - Lillian Rambach, teacher violinist, dies at 84
1996-03-15 - Olga Rudge, violinist, dies at 100
1996-09-02 - Cyril Reuben, violinist, dies at 69
1997-01-07 - Sandor Vegh, violinist teacher/conductor, dies at 84
1997-12-01 - Stephane Grappelli, French jazz violinist, dies at 89
1999-03-12 - Yehudi Menuhin, American-born violinist (b. 1916)
2001-09-22 - Isaac Stern, Ukrainian violinist (b. 1920)
2002-02-28 - Helmut Zacharias, German violinist (b. 1920)
2003-01-04 - Yfrah Neaman, Lebanese-born violinist (b. 1923)
2003-09-04 - Tibor Varga, Hungarian violinist and conductor (b. 1921)
2003-09-04 - Lola Bobesco, Romanian-born violinist (b. 1921)
2004-06-05 - Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor (b. 1941)
2005-04-01 - Alexander Brott, Canadian violinist and composer (b. 1915)
2005-04-10 - Norbert Brainin, Austrian violinist (b. 1923)
2007-02-24 - Leroy Jenkins, American composer and violinist (b. 1932)
2007-09-26 - Dorothy Schwartz, American violinist (b. 1913)
2012-08-06 - Ruggiero Ricci, American composer/violinist, dies from heart failure at 94


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