Monday, January 25, 2016

Birthdays for January 24-25

Jan 24th:

1758 - Johann Chrysostomus Drexel
1774 - Karl Moser
1776 - Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann
1828 - Karol Studzinski
1829 - William Mason
1859 - Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky
1909 - Tiny Winters, musician
1913 - Norman Dello Joio
1915 - Vitezslava Kapralova
1918 - Gottfried von Einem
1919 - Leon Kirchner
1923 - Simeon ten Holt
1924 - David Craighead
1924 - Klaus George Roy
1931 - Ib Norholm
1932 - Werner Steger
1936 - Daniel Goode
1944 - Klaus Nomi, German singer and musician (non-classical occasionally too!)
1972 - Naoshi Mizuta

Events:

1874 - Mussorgsky's opera "Boris Godunov" premieres in St. Petersburg
1914 - Victor Herbert's one-act opera "Madeleine" premieres in NYC
1936 - Benny Goodman & orchestra record "Stompin' at the Savoy" on Victor Records

Jan 25th:

1750 - Johann Gottfried Vierling
1834 - Pablo Hernandez Salces
1844 - Frederick E Kitziger
1851 - Jan Blockx
1858 - Giuseppi Radiciotti
1880 - Francis George Scott
1881 - Gustave Frederic Soderlund
1884 - Edward Kilenyi
1886 - Wilhelm Furtwängler, conductor
1889 - Vladimir Vladimirovich Scherbachov
1910 - Hendrik Willem Hans Osieck
1911 - Julia Frances Smith
1921 - Alfred Reed
1927 - Antonio Carlos Jobim
1938 - Etta James (Jamesette Hawkins), singer (Roll with Me, At Last etc..)

Events:

1817 - Rossini's opera "La Cenerentola" premieres in Rome
1835 - Vincenzo Bellini's opera "I Puritani" premieres in Paris
1902 - Alexander Scriabin's Symphony No. 2 in C premieres in St. Petersburg
1908 - John Blockx's opera "Baldie" premieres in Antwerp
1915 - Giordano, Sardou & Moreau's opera "Madame Sans Gêne" premieres in NYC





2 comments:

Marcelo Lasta said...

En el fondo de mi jardin infecto,crecen rosas salvajes,hace un rato,desmalezando con machete,me picó una lírica avispa(me hinchó media mano,aun así pude inocular-vacuna- un caniche toy al ratito),corté una rosa y la puse en mi consultorio.Aún me duele,y ese espectro de la foto aún más...

Scraps said...

Ah, Klaus Nomi. "Total Eclipse". My teenaged weird musical upbringing.