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Posted on Mar 22, 2012 7:45:45 AM PDT
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Posted on Mar 22, 2012 12:17:44 PM PDT
KenOC says:
A couple of others born today:

Stephen Sondheim, 82
Andrew Lloyd Webber, 64

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 22, 2012 8:14:53 PM PDT
John Bennett says:
All Ways a Joy to "chat to" you anytime on GREAT MUSIC.

Posted on Mar 25, 2012 4:54:35 AM PDT
bejart7092 says:
François Joseph Fétis
Born: 25 March 1784 - Mons - Belgium

Béla Bartók
Born: 25 March 1881 - Nagyszentmiklós - Hungary

Posted on Mar 25, 2012 10:27:23 AM PDT
KenOC says:
Just a note that Debussy died this date, 1918.

Posted on Mar 26, 2012 8:42:44 AM PDT
bejart7092 says:
Pierre Boulez
Born: 26 March 1925 - Montbrison - France

RIP
Ludwig van Beethoven
Died: 26 March 1827 - Wien - Austria

Posted on Mar 26, 2012 11:24:32 AM PDT
John Ruggeri

Arturo Toscanini's birthday was yesterday March 25, but I think you knew that.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 26, 2012 2:26:28 PM PDT
John Ruggeri says:
Timothy Reilly says:
John Ruggeri

Arturo Toscanini's birthday was yesterday March 25, but I think you knew that.
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Timothy

I did not know that. Thank you-John

Posted on Mar 26, 2012 3:00:35 PM PDT
John Bennett says:
I know this is a birthday loop, but 26th March, 1827, Beethoven died.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 26, 2012 3:27:26 PM PDT
John Ruggeri says:
John Bennett says:
I know this is a birthday loop, but 26th March, 1827, Beethoven died.
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Thanks my eyes are old.

JOHN R.

Posted on Mar 27, 2012 10:44:17 AM PDT
KenOC says:
Born this day: Vincent d' Indy, 1851.

Posted on Mar 27, 2012 10:51:47 AM PDT
RICK RIEKERT says:
...and Ferdie Grofé (27 March 1892 - 3 April 1972) Composer of Theme and Variations on Noises from a Garage, Knute Rockne, a tone poem, A Day At The Farm, for orchestra, Sonata for Flute and Bicycle Pump, among others.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 27, 2012 10:58:26 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Mar 27, 2012 10:58:49 AM PDT
carnola says:
... and he (Grofé) also did the original "orchestration" of Rhapsody in Blue for its premiere with Paul Whiteman's Band.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 27, 2012 11:10:18 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Mar 27, 2012 11:17:58 AM PDT
KenOC says:
I read that at one point Grofé claimed main credit for composing Rhapsody in Blue, leading to an amusing misunderstanding with Gershwin, who was not amused.

Posted on Mar 28, 2012 4:18:52 AM PDT
bejart7092 says:
Johann André
Born: 28 March 1741 - Offenbach - Germany

Posted on Mar 28, 2012 7:18:56 AM PDT
Edgar Self says:
On March 28, 1943, four days before his 70th birthday, Sergei Rachmaninoff died in Beverly Hills.

Posted on Mar 28, 2012 1:09:49 PM PDT
KenOC says:
It probably goes without mentioning, which is why it wasn't mentioned, but...

Lady Gaga turns 26 today.

Posted on Mar 28, 2012 3:11:36 PM PDT
John Bennett says:
Yes, Piso...just on the eve of his 70th's birthday.

Posted on Mar 29, 2012 3:44:25 AM PDT
bejart7092 says:
William Walton
Born: 29 March 1902 - Oldham - England

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 29, 2012 11:40:56 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Mar 29, 2012 11:51:00 PM PDT
KenOC says:
Richard Rodney Bennett was born this date, March 29 1936.

Charles-Valentin Alkan died this date, 1888.
As did Karol Szymanowski, 1937.

Posted on Mar 30, 2012 10:20:58 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Mar 30, 2012 10:37:15 AM PDT
KenOC says:
March 30: No births I can find today (except Eric Clapton) but

RIP Pietro Antonio Locatelli, died 1764.

Posted on Mar 30, 2012 10:40:32 AM PDT
John Spinks says:
Johann Wilhelm Wilms -- March 30, 1772 - July 19, 1847

Posted on Mar 30, 2012 11:52:50 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Mar 30, 2012 11:55:36 AM PDT
Edgar Self says:
Frederic Austin, English composer and baritone, b. London 1872, d. 1962 (Search me ... all questions to Ken).

Big One for March 31: Franz Joseph Haydn, b. 1732, d. 1809. The Austrian Consulate is giving a reception at the evening performance of "In Search of Haydn" at the Siskel Theater, with Phil Grabsky attending, coffee and pastries by Julius Meindl Viennese Kaffeehaus.

Posted on Mar 31, 2012 6:28:29 AM PDT
bejart7092 says:
Before Franz Joseph appeared on the scene --

Francesco Durante
Born: 31 March 1684 - Frattamaggiore - Italy

Posted on Apr 1, 2012 5:18:23 AM PDT
bejart7092 says:
Ferruccio Benvenuto Busoni
Born: 1 April 1866 - Empoli - Italy

Sergey Rachmaninof
Born: 1 April 1873 - Onega - Russia
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