On This Day: October 6th

Births

1618 Miguel Gomez Camargo, composer
1777 William Russell, English composer and organist, born in London (d. 1813)
1806 Andreas Randel, Swedish composer, born in Ramdala, Blekinge, Sweden (d. 1864)
1816 William Batchelder Bradbury, American composer, born in York, Maine (d. 1868)
1818 Joseph Rummel, composer
1820 Swedish Nightingale [Jenny Lind], Swedish soprano, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1887)
1827 Cark Reidel, German composer and conductor, born in Cronenberg, Wuppertal (d. 1888)
1866 Reginald Aubrey Fessenden, broadcast 1st program of voice & music
1873 Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer
1880 Julia Culp, mezzo-soprano
1882 Karol Maciej Szymanowski, Timoshovka Ukraine, composer – was a Polish composer and pianist, the most celebrated Polish composer of the early 20th century. He is considered a member of the late 19th-/early 20th-century modernist movement Young Poland and widely viewed as one of the greatest Polish composers.
1886 Edwin Fischer, Swiss pianist and conductor (d. 1960)
1887 Maria Jeritza, [Jedlicka], Austrian singer (Vienna Opera)
1888 Max Butting, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1976)
1896 Frutuoso de Lima Viana, Brazilian pianist and composer, born in Itajubá, Brazil (d. 1976)
1896 Otto Siegl, Austrian composer, born in Graz (d. 1978)1902 Mihovil Logar, composer
1915 Edgardo Martin, composer
1926 Alan Copeland, orchestra leader/singer (Your Hit Parade), born in Los Angeles, California
1926 Cyril Reuben, violinist
1927 Paul Badura-Skoda, pianist (Mozart Interpretation), born in Vienna, Austria
1943 Udo Zimmermann, composer
1948 Glenn Branca, avant-garde composer and guitarist, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania




Deaths

1651 Heinrich Albert, German composer (Arien oder Melodien), dies at 47
1762 Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer, dies at 78
1786 Antonio Sacchini, Italian opera composer, dies at 56
1837 Jean-Francois Le Sueur, composer, dies at 77
1860 Stephen Elvey, English composer, dies at 55
1868 Leon Charles Francois Kreutzer, composer, dies at 51
1874 Thomas Dyke Acland Tellefsen, composer, dies at 50
1909 Dudley Buck, US organist and composer, dies at 70
1933 Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer, dies at 62
1935 Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer, dies at 83
1940 Ferdinando Liuzzi, composer, dies at 55
1947 Leevi Antti Madetoya, composer, dies at 60
1954 Hakon Borresen, composer, dies at 78
1956 Walter Herlihy, announcer (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 42
1973 Arnold Maria Walter, Canadian composer, dies at 71
2013 Will Ogdon, American composer, dies at 92




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