Saturday, September 24, 2016

Today's Birthdays

Sir Andrzej Panufnik (1914-1991)
Cornell MacNeil (1922-2011)
Alfredo Kraus (1927-1999)
John Rutter (1945)
Marc Neikrug (1946)

and

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940)

Friday, September 23, 2016

Today's Birthdays

Jacques Féréol Mazas (1782-1849)
Jarmila Novotná (1907-1994)
Soulima Stravinsky (1910-1994)
Ray Charles (1930-2004)
John Coltrane (1926-1967)
Bruce Springsteen (1949)
William Shimell (1952)

and

Euripides (ca 480 BC - 406 BC) - today is the traditional day for Greeks to celebrate his birthday.
Baroness Emmuska Orczy (1865-1947)
Jaroslav Seifert (1901-1986)

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Today's Birthdays

Arthur Pryor (1870-1942)
Henryk Szeryng (1918-1988)
William O. Smith (1926)
Hugh Bean (1929-2003)
Anna Tomowa-Sintow (1941)
John Tomlinson (1946)
Vladmir Ghernov (1953)
Michael Torke (1961)

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Today's Birthdays

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
Meinrad Schütter (1910-2006)
Leonard Cohen (1934)
Jill Gomez (1942)
Andrei Gavrilov (1955)
Nina Rautio (1957)

and

Girolamo Savonarola (1452-1498)
Sir Edmund Gosse (1849-1928)
H(erbert) G(eorge) Wells (1866-1946)
Sir Allen Lane (1902-1970)

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Article on Joel Bluestone and his final concert with Fear No Music in The Oregonian

The Oregonian posted an article here that I wrote about percussionist Joel Bluestone and his final performance with the Fear No Music ensemble.  It is in the online here and will be in the print edition this weekend.

Today's Birthdays

Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton (1885-1941)
David Sheinfeld (1906-2001)
John Dankworth (1927-2010)
Jane Manning (1938)
Laurie Spiegel (1945)
John Harle (1956)

and

Upton Sinclair (1878-1968)
Maxwell Perkins (1884-1947)
Donald Hall (1928)

Monday, September 19, 2016

Today's Birthdays

Allan Pettersson (1911-1980)
Kurt Sanderling (1912-2011)
Blanche Thebom (1918-2010)
Arthur Wills (1926)
Bonaventura Bottone (1950)

and

William Golding (1911-1993)
Roger Angell (1920)

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Today's Birthdays

Johann Gottfried Walther (1684-1748)
Lord Berners (1883-1950)
Arthur Benjamin (1893-1960)
Meredith Willson (1902-1984)
Josef Tal (1910-2008)
Norman Dinerstein (1937-1982)
Thomas Fulton (1949-1994)
John McGlinn (1953-2009)
Anna Netrebko (1970)

and

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
Jean-Bernard-Léon Foucault (1819-1868)
Paul Zimmer (1934)
Alberto Ríos (1952)