Thursday, September 14, 2017

Today's Birthdays

Michael Haydn (1737-1806)
Luigi Cherubini (1760-1842)
Vittorio Gui (1885-1972)
Alice Tully (1902-1993)
Lehman Engel (1910-1982)
Rolf Liebermann (1910-1999)
Martyn Hill (1944)
Raul Gimenez (1950)


Eric Bentley (1916)
Ivan KlĂ­ma (1931)
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison (1934-2002)
Renzo Piano (1937)

and from the Composers Datebook:

On this day in 1973, the Philadelphia Orchestra gives a concert in Beijing, the first American orchestra to perform in Red China. Eugene Ormandy conducts symphonies by Mozart (No. 35), Brahms (No. 1) and the American composer Roy Harris (No. 3).

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