Saturday, January 13, 2018

Today's Birthdays

Christoph Graupner (1683-1760)
Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel (1690-1749)
Vassili Kalinnikov (1866-1901)
Richard Addinsell (1904-1977)
Daniil Shafran (1923-1997)
Renato Bruson (1936)
Paavo Heininen (1938)
William Duckworth (1943-2012)
Richard Blackford (1954)
Wayne Marshall (1961)
Juan Diego Flórez (1973)


Horatio Alger (1832-1899)
Lorrie Moore (1957)

and from the Composers Datebook:

On this day in 1944 took place the premiers of Stravinsky's "Circus Polka" (concert version) and "Four Norwegian Moods" in Cambridge at the Garden Theatre with the Boston Symphony conducted by the composer.

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