February 13

On this day:
1914- ASCAP is established to protect the copyrighted musical compositions of its members 
Births: 
Leopold Godowsky (1870), Polish-American pianist and composer 
Jeanne Demessieux (1968), pianist and composer
Yfrah Neaman (1923), violinist 
Colin Matthews (1946), composer
Deaths: 
Johann Kaspar Kerll (1693), composer and organist
Johann Joseph Fux (1741), composer 
Richard Wagner (1883), composer and director 
Roger Voisin (2008), trumpeter 

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2 thoughts on “February 13

  1. Oh yeah! Good question. This was my way of saying “this person is important or significant or I knew of him/her already” because many of these people I have never heard of for some reason or other. My fault for some, theirs for others.

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