On this day: Week of June 30, 2014

Week of June 30, 2014
June 30
1588 – Giovanni Maria Sabino, Italian organist, composer, and educator (d. 1649)
1937 – Michael von Biel, German cellist and composer
1958 – Esa-Pekka Salonen, Finnish conductor and composer
 Deaths:
1890 – Samuel Parkman Tuckerman, American composer (b. 1819)
Welcome to the seventh month of the year:
July 1
Births:
1586 – Claudio Saracini, Italian lute player and composer (d. 1630)
1663 – Franz Xaver Murschhauser, German composer and theorist (d. 1738) Quite a name you have, sir. 
1926 – Hans Werner Henze, German composer (d. 2012)
Deaths:
1592 – Marc’Antonio Ingegneri, Italian composer (b. 1535)
1784 – Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, German composer (b. 1710)
1925 – Erik Satie, French pianist and composer (b. 1866)

1964 – Pierre Monteux, French-American conductor (b. 1875)
July 2
Births:
1714 – Christoph Willibald Gluck, German composer (d. 1787)
1819 – Charles-Louis Hanon, French pianist and composer (d. 1900)
1914 – Frederick Fennell, American conductor (d. 2004)
Deaths:
1591 – Vincenzo Galilei, Italian lute player and composer (b. 1520) Second lutist this week
1778 – Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Swiss philosopher and composer (b. 1712) And composer?
July 3
Births:
1846 – Achilles Alferaki, Russian-Greek composer (d. 1919)
1854 – Leoš Janáček, Czech composer (d. 1928)
1880 – Carl Schuricht, Polish-German conductor (d. 1967)
1901 – Ruth Crawford Seeger, American composer (d. 1953)
1930 – Carlos Kleiber, German-Austrian conductor (d. 2004)
Deaths:
1778 – Anna Maria Mozart, Austrian mother of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (b. 1720)
1979 – Louis Durey, French composer (b. 1888)
July 4
Births:
1694 – Louis-Claude Daquin, French organist and composer (d. 1772)
1903 – Flor Peeters, Belgian organist, composer, and educator (d. 1986)
1921 – Tibor Varga, Hungarian violinist and conductor (d. 2003)
Deaths:
1603 – Philippe de Monte, Flemish composer (b. 1521)
1623 – William Byrd, English composer (b. 1540)
1882 – Joseph Brackett, American composer (b. 1797)
1992 – Astor Piazzolla, Argentinian bandoneon player and composer (b. 1921) I know…
2002 – Gerald Bales, Canadian organist and composer (b. 1919)
2004 – Jean-Marie Auberson, Swiss violinist and conductor (b. 1920)
July 5
Births:
1879 – Wanda Landowska, Polish-French harpsichord player (d. 1959)
1880 – Jan Kubelík, Czech violinist and composer (d. 1940), father of Rafael Kubelík
1895 – Gordon Jacob, English composer (d. 1984)
Deaths:
1884 – Victor Massé, French composer (b. 1822)
1969 – Wilhelm Backhaus, German pianist (b. 1884
July 6
Births:
1580 – Johann Stobäus, German lute player and composer (d. 1646)
1623 – Jacopo Melani, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1676)
1678 – Nicola Francesco Haym, Italian cellist and composer (d. 1729)
1865 – Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Swiss composer and educator (d. 1950)
1937 – Vladimir Ashkenazy, Russian-Icelandic pianist and conductor
1972 – Mark Gasser, English pianist
1979 – Matthew Barnson, American viola player and composer
Deaths:
1480 – Antonio Squarcialupi, Italian organist and composer (b. 1416) What a silly surname
1973 – Otto Klemperer, German conductor and composer (b. 1885)
1977 – Ödön Pártos, Hungarian-Israeli viola player and composer (b. 1907)
1999 – Joaquín Rodrigo, Spanish pianist and composer (b. 1901)
2000 – Władysław Szpilman, Polish pianist and composer (b. 1911) From The Pianist 

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