On this day: Week of July 14, 2014

Rather sparse this week. 
July 14
Births:
1859 – Willy Hess, German violinist and educator (d. 1928)
1901 – Gerald Finzi, English composer (d. 1956)
Deaths:
2010 – Charles Mackerras, Australian conductor (b. 1925)
July 15
Births:
1638 – Giovanni Buonaventura Viviani, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1693)
1934 – Harrison Birtwistle, English composer
Deaths:
1789 – Jacques Duphly, French harpsichord player and composer (b. 1715)
1857 – Carl Czerny, Austrian pianist and composer (b. 1791) Student of Beethoven. 
1930 – Leopold Auer, Hungarian violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1845)
1959 – Ernest Bloch, Swiss-American composer (b. 1880)
July 16
An EVENT! 

1782 – First performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart‘s opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail.
Births:
1858 – Eugène Ysaÿe, Belgian violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1931)
1904 – Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer and conductor (d. 2003)
Deaths:
1729 – Johann David Heinichen, German composer (b. 1683)
1917 – Philipp Scharwenka, German composer and educator (b. 1847)
1990 – Sidney Torch, English pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1908)
July 17
Births:
Deaths:
2003 – Rosalyn Tureck, American pianist and harpsichord player (b. 1914)
July 18
1670 – Giovanni Bononcini, Italian cellist and composer (d. 1747)
1821 – Pauline Viardot, French soprano and composer (d. 1910)
1927 – Kurt Masur, Polish-German conductor. Was director of the NY Philharmonic for a while. 
1934 – Roger Reynolds, American composer and educator
Deaths:
1988 – Joly Braga Santos, Portuguese composer and conductor (b. 1924)
July 19
Births:
1759 – Marianna Auenbrugger, Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1782)
1920 – Robert Mann, American violinist, composer, and conductor (Juilliard String Quartet)
1958 – David Robertson, American conductor, currently of the St. Louis Symphony, I think. 
July 20
Births:
1762 – Jakob Haibel, Austrian tenor and composer (d. 1826)
1910 – Vilém Tauský, Czech-English conductor and composer (d. 2004)
1927 – Michael Gielen, Austrian conductor and composer
Deaths:

1752 – Johann Christoph Pepusch, German-English composer (b. 1667)
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