On this day: week of August 18, 2014

Week of August 18, 2014
August 18
Births:
1750 – Antonio Salieri, Italian composer and conductor (d. 1825)
1893 – Ernest MacMillan, Canadian conductor and composer (d. 1973)
1910 – Herman Berlinski, Polish-American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 2001)
1916 – Moura Lympany, English pianist (d. 2005)
Deaths:
1613 – Giovanni Artusi, Italian composer and theorist (b. 1540)
2004 – Elmer Bernstein, American composer and conductor (b. 1922) Not related to the other Bernstein
August 19
Births:
1570 – Salamone Rossi, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1630)
1881 – George Enescu, Romanian violinist, pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1955)
1914 – Fumio Hayasaka, Japanese composer (d. 1955)
Deaths:
1900 – Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Belgian violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1833)
1963 – Kathleen Parlow, Canadian violinist (b. 1890)
August 20
1882 – Tchaikovsky‘s 1812 Overture debuts in MoscowRussia.
Births:
1561 – Jacopo Peri, Italian composer (d. 1633)
1720 – Bernard de Bury, French composer (d. 1785)
1930 – Mario Bernardi, Canadian pianist and conductor (d. 2013)
Deaths:
1611 – Tomás Luis de Victoria, Spanish composer (b. 1548)
1707 – Nicolas Gigault, French organist and composer (b. 1627)
August 21
Births:
1904 – Count Basie, American pianist, composer, and bandleader (Count Basie Orchestra) (d. 1984)
Deaths:
1951 – Constant Lambert, English composer and conductor (b. 1905)
August 22
Births:
1928 – Karlheinz Stockhausen, German composer (d. 2007)
Deaths:
1976 – Gina Bachauer, Greek pianist (b. 1913)
2005 – Luc Ferrari, French-Italian composer (b. 1929)
August 23
Births:
1854 – Moritz Moszkowski, Polish-German pianist and composer (d. 1925)
1900 – Ernst Krenek, Austrian-American composer (d. 1991)
1905 – Constant Lambert, English composer and conductor (d. 1951)
Deaths:
1507 – Jean Molinet, French poet and composer (b. 1435)
1924 – Heinrich Berté, Austrian composer (b. 1856)
1960 – Oscar Hammerstein II, American director, producer, and composer (b. 1895)
August 25
Births:
1837 – Théodore Dubois, French organist, composer, and educator (d. 1924)
1952 – Carlo Curley, American organist (d. 2012) The “Pavarotti of the organ”
Deaths:
1841 – Theodore Hook, English composer (b. 1788)
1985 – Paul Creston, American composer (b. 1906)

2001 – Roman Matsov, Estonian violinist, pianist, and conductor (b. 1917)
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