On this day: week of November 17, 2014

November 17
1876 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky‘s “Slavonic March” is given its premiere performance in Moscow, Russia.
Births:
1816 – August Wilhelm Ambros, Austrian composer and historian (d. 1876)
1925 – Charles Mackerras, American-Australian oboe player conductor (d. 2010)
Deaths:
1648 – Thomas Ford, English viol player, composer, and poet (b. 1580)
1959 – Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazilian guitarist and composer (b. 1887)
1982 – Eduard Tubin, Estonian composer and conductor (b. 1905)
November 18
Births:
1860 – Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Polish pianist, composer, and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland (d. 1941)
1899 – Eugene Ormandy, Hungarian-American violinist and conductor (d. 1985)
1928 – Otar Gordeli, Georgian composer (d. 1994)
1955 – Carter Burwell, American composer
Deaths:
2012 – Philip Ledger, English organist, composer, and academic (b. 1937)
November 19
Births:
1859 – Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1935)
1934 – David Lloyd-Jones, English conductor
Deaths:

1785 – Bernard de Bury, French composer (b. 1720)
1804 – Pietro Alessandro Guglielmi, Italian composer (b. 1728)
1828 – Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (b. 1797)
November 20
Births
1937 – Ruth Laredo, American pianist (d. 2005) Been wanting to get her Scriabin sonata cycle for a while
Deaths:
1758 – Johan Helmich Roman, Swedish composer (b. 1694)
1894 – Anton Rubinstein, Russian pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1829)
November 21
1877 – Sigfrid Karg-Elert, German composer and educator (d. 1933)
1931 – Malcolm Williamson, Australian pianist and composer (d. 2003)
1932 – Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Danish composer
1941 – İdil Biret, Turkish pianist
Deaths:
1695 – Henry Purcell, English organist and composer (b. 1659)
1938 – Leopold Godowsky, Polish-American pianist and composer (b. 1870)
1963 – Artur Lemba, Estonian composer and educator (b. 1885)
1974 – Frank Martin, Swiss-Dutch composer (b. 1890)
November 22
1690 – François Colin de Blamont, French pianist and composer (d. 1760)
1710 – Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, German organist and composer (d. 1784)
1845 – Aleksander Kunileid, Estonian composer (d. 1875)
1870 – Howard Brockway, American pianist, composer, and educator (d. 1951)
1902 – Emanuel Feuermann, Austrian-American cellist and educator (d. 1942)
1913 – Benjamin Britten, English pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1976)
1922 – Fikret Amirov, Azerbaijani composer (d. 1984)
1923 – Dika Newlin, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2006) Amazing….
1930 – Peter Hurford, English organist and composer
Deaths:
1710 – Bernardo Pasquini, Italian organist and composer (b. 1637)
1900 – Arthur Sullivan, English composer (b. 1842)
November 23
1687 – Jean Baptiste Senaillé, French violinist and composer (d. 1730)
1876 – Manuel de Falla, Spanish pianist and composer (d. 1946)
1933 – Krzysztof Penderecki, Polish composer and conductor
1953 – Johan de Meij, Dutch trombonist, composer, and conductor- Lord of the Rings guy
1955 – Ludovico Einaudi, Italian pianist and composer
Deaths:

1804 – Ivan Mane Jarnović, Italian violinist and composer (b. 1747)
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