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American orchestral fluteplayers. 1915 – Born on the 23rd of September. He was well known as a teacher and served as a faculty member at the Juilliard School. He made many recordings with conductors such as Bruno Walter and Leonard Bernstein, and was a member of the Cleveland Orchestra. He is the solo flutist with ..

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1811 – Born  in Wenham, Massachusetts, on July 10th. American composer and music educator. 1831 – He studied music, and began to teach. 1839 – He was musical director in Dr. Channing’s Church in Boston. 1841 – He inaugurated a series of successful musical conventions. 1842 – He was superintendent of musical instruction in the ..

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Russian Composer 1837 – Born on the 2nd of January at Nizhny Novgorod. 1869 – Selected director of the imperial chapel and conductor of the Imperial Musical Society. 1862 – Established The Free School of Music. 1872 – The Free School was influential, but suffered from chronic financial problems that drove Balakirev to a nervous ..

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1862 – Born on December 24th in Banodzha. Georgian composer and music public figure, one of the creators of Georgian professional music. 1877-1879 – Balanchivadze’s first serious music practice took place, when he took lessons from Aushev, a choir conductor. 1880 – Studied privately and sang in the chorus at the Tbilisi O, then studying ..

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1958 – Born on the 26th of January in Toledo, Ohio. She is a multi-platinum selling Rhythm and Blues singer-songwriter and 8 time Grammy Award winner. 1970 – She began singing in a Baptist church choir. 1974 – Joined in a band called Humanity, which included fellow high school friends. 1975 – Anita joined Chapter ..

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1906 – Born on the 3rd of June in St. Louis, Missouri. 1917 – She survived in the riots in East St. Louis, Illinois. 1919 – Began dancing in vaudeville and on Broadway. 1925 – Went to Paris where, after the jazz revue La Revue Nègre failed, her comic ability and jazz dancing drew attention ..

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1929 – Born on November 11th in Chicago, Illinois.  American rhythm-and-blues singer notable for her vocal power and rhythmic energy. 1946 – At age 17 she performed as Little Miss Sharecropper. 1955-1965 – Her tenure with Atlantic Records yielded 15 rhythm-and-blues hits, most notably “Tweedle Dee”, “Jim Dandy”, and “I Cried a Tear”.          ..

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1916 – Born 10th of May in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   Studied violin, clarinet and saxophone and showed ability in jazz and popular music. 1931 – Entered the University of Pennsylvania. He soon left and went to New York University instead, where he studied music with Philip James and Marion Bauer. 1935 – After receiving his degree, ..

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1714 – Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach was born 8th of March in Weimar Thuringia, Germany. 1724 – When he was ten years old he entered the St. Thomas School at Leipzig. 1723-1735 – Continued his education as a student of jurisprudence at the universities of Leipzig and of Frankfurt (Oder). 1738 – He took his ..

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1735 – JC Bach was born 5th of September in Leipzig, Germany. 1754 – Went to Italy where he studied counterpoint under Giovanni Battista Martini. 1760-1762 – Held the post of organist at Milan Cathedral, for which he wrote two Masses, a Requiem, a Te Deum, and other works. Around this time he converted from ..

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