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 ..
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 ..
1685 – Johann Sebastian Bach was born 21st of March in Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany. 1703 – Become organist at Arnstadt. He found his duties as choirmaster irksome, and angered the authorities by his innovative chorale accompaniments. 1707 – Married a cousin, Maria Barbara Bach, and left to become organist at Mühlhausen. 1708 – He transferred ..
1710 – Wilhelm Friedemann was born 22nd of November in Weimar, Germany. 1733 – Appointed organist of St. Sophia’s Church at Dresden. 1746 – Became organist of the Liebfrauenkirche at Halle; his father’s influence was enough to secure him the latter position without the usual trial performance. 1762 – Offered the post of Kapellmeister to ..
1928 – Burt Bacharach was born 12th of May in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Played piano in a high school dance band (in Queens, New York City) and studied piano and composition at Mannes School of Music, Berkshire Music Center, and McGill University (Montreal). 1950-1925 – Bacharach played the piano during his army service then ..
1898 – Ernst Bacon was born 26th of May in Chicago. 1926-1927 – He taught and administered at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester. 1932 – Ernst numerous awards and grants received are the Bispham Award, the Ditson and the League of Composers Commission, the Pulitzer fellowship, a Guggenheim fellowship, and ..
1941 – Born on the 9th of January in Staten Island, New York. 1959 – Recorded her first album for a major label, Joan Baez. 1960 – Became popular with young audiences for her songs and political views. 1961 – Her second release, Joan Baez, Vol. 2 went gold, as did Joan Baez in Concert. ..
1968 – Born on the 3rd of April, in Freeport, Bahamas, and was raised in Ontario. 1987 – Lived in Canada when he received a demo tape from an unknown New Jersey band in search of a lead singer; the group was Skid Row, formed a year earlier by ex-Bon Jovi guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo. ..
1709 – Born on the 16th of February in Newcastle, England. 1735 – He was accepted the position of church organist at St. John’s Church in Newcastle. 1737 – Married Catherine Reynolds. 1738 – He was appointed music director of the Newcastle Musical Society. He also collaborated with John Garth’s subscription concerts in Durham, and ..
1887 – Born on the 3rd of June in Czech Republic. 1949 – Died on the 25th of January at age ..