1899 – Born on February 15th in Lodève, Hérault, France. French composer and opera manager. 1920 – He became a member of the group known as "Les Six" including Milhaud, Poulenc, Honegger, Tailleferre and Durey. 1946-1968 – He wrote soundtracks for a large number of French films before finding work across the Channel which quickly ..
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 61. 2.4 / 5 ( ..
1765 – Born in London on the 23rd of November. 1783 – He was sent to study abroad at the expense of the Prince of Wales, who had been favourably impressed by his skill at the harpsichord. 1787 – On his return to London, he held for a short time an appointment as one of ..
1782 – Born in Caen in Normandy on the 29th of January. 1804 – Sent at the age of 20 to London to complete his business training, he was obliged to leave England as a result of the breach of the Treaty of Amiens. 1813 – The unfavourable reception of his one-act debut opera Le ..
1924 – Born in Luttrell, Tennessee on the 20th of June. 1942 – After dropping out of high school, he landed a job at WNOX radio in Knoxville. 1946 – Atkins made his first appearance at the Grand Ole Opry as a member of Foley’s band. 1947 – He ..
1901 – Born on the 4th of August in New Orleans, Louisiana U.S.A. 1918 – On the 19th of March, married Daisy Parker. 1923 – He made his first recordings, while playing second cornet in Oliver’s band. 1925 – He began recording under his own name with his famous music "Hot Five","Potato Head Blues" and ..
1903 – Born in Chillán, Chile on the 6th of February. 1918 – He made a major European tour, giving concertos accompanied by illustrious conductors such as Nikisch, Furtwängler, and Mengelberg. 1921 – He returned to South America, and made a triumphal tour beginning in Santiago de Chile. 1924 – He made his first North ..
1917 – He was born on the 2nd day of March this year in Santiago, Cuba. His father served in the Cuban House of Representatives and became Santiago’s youngest mayor. 1936 – He began his career as a professional musician in this year, playing guitar and percussion for a Latin orchestra. 1937 – ..
1905 – He was born in Buffalo, New York, USA this year. 1920 – He formed his first professional band, Hyman Arluck’s Snappy Trio. 1921 – He left home against his parent’s wishes. 1923 – With his new band – The Southbound Shufflers, performed on the Crystal Beach lake boat "Canadiana" during ..