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Old August 9th, 2010, 03:10 PM   #481

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9 August

in 1613 - Giovanni Righi, composer, dies at 36
in 1672 - Jose Ximenez, composer, dies at 70
in 1686 - Benedetto Marcello, Venice It, composer (Lettera Famigliare) [or 7/24] is in born
in 1690 - Lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer is born

in 1710 - Gabriel Schutz, composer, dies at 77
in 1718 - Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer is born

in 1727 - Johann Philipp Treiber, composer, dies at 52
in 1781 - Michael Umlauf, composer is born

in 1806 - Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia Christian, composer, dies at 33
in 1834 - Elias Alvares Lobo, composer is born

in 1835 - Claus Nielsen Schali, composer, dies at 78
in 1861 - Wilhelm Berger, composer is born

in 1862 - Berlioz' opera "Beatrice et Benedict," premieres in Baden-Baden
in 1874 - Reynaldo Hahn, composer is born
in 1875 - Albert William Ketelbey, Aston England, composer (Wonder Worker) is born
in 1875 - Reynaldo Hahn, composer is born

in 1888 - Isaac Strauss, composer, dies at 82
in 1890 - Cesar Cortinas, composer is born
in 1890 - Sandor Jemnitz, composer is born
in 1891 - Max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator is born
in 1902 - Zino Francescatti, Marseilles France, violinist (NY Phil-1939) is born
in 1913 - Harry Mills, singer (Mills Brothers-Paper Moon) is born
in 1915 - Haim Alexander, composer is born

in 1919 - Ruggiero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (Pagliacci), dies at 62
in 1935 - George S Leotsakos, composer is born
in 1939 - Billy Henderson, rocker (Spinners-That's What Girls Are Made For) is born
in 1939 - Max Neuhaus, composer is born
in 1944 - Viv Prince, rocker (Pretty Things) is born
in 1946 - Rinus Gerritsen, Dutch rock bassist/keyboardist (Golden Earring) is born
in 1946 - Maarnus Gerritsen, Dutch rocker (Golden Earring) is born
in 1947 - Barbara Mason, US singer (Yes, I'm Ready) is born

in 1950 - Lusty Song wins Hambletonian
in 1955 - Marion Eugene Bauer, composer, dies at 57
in 1958 - Greg Chaisson, heavy metal rocker (Badlands-Dreams in the Dark) is born

in 1958 - Felipe Boero, composer, dies at 74
in 1959 - Diane Williams, Hahn AFB Ger, singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel) is born

in 1959 - Emil Frantisek Burian, composer, dies at 55
in 1962 - Michael Colnroy, Modern English, rocker is born
in 1963 - Whitney Houston, Newark NJ, singer (One Moment in Time, Bodyguard) is born

in 1964 - 1st Rolling Stones concert in Netherlands
in 1965 - Kyle Kyle, Kensington Pa, rock bassist (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals) is born

in 1966 - Gosta Nystroem, composer, dies at 75
in 1967 - Jaromir Weinberger, Czech/US composer (Czech Rhapsody), dies
in 1972 - Richard Elsasser, composer, dies at 45
in 1975 - Dimitri D Shostakovitch, composer (Sun Over Motherland), dies at 68
in 1976 - Max Vredenburg, composer, dies at 72
in 1994 - Clarence Ford, sax player, dies at 64
in 1995 - Jerry Garcia, rock vocalist (Grateful Dead), dies at 53
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10 August

in 1560 - Hieronymus Praetorius, composer is born
in 1567 - Girolamo Giacobbi, composer is born
in 1589 - Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer is born
in 1699 - Christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer is born
in 1720 - Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer is born

in 1730 - Sebastien de Brossard, composer, dies at 74
in 1740 - Samuel Arnold, composer is born
in 1750 - Daniel Gottlob Turk, composer is born
in 1762 - Santiago Ferrer, composer is born
in 1793 - Heinrich August Neithardt, composer is born

in 1806 - Johann Michael Haydn, composer, dies at 68
in 1808 - Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer is born
in 1814 - Jacob Edvard Gille, composer is born

in 1821 - Salvatore Vigano, composer, dies at 52
in 1835 - Gyula Beliczay, composer is born
in 1836 - Jose Teodor Vilar, composer is born

in 1841 - Hippolyte Monpou, composer, dies at 37
in 1856 - Paul Geisler, composer is born
in 1865 - Alexander K Glazunov, St Petersburg Russia, composer (Chopiniana) is born
in 1880 - Clarence Cameron White, composer is born
in 1882 - Max Kowalski, composer is born
in 1883 - Carlos Lavin, composer is born

in 1886 - Eduard Grell, composer, dies at 85
in 1889 - Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer is born
in 1893 - Douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard) is born
in 1909 - Leo Fender, Anaheim California, rocker (Fender guitars) is born
in 1909 - Claude Thornhill, composer is born
in 1909 - Brian Easdale, composer is born

in 1911 - Carl Christian Lumbye, composer, dies at 70
in 1912 - Herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor is born
in 1926 - Edwin James Nairn Carr, composer is born
in 1926 - Marie-Claire Alain, French organist/composer is born
in 1928 - Eddie Fisher, Phila Pa, singer (Oh My Papa, Lady of Spain) is born
in 1929 - John Alldis, composer/conductor is born
in 1932 - Alexander Goehr, composer is born
in 1934 - James Carl Tenney, composer is born
in 1935 - Giya Alexandrovich Kancheli, Georgian composer (Night Prayers) is born

in 1938 - Joseph Moorat, composer, dies at 73
in 1940 - Bobby Hatfield, Wisc, rocker (Righteous Bros-Unchained Melody) is born
in 1943 - Veronica Bennett, rocker is born
in 1943 - Ronnie Spector, [Veronica Bennett], NYC, singer (Be My Little Baby) is born
in 1945 - Larry Larden, rocker (Every Mother's Son) is born
in 1947 - Ian Anderson, Scotland, rocker (Jethro Tull-Bungle in the Jungle) is born
in 1949 - Gene Johnson, Sugar Grove Pa, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle) is born
in 1950 - Eric Braunn, rocker (Iron Butterfly) is born
in 1952 - Ashley Putnam, NYC, soprano (NY City Opera 1978) is born
in 1959 - Mark Price, bass/vocals (All About Eve, Tin Huey-Contents Dislodged) is born
in 1961 - Jon Farriss, Australian rock vocalist/drummer (INXS-Kiss the Dirt) is born
in 1962 - Dan Donovan, rocker (Bad) is born
in 1967 - Lorraine Pearson, rocker is born

in 1967 - John Francis Larchet, composer, dies at 83
in 1968 - Michael Bivins, Boston, rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe) is born
in 1970 - Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, Germ composer (Requiem), commits suicide at 52
in 1985 - Michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatle songs) for $47« million
in 1991 - "Little Night Music" closes at New York State NYC after 7 perfs
in 1994 - Bill Baker, singer, dies at 58
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11 August

in 1600 - Paul Hallman, composer is born
in 1613 - Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer is born

in 1757 - Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67
in 1720 - Martin Gerbert, composer is born

in 1729 - Nicola Francesco Haym, composer, dies at 51
in 1744 - Johann Gottlieb Schwencke, composer is born
in 1748 - Joseph Schuster, composer is born

in 1794 - Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72
in 1820 - Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56
in 1863 - Arpad Szendy, composer is born
in 1867 - Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber and Lewis Fields) is born

in 1868 - Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52
in 1872 - Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80
in 1873 - John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice and Sing) is born
in 1880 - Frederick Jerome Work, composer is born
in 1894 - Wilhelm Grosz, composer is born
in 1900 - Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] is born
in 1904 - Jess Stacy, pianist is born
in 1909 - Gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer is born
in 1915 - Kunio Toda, composer is born
in 1920 - William Masselos, Niagara Falls NY, pianist/prof (Juilliard 1976) is born
in 1925 - Robert Linn, composer is born
in 1926 - Johnny Van Derrick, jazz violinist is born
in 1929 - Cora de Man-Canne Meyer, mezzo-soprano (Figaro, Carmen) is born
in 1929 - Alun Hoddinott, Bargoed Wales, composer (Floriture) is born
in 1930 - Heinz Werner Zimmermann, composer is born
in 1933 - Justin Connolly, composer is born
in 1933 - Tam…s Vasary, pianist/conductor is born
in 1938 - Rainer Boesch, composer is born
in 1939 - Attila Bozay, composer is born
in 1942 - Mike Huggs, rock drummer (Manfred Mann) [or 3/11/40] is born

in 1942 - Richard Heinrich Stein, composer, dies at 60
in 1943 - Krzysztof Meyer, composer is born
in 1943 - James Kale, rocker (Guess Who) is born
in 1943 - Denis Payton, rocker (Dave Clarke 5-Glad All Over) is born
in 1946 - John Conlee, Versailles Ky, country singer (Common Man) is born
in 1947 - Catherine Collard, French pianist (Schumann/Brahms) is born
in 1947 - Jeff Hanna, singer/guitarist (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) [or Jul 10] is born
in 1949 - Eric Carmen, Cleveland Ohio, rocker (All by Myself) is born

in 1949 - Karl Weigl, composer, dies at 68
in 1950 - Erik Braunn, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) is born

in 1951 - Ebbe Hamerik, composer, dies at 52
in 1952 - Riccardo Martin, composer, dies at 77
in 1954 - Joe Jackson, English singer/pianist/composer (The Harder they Come) is born
in 1957 - Richie Ramone, [Richie Beau], rock drummer (Ramones-Pet Semtary) is born
in 1964 - Hamish, rocker (The Pasedenas-Riding on the Train) is born

in 1964 - Beatles' "A Hard Days Night" opens in NYC
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12 August

in 1588 - Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45
in 1612 - Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60
in 1626 - Giovanni Legrenzi, composer is born
in 1633 - Jacopo Peri, Itallian opera composer, dies at 71
in 1644 - Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer is born
in 1644 - Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, composer is born
in 1696 - Maurice Greene, composer is born
in 1751 - Johann Baptist Lasser, composer is born

in 1797 - Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer, dies at 73
in 1812 - Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81
in 1825 - Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley, composer is born
in 1853 - Jean Louis Nicode, composer is born
in 1875 - Ettore Panizza, composer is born
in 1875 - Mezio Agostini, composer is born
in 1881 - Vaclav Vackar, composer is born
in 1885 - Alexander Albrecht, composer is born
in 1888 - Willem Vogt, Dutch radio pioneer/founder (AVRO) is born
in 1890 - Al Goodman, Nikopol Russia, orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour) is born
in 1897 - Manuel Blancafort, composer is born
in 1897 - Ramon Gonzalez Barron, composer is born
in 1900 - Jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta, composer is born
in 1910 - Heinrich Sutermeister, Swiss composer (Romeo and Juliet) is born
in 1920 - Percy Mayfield, US singer (Please Send Me Someone to Love) is born
in 1925 - Earl Coleman, singer is born
in 1927 - Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich, cellist/conductor is born

in 1928 - Leos Jan cek, Czech composer/conductor (Sly Little Fox), dies at 74
in 1929 - Buck Owens, [Alvis Edgar], Sherman Texas, country singer (Hee Haw) is born
in 1929 - Joji Yuasa, composer is born

in 1830 - Franz de Paula Roser, composer, dies at 50
in 1932 - Porter Wagoner, country singer, discovered Dolly Parton (Y'All Come) is born
in 1932 - Sergey Mikhaylovich Slonimsky, composer is born
in 1936 - Gerard Masson, composer is born
in 1940 - Alexander Yossifov, composer is born
in 1941 - Sam Andrew, rocker (Big Brother and The Holding Co) is born

in 1943 - Georges Martin Witkowski, composer, dies at 76
in 1944 - Francois Ambrosiny, Fr dancer/choreographer (Fetes d'H‚b‚), dies at 66
in 1948 - Cliff Fish, rocker (Paper Lace) is born
in 1948 - Ron Mael, [J Ronald Day], Culver City Ca, rock keyboardist (Sparks) is born
in 1949 - Mark Knopfler, guitar/vocals (Dire Straits-Sultans of Swing) is born
in 1950 - Kid Creole, singer (Cocoanuts) is born [o.k. which is it??]
in 1951 - Kid Creole, [August Darnell Browder], US singer (Savannah) is born [o.k. which is it??]
in 1954 - Pat Methany, jazz guitarist (As Wichita Falls) is born
in 1955 - Heintje, [Hendrik Simons], Dutch singer (Mama) is born
in 1959 - Suzanne Vega, NYC, rocker (My Name is Luka, Tom's Diner) is born
in 1960 - Morty Black, heavy metal rocker (TNT-7 Seas) is born
in 1961 - Pete De Freitas, rocker (Echo and the Bunnymen-Heaven Up Here) is born
in 1961 - Roy Hay, guitarist (Culture Club-Do You Really Want to Hurt Me) is born
in 1967 - Tom Holkenborg, drummer (Weekend at Waikiki) is born

in 1982 - Helvi Lemmikke Leiviska, composer, dies at 80
in 1985 - Marcel Mihalovici, composer, dies at 86
in 1991 - Irene Campbell, British actress/dancer (Wicker Man, St Justice), dies
in 1992 - John Cage, avante-garde composer, dies of a stroke at 79
in 1994 - Gene Cherico, bassist, dies at 59



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13 August

in 1655 - Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) is born
in 1692 - Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer is born
in 1704 - Lorenzo Fago, composer is born
in 1717 - Christoph Nichelsmann, German composer is born
in 1721 - Francis Ireland, composer is born
in 1747 - Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer is born

in 1808 - Henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81
in 1817 - Karoly Thern, composer is born
in 1826 - William Thomas Best, composer is born
in 1831 - Salomon Jaoassohn, composer is born

in 1841 - Bernhard Heinrich Romberg, German composer, dies at 73
in 1851 - John Lincoln Clem, Drummer (Union volunteers), died in 1937) is born
in 1878 - Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer is born
in 1879 - John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun) ) is born

in 1886 - Adolf von Doss, composer, dies at 62
in 1894 - Leonid Alexeyevich Polovinkin, composer is born
in 1901 - Ian Whyte, composer is born

in 1908 - Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67
in 1913 - Anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov, composer is born
in 1913 - Francisco Escudero, composer is born
in 1916 - Fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61
in 1920 - George Shearing, London, blind pianist/composer (Lullabye of Birdland) ) is born
in 1920 - Charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist is born

in 1924 - Julian Aguirre, composer, dies at 56
in 1925 - Benny Bailey, jazz trumpeter is born

in 1928 - Fernand de La Tombelle, composer, dies at 74
in 1929 - Augustyn Bloch, composer is born
in 1930 - Heino Jurisalu, composer is born

in 1933 - Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer, dies at 80
in 1934 - Leifur Thorarinsson, composer is born
in 1942 - Sheila Armstrong, soprano is born
in 1944 - David Mahler, composer is born

in 1946 - Valery Viktorovich Zhelobinsky, composer, dies at 33
in 1947 - Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist, dies
in 1948 - Tony Santini, rocker (Sha Na Na) ) is born
in 1948 - Kathleen Battle, Portsmouth Ohio, soprano (Shephard-Tannh„user) ) is born
in 1949 - Sheralee, Ft Lauderdale Fla, vocalist (Your Hit Parade) is born
in 1951 - Dan Fogelberg, Peoria Ill, rocker (Same Auld Lang Syne) is born
in 1953 - Jimmy McCulloch, rocker (Wings) is born

in 1953 - Dmitri Arakishvili, composer, dies at 80
in 1954 - Hermann W S Waltershausen, German musicologist/composer, dies at 71
in 1958 - Feargal Sharkey, rocker (Undertones-Never Never, Good Heart) is born
in 1959 - Mark Nevin, rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love) is born
in 1963 - Tigg Ketler, Chula Vista Ca, drummer (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals) is born
in 1964 - Ian Haughland, heavy metal rocker (Europe-The Final Countdown) is born

in 1970 - Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer, dies at 75
in 1971 - King Curtis, [Curtis Ousley], US musician, murdered at 37
in 1982 - Joe Tex, [Joseph Arrington Jr], singer (Getting Scarce), dies at 49
in 1987 - Vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72
in 1995 - Jesse Thomas, blues singer, dies at 84
in 1996 - David Tudor, composer, dies at 70
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15 August

in 1576 - Baliny Valentin Bakfark, composer, dies
in 1600 - Johann Baptista Serranus, composer, dies at 60
in 1725 - Ferdinando Bertoni, composer is born
in 1727 - Johann Georg Holzbogen, composer is born

in 1728 - Marin Marias, composer, dies at 72
in 1736 - Johann Christoph Kellner, composer is born
in 1741 - Thomas Norris, composer is born
in 1776 - Ignaz Xaver von Seyfried, composer is born
in 1787 - Alexander Aliabiev, composer is born

in 1798 - Felice Alessandri, composer, dies at 50
in 1822 - Wilhelm Rust, composer is born
in 1829 - Eduard de Hartog, composer is born
in 1839 - Hugh Archibald Clarke, composer is born

in 1848 - Timothy Olmstead, composer, dies at 88
in 1853 - Giovanni Battista Polledro, composer, dies at 72
in 1872 - Harold Fraser-Simson, composer is born
in 1872 - Rubin Goldmark, composer is born
in 1875 - Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, London, composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast) is born
in 1885 - Andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer is born
in 1888 - Albert Spalding, composer is born
in 1890 - Jacques Ibert, Paris France, composer (Escales) is born
in 1892 - Knud Christian Jeppesen, composer is born
in 1893 - Alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer is born
in 1897 - Marion Eugene Bauer, composer is born
in 1901 - Byron Arnold, composer is born
in 1901 - Sulho Ranta, composer is born
in 1906 - Finn Videro, composer is born

in 1907 - Joseph Joachim, German violinist/composer, dies at 76
in 1910 - Hugo Winterhalter, composer is born

in 1914 - Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Baba yaga), dies at 59 [NS=Aug 28]
in 1918 - Raymond Gallois-Montbrun, composer is born

in 1918 - Peter Gast, composer, dies at 64
in 1922 - Lukas Foss, [Fuchs], Berlin Germany, composer (Prairie) is born
in 1925 - Billy Pinkney, Sumter NC, rock bassist/vocalist (Drifters) is born
in 1926 - Lyutsian Abramovich Prigozhn, composer is born
in 1931 - Mario Kuri-Aldana, composer is born
in 1933 - Floyd Ashton, US singer (Tams-What Child of Fool) is born
in 1933 - Bobby Helms, rock vocalist (Jingle Bell Rock) is born

in 1935 - Gerard Brucken Fock, composer, dies at 75
in 1936 - Stanislaw Niewiadomski, composer, dies at 76
in 1939 - Herman van Keeken, Dutch singer (Daddy don't run so fast) is born
in 1941 - Don Rich, Olympia Wash, guitarist/country singer (Hee Haw) is born
in 1942 - Peter York, Cleve, rock drummer (Spencer Davis Group) is born
in 1944 - Frederick Knight, US singer (I've been lonely so long) is born
in 1945 - Charlemagne Palestine, composer is born
in 1947 - Geraldo Velez, jazz congas (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance) is born
in 1949 - Kate Taylor, rocker is born
in 1950 - Thomas Aldrich, country drummer (Black Oak Arkansas) is born
in 1950 - William "Bill" Griffin, US singer (Miracles-Love Machine) is born
in 1951 - Bobby Caldwell, NYC, rocker is born

in 1951 - Artur Schnabel, Austria/US pianist (Reflections on Music), dies at 69
in 1952 - Ger Hoeymakers, Dutch rock guitarist (Franc Boeijen Group) is born
in 1956 - Vinny Denunzio, rocker is born

in 1958 - William L C "Big Bill" Broonzy, US blues singer/guitarist, dies at 65
in 1960 - Tommy Aldridge, heavy metal rocker (Ozzy-Diary of a Mad Man) is born
in 1961 - Matt Johnson, rocker (The The-Infected Soul Mining) is born

in 1963 - John Powell, composer, dies at 80
in 1964 - MCA, [Adam Yauch], rock vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight) is born

in 1968 - Edward Kilenyi, composer, dies at 84
in 1969 - WoodstockMusic and Art Fair opens in NY State (Max Yasgur's Dairy Farm)
in 1970 - Karl August Andersen, composer, dies at 66
in 1972 - Mikey Graham, Dublin Ireland, Irish singer (Boyzone) is born

in 1972 - Alf Thorbald Hurum, composer, dies at 89
in 1978 - Harrison Kerr, composer, dies at 80
in 1983 - Ramones guitarist Joey Ramone, beaten in fight-undergoes brain surgery
in 1985 - Richard Yardumian, US composer (Creator Spirit), dies at 68
in 1995 - Erbie Bowser, pianist, dies at 77


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16 August

1748 - Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer, dies at 63
1769 - Jean Aime Vernier, composer is born
1776 - Philipp Jakob Riotte, composer is born

1786 - Henri-Jacques de Croes, Flemish composer/bandmaster, dies at 80
1795 - Heinrich August Marschner, composer is born

1799 - Vincenzo Manfredini, composer, dies at 61
1816 - Joseph Robinson, composer is born
1836 - John Farmer, composer is born
1863 - Henry Constant Gabriel Piern, Metz France, composer (Edith) is born
1868 - Charles Sanford Skilton, composer is born

1870 - Ludvig Anton Edmund Passy, composer, dies at 80
1871 - Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer is born

1876 - Opera "Siegfried" premieres in Bayreuth
1877 - Karl L Hoschna, composer is born
1895 - Jacinto Guerrero, composer is born
1897 - Vicente Ascone, composer is born
1902 - Stefan Boleslaw Poradowski, composer is born
1907 - Alexander Uriah Boskovich, composer is born
1909 - Paul Smith Callaway, composer is born

1910 - Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer, dies at 69
1911 - Karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68
1915 - Al Hibbler, singer (Unchained Melody) is born
1917 - Roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve) is born
1928 - Eddie Kirkland, Jamaican/US blues guitarist (Have Mercy) is born

1929 - Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer, dies at 70
1929 - Bill Evans, US jazz pianist is born

1831 - Eduard Brendler, composer, dies at 30
1932 - Eydie Gorme, [Edithe Gormezano], Bronx NY, singer (Bossa Nova) is born
1937 - David Behrman, composer is born

1938 - Robert Johnson, US Delta-blues singer/guitarist, poisoned at 27
1944 - Roman Padlewski, composer, dies at 28
1945 - Kevin Ayers, England, progressive rocker (Joy of a Toy) is born
1945 - Gordon "Snowy" Fleet, Merseyside, rock drummer (Easybeats) is born
1945 - Gary Loizzo, Chicago IL, rock guitarist (American Breed) is born

1945 - Nico Richter, composer, dies at 29
1948 - Barry Hay, singer/fluitist/saxophonist/guitarist (Golden Earring) is born
1949 - Bill Spooner, rock guitarist/vocalist (Tubes) is born
1952 - Gianna Rolandi, NYC, soprano (Der Rosenkavalier) is born
1953 - James Taylor, SC, rocker (Kool and The Gang-Joanna) is born
1957 - Tim Farriss, Australian pop guitarist (INXS-Kiss the Dirt) is born

1959 - Pedro Humberto Allende, Chilean composer (Tonados), dies at 74
1962 - Ringo Starr replaces Pete Best as Beatle drummer
1965 - Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer, dies at 64
1968 - Luis Gianneo, composer, dies at 71
1972 - John Barnes Chance, composer, dies at 39
1977 The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis, dies
1984 - Gyorgy Kosa, composer, dies at 87
1986 - "Papa Don't Preach," goes #1 for 2 weeks
1986 - Madonna's "True Blue," album goes #1 for 5 weeks and her single

1988 - Milton Adolphus, composer, dies at 75
1992 - Mark Heard, Christian musician, dies at 41 of a heart attack
1995 - Robert "Robby" Debarge, randB Musician, dies at 36



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What kind of list leaves off this event in music history?
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The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis, dies 16 August 1977
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What kind of list leaves off this event in music history?
The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis, dies 16 August 1977
I was just testing to see if anyone is reading this thread.

Well that's my b.s. story and I'm sticking with it.

correction made. Thank you TJA.
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17 August

in 1686 - Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer is born
in 1730 - Mauritius Vogt, composer, dies at 61
in 1731 - Johann Augustin Kobelius, composer, dies at 57
in 1775 - Philippe Libon, composer is born

in 1777 - Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer, dies at 54
in 1779 - Franz de Paula Roser, composer is born

in 1786 - Frederik II, king of Prussia (1740-86)/composer, dies at 74
in 1792 - Jan Jachym Kopriva, composer, dies at 38
in 1828 - George William Warren, composer is born
in 1834 - Peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (Leie/Rubens Cantata) is born
in 1839 - Hubert Platt Main, composer is born
in 1880 - Leo Ascher, composer is born

in 1880 - Ole Bull, composer, dies at 70
in 1865 - Johann Nepomuk Poissl, composer, dies at 82
in 1876 - Opera "Gotterdammerung" premieres in Bayreuth
in 1887 - Franz Commer, composer, dies at 74
in 1889 - Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor, dies at 42
in 1898 - Carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer, dies at 56
in 1901 - Henri Tomasi, Marseilles France, composer (Don Juan de Macara) is born

in 1901 - Edmond Audran, composer, dies at 61
in 1903 - Abram Chasins, composer is born
in 1907 - Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer is born
in 1908 - Kurt Hessenberg, composer is born

in 1909 - Richard Hoffman, composer, dies at 78
in 1910 - Eric Aaltonen, composer is born
in 1916 - Eleanor Steber, opera singer is born
in 1920 - Georgia Gibbs, Worcester Mass, singer (Ballin the Jack, Kiss of Fire) is born
in 1923 - Anton Kersjes, violinist/conductor (Amsterdam Philharmonic Orch) is born
in 1924 - Laurence Richard Deniz, jazz guitarist is born
in 1928 - Thomas Jefferson Anderson, composer is born

in 1936 - Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer (Surgery and Foules), dies at 36
in 1936 - Ivan Parik, composer is born
in 1939 - Luther Allison, Mayflower Ark, rock guitarist (Bad News is Coming) is born
in 1943 - Edward Cowie, composer is born

in 1945 - Gino Marinuzzi, composer, dies at 61
in 1946 - Hans Vandenburg, Dutch singer/guitarist (Gruppo Sportivo) is born
in 1947 - Gary Talley, Memphis Tn, rock guitarist (Box Tops) is born
in 1949 - Sib Hashian, Boston Mass, rock drummer (Boston) is born
in 1953 - Kevin Rowlands, rock vocalist (Dexy's Midnight Runners-Come on Eileen) is born

in 1954 - Billy Murray, singer (Denver Nightengale), dies at 77
in 1955 - Colin Moulding, English pop guitarist (XTC) is born
in 1958 - Belinda Carlisle, Hollywood Ca, (GoGos lead singer, Heaven on Earth) is born

in 1958 - Florent Schmitt, French composer/critic (Jardin Secret), dies at 87
in 1961 - Carlos Leon Salzedo, composer, dies at 76
in 1962 - Gilby Clarke, US pop guitarist (Guns n' Roses-Civil War) is born
in 1965 - Glen Goldsmith, rocker (What You See is What You Get) is born
in 1965 - Steve Gorman, Hopkinsville Ky, rock drummer (Black Crowes) is born
in 1969 - Donald E Wahlberg Jr, Boston, rocker (New Kids-Hangin' Tough) is born

in 1973 - Jean Barraqu‚, French composer, dies at 45
in 1981 - Robert Russell Bennett, US composer/arranger (Oklahoma!), dies at 87
in 1995 - William Strethan "Wild Bill" Davis, musician, dies at 76



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