Archive for December, 2012
Born August 6, 1876 in Boston, Massachusetts. Died January 4, 1970 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Mary Louise Curtis founded the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in 1924. She was the daughter of the publishing magnate Cyrus H. K. Curtis, the founder and editor More >
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Baptized December 17, 1770 in Bonn, Germany. Died March 26, 1827 in Vienna, Austria.Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67
Composed in 1808. First Performance: December 22, 1808 conducted by Beethoven at the Theater-an-der-Wien in Vienna. Instrumentation: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 More >
Composed: 1945. First Performance: October 15, 1946 with Sir Malcolm Sargent conducting the Liverpool Philharmonic More >