Thursday, March 26, 2015

Musical Memories March 26th


1824 - 1st performance of Beethoven's "Missa solemnis"
1827 - Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer dies at 56

1886 - Al Jolson, entertainer/singer born in St. Petersburg, Russia

1906 - Rafael Mendez, trumpet virtuoso born in Jiquilpan, Michoacán, Mexico


1908 - Hank Sylvern, organist/composer born in Brooklyn New York (d.1964)

1916 - Vic Schoen, musician/arranger/conductor born in Brooklyn New York (d. 2000)

1925 - James Moody, musician born in Savannah, Ga. (d.2010)


1933 - Eddie Lang, pioneer jazz guitarist dies at 30

1955 - Bill Hayes  "Ballad Of Davy Crockett " becomes the #1 record in US

1964 - "Funny Girl" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 1,348 performances


1973 - Noel Coward, performer/songwriter/playwright dies at 73

2002 - Randy Castillo, drummer dies at 51
 2004 -  William Jan Berry musician (Jan and Dean) dies at 62

No comments:

Post a Comment