Sunday, March 29, 2015

Musical Memories March 29th

1795 - Beethoven at 24 debuts as pianist in Vienna
1827 - 20,000 attend Ludwig von Beethoven's burial in Vienna


1867 - Joseph Cawthorn, actor/comedian in Broadway musicals born in NY, NY (d.1949)



1878 - Frank Tinney, star of vaudeville & Broadway born in Philadelphia, Pa. (d.1940)


1878 - Albert Von Tilzer, composer born in Indianapolis, Ind. (d.1956)

1902 - William Walton, composer born in England (d.1983)


1907 - Abe Lincoln, jazz trombonist born in Lancaster, Pa. (d.2001)



1909 - Moon Mullican,  "King of the Hillbilly Piano Players" born in Polk County, Texas (d.1967)  Moon Mullican - Cherokee Boogie


1909 - Ward Sillaway, (or Silloway), jazz trombonist born in Grand Rapids, Mich. (d.1965)


1915 - George Chisholm, jazz trombonist born in  Glasgow, Scotland (d.1997)


1918 - Pearl Bailey, singer/entertainer born in Newport News, Va. (d.1990)




1933 - Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Dutch violinist/conductor, dies at 52


1937 - Karol Szymanowski, Polish/Ukraine composer dies at 54


1941 - 1st performance of Benjamin Britten's "Requiem Symphony"




1953 - Arthur Fields, singer/performer dies at 64

1959 - "Some Like it Hot" with Marilyn Monroe & Jack Lemmon premieres





1966 - Harry Daugherty, trombonist dies at 50



1980 - Annunzio Mantovani, orchestra leader dies at 74


1982 - Carl Orff, German composer dies at 86



1999 - Joe Williams, singer dies of natural causes at 80


2001 - John Lewis, jazz pianist dies at 80

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