Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Musical Memories April 14th



1759 - George Frideric Handel, composer dies at 74


1857 - Edgar Stillman Kelley, composer born in Sparta, Wisconsin (d.1944)


1895 - 1st performance of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 2



1924 - Shorty Rogers, composer/arranger/musician born in Lee, Mass. (d.1994)



1925 - Gene Ammons, jazz musician born in Chicago, Ill. (d.1974)

1933 - Morton Subotnick, composer born in Los Angeles, Calif. (age82)

 

1970 - Joe Reichman, bandleader dies at 72

1974 - Al Morgan, jazz musician dies at 65




1980 - 52nd Academy Awards -
Best Picture: Kramer vs. Kramer



A Little Romance - Best Original Score


All That Jazz - Best Original Song Score


It Goes Like It Goes from Norma Rae Best Original Song




1983 - Pete Farndon, rock bassist dies at 30



1990 - Thurston Harris, singer dies at 58


1992 - Sammy Price, boogie-woogie pianist, dies at 83

 

1995 - James Daniel "Danny" Turner, saxophonist, dies at 75





1996 - Gaylord Birch, drummer dies at 50



2007 - Don Ho,  Hawaiian pop musician/singer/entertainer dies at 76

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