Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Musical Memories April 15th



1729 - Johann Sebastian Bach's "St Matthew Passion " premieres in Leipzig


1894 - Bessie Smith, Empress of Blues born in Chattanooga, Tenn. (d.1937)



1905 - Bernard Addison, guitarist/bandleader born in Annapolis, Md. (d.1990)



1907 - Caspar Reardon, jazz harpist born in Little Falls, NY (d.1941)



1908 - Eden Ahbez, mystic/songwriter born in Brooklyn, NY (d.1995)
Nature Boy - Nat "King" Cole 1947



1912 - RMS Titanic sinks at 2:27 AM off Newfoundland as band plays on



1933 - Roy Clark, country musician/singer born in Meherrin, Virginia (age82)


1957 - Pedro Infante, actor/singer dies at 39

 


2001 - Joey Ramone, musician/singer dies at 49


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