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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #420 on: August 05, 2021, 01:08:06 AM »
*This Day in Music History*
August 5, 1397

Birth of Guillaume Dufay, Franco-Flemish composer and theorist (d. 1474)

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #421 on: August 06, 2021, 02:26:53 AM »
*This Day in Music History*
August 6, 1868

1665 Jean-Baptiste Lully fils, French musician and son of Jean-Baptiste Lully, born in Paris, France (d. 1743)
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Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #422 on: August 07, 2021, 01:30:11 AM »
*This Day in Music History*
August 7, 1868
Granville Bantock born in London (d. 1946)

Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #423 on: August 07, 2021, 09:15:34 PM »
Found while googling for info on the 1976 Broadway revival of The Threepenny Opera with Raul Julia as Mack the Knife:



From the series Angitua & Barbuda salutes Broadway:

http://www.philatelia.net/classik/stamps/?id=12391

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #424 on: August 08, 2021, 02:18:17 AM »
Found while googling for info on the 1976 Broadway revival of The Threepenny Opera with Raul Julia as Mack the Knife:



From the series Angitua & Barbuda salutes Broadway:

http://www.philatelia.net/classik/stamps/?id=12391

Very sad that he passed away too soon. Fine actor and humanitarian.
Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #425 on: August 08, 2021, 02:24:01 AM »
"This Day in Music History"
August 8, 1929

Josef Suk, Czech composer and violinist, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2011)


Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines. ~ Satchel Paige

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #426 on: August 09, 2021, 01:16:54 AM »
*This Day in Music History*

August 9, 1942
Dmitri Shostakovich's 7th Symphony, dedicated to city of Leningrad, is performed in Leningrad during siege by Nazi forces. Performed by starving musicians and broadcast to German forces by loudspeaker.

August 9, 1975
1975 Dmitri Shostakovich dies of lung cancer at 68

Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #427 on: August 10, 2021, 01:05:54 AM »
*This Day in Music History*
August 10, 1787

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completes "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"

Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #428 on: August 11, 2021, 12:43:28 AM »
*This Day in Music History*
August 11, 1943

Richard Strauss' 2nd Horn Concerto premieres at the Salzburg Festival

Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #429 on: August 12, 2021, 01:32:48 AM »
*This Day in Music History*
August 12, 1928

Leoš Janáček dies at 74 in Ostrava, now part of the Czech Republic.

Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #430 on: August 13, 2021, 01:59:55 AM »
*This Day in Music History*
August 13, 1912

Jules Massenet dies in Paris at age 70. As he wished. his funeral was private with no music and held at Égreville, where he is buried in a churchyard.

Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines. ~ Satchel Paige

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #431 on: August 14, 2021, 01:52:56 AM »
"This Day in Music*
August 14, 1975

Dimitri Shostakovich is laid to rest at the Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow



Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #432 on: August 15, 2021, 03:32:55 AM »
*This Day in Musi History*
August 15, 1914

Anatoly Liadov, member of "The Five", dies at 59 at Novgorod Governorate, an administrative division of the Russian Empire.
Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #433 on: August 16, 2021, 12:58:06 AM »
*This Day in music History"
August 16, 1876

Richard Wagner’s Opera "Siegfried" premieres at Bayreuth

Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #434 on: August 16, 2021, 03:50:08 AM »
*This Day in music History"
August 16, 1876

Richard Wagner’s Opera "Siegfried" premieres at Bayreuth

The stamp of Siegfried is wonderful!  Really dramatic and powerful!

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #435 on: August 16, 2021, 11:56:18 AM »
The stamp of Siegfried is wonderful!  Really dramatic and powerful!

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It was part of a 1933 set of nine semi-postal stamps from Germany. They were the first stamps of a commemorative nature issued by the Third Reich and each features a scene from one of Wagner's operas. Semi-postal stamps are sold with a surcharge above their postal rate value to fund a specific (usually charitable) cause. The "cause" for these stamps was stated as "emergency assistance" and all have swastikas as watermarks. The scenes featured are Tannhauser, Der Fliegende Hollander, Das Rheingold, Die Meistersinger, Die Walkure, Siegried, Tristan und Isolde, Lohengrin, and Parsifal.
Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #436 on: August 17, 2021, 12:57:53 AM »
*This Day in Music History*
August 17, 1880

Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist and composer (born in 1810), dies at Lysøen



Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #437 on: August 18, 2021, 01:27:38 AM »
*This Day in Music History*
August 18, 1750

Antonio Salieri born in Legnago, Republic of Venice (d. 1825)

Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #438 on: August 19, 2021, 01:55:39 AM »
*This Day in Music History*
August 19, 1881
 
Georges Enesco, violinist and composer, born in Liveni, Dorohoi, Romania (d. 1955)

Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Re: Music, the Mail, and Ephemera
« Reply #439 on: August 20, 2021, 01:48:32 AM »
*This Day in Music History*
August 20, 1882

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" debuts in Moscow

Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines. ~ Satchel Paige