Monday, October 23, 2006

Franz Liszt - one of the world's most famous Hungarians - happy birthday

oh and thanks for all the good music, too!

Today we can celebrate the birthdays of:

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Giovanni Martinelli1885-1969)
Vincenzo Manfridini (1737-1799)

Let us remember the following artists who passed away on this date:

Jean Leclair (1920-1984)
Pablo Casals (1876-1973)
Ludwig Spohr (1784-1859)
Plinio Clabassi (1920-1984)
Gerhard Pechner (1903-1969)
Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)

The quote for today is: "There are ballades and romances to be found
among the Gypsies, but their few lays rank no higher than awkward
experiments not to be classes with works of art." Franz Liszt.


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