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AKA just MaryO. I'm a Cushing's and kidney cancer survivor
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  • 1815 ~ Daniel Decatur Emmett, Composer of Dixie, originally titled Dixie’s Land • 1891 ~ Fanny Brice (Borach), American singer and comedienne • 1922 ~ Neal Hefti, Composer of TV’s Batman theme, The Odd Couple theme; Neal Hefti and His Orchestra…

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  • 1813 ~ Franz Schubert, age 12, finished his first symphony, The Symphony in D Major More information about Schubert • 1896 ~ Howard Hanson, American composer, educator and conductor More information about Hanson • 1909 ~ Josef Gingold, Russian-born…

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Night on Bald Mountain refers to a series of compositions by Modest Mussorgsky (1839–1881). Inspired by Russian literary works and legend, Mussorgsky composed a “musical picture”, St. John’s Eve on Bald Mountain on the theme of a witches’ sabbath…

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Danse macabre, Op. 40, is a tone poem for orchestra, written in 1874 by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns. It started out in 1872 as an art song for voice and piano with a French text by the poet Henri Cazalis, which is based on an old French…

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1782 ~ Niccolò Paganini, Italian violin virtuoso and composer Read quotes by and about Paganini More information about Paganini • 1796 ~ Anton Thadäus Johann Nepomuk Stamitz, German composer • 1908 ~ George Feyer, Pianist and entertainer, born in Budapest…

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The final movement is the best known part of the symphony, thanks to its use in the Julia Roberts movie, Sleeping With The Enemy. It features a four-part structure, which Berlioz described in his own program notes from 1845 as follows: “He sees himself at…

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1685 ~ Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer and harpsichordist More information about Scarlatti • 1911 ~ Mahalia Jackson, American soul and gospel singer • 1913 ~ Charlie Barnet, Saxophonist, bandleader, his autobiography is Those Swinging Years • 1934 ~…

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The Funeral March of a Marionette (Marche funèbre d’une marionnette) is a short piece by Charles Gounod. It was written in 1872 for solo piano and orchestrated in 1879. It is perhaps best known as the theme music for the television program Alfred…

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1825 ~ Johann Strauss, Jr. (1825) Austrian composer, “The Waltz King” 1838 ~ Georges Bizet, French composer More information about Bizet • 1912 ~ Minnie Pearl (Sarah Ophelia Colley), Grand Ole Opry singer, CMA Hall of Fame, comedienne • 1924 ~ Billy…

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1788 ~ Sarah Hale, Poet, magazine editor, wrote Mary Had a Little Lamb • 1904 ~ Moss Hart, Tony Award-winning director of My Fair Lady (1957), playwright, married to actress Kitty Carlisle • 1911 ~ “Sonny” Terry (Saunders Terrell), American blues singer…
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