La Scena Musicale

Saturday, 15 March 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: March 15 (Strauss, McPhee)

1835 - Eduard Strauss, Vienna, Austria; conductor and composer

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Polka "Without Brakes" by Eduard Strauss (Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Zubin Mehta, New Year's Concert 2007)

1900 - Colin McPhee, Montreal, Canada; composer and ethnomusicologist

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