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Friday, 11 April 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: April 11 (Moll, Hallé)

1938 - Kurt Moll, Buir, near Köln, Germany; opera bass

Short bio

Kurt Moll sings "In Diesen Heil'gen Hallen" from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte (Metropolitan Opera, 1991)

1819 - Charles Hallé, Hagen, Germany; pianist, conductor (Hallé Orchestra)

Wiki entry
Hallé Orchestra: Short History
Hallé Orchestra: 150th anniv.

Rossini's William Tell Overture (conclusion) performed by the Hallé Orchestra, conducted by Mark Elder, at the Royal Albert Hall, London, 2004

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