La Scena Musicale

Friday, 20 June 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: June 20 (Offenbach, Pelletier)

1819 - Jacques Offenbach, Cologne, Germany; composer

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Dorothy Bond sings and Moira Shearer dances "Les Oiseaux dans la Charmille" (The Doll Song) from Les Contes d'Hoffmann

1896 - Wilfrid Pelletier, Montreal, Canada; conductor and pianist


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