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Saturday, 5 July 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: July 5 (Starker, Landowska)

1924 - János Starker, Budapest, Hungary; cellist

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Portrait

János Starker plays Cassadó's Suite for Solo Cello, 1st mvt. (1989 recital, Tokyo)



1879 - Wanda Landowska, Warsaw, Poland; harpsichordist

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Biography

Wanda Landowska plays:

Bach, Prelude & Fugue no. 21 from The Well Tempered Clavier, Book 1 (recorded 1949-51)


Folk Dance

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