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Friday, 8 August 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: August 8 (Hétu, Chaminade)

1938 - Jacques Hétu, Trois-Rivières, Canada; composer 

Biography (Encyclopedia of Music in Canada)
The Joy of Composing (La Scena Musicale, July 2008)

Jacques Ducharme plays Hétu's "Ballade" from Suite Opus 41, No. 3 (live TV performance, 2007)



1857 - Cécile Chaminarde, Paris, France; composer, pianist

Wikipedia

Cécile Chaminade: Sérénade, Op. 29 for piano, played by Phillip Sear

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