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Monday, 1 September 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: September 1 (Ozawa, Humperdinck, Schikaneder)

1935 - Seiji Ozawa, Shenyang, China; conductor

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Seiji Ozawa conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Dvořák's Carnival Overture




1854 - Engelbert Humperdinck, Siegburg, Germany; composer (Hänsel und Gretel)

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Overture to Hänsel und Gretel (Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer conducting)



1751 - Emanuel Schikaneder, Straubing, Germany; impresario, actor, singer, librettist (Die Zauberflöte)


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