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Thursday, 23 October 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: October 23 (Lortzing, Rorem)

1801 - Albert Lortzing, Berlin, Germany; composer, actor and singer

Wikipedia
Albert Lortzing website

"Heil, sei dem Tag" from Zar und Zimmerman (with Hans Sotin; Hamburg State Opera production, conductor Charles Mackerras, 1969)



1923 - Ned Rorem, Richmond, Indiana, U.S.A.; composer

Wikipedia
Official website

Rorem's Romeo and Juliet for flute and guitar, 8th mvt. (Ryu Cipris, flute, and Max Zuckerman, guitar, Baltimore, 2006)


Anne Hogan sings three songs by Ned Rorem (Dublin, 2008)

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