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Saturday, 8 November 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: November 8 (Bax, Hines)

1883 - Arnold Bax, Streatham, England; composer

Wikipedia

Summer Music (1920), played by the Ulster Orchestra, Richard Howarth conducting



1921 - Jerome Hines, Hollywood, U.S.A.; opera bass and composer

Biography
Wikipedia
Obituary (The Guardian, UK, February 2003)

Jerome Hines as the Grand Inquisitor, Paul Plishka as the King, in Verdi's Don Carlo (Metropolitan Opera, 1980)


Jerome Hines in The Last Supper Scene from his opera I Am The Way (Bolshoi, 1993)

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