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July 11 ~ This Day in Music History

• 1768 ~ Jose Melchior de Nebra Blascu, Composer, died at the age of 66

• 1781 ~ Adolph Carl Kunzen, Composer, died at the age of 60… 548 more words

Musicians

March 18, 1902: Italian Tenors Are a Lire a Dozen

Tenor Enrico Caruso recorded ten arias for the Gramophone & Typewriter Company in Milan, Italy. He was paid 100 pounds sterling, and was not required to do any typing. 296 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

February 25: Happy Birthday Rashida Jones and George Harrison

Rashida Jones is turning 41 today.  The daughter of music legend Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton made her screen debut in the miniseries The Last Don… 1,367 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

ON THIS DAY: February 25, 2017

February 25th is

Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day

Clam Chowder Day

Sword Swallowers Day

Open That Bottle Night *
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History

Musicals or Films about Music? THE GREAT CARUSO, SERENADE and IT HAPPENED IN BROOKLYN

Last month I watched three films on Turner Classic Movies that made think about the relationship of music to movies and music to audiences. What struck me about all three films was the way music was part of the fabric of the society portrayed and played an integral role in community life. 2,142 more words

Actors