Famous Conductors in Music History (Part 3)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 750

  • 1885-09-14 Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor and composer (Batture d'aspetto), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1975)
  • 1886-01-25 Wilhelm Furtwängler, German conductor (Berlin Philharmonic, 1922-45, 1952-54), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1954)
  • 1886-05-24 Paul Paray, French organist, conductor (Detroit Symphony, 1951-62), and composer, born in Le Tréport, France (d. 1979)
  • 1886-05-28 Nikolai Sokoloff, Russian-American conductor (Seattle Symphony), born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1965)
  • 1886-06-09 Kusaku Yamada, Japanese composer and conductor, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1965)
  • 1886-06-09 Kōsaku Yamada, Japanese composer (Nagauta Symphony), and conductor, born in Tokyo (d. 1965)
  • 1886-10-06 Edwin Fischer, Swiss pianist and conductor (d. 1960)
  • 1887-02-17 Leevi Antti Madetoja, Finnish composer (Pohjalaisia), conductor and teacher, born in Oulu, Finland, (d. 1947)
  • 1887-03-05 Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazilian composer, cellist, guitarist, and conductor (Bachianas Brasileiras), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1887-06-23 John Finley Williamson, conductor (Westminster Choir), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1887-09-12 George Georgescu, Romanian conductor and composer, born in Sulina, Romania (d. 1964)
  • 1887-09-16 Nadia Boulanger, French composer and conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony), born in Paris, France (d. 1979)
  • 1887-11-14 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austrian musicologist/conductor/composer
  • 1888-03-12 Hans Knappertsbusch, German conductor (Bavarian State Opera, 1922-36), born in Elberfeld, Germany (d. 1965)
  • 1888-12-19 Fritz Reiner, Hungarian-American conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1953-63), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1963) [1]
  • 1889-01-01 Alexander Smallens, conductor, born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1889-04-08 Adrian Boult, British conductor (BBC Symphony Orchestra, 1930-50; London Philharmonic, 1950-59), born in Chester, England (d. 1983)
  • 1889-05-25 Gilardo Gilardi, Argentine composer, pianist and conductor (La leyenda del urutaú, Réquiem, Misa de Gloria), born in San Fernando, Argentina (d. 1963)
  • 1889-05-25 Sverre Jordan, Norwegian composer, orchestra conductor and pianist (Norwegian Rapsody), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1972)
  • 1889-07-22 Frederick Preston Search, American cellist, composer and conductor (Bridge Builders), born in Pueblo, Colorado (d. 1959)
  • 1890-03-13 Fritz Busch, German conductor, born in Siegen, Province of Westphalia (d. 1951)
  • 1890-05-21 Albert van Raalte, conductor (AVRO-orchestra)
  • 1890-08-05 Erich Kleiber, conductor (NBC Symphony 1945-46), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1891-05-22 Lucien Cailliet, French-American composer, conductor and teacher (Philadelphia Orchestra, 1919-1937), born in Châlons-sur-Marne, France (d. 1985)
  • 1891-06-04 Erno Rapee, American conductor and composer (Radio City Music Hall), born in Narva, Estonia (d. 1945)
  • 1891-06-21 Hermann Scherchen, German conductor (Nature of Music), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1966)
  • 1891-09-22 Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, Dutch oboist, and conductor (Residence Orchestra), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1970)
  • 1891-09-29 Fabien Sevitzky [Koussevitzky], Russian-American conductor (Indianapolis Symphony), born in Vishny Volotchok, Russia (d. 1967)
  • 1892-01-01 Artur Rodzinski, Spalato, Dalmatia, Polish conductor/composer
  • 1892-04-10 Victor de Sabata, Italian conductor and composer (Il Macigno), born in Trieste, Italy (d. 1967)
  • 1892-05-01 Howard Barlow, American conductor (Voice of Firestone), born in Plain City, Ohio (d. 1972)
  • 1892-05-16 Richard Tauber [Ernst Seiffert], Austria/British, tenor/conductor
  • 1892-06-30 László Lajtha, Hungarian composer, ethno-musicologist and conductor, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1963)
  • 1892-07-11 Hugo Myrtelius, Swedish conductor, composer, and educator, born in Nosaby, Sweden (d. 1977)
  • 1892-09-09 Bruno Stürmer, German conductor, composer and educator, born in Freiburg, Germany (d. 1958)
  • 1893-03-09 Hans Münch, Swiss conductor and composer, born in Mulhouse, France (d. 1983)
  • 1893-03-31 Clemens Krauss, conductor (Berlin State Orch-1937), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1893-05-26 Eugene Goossens, British conductor and composer (Perseus), born in London, England (d. 1962)
  • 1893-06-10 Franz Andre, Belgian conductor, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1975)
  • 1893-08-18 Ernest MacMillan, Canadian organist, conductor and composer, born in Etobicoke, Ontario (d. 1973)
  • 1893-12-16 Vladimir Golschmann, French-American conductor (St. Louis Symphony, 1931-57), born in Paris, France (d. 1972)
  • 1894-01-11 Jaroslav Vogel, Czech composer and conductor (d. 1970)
  • 1894-03-02 Renaat Veremans, Flemish organist, composer, and conductor (Flemish Opera, Antwerp, 1921-44), born in Lierre, Belgium (d. 1969)
  • 1894-05-10 Dimitri Tiomkin, Russian-American film score composer and conductor (Academy Award 1954-High & Mighty), born in Kremenchuk, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1979)
  • 1894-08-28 Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1981)
  • 1894-12-17 Arthur Fiedler, American conductor (Boston Pops), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1979)
  • 1894-12-19 Paul Dessau, German composer and conductor (Adventures of Casanova; Never Trust a Woman), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1979)
  • 1894-12-26 Antonio Molina, Filipino composer, conductor and music administrator (Ana Maria, Hatinggabi), born in Quiapo, Manila, Captaincy General of the Philippines (d. 1980)
  • 1895-01-01 Nathaniel Shilkret, American conductor, born in NYC, New York
  • 1895-01-20 Eva Jessye, American singer, actress, songwriter (Hallelujah) and 1st black woman to receive international distinction as a choral conductor, born in Coffeyville, Kansas (d. 1992)
  • 1895-01-27 Joseph Rosenstock, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1936-41), born in Kraków, Poland
  • 1895-04-07 Eduardo Toldrà, Spanish Catalan composer and conductor, born in Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain (d. 1962)
  • 1895-04-29 Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Promenade Concerts), born in Bath Villas, Ashford, Kent (d. 1967)
  • 1895-10-11 Jakov Gotovac, Croatian conductor and composer (Ero the Joker), born in Split, Austria-Hungary (now Croatia) (d. 1982)
  • 1895-11-28 José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor, born in Valencia, Spain (d. 1980)
  • 1896-01-09 Warwick Braithwaite, New Zealand-British conductor, primarily of opera, born in Dunedin, New Zealand (d. 1971)
  • 1896-02-26 Eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor and composer
  • 1896-03-01 Dimitri Mitropoulos, Athens Greece, conductor/composer
  • 1896-06-20 Wilfred Pelletier, Canadian conductor (Voice of Firestone), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1982)
  • 1896-08-13 Leo Pappenheim, Dutch conductor, born in Amsterdam (d. 1982)

Person of interestHoward Hanson

1896-10-28 Howard Hanson, American classical music composer and conductor (Nordic), born in Wahoo, Nebraska (d. 1981)

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • 1897-01-09 Luis Gianneo, Argentine pianist, organist, conductor, composer, and teacher, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1968)
  • 1897-06-07 George Szell, Hungarian-born American conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1946-70), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1970)
  • 1897-11-04 Oscar Lorenzo Fernández, Brazilian conductor and composer (Imbapara), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 1948)
  • 1897-11-12 Karl Marx, German composer/conductor
  • 1898-01-01 Viktor Ullmann, Austrian pianist, conductor, and composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis), born in Teschen, Silesia (now Poland) (d. 1944)
  • 1898-01-29 Fernand Quinet, Belgian cellist/composer/conductor (La Guerre)
  • 1898-03-26 Charles Shadwell, British conductor, bandleader, and founder of the Cambridge Concert Orchestra, born in Pershore, Worcestershire (d. 1979)
  • 1898-05-06 Jascha Horenstein, Russian-born American conductor, born in Kiev, Russian Empire (d. 1973)
  • 1898-10-01 Karl Rankl, Austrian-born British composer and conductor (Covent Garden Opera Company), born in Gaaden (d. 1968)
  • 1898-10-07 Alfred Wallenstein, conductor (Chic Symph 1922-29), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1899-02-14 Lovro von Matačić, Croatian conductor & composer (Bruckner Medal), born in Sušak, Croatia (d. 1985)
  • 1899-03-02 Harald Søltoft Agersnap, Danish cellist, pianist, conductor, and composer (Royal Danish Theatre, 1931-66), born in Vinding, Denmark  (d. 1982)
  • 1899-06-01 Werner Janssen, American conductor/composer (New Years Eve in NY), born in NYC, New York
  • 1899-06-13 Carlos Chávez, Mexican conductor and composer (Sinfonía india), born in Mexico City (d. 1978)
  • 1899-08-01 William Steinberg, German-American conductor (Boston Symphony 1969-71), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1978)
  • 1899-09-16 Hans Swarowsky, Austrian conductor (Graz Opera 1947-50), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1975)
  • 1899-10-01 Lajos Bárdos, Hungarian conductor, composer, musicologist and professor, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1986)
  • 1899-11-18 Eugene Ormandy [Jenő Blau], Hungarian-American conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra 1936-80), born in Budapest (d. 1985)
  • 1899-12-02 John Barbirolli, English conductor (NY Philharmonic Orchestra), born in Southampton Row, Holborn, London (d. 1970)
  • 1899-12-09 Frans van Amelsvoort, Dutch choir conductor, born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 1975)
  • 1900-01-09 Joseph Frederick Wagner, American conductor & composer, born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
  • 1900-01-22 Franz Salmhofer, Austrian conductor (Vienna State Opera, 1945-54), and composer (mostly of ballet and opera), born in Vienna (d. 1975)
  • 1900-01-23 William Ifor Jones, Welsh conductor & organist, born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 1988)
  • 1900-01-26 Karl Ristenpart, German conductor, born in Kiel, Germany (d. 1967)
  • 1900-03-12 Zoltán Vásárhelyi, Hungarian violinist, teacher, and choral conductor, born in Kecskemét, Hungary (d. 1977)
  • 1900-03-17 Alfred Newman, American film music arranger, conductor and composer, winner of 9 Academy Awards (The Robe; How The West Was Won; Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1970)
  • 1900-03-21 Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor
  • 1900-05-05 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, German composer and conductor (Hassan gewinnt), born in Berlin (d. 1973)
  • 1900-06-09 Fred Waring, American musician and conductor (name behind the Waring Blender), born in Tyronne, Pennsylvania (d. 1984)
  • 1900-06-15 Otto Luening, German American conductor, composer and electronic music pioneer (Sonority Canon), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1996)
  • 1900-08-02 Marinus Adam, Dutch conductor and composer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1977)
  • 1900-10-13 Marius-François Gaillard, French pianist (DeBussy), conductor and composer (La passion noire), born in Paris (d. 1973)
  • 1900-11-07 Efrem Kurtz, Russian conductor (Houston Symphony 1948-54), born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1995)
  • 1900-11-27 Léon Barzin, Belgian-American conductor (NY City Ballet 1948-58), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1999)
  • 1900-12-13 Jonel Perlea, Romanian opera conductor, born in Ograda, Romania (d. 1970)
  • 1900-12-17 Lucijan Marija Škerjajanc, Slovene pianist/composer/conductor/teacher, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1973)
  • 1901-05-12 Hyam Greenbaum, English composer and conductor of the 1st TV orchestra (d. 1942)
  • 1901-05-31 Alfredo Antonini, American conductor and composer (d. 1983)
  • 1901-06-29 Hendrik Diels, Flemish conductor, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1974)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 201 - 300 of 540

  • 1967-01-07 Carl Schuricht, German conductor and composer, dies at 86
  • 1967-03-25 Renato Cellini, Italian conductor (b.c.1913)
  • 1967-10-03 Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Last Night of Proms), dies at 72
  • 1967-11-27 Ettore Panizza, Argentinian composer and conductor, dies at 92
  • 1967-12-11 Victor De Sabata, Italian conductor and composer (II Macigno), dies at 75
  • 1967-12-24 Karl Ristenpart, German conductor, dies of a heart attack at 67
  • 1968-07-20 Joseph Keilberth, German conductor (Bayreuther Festival), dies at 60
  • 1968-08-16 Luis Gianneo, Argentine pianist, organist, conductor, composer, and teacher, dies at 71
  • 1968-09-06 Karl Rankl, Austrian-born British composer and conductor (Covent Garden Opera Company), dies at 69
  • 1968-09-20 Frank Pelleg [Pollack], Czech-Israeli harpsichordist, pianist, conductor and educator, dies at 57
  • 1968-11-06 Charles Munch, French conductor and violinist (b. 1891)
  • 1968-11-25 Marcel Labey, French conductor and composer, dies at 93
  • 1969-02-20 Ernest Ansermet, Swiss (Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, 1918-67). and composer (Feuilles de Printemps), dies at 85
  • 1969-06-05 Renaat Veremans, Flemish organist, composer, and conductor (Flemish Opera, Antwerp, 1921-44), dies at 75
  • 1969-07-09 Pierre Cardevielle, French conductor, composer (Élégie de Duino), music critic (Monde musicale), and teacher, dies at 63
  • 1969-12-10 Leigh Harline, American composer and conductor, dies at 62
  • 1970-02-02 Jaroslav Vogel, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 76
  • 1970-02-17 Alfred Newman, American film music arranger, conductor and composer, winner of 9 Academy Awards (The Robe; How The West Was Won; Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing), dies at 69
  • 1970-04-05 Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, Dutch oboist, and conductor (Residence Orchestra), dies at 78
  • 1970-07-29 John Barbirolli, English conductor (NY Philharmonic Orchestra), dies at 70
  • 1970-07-29 Jonel Perlea, Romanian opera conductor, dies at 69
  • 1970-07-30 George Szell, Hungarian-born American conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1946-70), dies at 73
  • 1971-03-06 Thurston Dart, English harpsichordist and conductor, dies at 49
  • 1971-03-28 Felix Wolfes, German-American educator, conductor and composer, dies at 78
  • 1971-04-24 Lennie Hayton, American pianist, composer, conductor and arranger (Paul Whiteman; Bing Crosby; MGM), dies at of heart attack at 63
  • 1971-07-27 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austrian conductor/composer, dies at 83
  • 1971-10-24 Fernand Quinet, Belgian composer/conductor (Guerre), dies at 73
  • 1972-01-10 Sverre Jordan, Norwegian composer, orchestra conductor and pianist (Norwegian Rapsody), dies at 82
  • 1972-01-31 Howard Barlow, American conductor (Voice of Firestone), dies at 79
  • 1972-02-14 Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Dike), dies at 65
  • 1972-03-01 Vladimir Golschmann, French-American conductor (St. Louis Symphony, 1931-57), dies at 78 [1]
  • 1972-08-02 Rudolph Ganz, Swiss-American pianist, conductor (St. Louis Symphony, 1921-27), composer, and educator (Chicago Musical College, 1928-54), dies at 95
  • 1973-01-15 Jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor, dies at 68
  • 1973-02-27 Lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslav composer/conductor, dies at 72
  • 1973-03-06 Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 72
  • 1973-03-26 Safford Cape, American-Belgian conductor, composer and music historian, dies at 67
  • 1973-04-02 Jascha Horenstein, Russian-born American conductor, dies at 74
  • 1973-04-16 István Kertész, Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor, dies at 43
  • 1973-05-06 Ernest MacMillan, Canadian organist, conductor and composer, dies at 79
  • 1973-05-28 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, German composer and conductor (Hassan), dies at 73
  • 1973-07-03 Charles Ancerl, Czech conductor (Prague/Toronto), dies at 63
  • 1973-07-03 Karel Ančerl, Czechoslovak conductor (Czech Philharmonic, 1950-68; Toronto Symphony, 1968-73), and composer, dies at 65
  • 1973-07-06 Otto Klemperer, German/US conductor, dies at 88
  • 1973-07-23 Marius-François Gaillard, French pianist (DeBussy), conductor and composer (La passion noire), dies at 72
  • 1973-09-12 Eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor/composer, dies at 77
  • 1973-10-22 Pablo Casals [Pau Casals i Defilló], Spanish cellist, conductor and composer, dies at 96
  • 1973-11-13 Bruno Maderna, Italian conductor, and avant garde composer (Quadrivium; Satyricon), dies of lung cancer at 53
  • 1974-10-12 Hendrik Diels, Flemish conductor, dies at 73
  • 1975-01-16 Thor Johnson, American conductor (Cin Symph 1958), dies at 61
  • 1975-01-20 Franz Andre, Belgian conductor, dies at 81
  • 1975-08-25 Frans van Amelsvoort, Dutch choir conductor, dies at 75
  • 1975-09-10 Hans Swarowsky, Austrian conductor (Graz Opera 1947-50), dies at 75
  • 1975-09-14 Walter Herbert, German conductor and impresario (b. 1902)
  • 1975-10-17 Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor and composer (Batture d'aspetto), dies at 90
  • 1976-01-03 Mateusz Glinski, Polish conductor, musicologist, and composer, dies at 83
  • 1976-03-01 Jean Martinon, French conductor & composer, dies at 66
  • 1976-05-12 Rudolf Kempe, German conductor (Tonhalle Orch 1965-72), dies at 65
  • 1976-11-27 Victor Alessandro, American orchestral conductor (Oklahoma City; San Antonio) dies on his 61st birthday
  • 1977-05-16 Edouard Van Remoortel, Belgian conductor (1958-62 St Louis Symphony), dies at 50
  • 1977-05-30 Marinus Adam, Dutch conductor and composer, dies at 76
  • 1977-09-13 Leopold Stokowski, British conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra, Disney's Fantasia), dies of a heart attack at 95
  • 1977-10-24 Hugo Myrtelius, Swedish conductor, composer, and educator, dies at 85
  • 1978-03-12 Tolchard Evans, composer/conductor, dies
  • 1978-05-16 William Steinberg, German-American conductor (Boston Symphony 1969-71), dies at 78
  • 1978-07-27 Willem Van Otterloo, Dutch conductor, cellist and composer (Melbourne 1967-71), dies at 70
  • 1978-08-02 Carlos Chávez, Mexican conductor and composer (Sinfonía india), dies at 79
  • 1979-06-28 Paul Dessau, German composer and conductor (Adventures of Casanova; Never Trust a Woman), dies at 84
  • 1979-07-28 Charles Shadwell, English conductor and bandleader (b. 1898)
  • 1979-10-10 Paul Paray, French organist, conductor (Detroit Symphony, 1951-62), and composer, dies at 93
  • 1979-10-22 Nadia Boulanger, French composer and conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony), dies at 92
  • 1979-11-11 Dimitri Tiomkin, Russian-American film score composer and conductor (Academy Award 1954-High & Mighty), dies at 85
  • 1980-01-13 Andre Kostelanetz, Russian-American conductor (Lincoln Portrarit), dies of pneumonia at 78
  • 1980-01-29 Antonio Molina, Filipino composer, conductor and music administrator (Ana Maria, Hatinggabi), dies at 85
  • 1980-03-21 Gideon Fagan, South African conductor and composer, dies at 75
  • 1980-03-25 Walter Susskind, Czech conductor and pianist, dies at 66
  • 1980-06-28 José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor, dies at 84
  • 1981-02-15 Karl Richter, German composer and conductor, dies at 54

Person of interestHoward Hanson

1981-02-26 Howard Hanson, American classical music composer and conductor (Nordic), dies at 84

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • 1981-03-07 Kirill Kondrashin, Russian conductor (Bolshoi Theatre, 1943-56; Moscow Philharmonic, 1960-75; Concertgebouw, 1978-81), dies at 67
  • 1981-08-14 Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor, dies at 87
  • 1981-09-30 Boyd Neel, English conductor (Story of an Orchestra), dies at 76
  • 1982-01-16 Harald Søltoft Agersnap, Danish cellist, pianist, conductor, and composer (Royal Danish Theatre, 1931-66), dies at 82
  • 1982-02-14 Henk Schaer [Hendricus Schaareman], Dutch actor and conductor (Majoor Barbara, Lijmen), dies at 79
  • 1982-04-09 Wilfred Pelletier, Canadian conductor (Voice of Firestone), dies at 85
  • 1982-05-11 Piet van Egmond, Dutch organist & conductor (Neth Chamber Orchestra), dies at 70
  • 1982-08-29 Lehman Engel, American conductor and composer (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 71
  • 1982-08-30 Leo Pappenheim, Dutch conductor, dies at 86
  • 1982-09-14 Christian Ferras, French violinist and conductor, dies at 49
  • 1982-10-16 Jakov Gotovac, Croatian conductor and composer (Ero the Joker), dies at 87
  • 1983-02-22 Adrian Boult, British conductor (BBC Symphony Orchestra, 1930-50; London Philharmonic, 1950-59), dies at 93
  • 1983-03-07 Igor Markevitch, Russian composer and conductor (Le Paradis Perdu), dies at 70
  • 1983-05-04 Nino Sanzogno, Italian conductor (La Fenice) and composer, dies at 72
  • 1983-06-07 Daniele Amfiteatrov, Russian-Italian pianist, conductor and Hollywood film score composer, dies at 81
  • 1983-09-07 Hans Münch, Swiss conductor and composer, dies at 90
  • 1983-10-16 Øivin Fjeldstad, Norwegian conductor and composer, dies at 80
  • 1983-11-03 Alfredo Antonini, conductor (Jane Froman Canteen), dies at 82
  • 1984-03-28 Carmen Dragon, American composer and conductor (Hollywood Bowl Symphony) dies of cancer at 69
  • 1984-05-25 Piet Ketting, Dutch pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 79
  • 1984-07-11 Karel Mengelberg, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 81
  • 1984-07-29 Fred Waring, American musician and conductor (name behind the Waring Blender), dies at 84

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