The Active Repertoire Project aims to encourage all piano players to develop an active repertoire of just three pieces which can be played without notice, without embarrassment, and without notatio…
1896 ~ Puccini’s opera La Bohème made its world premiere in Venice
• 1913 ~ Chopin’s Polonaise, films: The Eddy Duchin Story, Hollywood Canteen, Out of this World, Diamond Horseshoe
• 1915 ~ George Perle, American composer and theorist
• 1918 ~ Godfrey Ridout, Canadian composer
• 1926 ~ Marguerite Piazza (Luft), Soprano and regular on TV’s Your Show of Shows
• 1942 ~ Richard Stilwell, American baritone
• 1945 ~ Bob Seger, Singer
• 1963 ~ Ted Weems passed away. He was an American bandleader and musician.
• 1983 ~ Kai Winding passed away. He was a Danish-born American trombonist and jazz composer.