Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Happy birthday Jimi!



James Marshall Hendrix (November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970)

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813-1888)

Charles-Valentin Alkan 
(30 Nov. 1813 – 29 Mar. 1888)

Alkan a contemporary of Chopin and Liszt, great pianist and composer, had a reputation for being asocial, and rarely performed in public after 1848. This is one of only two known photographs of him.

on Wikipedia

More info here.. "The Myths of Alkan"
Also there's a society for him... The Alkan Society

R.I.P. Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

R.I.P. 
Hans Werner Henze 
(1 July 1926 – 27 October 2012)

R.I.P. Elliot Carter (1908-2012)


R.I.P. 
Elliott Cook Carter Jr. 
(December 11, 1908 – November 5, 2012)