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Saturday, June 28, 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: June 28 (Hampson, Joachim)

1955 - Thomas Hampson, Elkhart, Indiana; opera and recital baritone

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Biography & pictures
Interview (1998)

Thomas Hampson sings "Die zwei blauen Augen" from Mahler's Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer)

1831 - Joseph Joachim, Kittsee, Hungary; violinist, conductor, composer

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Joseph Joachim plays his Romance in C major

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