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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: September 10 (Hogwood, T. Allen)

1941 - Christopher Hogwood, Nottingham, England; conductor and harpsichordist

Biography and pictures

C.P.E. Bach's Cello Concerto in A minor - Christopher Hogwood conducts the Bach Collegium München, with David Adorján, cello (Munich 1999)

1944 - Thomas Allen, Seaham, England; opera and concert baritone

Profile (The Guardian, UK, 2003)

Thomas Allen sings "Largo al Factotum" from Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Andrew Davis conducting.  Promenade concert at Buckingham Palace to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee, 2002)

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