La Scena Musicale

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: November 8 (Bax, Hines)

1883 - Arnold Bax, Streatham, England; composer


Summer Music (1920), played by the Ulster Orchestra, Richard Howarth conducting

1921 - Jerome Hines, Hollywood, U.S.A.; opera bass and composer

Obituary (The Guardian, UK, February 2003)

Jerome Hines as the Grand Inquisitor, Paul Plishka as the King, in Verdi's Don Carlo (Metropolitan Opera, 1980)

Jerome Hines in The Last Supper Scene from his opera I Am The Way (Bolshoi, 1993)

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