La Scena Musicale

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: December 13 (Belmont, Lhévinne)

1879 - Eleanor Robson Belmont, Wigan, England; founder of Metropolitan Opera Guild 

Biography (Metropolitan Opera Guild)

1874 - Josef Lhévinne, Orel, Russia; pianist


Josef Lhevinne plays Chopin's Etude No. 12, Op. 25 (Welte piano roll)

Josef and Rosina Lhevinne play Mozart's Sonata for Two Pianos, K.448, 3rd mvt. (1939 recording)

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