La Scena Musicale

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: November 16 (Hindemith, Tibbett)

1895 - Paul Hindemith, Hanau, Germany; composer, conductor

Hindemith Foundation website

Paul Hindemith conducts his Concerto for Orchestra

Glenn Gould plays the Fugue from Hindemith's Piano Sonata No. 3

1896 - Lawrence Tibbett, Bakersfield, CA, U.S.A.; opera baritone

Biography and photos

Lawrence Tibbett sings "Oh du mein holder Abenstern" from Wagner's Tannhäuser

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