La Scena Musicale

Monday, January 19, 2009

Today's Birthdays in Music: January 19 (Rattle, Hotter)

1955 - Simon Rattle, Liverpool, England; conductor


Just Simon: Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmoniker

1909 - Hans Hotter, Offenbach am Main, Germany; opera bass-baritone

Obituary (The Guardian, December 2003)

Hans Hotter sings "Die Frist ist Um" from Wagner's Der Fliegende Holländer

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