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Luigi Lablache

Luigi Lablache

A great heart in a great body, a great soul in a great voice, such was Luigi Lablache. He was born at Naples, December 6, 1794. His mother was Irish, and his father, Nicolas...

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Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind was born at Stockholm, October 6, 1820, and died at Malvern Wells, England, November 2, 1887. She received her first training at the Operatic School connected with the Stockholm court Theater, where...

Sergius Mikhailovich Liapounov

Sergius Mikhailovich Liapounov

Sergius Liapounov was born at Yaroslav, Russia, November 30, 1859. He gained is early musical education by gong to the classes of the Imperial Musical Society at Nijny Novgorod. Subsequently he went to the...

Edwin Henry Lemare

Edwin Henry Lemare

Edwin Lemare was born at Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England, September 9, 1865, and died September 24, 1934. He won the Goss scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music in 1878 and subsequently became...

Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe

Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe

Pronounced (Lay’-veh, almost Lur-veh) Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe was born November 30, 1796, at Loebejuen, and died at Kiel, Aprile 20, 1869. He obtained a place in the choir at Cothen, in 1807, and...

Franz Lehar

Franz Lehar

Pronounced (Lay-har) Franz Lehar was born April 30, 1870, at Komarom, Hungary. He received his musical education at the Prague Conservatory, and from there went as concertmaster to Elberfeld-Barmen. Subsequently he became a military...

Benjamin Johnson Lang

Benjamin Johnson Lang

Benjamin Johnson Lang was born at Salem, Massachusetts, December, 28, 1837, and died in Boston, April 3, 1909. He first studied with his father, and with F. G. Hill, but later went to Germany...

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Karol Joseph Lipinski

Karol Joseph Lipinski, violinist, ‘cellist, composer of violin music, and the honored friend and associate of Paganini and other leading musicians, was among the most famous of the many eminent violinists which Poland has...

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Martin Luther 1483-1546

Martin Luther was born at Eisleben, on St Martin’s Eve, November 10, 1483. It was after his departure from the Wartburg, March 22, 1522, that Luther began to occupy himself with projects for the...

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Orlando Di Lasso

Orlando Delattre is generally known by the Italian form of his name, Orlando di Lasso. He was the last great light of the famous school of Netherlands masters who were the real founders of...