#ClassicalMusic Today October 21, 2015

In 1662 Henry Lawes died at age 66 in London, England.  In 1784 André Grétry’s opera “Richard Coeur de Lion” (Richard the Lionhearted) premiered in Paris.  In 1858 Jacques Offenbach’s comic opera, “Orphée aux enfers” (Orpheus in the Underworld) premiered in Paris.  In 1879 Joseph Canteloube was born in Annonay (near Tournon), France. He studied piano from the age of […]