Tag Archives: Arturo Toscanini

ON THIS DAY: December 18, 2016

December 18th is Arabic Language Day * Bake Cookies Day I Love Honey Day International Migrants Day * ______________________________________________________________ MORE! Paul Klee, Jacques Pépin and Gillian Armstrong, click

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Music: First Heard on July 19, 1942

On July 19, 1942, Symphony No. 7, the “Leningrad” Symphony, by Dmitri Shostakovich, performed for the first time in the U.S. by Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra.    

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