Tag Archives: Dmitri Shostakovich

ON THIS DAY: September 29, 2016

September 29th is Inventor’s Day MAGS Day * National Biscotti Day International Coffee Day World Heart Day VFW Day ____________________________________________________________ MORE! Don Quixote, A Star is Born and Prince, 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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