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George Rochberg is best known as Composer who has born on July 05, 1918 in New Jersey. Currently, George Rochberg is 104 years, 2 months and 27 days old. George Rochberg will celebrate 105th birthday on Wednesday, 5th of July 2023. Below the countdown to George Rochberg upcoming birthday.
Known for such contemporary classical works as The Confidence Man (an opera based on the Herman Melville novel) and the Eden: Out of Time and Out of Space concerto, this acclaimed composer received a 2004 Grammy nomination for his String Quartet No. 5.
After studying at both the Mannes College of Music and the Curtis Institute of Music, he served in World War II. Upon returning to the United States, he chaired the music department at the University of Pennsylvania.
His memoirs were published posthumously under the title of Five Lines, Four Spaces.
Though the bulk of his early work followed the atonal compositional methodology of serialism, he began writing tonal and highly emotional music following the 1964 death of his young son, Paul. His marriage to Gene Rosenfeld produced one other child, a daughter named Francesca.
The Grammy and Pulitzer-winning composer William Bolcom was one of his students.
George Rochberg is 104 years old today.
George Rochberg was born on July 05, 1918 in New Jersey.
George Rochberg zodiac sign is Cancer.
George Rochberg was best known as Composer.
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|1980||Swedish tennis player Björn Borg wins his fifth Wimbledon final and becomes the first male tennis player to win the championships five times in a row (1976-1980).|
|1987||Sri Lankan Civil War: The LTTE uses suicide attacks on the Sri Lankan Army for the first time. The Black Tigers are born and, in the following years, will continue to kill with the tactic.|
|1989||Iran-Contra affair: Oliver North is sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gerhard A. Gesell to a three-year suspended prison term, two years probation, $150,000 in fines and 1,200 hours community service. His convictions are later overturned.|
|1995||The Republic of Armenia adopts its constitution, four years after its independence from the Soviet Union.|
|1996||Dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.|
|1997||Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lankan Tamil MP A. Thangathurai is shot dead at Sri Shanmuga Hindu Ladies College in Trincomalee.|
|1999||U.S. President Bill Clinton imposes trade and economic sanctions against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.|
|2004||The first Indonesian presidential election is held.|
|2006||North Korea tests four short-range missiles, one medium-range missile and a long-range Taepodong-2. The long-range Taepodong-2 reportedly fails in mid-air over the Sea of Japan.|
|2009||A series of violent riots break out in Ürümqi, the capital city of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China.|
|2009||The largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever discovered in England, consisting of more than 1,500 items, is found near the village of Hammerwich, near Lichfield, Staffordshire.|
|2012||The Shard in London is inaugurated as the tallest building in Europe, with a height of 310 metres (1,020 ft).|
|2016||The Juno space probe arrives at Jupiter and begins a 20-month survey of the planet.|
|2018||The EU Copyright Directive currently has been pushed back to 10 September 2018, due to the majority of votes in the EU Parliament favoring holding back the vote.|
|2018||Lithuania becomes the 36th member of the OECD.|
|1987||The birth of Mohd Safiq Rahim, Malaysian footballer|
|1987||The birth of Andrija Kaluđerović, Serbian footballer|
|1987||The birth of Alexander Kristoff, Norwegian cyclist|
|1988||The birth of Martin Liivamägi, Estonian swimmer|
|1988||The birth of Samir Ujkani, Albanian footballer|
|1989||The birth of Charlie Austin, English footballer|
|1989||The birth of Georgios Efrem, Cypriot footballer|
|1989||The birth of Dwight King, Canadian ice hockey player|
|1990||The birth of Abeba Aregawi, Ethiopian-Swedish runner|
|1992||The birth of Alberto Moreno, Spanish footballer|
|1992||The birth of Chiara Scholl, American tennis player|
|1993||The birth of Yaroslav Kosov, Russian ice hockey player|
|1994||The birth of Diana Harkusha, Ukrainian lawyer, dancer, model and beauty queen|
|1994||The birth of Shohei Ohtani, Japanese baseball player|
|1995||The birth of Baily Cargill, English footballer|
|2011||The death of Cy Twombly, American-Italian painter, sculptor, and photographer (b. 1928)|
|2012||The death of Rob Goris, Belgian cyclist (b. 1982)|
|2012||The death of Gerrit Komrij, Dutch author, poet, and playwright (b. 1944)|
|2012||The death of Colin Marshall, Baron Marshall of Knightsbridge, English businessman and politician (b. 1933)|
|2012||The death of Ruud van Hemert, Dutch actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1938)|
|2013||The death of Bud Asher, American lawyer and politician (b. 1925)|
|2013||The death of David Cargo, American politician, 22nd Governor of New Mexico (b. 1929)|
|2013||The death of Lambert Jackson Woodburne, South African admiral (b. 1939)|
|2014||The death of Rosemary Murphy, American actress (b. 1925)|
|2014||The death of Volodymyr Sabodan, Ukrainian metropolitan (b. 1935)|
|2014||The death of Hans-Ulrich Wehler, German historian and academic (b. 1931)|
|2014||The death of Brett Wiesner, American soccer player (b. 1983)|
|2015||The death of Archduchess Dorothea of Austria (b. 1920)|
|2015||The death of Uffe Haagerup, Danish mathematician and academic (b. 1949)|
|2015||The death of Yoichiro Nambu, Japanese-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1921)|
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