Updated at May 16, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Walter Piston is best known as Composer who has born on January 20, 1894 in Maine. Currently, Walter Piston is 128 years, 3 months and 27 days old. Walter Piston will celebrate 129th birthday on Friday, 20th of January 2023. Below the countdown to Walter Piston upcoming birthday.
Pulitzer Prize-winning classical composer and music professor at Harvard University from 1926 until 1960. His first published score, "Three Pieces for Flute, Clarinet and Bassoon," was released in 1925.
He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard, having studied with Edward Ballantine and Edward Burlingame Hill. He lived in Paris from 1924 until 1926.
He wrote four books on the subject of music theory considered essential in their respective fields.
His grandfather Antonio Pistone was a sailor who adjusted his name to Anthony after moving to America.
He taught many future notables at Harvard, including Leonard Bernstein, Elliott Carter, and Leroy Anderson.
Walter Piston is 128 years old today.
Walter Piston was born on January 20, 1894 in Maine.
Walter Piston zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Walter Piston was best known as Composer.
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|1972||Pakistan launched its nuclear weapons program, a few weeks after its defeat in the Bangladesh Liberation War, as well as the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.|
|1977||Jimmy Carter is inaugurated the 39th President of the United States of America.|
|1981||Ronald Reagan is inaugurated the 40th President of the United States of America. Twenty minutes later, Iran releases 52 American hostages.|
|1986||In the United States, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated as a federal holiday for the first time.|
|1989||George H. W. Bush is inaugurated the 41st President of the United States of America.|
|1990||Protests in Azerbaijan, part of the Dissolution of the Soviet Union.|
|1991||Sudan's government imposes Islamic law nationwide, worsening the civil war between the country's Muslim north and Christian south.|
|1992||Air Inter Flight 148, an Airbus A320-111, crashes into a mountain near Strasbourg, France killing 87 of the 96 people on board.|
|1993||Bill Clinton is inaugurated the 42nd President of the United States of America.|
|2001||George W. Bush is inaugurated the 43rd President of the United States of America.|
|2001||President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada is ousted in a nonviolent 4-day revolution, and is succeeded by Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.|
|2009||Barack Obama is inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States of America, becoming the first African-American President of the United States.|
|2009||A protest movement in Iceland culminates as the 2009 Icelandic financial crisis protests start.|
|2017||Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America, becoming the oldest person to assume the office.|
|2018||A group of 4 or 5 gunmen attack The Inter-Continental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, sparking a 12-hour battle. The attack kills at least 18 people and injures more than 22 and with reports that the death toll may rise to 43.|
|1987||The birth of Janin Lindenberg, German sprinter|
|1987||The birth of Marco Simoncelli, Italian motorcycle racer (d. 2011)|
|1988||The birth of Uwa Elderson Echiéjilé, Nigerian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Jeffrén Suárez, Spanish footballer|
|1989||The birth of Nick Foles, American football player|
|1989||The birth of Washington Santana da Silva, Brazilian footballer|
|1989||The birth of Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1990||The birth of Ray Thompson, Australian rugby league player|
|1991||The birth of Ciara Hanna, American actress and model|
|1991||The birth of Polona Hercog, Slovenian tennis player|
|1991||The birth of Jolyon Palmer, English race car driver|
|1992||The birth of Jorge Zárate, Mexican footballer|
|1993||The birth of Lorenzo Crisetig, Italian footballer|
|1994||The birth of Denis Mukhametdinov, Russian footballer|
|1995||The birth of Joey Badass, American rapper and actor|
|2009||The death of Stéphanos II Ghattas, Egyptian patriarch (b. 1920)|
|2012||The death of Etta James, American singer-songwriter (b. 1938)|
|2012||The death of John Levy, American bassist and manager (b. 1912)|
|2012||The death of Ioannis Kefalogiannis, Greek politician, Greek Minister of the Interior (b. 1933)|
|2012||The death of Alejandro Rodriguez, Venezuelan-American pediatrician and psychiatrist (b. 1918)|
|2013||The death of Pavlos Matesis, Greek author and playwright (b. 1933)|
|2013||The death of Toyo Shibata, Japanese poet and author (b. 1911)|
|2014||The death of Claudio Abbado, Italian conductor (b. 1933)|
|2014||The death of Otis G. Pike, American judge and politician (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of Jonas Trinkūnas, Lithuanian ethnologist and academic (b. 1939)|
|2015||The death of Edgar Froese, Russian-German keyboard player and songwriter (b. 1944)|
|2016||The death of Mykolas Burokevičius, Lithuanian carpenter and politician (b. 1927)|
|2016||The death of Edmonde Charles-Roux, French journalist and author (b. 1920)|
|2018||The death of Paul Bocuse, French chef (b. 1926)|
|2018||The death of Naomi Parker Fraley, American naval machiner (b. 1921)|
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