2008 – Unknown Mozart music found in French library Read more

2008 – Unknown Mozart music found in French library

2008 – Unknown Mozart music found in French library The Associated Press ,  Paris   |  Thu, 09/18/2008 8:18 PM  |  Life A French library going through its archives has turned up a previously unknown piece of music by Mozart. Ulrich Leisinger, head of research at the International Mozarteum Foundation in Salzburg, Austria, said Thursday […]

2005 – Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of… Read more

2005 – Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of…

2005 – Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of synthesizers and one of the most significant figures in the evolution of electronic music, dies at his home in Asheville, N.C. He is 71. A native of N.Y., Moog was diagnosed with brain cancer in late April and had since undergone radiation treatment and chemotherapy. […]

1999 – Eric Clapton parts with 100 of his guitars … Read more

1999 – Eric Clapton parts with 100 of his guitars …

1999 – Eric Clapton parts with 100 of his guitars and generates over $5 million for his Crossroads Centre at Antigua, and alcohol and drug-dependency treatment center in the West Indies. Among the stringed beauties auctioned off is “Brownie,” a 1956 sunburst Fender upon which he recorded his hit “Layla”; the instrument goes for a […]