Hermannus Contractus (Augiensis, Hermann of Reichenau, Herman the Cripple)

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Born: 18 July 1013
Died: 24 September 1054 — Reichenau — Germany
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Hermannus Contractus wrote hymns; his best known is Salve Regina.

Three of the five symphonies written by the Russian composer Galina Ustvolskaya are based on his texts.

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(1627) Heinrich Schütz: Premiere of Dafne, in Torgau, Germany.
(1909) Milii Balakirev: Premiere of Symphony no. 2 in d minor, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
(1948) André Jolivet: Premiere of the Concerto for Ondes Martenot and Orchestra, in Vienna, Austria.
(1953) Olivier Messiaen: Premiere of Livre d'Orgue, Stuttgart, Germany, with Messiaen at the organ.
(1963) Iannis Xenakis: Premiere of Stratégie, in Venice, Italy.

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[details ←] Alma Redemptoris Mater, piano, vocal, , choral, vocal,
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