This Day in Jewish History 1879: The Woman to Whom Bach's Ghost Is Grateful Is Born

Child prodigy Wanda Landowska not only reminded people of that "Bach" composer: she also reminded us of harpsichords.

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July 5, 1879, is the birthdate of Wanda Landowska, the Polish-born musician who almost single-handedly brought about the revival of the harpsichord as a concert-hall instrument. In so doing, she also helped...