Virgil Thomson Birthday, Date of Birth

Virgil Thomson

Virgil Thomson (November 25, 1896 – September 30, 1989) was an American composer and critic. He was instrumental in the development of the "American Sound" in classical music. He has been described as a modernist, a neoromantic, a neoclassicist, and a composer of "an Olympian blend of humanity and detachment" whose "expressive voice was always carefully muted" until his late opera Lord Byron which, in contrast to all his previous work, exhibited an emotional content that rises to "moments of real passion".

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Wednesday, November 25, 1896
Place of Birth
Kansas City
Age
125
Star Sign

The November 25, 1896 was a Wednesday under the star sign of . It was the 329 day of the year. President of the United States was Grover Cleveland Second Term.

If you were born on this day, you are 125 years old. Your last birthday was on the Thursday, November 25, 2021, 4 days ago. Your next birthday is on Friday, November 25, 2022, in 360 days. You have lived for 45,659 days, or about 1,095,824 hours, or about 65,749,445 minutes, or about seconds.

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25th of November 1896 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on November 25, 1896

Gold Certificate Issues.

Date: 26 November 1896

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The Lesson Should Be Heeded.

Date: 26 November 1896

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WHAT IS THE MATTER?

Date: 26 November 1896

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WEYLER'S RETURN.

Date: 26 November 1896

Weyler's Defeat Shown by Return to Havana

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MORE DOCKS ARE NEEDED; COMMERCE IS BEING DRIVEN TO OTHER PORTS. Maritime Association Wants Accommodations for Tramp Steamers -- Railroads and Great Steamship Lines Have All Docks.

Date: 26 November 1896

Dock Rentals Increase Opposed by Maritime Association Committee

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ANNEXATION OF HAWAII.; Suggestion that John W. Foster Is Working for It.

Date: 26 November 1896

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THE PHILIPPINE REVOLT.; Cruelty of the Spaniards Toward Their Native Prisoners.

Date: 26 November 1896

Spaniards' Cruelty to Prisoners

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Li Hung Chang's New Mission.

Date: 26 November 1896

Naval Appointment

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The Trusts.

Date: 25 November 1896

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TOPICS OF THE TIMES.

Date: 26 November 1896

Speech in Denver

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