FIVE themes are heard at once in the final movement. Tate:Molto Allegro Two other symphonies (#39,#40), equally complex, were written in June and July. 32 years old, Mozart has 3 years to live.
Birthday of US inventor, instrument-maker Clarence Leonidas Fender.
In 1946 he founds his Fender Musical Instruments Corporation in Fullerton, CA. (The business began as a radio service shop in late 1938.) Instrument amplifiers are among first products sold. He first sells the (Esquire model) of the solid body Fender Telecaster electric guitar in March, 1950.
In 1954 the Fender Stratocaster model is introduced. Both play an important role in the music arising in those times.
In 1962 she stars in early Richard Lester film It’s Trad, Dad!. In 1963 she tours Britain with The Beatles as her supporting act (John and Paul wrote Misery for her). Alas she’s too staid to last.
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30 year-old US guitarist Mason Williams instrumental Classical Gas hits US#2.
At the time, Williams is the head writer for TV show The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour; he had premiered it on the show.