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In his exciting series, Alex James showcases the anniversaries, birthdays and 'on this day' events for the week ahead.
This week, Alex James begins by celebrating a variety of British composers and musicians who were all born on this day in history.
Other events of note this week include a young Hector Berlioz making his conducting debut in Paris, the birth of the chart-topping minimalist composer Ludovico Einaudi, and the first ever concert at the Leipzig Gewandhaus.