When Johannes Brahms’ mother died in 1856, he wrote a letter to his close friend Clara Schumann. “Time changes everything for better or worse,” he said. “It does not so much change as it builds up and develops, and thus when once this sad year is over I shall begin to miss my dear good mother ever more and more.”
By Bridget Kinneary
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra is performing David Diamond's Fourth Symphony this week. This summer marks the 100th anniversary of his birth. Here are 15 things you may not have known about David Diamond.