1873 Birth of French composer and conductor Henri Benjamin RABAUD in Paris. Director of conservatory following Faure. d-Paris, 11 SEP 1949.
1873 Birth of Belgian mezzo-soprano Jeanne MAUBOURG in Namur. d- Montreal, 12 MAY 1953. Studied in Nancy, Algiers, and Paris. Début at the Théâtre des Galeries in Brussels, Ali Baba, 1895. Chicago Opera 1915, 1916. M-conductor Albert Roberval. In Montreal, Maubourg Ave was named in her honor, 1965. MET Opera début, 12 DEC 1909 as Lange in La Fille de Madame Angot, 5 seasons, 1909-14.
1875 FP of LECOCQ's "Le pompon" Paris.
1876 FP of German soprano Mia Werber, in Wiendied. d. Theresienstadt, 1943.
1909 Death of Danish composer, pharmacist and teacher Ludvig Theodore Schytte in Berlin. b-Aarhus, 28 APR 1848.
1909 Gustav Mahler conducts the New York Philharmonic from the keyboard of Steinway piano with altered action as harpsichord. Performed his symphonic arrangement of movements from Bach’s Orchestral Suites. Search Amazon.com for Gustav Mahler