1868 Birth of German soprano Erika WEDEKIND in Hannover. d-Zürich, 10 OCT 1944. Sister of German playwright, Frank
Wedekind. Début at the Dresden Royal Opera as Frau
Fluth in Nicolai's Lustigen Weiber von Windsor.
1943 In NYC, illness forces NY Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Bruno Walter
to use somewhat unknown Leonard Bernstien to conduct the orchestra. It began
his legendary career as conductor and composer. Search Amazon.com for Leonard Bernstien
1948 Death of American contralto Josephine Jacoby, in New York City. b-1875. MET Oct. 15, 1899, Concert: 1st opera: Nov. 25,
1903 [Rossweisse] Die Walküre, 6 seasons (1899-00, 1903-08) 296 perf.,
30 roles, 27 works. Search Amazon.com for Josephine Jacoby
2002 FP of John Tavener's Ikon of Eros for soloists, chorus and orchestra. Jorja Fleezanis, violin; Patricia Rozario, soprano; Tim Krol, baritone; the Minnesota Chorale and Minnesota Orchestra, Paul Goodwin conducting at the St. Paul Cathedral, St. Paul, MN. CD-Ikon of Eros
2003 FP of Paul Hayden's Filé for orchestra, one movement, 8 minutes. Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra Site, Timothy
Muffitt, Director at Baton Rouge Centroplex Theater, Baton Rouge, LA.