1776 Birth of Austrian violinist and conductor Ignaz SCHUPPANZIGH in Vienna. d-Vienna, 2 MAR 1830.
1805 FP of Beethoven's Fidelio with overture now known as Leonora No.
2, at the Theatre an der Wein in Vienna. CD-Beethoven: Fidelio
1827 Birth of American composer Edmond Dédé in New Orleans, LA. d-Paris, 1903.
1849 Birth of German baritone Eugen Hildach in Wittenberg. Teacher :- Elisabeth Dreyschock
Pupil :- Otto Helgers
1866 In Europe, FP of Johannes Brahms' String Sextet in G, Op. 36, in Zürich, Swizterland. FP in Boston, at a concert by the Mendelssohn Quintet Club on 11 NOV 1866. CD-Brahms: The Sextets
1867 Birth of Russian tenor Ivan Ershov, in Rostow. Died 21 Nov 1943. Debut 1894. Teachers:- Alexandra Alexandrova-Kochetov, Stanislaus Gabel, C Rossi
Pupils :- Sofia Preobrashenskaya
Created Grisha in Invisible City of Kitesh (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Orestes in Oresteia (Taneyev)
Valery in Servilia (Rimsky-Korsakov). Search Amazon.com for Ivan Ershov
1882 Death of Hungarian composer Albert Bela Keler.
1887 Birth of Italian mezzo-soprano Flora Perini, in Rome. Died Sep 1975. Debut as Anaconda in Christofo Colombo (Franchetti) 1908
Created Pepa in in Goyescas (Granados)
Princess in Suor Angelica (Puccini)
Light in L'oiseau bleu (Wolff)
Sang in premiere of Il Sueno d'Alma (Buchardo)
1888 Birth of American soprano Lillian Grenville in New York City. Died 1928. Debut as Juliette in Romeo et Juliette (Gounod) 1906
Teachers:- Algier, Rossi, Aramis, Sebastiani
Created Salud in Vida Breve (De Falla)
Barbara in Natoma (Herbert)
Octavie in Cleopatre (Massenet).
1890 Birth of Italian mezzo-soprano Gabriella Besanzoni Mezzo-Soprano in Rome. Died 8 July 1962. Debut as Adalgisa in Norma (Bellini) 1911
Teachers:- Hilde Brizzi, Alessandro Maggi
Pupils :- Paulo Fortes, Heloisa De Albuquerque
Created Morka in Fnlandia (Fracassi)
Smaragdi in Francesca da Rimini (Zandonai)
Sang in premiere of Jorgen de Danemark (Challan)
La Leggende delle sette Torri (Gasco).
1891 Birth of Polish tenor Joseph Rogatschevsky in Mirogod. d- May 1985. Teachers:- Hettich, Jacques Isnardon, Lucette Korsoff
Pupil :- Michel Trempont.
1891 FP of Loeffler's Les Veilees d l’Ukraine Suite. Arthur Nikisch conducting the Boston Symphony.
1893 Birth of Italian soprano Zita Fumagalli-Riva in Milan. Died 4 Oct 1994. Debut in Marken (Bucceri) 1920
Teacher :- Salvatore Cairone
Pupils :- Raina Kabaivanska, Franco Tagliavini, Licilio Montefusco
Gianni Maffeo, Bonaldo Giaiotti. Leo Nucci, Ottavio
Sang in premiere of La Sulamita (Zanella)
1894 (GC, JC=8 NOV)
Death of Russian composer and pianist Anton RUBENSTEIN in Peterhof. Founded the St. Petersburg Conservatory. b-Vikhvatinets, 28 NOV 1829.
1897 Birth of Australian pianist and teacher Margaret SUTHERLAND in Adelaide. d-Melbourne, 17 AUG 1984.
1899 Birth of Spanish tenor Paolo Civil in Teia Nr Barcelona. d- 28 Dec 1987. Debut as Duke in Rigoletto (Verdi) 9 Sep 1925
Teacher :- Jose Sabater
Created Orfeo in Prosperina (Bianchi)
Collatino in Lucrezia (Respighi)
Lo Sconosciuto in Morte de Frine (Rocca)
Sang in premiere of Alcassino e Nicoletta (Barbieri)
Il revisore (Zanella)
1943 Birth of American composer, dancer, choreographer and singer Meredith MONK in Lima, Peru. [some
biographical dictionaries give 1942; however there are several different
birth places: NYC,Lima-Peru, etc.] Search Amazon.com for Meredith MONK
1943 Death of composer Richard Fall in Auschwitz concentration camp. b-3 APR 1882 in Gewitsch. Brother of composer Leo Fall.
1946 Birth of Italian tenor Paolo Barbacini. Sang in premiere of Doctor Faustus (Manzoni)
1946 FP of Paul Hindemith's grand piano concerto, The Four Temperments in NYC.