1843 Birth of Elio Sylva Tenor
Born 29 Nov 1843 Gramant Belgium Died 7 Sept 1919
Teachers:- Gilbert Duprez, Cornelis
1843 Death of Italian composer Marco Santucci, at 81, in Lucca. b-Tuscany, 4 JUL 1762.
1850 Birth of Italian contralto Sofia SCALCHI in Turin. Photo. d-22 AUG 1922. London Covent Garden 1868-1890. Toured US with Mapleson company.
Debut as Ulrica in Ballo in Maschera (Verdi) 1866
Teacher :- Virginia Boccabadati
Pupil :- Rita Fornia
1852 Birth of French composer Paul Joseph Guillaume HILLEMACHER in Paris. d-Versailles, 13 AUG 1933. Brother of composer Lucien Joseph Edouard.
1860 Birth of German composer and conductor Hans HAYM with Julius Buths was instrumental in popularizing
1866 Birth of Charles Gilibert Baritone
Born 29 Nov 1866 Paris Died 11 Oct 1910
Created Remigio in Navarraise (Massenet)
1869 Death of Giulia Grisi Soprano
Born 22 May 1811 Milan Died 29 Nov 1869
Debut as Emma in Zelmira (Rossini) 1828
Teachers:- Virginia Boccabadati, Filippo Celli, Giacomelli, Giuseppina Grassini, Giuditta Grisi, Marliani, Giuditta Pasta
Created Giulietta in Capuletti e I Montecchi (Bellini)
Adalgisa in Norma (Bellini)
Elvira in Puritani (Bellini)
Norina in Don Pasquale (Donizetti)
Adelia in Ugo Conte di Parigi (Donizetti)
Amelia in Briganti (Mercadante)
Elena in Marino Faliero (Donizetti)
Evelina in Enrico di Monfort (Coccia)
Mistress Ford in Falstaff (Balfe)
Queen in Don Carlos (Costa)
Matilda in Malek Adhel (Costa)
Violetta Tiepolo in Bravo (Marliani)
1872 Birth of Anna Bahr Mildenberg Soprano / Teacher of Singing
Born 29 Nov 1872 Vienna Died 27 Jan 1947
Debut Brunnhilde in Walkure (Wagner) 1895
Teachers:- Rosa Papier-Paumgartner, Pollini
Pupils :- Lillian Benningson, Josef Greindl, Ira Malaniuk, Lauritz Melchior
Ruth Michaelis, Elisabeth Schartel, Adolf Vogel,
Eugenia Zareska,Liane Synek, Josef Janko, Uta Graf, Irmgard Gerz
Carlos Alexander, Wolfgang Zimmerman
Anna Bahr-von MILDENBURG.
1872 Death of Italian composer Giovanni Tadolini, at 83. in Bologna. b-Bologna, 18 OCT 1785. m-Italian soprano Eugenia Savonari.
1942 Birth of Philippe Huttenlocher Baritone
Born 29 Nov 1942 Neuchatel Switzerland
Debut as Orfeo in Orfeo (Monteverdi)
Teacher :- Juliette Bise
Sang in premiere of Confession Impudique (Cavanna)
1945 Birth of Marga Schiml Mezzo-Soprano
Born 29 Nov 1945 Weiden
Debut as Policare in Tigrane (Handel) 1967
Teachers:- Hanno Blaschke, Frau Hartmann-Dressler
1946 Birth of Carole Farley Soprano
Born 29 Nov 1946 Le Mars Iowa
Teachers:- Marianne Schech, William Shriner
Created Jeanne D'Arc in Passion de Gilles (Boesman)
Unnamed Composer in Marie de Montpellier (Koering)
Sang in premiere of Noces de Sang (Chaynes)
1948 First opera to be televised, Othello, broadcast from the Met,
1952 Birth of Linda McLeod Soprano
Born 29 Nov 1952 Indiana USA
Debut as Flora in Traviata (Verdi) 1978
Teachers:- Mary Makower, Rudolf Pierney
Created Fairy in Bella e la Bestia (Oliver S)
Ann in Inquest of Love (Harvey)
1959 Birth of Louise Winter Mezzo-Soprano
Born 29 Nov 1959 Lancashire
Debut as Tisbe in Cenerentola (Rossini) 1983
Teacher :- Frederic Cox
1959 Death of Swiss conductor and composer Fritz Brun, at 81, in Switzerland. b-Lucerne, 18 AUG 1878.
1963 Death of Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona at 67 in Canary Islands. Hit song Malaguena. b-Havana, 7 AUG 1896.
1964 FP of H. Cowell's 26 Simultaneous Mosaics"for 5 players. Ensemble from the Music Department of the State University of Buffalo. Directed by Lukas Foss at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, in Buffalo, NY.
1968 Death of Erwin Wohlfahrt Tenor
Born 13 Jan 1931 Nurnberg Died 29 Nov 1968
Debut as Adam in Vogelhandler (Zeller) 1955
Teacher :- Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender
Sang in premiere of Incidents at Emergency Landing (Blacher)
1970 Death of composer Robert Ruthenfranz, at 65. b-1905.
1971 Death of German conductor and composer Heinz Tiessen, at 84 in Berlin. b-Konigsberg, 10 APR 1887.
1978 Death of Scottish composer Alan Richardson, at 74. Born-Edinburgh, 1904.
1979 Death of Giovanni Voyeur Tenor
Born 1901 Benincarlo Spain Died 29 Nov 1976
Debut as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly (Puccini) 1927
Teacher :- Emma Molajoli
Created Uberto in Margherita da Cartona (Refice)
Hussein in Re Hassan (Ghedini)
1983 FP of O. Messiaen's opera St. Francis of Assisi at the Paris Opéra, Seiji Ozawa, conducting in Paris.
1994 Death of French-American composer and pianist Sviatoslav S. Stravinsky at age 84. Son of composer Igor Stravinsky.
1997 FP of Anthony Davis's opera Amistad. Lyric Opera of Chicago, Dennis Russell Davies conducting.
2010 Death of German tenor Peter Hofmann, who became famous for his performances of Richard Wagner operas. He died at a hospital in Wunsiedel in Bavaria after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. Hofmann made his name performing at the annual Bayreuth festival celebrating the music of Richard Wagner. He toured stages across the world, including the Metropolitan Opera in New York.Wikipedia Bio | Search Amazon.com for Peter Hofmann