1863 Birth of Italian pianist and composer Gellio Benevenuto CORONARO in Vicenza. d-Milan, 26 JUL 1916.
1866 Birth of German tenor and opera manager Andreas DIPPEL. d- Los Angeles,
12 MAY 1932. Debut as Lionel in Martha (Flotow) 1887
Teachers:- Julius Hey, Alberto Leoni, Johannes Ress, Nina Zottmayr
Pupil :- Hermann Weil
Created Asrael in Asrael (Franchetti) Search Amazon.com for Andreas DIPPEL
1876 Birth of French tenor Paul Franz in Paris. Died 20 Apr 1950, Debut as Lohengrin in Lohengrin (Wagner) 1909
Teacher :- Louis Delaquerriere
Pupils :- Edouard Kriff, Georges Valliant
Created Ratan-Sen in Padmavati (Roussel)
Antar in Antar (Dupont)
1892 Death of French soprano Anne-Arsene Charlton-Demeur. Born 5 Mar 1824 in Saujon. Debut as Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti) 1842
Created Beatrice in Beatrice et Benedict (Berlioz)
Dido in Troyens (Berlioz)
1941 Death of American tenor Charles Hackett. Born 4 Nov 1887 in Worcester. Debut as Faust in Faust (Gounod) 1910
Teachers:- Arthur Hubbard, Vincenzo Lombardi
Created Armand in Camille (Forrest)
Arnold Talbot in Witch of Salem (Cadman).
1957 Death of Italian operatic tenor Beniamino Gigli, in Rome. b-Recanati, 20 MAR 1890.
Debut as Ezio in Gioconda (Ponchielli) 14 Oct 1914
Teachers:- Agnese Bonucci, Antonio Cotogni, Lazzarini, Enrico Rosati
Pupils :- Rina Gigli (daughter), Walter Gullino, Mischa Alexandrovitch
Istvan Laczo. Search Amazon.com for Beniamino Gigli
1961 Death of Polish composer Stanislaw Kazuro, at 80 in Warsaw. b-Vilnius, 1 AUG 1881.
1963 FP of Shulamit Ran's Capriccio for piano and orchestra. A New York Philharmonic "Young People's Concert" conducted by Leonard Bernstein, Ran as soloist.