1801 FP of GRÉTRY's "Le Casque et les colombes" opera-ballet, Paris.
1803 FP of Cavos/Kauer's "Rusalka" St. Petersburg.
1810 Birth of Hungarian pianist, conductor and composer Franz ERKEL in Gyula. Composed Hungarian National
Anthem in 1844. Conductor of National Theater Budapest. d-Budapest, 15 JUN 1893. GMN Biography.
1829 FP of HALÉVY's "Le Dilettante d'Avignon" Paris.
1833 FP of CARAFA's "Une Hournée de la Fronde" Paris.
1836 Birth of English composer Steven Austen PIERCE in London. d-Jersey City, NJ 9 APR 1900.
1937 Birth of American soprano Patricia BROOKS in NYC. d- Mt. Kisco, NY 22 JAN 1993. Studied with Manhattan School of
Music, Début NYCO, 1960-77. Central City, Colorado, 1965, Barber of
Seville. Appeared with Kansas City, Santa Fe, San Antonio,
Cincinnati, Toledo, and the NYCO.
1940 FP of Igor Stravinsky's Symphony in C. Composer conducting the Chicago Symphony. Commission of Mrs. R. Woods Bliss in honor of the Chicago Symphony's 50th Anniversary. CD-Stravinsky: Orchestral Works
1941 Birth of German mezzo-soprano Trudeliese Schmidt, in Saarbrücken.
1943 Birth of Canadian mezzo-soprano Judith Forst. MET Début: Feb. 17, 1969
[Page] Rigoletto, 11 seasons (1968-74, 76-77, 89-90, 91-92, 93-94,
98-99) 209 perf., 24 roles, 22 works. Search Amazon.com for Judith Forst