1618 Death of Italian singer and composer Giulio Caccini in Florence. b-Tivoli, 1545. Teacher :- Giovanni Animuccia, Scipione Delle Pane Pupils :- Giovanni Magli, Francesco Rasi, Settimia Caccini (daughter) Francesca Caccini (daughter). Search: Giulio Caccini
1826 Death of tenor and composer Benedikt Emanuel Schack, at 68. Born 7 Feb 1758 Mirotice Died 10 Dec 1826 Debut in Frascatana (Paisiello) 1786 Teacher :- Carl Frieberth Created Tamino in Zauberflote (Mozart).
1909 Birth of Czech baritone Otakar Kraus in Prague. Died 28 July 1980, Debut as Amonasro in Aida (Verdi) 1935 Teachers:- Fernando Carpi, Konrad Wallerstein Pupils :- Marco Bakker, Matthew Best, Roger Bryson, Ian Caddy Ian Comboy, Elisabeth Connell, Stafford Dean, Christian Du Plessis, Roderick Earle, Clifford Grant David Hillman, Gwynne Howell, Neil Howlett, Anthony James Roderick Kennedy, Malcolm King, John Kitchiner Michael Langdon, Robert Lloyd, Lois McDonall, Barry Mora Geoffrey Moses, Terence Sharpe, John Rawnsley Donald Stephenson, Jonathan Summers, John Tomlinson Norman Welsby, Peter Coleman Wright, Christopher Lackner Created Nick Shadow in Rake's Progress (Stravinsky) King Fisher in Midsummer Marriage (Tippett) Sheriff in Martin's Lie (Menotti) Tarquinius in Rape of Lucretia (Britten).
1938 Birth of English bass-baritone Michael Rippon in Coventry. Teacher :- Ralph Meanley Created Merlin in Lancelot (Hamilton) Blazes in Lighthouse (Maxwell Davies) Antipholus of Ephesus in Errors (Wilson-Dickson) Sang in premiere of Martyrdom of St Magnus (Maxwell Davies).
1959 Death of Italian baritone Giovanni Inghilleri. Born 9 Mar 1894 in Porto Empedocle. Debut as Valentin in Faust (Gounod) 1919 Pupils :- John Dobson, Franco Ghitti, Victoria Godfrey Created Demogorgon in Donna Serpente (Casella) Giulio Cesare in Giulio Cesare (Malipiero).