1812 Birth of American composer William HAUSER near Bethania, North Carolina. d-Wadley, GA 15 SEP 1880.
1812 Death of French composer Michel Delaland in Chartres. aka as La Lande, de La Lande or Delalande, Michel-Richard Delalande
was a chorister at St Germain-l'Auxerrois in Paris, church organist in service to Louis IV. Works include ballets and instrumental pieces as well as motets with instrumental accompaniment and other church music. b-1657. Michel-Richard Delalande.
1869 Death of Polish composer Julian (Jules) Fontana in Paris. b-1810.-
1875 Birth of American bass-baritone Putnam Griswold in Minneapolis, MN. Died 26 Feb 1914, Debut as Leonato in Much Ado About Nothing (Stanford) Premiere 1901
Teachers:- Jacques Bouhy, Franz Emmerich, Albert Randegger
Created Roman Governer in Mona (Parker)
Leonato in Much Ado about Nothing (Stanford)
Sang in premiere of Poia (Nevin).
1876 Birth of American soprano Edith Helena in Brooklyn, NY. Died 26 Nov 1956
Debut as Violetta in Traviata (Verdi) 1904
Teachers:- Alberto De Bassini, Giovanni Tagliapietra.
1899 Death of Italian soprano Marietta Piccolomini. Born 15 Mar 1834 in Siena. Created Lucrezia in Lucrezia Borgia (Donizetti) 1852
Teachers:- Mazzarelli, Pietro Romani, Raimondi
Pupils :- Giuseppina Pasqua
Created Almina in Almina (Campana). L'unione corale senese Marietta Piccolomini soprano.
1900 Birth of German baritone Karl SCHMIDT-WALTER in Gernersheim am Rhein. d-Kreuth, Oberbayerem, 14 JAN 1985. Debut 1921
Teachers:- Gustav Landauer, Hans Reinmar, Richard Trunk
Pupils :- Rudolf Hartmann, Tonny Landi, Bent Norup, Wolfgang Annheisser.
1912 Birth of German bass Josef Greindl in Munich. Died 16 Apl 1993, Debut as Hunding in Walkure (Wagner) 1936
Teachers:- Anna Bahr-Mildenburg, Paul Bender
Pupil :- Caterina Ligendza
Sang in premiere of Antigonae (Orff).
1942 Death of Polish bass-baritone Josef von Manowarda . Born 3 July 1890 in Cracow. Debut 1911
Teacher :- Otto Iro
Pupils :- Walter Hofermeyer, Alfred Poell, Ferdinand Burgmann
Sang in premiere of Frau ohne Schatten (Strauss)
1946 Birth of Czech soprano Edita GRUBEROVA in Raca near Bratislava, Slovakia. Search Edita GRUBEROVA. Debut as Rosina in Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini) 1968
Teachers:- Ruthilde Boesch, Maria Medvecka.
1986 Death of Italian baritone Carmelo Maugeri. Born 16 July 1889 in Catania. Debut as Alfio in Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) 1913
Teachers:- Matteo Adorno,Tartine
Sang in the premiere of Giulietta e Romeo (Zandonai)
Farsa Amorosa (Zandonai)
Deresto Tentanto (Casella).
1989 The first of two public performances of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Choral at the Philharmonie in West Berlin, conducted by Leonard Bernstein. Perfomed by an international orchestra celebrating the fall of the Berlin Wall. The second performance was on Christmas Day at the Schauspielhaus in East Berlin.