1733 FP of J. S. Bach's Secular Cantata No. 214 Tönet ihr Pauken, erchallet Trompeten at a public performance in the garden of Zimmermann's Coffee House in Leipzig. Birthday of the Princess-Elector and Queen of Poland, Maria Josepha, wife of August III.
1806 Birth of French tenor Louis-Gilbert Duprez in Paris. Died 23 Sep 1896, Debut as Almaviva in Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini) 1825
Teacher :- Alexander Choron
Pupils :- Luigi Agnesi, Emma Albani, Bantu, Fides Devries,
Jeanne Devries, Emile Engel, Marie Heilbronn, Adele Isaac,
Marie Marimon, Marie Miolan-Carvalho, Albert Niemann,
Pol Plancon, Celine Schutz, Constance Nantier-Didiee,
Caroline Carvalho, Elie Sylva, Pietro Scudo
Created Duke of Bedford in Charles VI (Halevy)
Benvenuto Cellini in Benvenuto Cellini (Berlioz)
Fernando in Favorita (Donizetti)
Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti)
Ugo in Parisina (Donizetti)
Henry II in Rosmunda D'Inghilterra (Donizetti)
Poliuto in Poliuto (Donizetti)
Dom Sebastian in Dom Sebastian (Donizetti)
Gaston in Jerusalem (Verdi)
Demetrio in Marsa (Coccia).
1809 Birth of bassonist and teacher at Brussels and Paris
Conservatories, J. B. WILLENT-BORDOGNI.
1911 American composer and conductor Henry Hadley leads the first subscription concert of the San Francisco Symphony at the Cort Theater in San Francisco. With Wagner's Prelude from Die Meistersinger, Tchaikovsky's Pathétique Symphony, Theme and Variations, from Haydn's Emperor Quartet, Liszt's tone-poem Les Préludes by Liszt. Search Henry Hadley.
1953 Death of Irish baritone Frederick Ranalow. Born 7 Nov 1873, Kingstown, Ireland. Debut as Papageno in Zauberflote (Mozart) 1914
Teacher :- Albert Randeggar
Created Policeman in Boatswain's Mate (Smyth)
Sang in premiere of The Critic (Stanford).
1971 Death of Australian soprano Marie Collier. Born 16 Apr 1926 in Melbouurne. Debut as Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) 1954
Teachers:- Joan Cross, Dawson Freer, Getrude Johnson,
Katherine Wielaert, Elizabeth van Rompaey
Created Hecuba in King Priam (Tippett)
Christine Mannon in Mourning Becomes Electra (Levy).
1980 "Bravo" network premieres on cable TV. Originally conceived as a cultural network.
1981 Death of Maria Pedrini Soprano
Born 1910 in Brisighella, a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ravenna in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 45 km southeast of Bologna. Debut as Helena in Mefistofele (Boito) 1931
Sang in premiere of Giulio Cesare (Malipiero). Search Maria Pedrini.
1990 Death of American tenor John Alexander. Born 21 Oct 1923, Meridian, Mississippi. Debut as Faust in Faust (Gounod) 1952
Teachers:- Dimitri Onofrei, Robert Weede
Pupil :- Dana Talley
Created Marco in Monna Vanna (Rachmaninov). John Alexander (tenor)
1996 Death of Belgian baritone Jules Bastin. Born 18 Aug 1933 in Pont-Ligneville. Debut as Caronte in L'Orfeo (Monteverdi)
Teacher :- Frederic Anspach
Pupil :- Daniel Ottevaere.