1834 Birth of composer Pablo Hernandez SALCES. d-10 DEC 1910.
1842 Death of bass Paolo Mandini. Born 1757 in Arezzo. Debut 1777
Teacher, Saverio Valente
Created Sandrino in Cifra (Salieri)
Sang in premiere of Armida (Haydn).
1844 Birth of composer Frederick E. KITZIGER. d-1903.
1851 Birth of Flemish composer Jan BLOCKX in Antwerp. d-26 MAY 1912.
1857 Birth of soprano Sophie Sedlmair in Hanover. Died 14 Oct 1939.
1858 Birth of Italian composer Giuseppi RADICIOTTI. d-6 APR 1931.
1866 Birth of baritone Antonio Scotti in Naples. d-26 Feb 1936. Debut as Amonasro in Aida (Verdi) 1 Nov 1899
Teachers, Francesco Lamperti, Vincenzo Lombardi, Ester Trifanni-Paganini
Created Chim-Fen in L'Oracolo (Leoni).
1894 Birth of baritone Jaro Prohaska in Vienna. Died 7 Jul 1965, Debut 1922
Teacher, Otto Muller
Pupils :- Manfred Capell, Uwe Kreyssig, Hermann Prey, Thomas Stewart
Sang in premiere of Prinz von Hamburg (Graener).
1904 Birth of Hungarian born Dutch composer and pianist Geza FRID in Máramarossziget. d-Bergen, 13 SEP 1989.
1907 Birth of tenor Peter Klein in Cologne. Died Oct 1992, Debut 1930
Created Herault de Secheles in Danton's Tod (Von Einem)
Student / Government Director in Prozess (Von Einem)
Demoptolemos in Penelope (Liebermann).
1908 Birth of German composer, guitarist and teacher Anton STINGL in Konstanz.
1829 Death of English composer, violinist and violist William Shield in Brighting, Sussex. b-Whickham, Durham 5 MAR 1748. Believed to have wrote the tune to Auld Lang Syne. Was a boat builder and an Opera composer for the Drury Lane theatre.
1914 Birth of American conductor William STRICKLAND in Defiance, Ohio. Founded Nashville Symphony Orchestra in 1946.
1941 Birth of mezzo-soprano Hildegard Laurich in Halle. Teachers, Fred Husler, Gunther Weissenborn.
1967 Death of Ettore Bastianini Baritone
Born 24 Sep 1922 Siena Died 25 Jan 1967
Debut as Colline in Boheme (Puccini) 1945
Teachers:- Rucciana Bertarini, Flaminio Contini
1978 Death of Imre Pallo Baritone
Born 23 Oct 1891 Hungary Died 25 Jan 1978
Debut as Alfio in Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) 1917
Teachers:- Gyorgy Anthes, Mario Sammarco, Jozsef Sik
Created Hary Janos in Hary Janos (Kodaly)
Lover in Spinning Room (Kodaly)
1987 FP of Paul Schoenfield's Café Music for piano trio. St. Paul Chamber Orchestra concert, St Paul, MN.