1844 Birth of American band music composer Thomas H. ROLLINSON. d-1928.
1874 Birth of Czech composer and violinist Josef SUK in Kecovice. d- Benesov, 29 MAY 1935. The son-in-law of Dvorák. Grandfather
of the violinist of the same name, Josef Suk who was born in 1929.
Search Josef SUK.
1893 Birth of French baritone Andre Bauge in Toulouse. Died 25 May 1966, Debut as Frederick in Lakme (Delibes) 1917
Teachers:- Anne Tariol-Bauge (mother), Alphonse Bauge (father)
Sang in premiere of Beatrice (Messager).
1908 Death of Czech bass Wilhelm Hesch. Born 3 July 1860 in Labský Týnec. Died 4 Jan 1908,
Debut in Bartered Bride (Smetana) 1880
Teachers:- E Lukese, Franz Pivoda
Created Diego in Bride of Messina (Fibich)
Vavra in Debora (Foerster)
Priamus in Kreigsgefangene (Goldmark).
1909 Birth of American mezzo-soprano Anna Kaskas in Bridgeport, CT. Died 19 Mar 1998, Debut as Ulrica in Ballo in Maschera (Verdi) 1930
Teachers:- Ferdin, Ferrara, Enrico Rosati
Pupil :- Sylvia Anderson.
1938 Death of baritone Georgy Baklanov. Born 4 Jan 1881 in Riga, Latvia. Debut as Demon in Demon (Rubinstein) 1903
Teachers:- Ippolit Pryanishnikov, Vittorio Vanzo, Pets
Sang in premiere Mori di Valenza (Ponchielli)
Miserly Knight (Rachmaninov)
Francesca da Rimini (Rachmaninov).
1954 Birth of German tenor Peter SEIFFERT in Düsseldorf.
Sang in premiere of Ophelia (Keltenborn)
Teacher :- M Roehrig.
1961 FP of Gunther Schuller's jazz ballet Variants in NYC.
1963 Death of Italian baritone Giuseppe Danise. Born 11 Jan 1883 in Naples. Debut as Alfio in Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) 1906
Teachers:- Luigi Colonnese, Abramo Petillo
Pupil :- Mario Bertolino, Barry Morell, Regina Resnik, Maria Cleva.
1996 Death of tenor Ramon Vinay. Born 31 Aug 1912 in Chile. Debut as Alfonso in Favorita (Donizetti) 16 Sep 1931
Teachers:- Rene Maison, Jose Pierson, Ettore Verna. Search Ramon Vinay.
1996 FP of Richard Danielpour's Toward the Splendid City for Orchestra. New York Philharmonic, conducted by Leonard Slatkin. Commissioned by the Philharmonic for 150th Anniversary. CD-Richard Danielpour: Celestial Night.