1724 FP of J. S. Bach's Sacred Cantata No. 154Mein liebster Jesus ist verloren on the 1st Sunday following Epiphany. Was part of Bach's first annual Sacred Cantata cycle in Leipzig 1723-24.
1737 Birth of French baritone Henri Larrivee in Lyon. Died 7 Aug 1802, Debut as Priest in Castor et Pollux (Rameau) 1755 Created Ubaldo in Armide (Gluck) Hercules in Alceste (Gluck) Agamemnon in Iphigenie en Aulide (Gluck) Orestes in Iphigenie en Tauride (Gluck) Danaus in Danaides (Salieri) Ricimir in Ernelinde Princesse de Norvege (Philidor) Orestes in Iphigenie en Tauride (Piccinni) Orestes in Andromaque (Gretry) Oreste in Electre (Lemoyne) Sabinus in Sabinus (Gossec).
1753 Birth of mezzo-soprano Luisa Rosa Todi in Setubal, Portugal. Died 1 Oct 1833, Teacher, Davide Perez.
1767 Death of mezzo-soprano Francesca Bertolli. Born in Rome. Created Honoria in Ezio (Handel) Armindo in Partenope (Handel) Selene in Berenice (Handel) Leocastre in Giustino (Handel) Gandarte in Poro Re dell'Indie (Handel) Dionysius in Arianna in Nasse (Porpora) Ramise in Arminio (Handel) Idelberto in Lotario (Handel) Medoro in Orlando (Handel).
1810 Birth of soprano Anna Bishop in London. Died 18 Mar 1884, Debut 1831 Teacher, Henry Bishop (later husband) Created Rosalie in Vascello di Gama (Mercadante).
1844 Birth of tenor Julian Gayarre in Valle de Roncal. Died 2 Jan 1890, Debut as Nemorino in Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti) 1867 Teachers, Lamperti, Melchiorre Vidal, J.Maya, C Garcia Created Enzo in Gioconda (Ponchielli) Marcello di Bruges in Duca D'Alba (Donizetti).
1867 Birth of tenor Jacques Urlus in Hergenrath. Died 6 July 1935, Debut as Beppe in Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) 1 Sep 1894 Teachers, Anton Averkamp, Hugo Nolthenius, Cornelia van Santen Sang in premiere of Orestes (Weingartner) Wreckers (Smyth). Search Jacques Urlus.
1887 Death of tenor Marius-Pierre Audran. Born 26 Sep 1816 in Aix-en-Provence. Teachers, E Arnaud, Panseron Debut in Le Chalet (Adam) 1837 Sang in premiere of Le Roi d'Yvetot (Adam) Le Val d'Andorre (Halevy) Haydee (Auber) Le Demoiselle d'Honneur (Semet).
1890 Birth of tenor Alessandro Valente in Turin. Died 7 Oct 1958, Debut as Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) 1912 Teachers, Oreste Parodi, Louis Scheiwen.
1911 Death of American composer, pianist and teacher William Hall Sherwood in Chicago. b-Lyons, NY 31 JAN 1854.
1914 Birth of baritone Julien Giovanetti in Duzerville, Algeria. Died 29 Jan 1966, Debut as Zurga in Pearl Fishers (Bizet) 19 Oct 1940 Sang in premiere of Locandiera (Thiriet) Cyrnos (Ameller) Sampiero Corso (Tomasi).
1916 Birth of bass-baritone James Pease in Franklin, Indiana. Died 26 April 1967, Debut as Mephistopheles in Faust Nov 1941 Created Socrates in Pallas Athene Weint (Krenek) Grigoris in Greek Passion (Martinu).
1918 Birth of soprano Ruthilde Boesch in Braunau am Inn, Austria. Debut as Susanna in Nozze di Figaro (Mozart) 1947 Teachers, Judith Hellwig, Alfred Jerger, Josef Krips, Helene Wildbrunn Pupil :- Edita Gruberova, Eva Lind Created Doris in Werbekleid (Salmhofer).
1921 Birth of bass Alfred Wroblewski in Wllerstein, Germany. Teacher, K Seipt Created Soldier in Men of Blackmoor (Bush).
1931 Birth of soprano Margaret Nisbett in Melbourne, Australia. Teachers, Pauline Bindley, Clive Carey
1932 Birth of Vladimiro Ganzarolli Bass-Baritone Born 9 Jan 1932 Venice Debut as Mephistofeles (Faust) 1958 Teacher, Iris Adami Corradetti.
1932 Birth of tenor Jaroslav Kachel in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. Created Jupiter in Kaisir Jovian (Kelterborn) Pentheus in Pentheus (Valdambrini) Rabbi in Dybuk (Fussl) Sang in premiere of Love Ballad (Doubrava).
1939 FP of Bela Bartók's Rhapsody in two movements for clarinet, violin, and piano. Performers were clarinetist Benny Goodman, violinist Joseph Szigeti, and Bartók at the piano, in NYC. Recorded in 1940, with 3rd mmy, as Contrasts, commissioned by Goodman.
1940 Birth of American Mezzo-Soprano Jean KRAFT in Menasha, Wis Debut as Mother in Six Characters in Search of an Author (Weisgall) Teachers:- Povla Frijsh,Euphemia Giannini-Gregory, Theodore Harrison Ernst Vedal Created Juno in Tempest (Eaton).
1940 Birth of soprano Louise Lebrun in Montreal. Debut in Enfant et les Sortileges (Ravel) 1965.
1949 Death of mezzo-soprano Armida Parsi-Pettinella. Born 30 Aug 1868 in Gallese, Italy. Debut 1893 Sang in premiere of Guglielmo Ratcliff (Mascagni).
1953 Death of tenor Eduard Lichtenstein. Born 1 Apr 1889 in Karlsbad, Germany. Debut as Georg in Waffenschmied (Lortzing) 1908 Teacher, Nikolaus Rothmuhl, Jean De Reszke Pupils, Claire Watson, Alfons von Goethem.
1956 Birth of German Mezzo-soprano Waltraud MEIER in Würzburg. Debut as Cherubino in Nozze di Figaro (Mozart) 1976 Teachers:- Dietger Jacob, Anton Theisen. Search Waltraud MEIER.
1957 Death of American composer and teacher Mary Carr Moore in Inglewood, CA. b-Memphis, TN 6 AUG 1873. Taught by her uncle John Harraden Pratt.