1838 Birth of soprano Marie-Julie Baretti in Bordeaux. Died 16 Dec 1872
Created Margyane in La Statue (Reyer)
Sang in premiere of Pecheurs de Catane (Maillart)
Le Saphir (David).
1841 Birth of English composer, organist and teacher Walter Parratt in Huddersfield. d-Windsor, 27 MAR 1924.
1843 Birth of soprano Adelina Patti in Madrid. Died 27 Sep 1919
Debut as Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti) 24 Nov 1859
Teachers, Ettore Barilli, Maurice Strakosch, E Valentini, Florence Stevens
Created Dolores in Dolores (Pollonnais)
Gelmina in Gelmina (Poniatowski)
Velleda in Vellada (Lenepveu)
Gabriella in Gabriella (Pizzi).
1870 Birth of Italian operatic tenor Alessandro BONCI in Bologna Died 9 Aug 1940
Debut as Fenton in Falstaff (Verdi) Jan 1896
Teachers:- Felice Coen, Enrico Delle Sedie, Carlo Pedrotti
Sang in premiere of Signor di Poureaugnac (Franchetti)
Sogno di Alma (Buchardo).
1874 Birth of soprano Marie Gutheil-Schroder in Weimar. Died 4 Oct 1935
Debut as 1st Lady in Zauberflote (Mozart) 1891
Teacher, Virginia Naumann-Gungl, Fedor von Milde, Richard Strauss
Pupils, Anny Helm, Rise Stevens, Harriet Henders
Created Woman in Erwartung (Schoenberg)
Sang in premiere of Der Musikant (Bittner).
1876 Death of Swedish composer and choral conductor Johan August Soderman in Stockholm. b-Stockholm, 17 JUL 1832.
1897 Death of Italian composer Antonio Bazzini in Milan. b-Brescia, 11 MAR 1818.
1897 Death of bass Armand de Casta Castelmary. Born 16 Aug 1834 in Toulouse. Debut 1863
Created Don Diego in Africaine (Meyerbeer)
Monk in Don Carlos (Verdi)
Horatio in Hamlet (Thomas)
Sang in premier of Amy Robsart (De Lara).
1900 Birth of mezzo-soprano Gianna Pederzini in Vo di Avio. Died 11 Mar 1988
Debut as Preziosilla in Forza del Destino (Verdi) 192
Teacher, Fernando De Lucia
Pupil :- Veronika Kincses
Created Old Prioress in Dialogues des Carmelites (Poulenc)
Sang in premiere of Re Lear (Ghislanzoni).
1908 Birth of Canadian pianist and composer Jean COULTHARD in Vancouver.
1910 Birth of Moldavian soprano Maria CEBOTARI (Cebotaru), in Kishinev, Bessarabia. d-Vienna, 9 JUN 1949.
1914 Birth of American Harmonica player and composer Larry ADLER. d-London, 6 AUG 2002.
1919 Birth of New Zealand composer and music historian Dorothy Whitson FREED in Dunedin, NZ. d-NZ 1 APR 2000.
1920 ('23?) Birth of bass Cesare Siepi in Milan. Debut as Sparafucile in Rigoletto (Verdi) 1941
Teacher, Cesare Chiesa
Created Martino / Nonno Innocenzo in L'Oro (Pizzetti).
1927 Birth of American soprano Leontyne Mary Violet PRICE in Laurel, MS. Wikipedia Bio Debut as St Cecilia in Four Saints in Four Acts (Thomson)
Teacher, Florence Page Kimball
Created Cleopatra in Antony & Cleopatra (Barber).
1939 Birth of American composer and clarinetist Barbara KOLB in Hartford CT.
1942 Death of baritone Bohumil Benoni. Born 25 Feb 1862 in Chrudim. Teachers, Anny Chrzova, Jan Ludevit Lukes
Pupil, Zdenek Otava
Sang in premiere of Bride of Messina (Fibich)
1957 Death of tenor Angelo Minghetti. Born 6 Dec 1889 in Bologna. Debut 1920
Teacher, Emilia Corsi, M Belluci, Lari, Tenaglia
Pupil, Ragnar Ulfung
Sang in premiere of Fiamma (Respighi)
La Flaminga (Donaudy)
La Maggiolata Veneziana (Selvaggi).