1724 FP of J. S. Bach's Sacred Cantata No. 22Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwölfe and No. 23 Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn on Esto mihi Sunday was part of Bach's first annual Sacred Cantata cycle in Leipzig 1723-24. [Howard Weiner indicates both cantatas were performed on 7 FEB 1723 as quasi two-part work]
1870 Birth of Belgian composer Emiel HULLEBROECK in Gentbrugge. d-Liedekerke, 26 MAR 1965.
1874 ('77 ?) Birth of soprano Mary Garden in Aberdeen. Died 3 Jan 1967 in Inverurie. Debut as Louise in Louise (Charpentier) 10 Apr 1900
Teachers, Jacques Bouhy, Jules Chevalier, Mrs Robinson Duff, Lucien Fugere
Mathilde Marchesi, Giovanni Sbriglia, Angelo Trabadello
Pupils, Helen Jepson, Grace Moore, Fanchon Thompson, Beverly Sills
Mary McCormick, Jean Tennyson, Ginia Davis
Created Natoma in Natoma (Herbert)
Melisande in Pelleas & Melisande (Debussy)
Chrysis in Aphrodite (Erlanger)
Camille in Camille (Forrest)
Krusha in Resurrezione (Alfano)
Cherubin in Cherubin (Massenet)
Sang in premiere of Reine Fiametta (Leroux)
Fille de Tabarin (Pierne)
Princess Osra (Bunning)
1876 Birth of Russian composer Feodor AKIMENKO. d- Paris, 3 JAN
1911 Birth of American composer Robert McBRIDE in Tucson, Arizona. Studied at
University of Arizona where he was professor of counterpoint, 1957-78. He played clarinet, saxophone, organ and piano and was a Tucson Symphony member, 1928-35.
1913 Birth of soprano Nadine Conner in Compton, California. Debut as Marguerite in Faust (Gounod) 1940
Teachers, Horatio Cogswell, Florence Easton, Amado Fernandez
Pupil, Susanne Marsee.
1916 Death of tenor and coach Giovanni Sbriglia. Born 23 Jun 1829 in Naples. Debut 1853
Teacher, De Roxas
Pupils, Ada Adini, Edouard De Reszke, Jean De Reszke, Carlo Galeffi
Josephine De Reszke, Einar Forchhammer, Mary Garden
Vilhelm Herold, Felia Litvinne, Riccardo Martin, Ruth Miller,
Lilian Nordica, Nouvelli, Denis O'Sullivan, Jane Osborne-Hannah
Pol Plancon, Vladimir Rosing, Sybil Sanderson, Clarence Whitehill
Perley Dunn Aldrich, Paul Charles, Rene Landormy, Rosalie Chalia.
1921 Birth of English composer and conductor Ruth GIPPS. d-23 FEB 1999.
1925 Birth of Italian organist and composer Marco Enrico BOSSI in Salò. d-at sea, 20 FEB 1925.
1926 Birth of soprano Friederike Sailer in Regensburg. Sang in premiere of Revisor (Egk).
1926 Birth of mezzo-soprano Carol Smith in Oak City, Illinois. Debut 1961
Teachers, Mario Cordone, Lola Fletcher
Sang in premiere of Beatrix Cenci (Ginastera).
1936 Birth of soprano Alma Fohstrom. Born 2 Jan 1856 in Finland. Debut as Marguerite in Faust (Gounod) 1878
Teachers, Desiree Artot de Padilla, Francesco Lamperti, H Nissen-Salomon.
1937 FP of Prokofiev's Lt. Kije, composer conducting, in Paris.
A radio performance of the film music suite was broadcast in Moscow on 21 DEC 1934.
1939 Birth of tenor Giorgio Merighi in Ferrare. Debut as Riccardo in Ballo in Maschera (Verdi) 1962
Teachers, Leodino Ferri, Arturo Melocchi, Raggi-Valentini
Sang in premiere of Visita Meravigliosa (Rota).
1965 Death of bass Ludwig Welter. Born 14 Nov 1917 in Pirmasens. Created Pehrson Dahlsjo in Bergwerk zu Falun (Wagner-Regeny)
Sang in premiere of Mystere de la Nativite (Martin).
1966 Death of tenor Fernand Francell. Born 1879 in Paris. Debut as Vincent in Mireille (Gounod) 1906
Pupils, Xavier Depraz, Tony Poncet
Created Fortunio in Fortunio (Messager)
Sang in premiere of Bonhomme Jadis (Jacques-Dalcroze)
Mariage de Telemaque (Terrasse)
La Habanera (Laparra)
Francesca da Rimini (Leoni)
Danseuse de Pompei (Nougues)
Voile du Bonheur (Pons).
1969 Birth of American minimalist composer Alex ABELE in Concord, MA.
1970 Death of mezzo-soprano Marta Krasova. Born 16 Mar 1901 in Protivin. Debut as Julia in Jacobin (Dvorak) 1924
Teachers, Olga Borova-Valouskova, Ruzena Maturova, Paul Ulanowsky
Pupil, Jadwiga Wysoczanska.
1983 Death of baritone Arno Schellenberg. Born 16 Nov 1903 in Berlin. Debut as Schwanda in Schwanda the Bagpiper (Weinberger) 1929
Teacher, Julius von Raatz-Brockmann, G.Schuneman, F L Hoerth
Pupil, Reiner Goldberg
Created Laromal in Arabella (Strauss)
Sang in premiere of Hexe von Passau (Gerster)
Massimilia Doni (Schoeck)
Wirtin von Pinsk (Mohaupt).
1995 Death of Italian composer Ugo Amendola in Venice. b-Venice, 28 AUG 1917.