Victor Capoul

  • 1639 FP of Mazzocchi and Marazzoli's comic opera Chi Soffie Speri at the Barberini Theater in Rome.

  • 1649 Birth of German composer Johann Philipp KRIEGER in Nuremberg. d-Weissenfels, 6 FEB 1725.

  • 1709 Birth of baritone Francois Lepage in Joinville.  Died 1780 Created Teycer / Ismenor in Dardanus (Rameau) Jupiter / Tiresias in Nais (Rameau) Citheron in Platee (Rameau) Cindor in Zais (Rameau) Sang in premiere of Zoroastre (Rameau) Acante et Cephise (Rameau) Castor et Pollux (Rameau) Fete de Polmnie (Rameau) Temple de la Gloire (Rameau) Fetes de l'Hymen et de l'amour (Rameau) Zaid (Royer) Isbe (Destouches).

  • 1728 FP of Handel's opera Cyrus, the King of Prussia with text by Metastasio.

  • 1729 FP of J. S. Bach's Sacred Cantata No. 159 Sehet, wie gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem on Esto mihi Sunday in Leipzig, was part of Bach's fourth annual Sacred Cantata cycle on texts by Christian Friedrich Henrici, aka Picander. Season, 1728-29.

  • 1737 FP of Handel's opera Giustino in London.

  • 1740 FP of Handel's oratorio L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato at Lincoln's Inn Field, in London. FP Handel's Organ Concerto in Bb, Op. 7, no. 1.

  • 1814 FP of Beethoven's Eighth Sym. in Vienna. CD- Nine Symphonies by Beethoven.

  • 1839 Birth of  tenor Victor Capoul  in Toulouse. Died 18 Feb 1924 Debut in Chalet (Adam) Teachers, Mocker, Revial Pupils,  Bessie Abott, Augustin Nuibo, Herbert Witherspoon Created Guy de Kerdrel in Grande Tante (Massenet) Sang in premiere L'Absent (Poise) Premier jour de bonheur (Auber) Vert Vert (Offenbach) Paul et Virginie (Masse).

  • 1846 Birth of Spanish light opera composer Joaquin VALVERDE. d-Madrid, 17 MAR 1910.

  • 1848 Birth of English composer Charles Hubert Hastings PARRY in Bournemouth. d-Rustington, 7 OCT 1918.

  • 1856 Birth of Italian baritone Mattia BATTISTINI in Rome. d- Riete, 7 Nov 1928 Debut as Alfonso in Favorita (Donizetti) 11 Feb 1878 Teachers, Antonio Cotogni, Luigi Mancinelli, Venaslao Persichini Augusto Rotoli, Eugenio Terziani Pupils, Alexander Baturin, Margherete Siems, Nikolai Speransky Hilbert Vavra Created Simar in Regina del Nepal (Bottestini) Gianni Rantzau in Rantzau (Mascagni) Sang in premiere Assedio di Cesarea (Persiani) Sardanapolo (Libani) Baldassare (Villate) Donna Branca (Keil).

  • 1867 Birth of Swedish composer Wilhelm Olof PETERSON-BERGER in Ullånger. d-Östersund, 3 DEC 1942.

  • 1870 Birth of German composer Louis COERNE. d-1922.

  • 1873 (25th? )Birth of Italian tenor Enrico CARUSO in Naples. d- 2 AUG 1921. Debut in Amico Francesco (Morelli) 16 Nov 1894 Teachers, Carolina Ferni, Vincenzo Lombardi, Guglielmo Vergine Pupil, Riccardo Martin Created Frederick Loewe in Germania (Franchetti) Loris Ipanov in Fedora (Giordano) Dick Johnson in Fanciulla del West (Puccini) Maurizio in Adriana Lecouvreur (Cilea) Federico in Arlesiana (Cilea) Yupansky in Yupansky (Berutti) BOOK- Enrico Caruso: My Father and My Family...

  • 1877 Birth of English pianist Adele VERNE in Southampton. d-London, 5 FEB 1952.

  • 1887 Death of Russian composer Alexander Borodin at a ballroom concert in St. Petersburg. b-St. Petersburg, 12 NOV 1833. SCORE- "Polovtsian Dances" and "In the Steppes".

  • 1888 Birth of German soprano Lotte LEHMANN in Perleberg. d- Santa Barbara, 26 AUG 1976. Debut as 3rd Boy in Zauberflote (Mozart) 1910 Teachers, Etelka Gerster, Helene Jordan, Mathilde Mallinger, Eva Reinhold Erna Thiele, Erna Tiedke, Elise Elizza, Alma Schadow Pupils, Jeannine Altmeyer, Karen Armstrong, Janet Baker, Anne Brown Judith Beckmann, Grace Bumbry, Mattiwilda Dobbs, Kay Griffel Marilyn Horne, Nan Merriman, Carol Neblett, Matalin Niska Katsuumi Niwa, Marcella Reale, Gerard Souzay, Benite Valente Shirley Verrett, Jeanne Cook, Anne Bollinger, Adair McGowen Page Swift, William Cochran, Rose Bampton, Leonora Corona Created Composer in Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss) Barak's Wife in Frau ohne Schatten (Strauss) Christine in Intermezzo (Strauss). CD-Victor Recordings 1935-40

  • 1890 Birth of Salvadoran composer María de BARATTA in San Salvador, El Salvador. d-San Salvador, El Salvador, 4 JUN 1978.

  • 1891 Birth of French composer Georges MIGOT in Paris. d-Levallois, 5 JAN 1976.

  • 1892 Birth of mezzo-soprano Maartje Offers Lebendige Vergangenheit - Maartje Offers in Koudekerke, Holland.  Died 28 Jan 1944 Debut as Delilah in Samson et Delilah (Saint-Saens) 1917 Teacher, Pauline De Haan-Manifarges, Frau Hekking, Arnold Spoel.

  • 1894 Birth of Russian conductor Issay DOBROWEN. d-Oslo, 9 DEC 1953.

  • 1908 FP of Amy Beach's Piano Quintet. Amy Beach : Piano Quintet ETC Hoffmann Quartet and Beach, piano at Boston's Potter Hall.

  • 1909 Birth of mezzo-soprano Ruth Michaelis in Posen.   Died 3 Dec 1989 Debut 1933 Teachers, Anna Bahr-Mildenburg, Hans Beltz, Jean Robert Sang in premiere of Rappelkopf (Lothar) Monika (Dostal).

  • 1913 FP of Walter Damrosch's opera Cyrano de Bergerac at the Metropolitan Opera in NYC.

  • 1915 Death of tenor-baritone Rudolf Berger. Born 17 APR 1874 in Brno. Debut as Telramund in Lohengrin (Wagner) 1897 Teachers, Adolf Robinson, Oscar Saenger Created Thomas Wintz in Roland von Berlin (Leoncavallo) Sang in premiere of Mudarra (Le Borne) Die Beichte (Hummel F) Die Heirat wider Willen (Humperdinck).

  • 1915 FP of N. Miaskovsky's Symphony No. 3, in Moscow.

  • 1920 Birth of soprano Vilma Bukovetz in Trebinje. Debut as Mimi in Boheme (Puccini) 1944 Teachers, Darianu, Bogo Leskovich.

  • 1924 Death of soprano Karolina Oestberg. Born 17 May 1853 in Stockholm. Debut as Annchen in Freischutz (Weber) 1873 Teacher, Julius Gunther.

  • 1926 Death of soprano Elena Theodorini. Born 25 Mar 1857 in Cracow. Debut as Condi in Maria de Rohan (Donizetti) 1877 Teacher, Antonio Sangiovanni Pupils, Nicola Moscona, Bidu Sayao, Zina Brozia Sang in premiere of Baldassare (Villate) Bianca di Cervia (Smareglia).

  • 1928 Birth of Austrian conductor and recorder player Rene CLEMENCIC.

  • 1928 Birth of bass Arne Tyren Great Swedish Singers: Arne Tyrén in Stockholm. Debut as Bartolo in Nozze di Figaro (Mozart) 1954 Teacher, Ragnar Hulten Created Herr von Hancken in Herr von Hancken (Blomdahl) Portrait in Portrait (Rosenberg) Chefone in Aniara (Blomdahl) Reuterholm in Tintomara (Werle) Sang in premiere of Grand Macabre (Ligeti) Drommen on Therese (Werle).

  • 1935 Birth of Italian soprano Mirella FRENI Very Best of in Modina. Debut as Micaela in Carmen (Bizet) 1955 Teachers:- Dante Arcelli, Luigi Bertazzoni, Ettore Campogalliani, Leone Magiera Pupils :- Sonia Corsini, Nicola Ulivieri. Search for Mirella FRENI | BOOK- MuseNews Interviews with Opera Stars.

  • 1935 Birth of tenor Alberto Remedios in Liverpool. Debut as Tinca in Tabarro (Puccini) 1957 Teachers, Clive Carey, Edwin Francis, Joseph Hislop Pupil, Paul Wilson.

  • 1936 Birth of tenor Ricardo Cassinelli in Buenos Aires. Debut as Amenophis in Mose (Rossini) 1968 Teachers, Aldo Bonifanti, Anatolio Kavancic.

  • 1937 Birth of American composer Lynn KURTZ.

  • 1938 Birth of soprano Margaret Curphey in Douglas, Isle of Man. Teachers Joan Cross, John Carol Case, David Galiver.

  • 1940 Death of soprano Margaretha Abler. Born 18 May 1899 in Wiesbaden. Teachers, Franz Nowak, Anna Klett, Ernst Grenzebach.

  • 1940 FP of William Schuman's String Quartet No. 3. Coolidge Quartet at Town Hall in NYC.

  • 1944 Birth of baritone Erland Hagegard in Brunskog. Debut in Trois Operas Minutes (Milhaud) 1968 Teachers, Arne Sunnegaard, Erik Werba, Gerald Moore.

  • 1945 FP of Amy Beach's opera Cabildo. Opera Workshop directed by Hugh Hodgson, at the University of Georgia in Athens. Professionally on 13 MAY 1995, at Alice Tully Hall in New York City was a PBS TV broadcast conducted by Ransom Wilson.

  • 1947 FP of Paul Hindemith's Piano Concerto. Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell conducting, with pianist Jesús Maria Sanromá.

  • 1947 Birth of violinist Gidon KREMER in Riga Latvia. Won the 1970 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. Biography | Search for Gidon KREMER | BOOK- MuseNews Interviews with Musicians.

  • 1947 FP of Peter Mennin's Symphony No. 3. New York Philharmonic, Walter Hendel conducting. CD- Peter Mennin: Moby Dick; Symphony No. 3.

  • 1949 FP of Elliott Carter's Cello Sonata & Woodwind Quintet in NYC. CD- Carter:Sonata Cello & Piano | Etudes (8) and a Fantasy, for woodwind quartet.

  • 1949 FP of William Schuman's Symphony No. 6. Dallas Symphony, Antal Dorati conducting. CD- Wm. Schuman: Sym. No. 6..

  • 1954 Birth of baritone Alan Oke in London. Debut as Belcore in Elisir D'Amore (Donizetti) 1978 Teachers, Joan Alexander, Hans Hotter, Lilian Liddell Created Jester in Taverner (Maxwell Davies) Sang in premiere of A Night at the Chinese Opera (Weir).

  • 1956 Death of soprano Elisabeth Van Endert-Bohm. Born 31 Dec 1876 in Neuss. Debut 1908 Teacher, Richard Muller, Wally Schauseil.

  • 1960 Birth of Swedish composer Reine JöNSSON in Näsum.

  • 1965 Birth of German violinist Frank Peter ZIMMERMANN.

  • 1969 Death of soprano Alida Vane. Born 11 Oct 1899 in Sarkamuiza.  Died 27 Feb 1969 Debut in Asreal (Franchetti) 1926 Teacher, Vittorio Vanza.

  • 1971 Death of mezzo-soprano Elsa Margarethe Gardelli. Born 1923 in Funn. Teacher, Dora Sigurdsson.

  • 1981 Death of soprano Germana Di Giulio. Born 1910. Debut as Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) 1938 Teacher, Ernestina Gonsalez.

  • 1983 Death of tenor Giovanni Pullini. Born 10 Nov 1910 in Longiano. Debut 1932 Teachers:- Arturo Melocchi, Manlio Marcantoni.

  • 1984 FP of Libby Larsen's Parachute Dancing. American Composers Orchestra, Tom Nee conducting.

  • 1985 Death of baritone Benvenuto Franci Lebendige Vergangenheit - Benvenuto Franci . Born 1 July 1891 in Pienza. Debut as Gianetto in Lodoletta (Mascagni) 1918 Teachers, Antonio Cotogni,Enrico Rosati Created Neri in Cene Delle Beffe (Giordano) Carpenter in Piccolo Marat (Mascagni) Sang in premiere of Cavalieri di Ekuba (Zandonai) Bella e il Monstro (Ferrari-Fontana) Ecuba (Malipiero) Palla de Mozzi (Marinuzzi) Ollantay (Gaito).

  • 1986 FP of German composer Udo Zimmermann's opera Weisse Rose 'White Rose' by the Opera Stabile, Hamburg.

  • 1999 FP of Peter Lieberson's Horn Concerto, soloist William Purvis with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra at Carnegie Hall.

  • 2003 Death of English composer and ballet conductor John Lanchbery, OBE, in Melbourne, Australia. b-London, 15 MAY 1923.

  • 2004 FP of Michael Gordon´s Gotham. Multimedia presentation with the American Composers Orchestra, Sloan, conducting, at the Ridge Theater, Zankel Hall, NYC.

  • 2013 Death of pianist Van Cliburn. Born 12 July 1934 ( Van CLIBURN Bio) in Shreveport Louisiana. As a child was taught by his mother, in 1958 was the first American to win the Tchaikovsky Prize in Moscow. Cliburn died of bone cancer at age 78. Obituary.
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