1755 Birth of mezzo-soprano Carolina Fredrika Mueller in Copenhagen. Died 17 Nov 1826 Created Christina Gyllenstierna in Gustaf Wasa (Naumann) Christina von Holstein in Gustaf Adolf och Ebba Brahe (Vogler) Aretea in Alcides Intrade I Varlden (Haefffner).
1763 Birth of tenor Charles Incledon in Cornwall. Died 11 Feb 1826 Debut as Alphonso in Castles of Andalusia (S Arnold) 1784 Teacher. Venanzio Rauzzini, Richard Landon, William Jackson Sang in premiere of Woodman (Shield).
1791 Death of tenor John Beard. Born 1717. Debut as Priest in Esther (Handel) 1732 Created Macheath in Beggar's Opera (Pepusch) Artabanes in Artaxerxes (Arne) Lurcanio in Ariodante (Handel) Oronte in Alcina (Handel) Jupiter in Semele (Handel) Amintas in Atlanta (Handel) Samson in Samson (Handel) Fabio in Berenice (Handel) Vitaliano in Giustino (Handel) Varo in Arminio (Handel) Sang in premiere of Devil to Pay (Coffey).
1795 Death of tenor Antoine Trial. Born 1737 in Avignon. Debut as Bastien in Sorcier (Philidor) 4 July 1764 Created Ali in Zemire and Azor (Gretry) Bertrand in Deserteur (Monsigny) Andre in Epreuve Villageoise(Gretry) Crispin in Melomananie (Champein).
1810 Birth of Norwegian composer and violinist Ole BULL, in Bergen. d- Lysø, 17 AUG 1880.
1825 Death of tenor Pierre Gaveaux. Born 9 Oct 1760 in Beziers. Died 5 Feb 1825 Teachers, Francois Beck, Combes Created Jason in Medee (Cherubini) Floreska in Lodoiska (Cherubini) Romeo in Romeo et Juliette (Steibelt) Florestan in Leonore (Beethoven) Belfort in Les Visitandines (Devienne) Armand in Les Deux Journees (Cherubini) Ruben in Joseph (Mehul).
1852 Marriage of soprano Jenny Lind to her pianist, Otto Goldschmidt.
1862 Birth of Mexican composer Felipe VILLANUEVA in Tecamac, state, Mexico. d-Mexico City, 28 MAY 1893.
1884 Birth of tenor Alfred Piccaver in Long Sutton Lincoln. Died 23 Sep 1958 Debut as Fenton in Falstaff (Verdi) 1 Sep 1912 Teachers, Mme Jaeger, Allan Lindsey, Ludmilla Prohaska-Neumann, Rosario Pupils,Nigel Douglas, Oldrich Kovar, Hugh Beresford Created Marzellus in Theodora (Zorlig) Sang in premiere of Ring of Polycrates (Korngold).
1911 Birth of Swedish tenor Jussi BJORLING, in Stora Tina. d-near Stockholm, 9 SEP 1960. However 2 February is the date he thought of as his birthday and celebrated all his life. It is the date on his tombstone. d-6 Sep 1960 Debut as Ottavio in Don Giovanni (Mozart) 1930 Teachers:- David Bjorling (father), John Forsell, Joseph Hislop Julia Svedelius, Tullio Voghera Created Martin Skarp in Fanal (Atterberg) Bargeman in Journey to America (Rosenberg).
1916 Death of tenor Francesco Marconi. Born 14 May 1853 in Rome. Debut as Faust in Faust (Gounod) 1878 Teachers, Ottavio Bartolini, Veneslao Persichini, Enrico Tamberlik Sang in premiere of La Pellegrina (Clementi) Spartaco (Platania).
1953 Death of soprano Suzanne Adams. Born 28 Nov 1872 in Cambridge, Mass. Debut as Juliette in Romeo et Juliette (Gounod) 1894 Teachers, Jacques Bouhy, Mathilde Marchesi, Created Hero in Much Ado About Nothing (Stanford).
1958 Death of baritone William Michael. Born 10 Jul 1888 in Ammansford So. Wales. Died 5 Feb 1958 Debut as Silvio in Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) 1917.
1962 Death of bass Leon Bjorker. Born 1 May 1900. Debut in Crown Bride (Rangstrom) 1929 Teachers, John Forsell, Oskar Lejdstrom Sang in premiere of Marionetter (Rosenberg) Fanal (Atterberg) Aladdin (Atterberg) Genoveva (Berg) Der Sturm (Atterberg).
1991 Death of baritone John Hargreaves. Born 10 Mar 1910 in Colne Lancs. Debut as Valentin in Faust (Gounod) 1936 Teacher, Frederick Austin Pupil, Malcolm Rivers Created Charles Strickland in Moon & Sixpence(Gardner).