1734 FP of G. F. Handel's anthem This is the day which the Lord hath made for the wedding of Princess Anne and Prince Willem, the Prince of Orange, at the French Chapel of St. James's Palace, in London.
1755 Birth of composer Pierre-Louis Couperin.
1795 Birth of composer Rubert Lucas Pearsall.
1796 Birth of tenor Anton Haizinger in Lichtenstein. Debut as Gianetto in Gazza Ladra (Rossini) 1821
Teachers, Giuseppe Mozatti, Woelkert
Created Adolar in Euryanthe (Weber)
1804 Birth of Austrian composer Johann STRAUSS, Sr. in Vienna.
d- 25 SEP 1849. Was father of Josef and Johann, Jr. d-25 SEP 1849.
1857 Birth of bass Eduard Aschenbrenner in Jicin. Died 2 Nov 1921
Teacher, Jan Lukes
Sang in premiere of Porin (Lisinski)
1859 Death of tenor Nicola Tacchinardi. Born 3 Sep 1772 in Livorno. Debut 1804
Teacher, Gaetano Crivelli
Pupils, Erminia Frezzolini, Fanny Persiani
Created Aristodemo in Sacrifizio D'Epito (Carafa)
Temistocle in Temistocle (Pacini)
Jarba in Didone Abbandonata (Mercadante)
Feraspe in Nitocri (Mercadante)
Duca di Lavarenne in Margherita D'Anjou (Meyerbeer)
Trajano in Trajano in Dacia (Nicolini)
Geronte in Emira Regina D'Egitto (Mosca G)
Teseo in Fedra (Mayr)
Sang in premiere of Danaidi (Morlacchi)
Cesare nellie Gallie (Nicolini)
1861 Birth of Boston piano craftsman Alexander STEINERT. Founder of
Steinert Concert Hall. Son of Morris Steinert.
1865 Death of tenor Carlo Negrini. Born 24 July 1826 in Piacenza. Debut as Jacopo in I Due Foscari (Verdi) 1847
Teacher, Angelo Boracchi
Pupil, Francesco Merli
Created Gabriele Adorno in Simon Baccanegra (Verdi)
Glauco in Ione (Petrella)
Glauco in Morosina (Petrella)
Adel-Muza in L'Ebreo (Apolloni)
Adelchi in Adelchi (Apolloni)
Rienzi in Rienzi (Peri)
Sang in premiere of Virginia (Petrella)
1870 Birth of tenor Reinhold Batz. Born 14 Mar 1870 in Dusseldorf. Died 19 Sep 1935
Debut as Max in Freischutz (Weber) 1900
Sang in premiere of Il Cuore delle Fanciulla (Buongiorno).
1871 Birth of Swedish-American soprano Olive FREMSTAD in Stockholm. d-Irvington-on-Hudson, NY 21 APR 1951. Debut as Azucena in Trovatore (Verdi) 21 May 1895
Teachers:- E F Bristol, Lilli Lehmann
Created Iolanthe in Wald (Smyth)
1871 Birth of bass Vladimir Kastorsky in Moscow. Died 2 July 1948
Teachers, Antonio Cotogni, Stanislaus I.Gabel
Created Dulcimer Player in Invisible City of Kitesh (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Old Man in Servilia (Rimsky-Korsakov).
1875 Birth of tenor Piero Schiavazzi in Cagliari. Died 25 June 1949
Debut as Cenciaiuolo in the premiere of Iris (Mascagni) 1898
Created Mateo in Conchita (Zandonai).
1875 Birth of composer Norman Houstoun O'Neill.
1877 Birth of tenor Paul Reimers in London. Died 14 Apr 1942
Debut as Max in Freischutz (Weber) 1903
Teachers, Jean Criticos, George Henschel, Spengel
Raimund von Zur Muhlen
Pupil, Martha Lipton
1886 Birth of baritone Stepan Chodounsky in Prague. D-11 Oct 1954
Teacher, Konrad Wallerstein
1887 Birth of English composer and conductor Sir Laurence COLLINGWOOD.
1893 Birth of tenor Ferdinando Ciniselli in Mortara. Died 30 Jan 1954
Debut as Alfredo in Traviata (Verdi) 1919
Pupil, Primo Zambruno
Created Renato in Via della Finestra (Zandonai)
1893 Birth of tenor Franco Lo Giudice in Paterno. Died 8 Aug 1990
Debut in Fanciulla del West (Puccini) 1915
Teachers, Matteo Aderno, Beniamino Carelli, Di Cagno, Luigi Lucenti
Created Gosta Berling in Cavalieri di Ekuba (Zandonai)
Sing in premiere Giuliano (Zandonai)
1894 Birth of composer Josef Schelb.
1904 Birth of soprano Iris Adami Corradetti in Milan. 21 Jun 1998
Debut as Coralito in Anima Allegra (Vittadini) 25 Nov 1927
Teacher, Bice Adami
Pupils, Mara Zampieri, Franca Como, Elio Battaglia
Franco Boscolo, Rosanna Carteri, Rosanna Lippi
Wladimiro Ganzarolli, Rosa Laghezza, Miwako Matsumoto
Alessandro Mantovani, Katia Ricciarelli, Gianni Amato
Antonio Salvadori, Margherita Rinaldi, Katharina Ikonomou
Lucia Valentini-Terrani, Margherita Roberti
Created Lucieta in Campiello (Wolf-Ferrari)
Sang in premiere of Pulce D'Oro (Ghedini)
La Notte di Zoraima (Montemezzi)
Bacco in Toscana (Castelnuovo-Tedesco)
Monte Ivnor (Rocca).
1904 Birth of tenor Ferdinand Burgmann in Kuttenplan, Bohemia. Died 30 May 1987
Teachers, Konrad Wallerstein, Josef von Manowarda
Created Old Man in Peer Gynt (Egk)
Aart in Rembrandt van Rijn (Von Klenau).
1905 Death of tenor Fyodor Petrovich Komissarzhevsky. Born 1838 in Kiev. Debut 1863
Teacher, E Repetto
Created Grigori in Boris Godounov (Mussorgsky)
Sinodal in Demon (Rubinstein)
Giovanni in Stone Guest (Dargomizhsky)
Vakula in Vakula the Smith (Tchaikovsky)
1938 Conductor Bruno Walter resigns as conductor of the Vienna Opera after
Nazi's take Austria. Forced to leave country with property confisgated.
1941 Birth of soprano Rachel Mathes in Atlanta. Debut as Aida in Aida (Verdi) 1965
Teachers, Edith Boroschek, Marie Wagner
Created Pentheus's Mother in Pentheus (Valdambrini)
Sang in premiere of Marchen vo der schonen Lilie (Klebe).
1954 Birth of Welsh baritone Philip JOLL in Merthyr Tydfil. Debut as Bonze in Madama Butterfly (Puccini) 1978
Teachers, Frederic Cox, Reginald Goodall, Hans Hotter, Nicholas Powell.
1954 Death of soprano Zdenka Fassbender. Born 12 Dec 1879 in Decin, Czechoslovakia. Died 14 Mar 1954
Debut as Rachel in Juive (Halevy) 1899
Teacher, Sophie Lowe-Destinn
Created Ilsebill in Ilsebill (Klose).
1966 Death of baritone Dennis Noble. Born 25 Sep 1899 in Bristol. Debut as Silvio in Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) 1923
Teacher, Dinh Gilly
Pupil, Margaret Norden
Created Sam Weller in Pickwick (Coates)
Sweyne in Serf (Lloyd)
Sang in premiere of Judith (Goossens)
Leper's Flute (Bryson)
Don Juan de Manara (Goossen).
1975 FP of Ulysses Kay's Quintet Concerto for five brass solists and orchestra
in New York.
1976 FP of Paul Creston's Hyas Illahee for chorus and orchestra, in Shreveport, LA.
1977 Death of tenor Julius Katona. Born 17 Jan 1902 in Berlin. Debut as Figaro in Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini) 1930
Teachers, Gertrude Foerstel, Josef von Manowarda,
Julius von Raatz-Brockmann
Sang in premiere of Marina (Dostal).