1794 Birth of baritone Johannes Michael Wachter in Rappersdorf. Died 26 May 1853
Debut as Don Giovanni in Don Giovanni (Mozart) 1819
Created Dutchman in Flying Dutchman (Wagner)
Paolo Orsini in Rienzi (Wagner)
Biterolf in Tannhauser (Wagner)
Sang in premiere of Rolands Knappen (Dorn).
1846 Birth of soprano Marie Roze in Paris. Died 21 Jun 1926
Debut in Marie (Herold) 1865
Teachers, Daniel Auber, Mockee, Pierre Francois Wartel
Pupil, Nevada Van der Veer
Created Queen in Talismano (Balfe)
Sang in premiere of Jour de Bonheur (Auber)
1867 First appearance by Tchaikovsky as conductor, in St
1871 Death of baritone and coach Giovanni Battista Gordigiani. Born July 1795 in Modena. Died 2 Mar 1871
Pupils, Mathilde Mallinger, Teresa Stolz.
1890 Birth of tenor Tom Burke in Leigh, Lancashire. Died 13 Sep 1969
Debut as Duke in Rigoletto (Verdi) 1917
Teachers, Ernesto Beraldi, Ernesto Colli, Edgardo Levi,
Fernando De Lucia
Pupil, Rowland Jones.
1892 Birth of Albanian composer Thomas NASSI in Dardha, Albania. d-Orleans, MA 21 DEC 1964.
1899 Death of soprano Louise Dustmann. Born 22 Aug 1831 in Aachen. Died 2 Mar 1899
Teacher, Heinrich Proch
Pupils, Lola Beeth, Ellen Brandt-Foster, Thila Plaichinger.
1900 Birth of German composer Kurt WEILL in Dessau. d-NYC, 3 APR 1950.
1903 Birth of bass Pierre Savignol in Toulouse. Died Mar 1990
Debut as Nilakhanta in Lakme (Delibes)
1904 Final performance of Emma Calve at the MET in NYC in
1905 Birth of American composer Marc BLITZSTEIN in Philadelphia. d-22 JAN
1964 from brain injury received from a barroom fight.
1909 Birth of American composer Russell DANBURG in Miller, SD. d-8 OCT 1994.