1821 Birth of German mezzo-soprano and voice teacher Mathilde Marchesi de CASTRONE in Frankfurt. d-London, 17 NOV 1913. Pupils included Emma Abbott, Frances Alda, Blanche Arral, Amy Castles, Emma Calvé, Jenny Dufau, Emma Eames, Eleanor Freer, Ilma di Murska, Gerster, Maikki Järnefelt, Katharina Klafsky, Selma Kurz, Nellie Melba, Emma Nevada, Miriam Licette, Estelle Liebling, Sybil Sanderson, Frances Saville, Evelyn Scotney, Margarethe
Siems, Sophie Traubmann and Ellen Beach-Yaw.
1842 Birth of Austrian soprano Marie Gabrielle KRAUSS in Vienna.d- Paris, 6 JAN 1906.
1856 FP of Arditi's La Spia in New York City.
1857 Birth of Polish violinist Timothee ADAMOWSKI in Warsaw. Longtime member
of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and organized the Adamowski String Quartet
in 1888. d-Boston, 18 APR 1943.
1868 Birth of American mezzo-soprano Frieda LANGENDORFF. d-NYC, 11 JUN 1947. MET Opera Concert Début: 24 NOV 1907; Stage Début: 2 DEC 1907 [Mary] Der Fliegende Holländer, 2 seasons (1907-08, 10-11) 14
perf., 5 roles, 4 works.
1982 Death of Russian-American baritone Igor Gorinin Tucson AZ. Member of the music faculty of the University of Arizona. b-Ukraine, 26 OCT 1908.
1984 FP of Philip Glass' opera Akhnaten at the Wurttemberg State Theater, with Dennis Russell Davies conducting, in Stuttgart.
2001 FP of Giuseppi Chihara's Songs of Love and Loss with Geraldine Walther, [Principal
Violist of the San Francisco Symphony since the 1976-77 season] and the San Francisco Chamber Singers, directed by Robert Geary, at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Berkeley, CA.
2002 Death of American soprano Beverly Bower in Washington Township, NJ. b-Olean, NY, 1926. MET Opera Début: 22 FEB 1965.
[Ortinde] Die Walküre, 3 seasons (1964-67) 25 perf., 5 works.