1910 Birth of Italian soprano Emma TEGANI. Debut 1938. Teacher was D. Benedetto.
Created Lauretta in Allegra Brigata (Malipiero); Minnie in Minnie la Candida (Malipiero). Sang in premiere in Cordovano (Petrassi).
1912 Birth of Welsh tenor David LLOYD in Trelogan, Wales. d-27 MAR 1969.
Debut as Macduff in Macbeth (Verdi) 1938. Teacher was Walter Hyde. [Not to be confused with American tenor D. Lloyd]
1916 Birth of American mezzo-soprano Martha LIPTON in NYC. Debut Pauline in Pique Dame (Tchaikovsky) 1941. Teachers were Guttmann-Rice, Paul Reimers. Pupil was Joelyn Wakefield-Wright. Created Aunt Maud Lowder in Wings of the Dove (Moore).
1927 Birth of American tenor and vocal coach Stanley KOLK in Fremont, Michigan.
Debut as Alfredo in Traviata (Verdi) 1962. Teachers were James De Long, Elda Ercole. Sang in premiere of Sisters (Glagello).
1927 Death of Romanian baritone Dimitrie Popovici. b-Iasi, Romania 18 JUL 1860. Debut in Fata Aerului (Wachmann) 1881. Teachers were Joseph Gansbacher, George Stephanescu. Pupil was Nicu Apostolescu.
1929 Birth of American composer, pianist and conductor Andre PREVIN in Berlin. Oscar-winning film scores: Gigi, Porgy and Bess, Irma La Douce, My Fair Lady; conductor of Pittsburgh Symphony, London & LA Philharmonic Orchestras. [ m-Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter Divorced 2007].
1931 Birth of English soprano Joan CARLYLE in Wirral, Ruthin Cheshire. Debut as Frasquita in Carmen (Bizet) 1955.
1934 Birth of Spanish tenor Juan LLOVERAS in Barcelona. d-15 JUL 1998. MET debut Sep. 26, 1979 [Tureddeu] Cavalleria Rusticana,
2 sessons (1979-80, 81-82) 31 perf. 3 works.
1936 Birth of Polish soprano Bogna SOKORSKA in Warsaw. Debut as Gilda in Rigoletto (Verdi) 1955. Teachers were Maria Dobrowalska Gruszynska, Dorothy Robinson. Sang in premiere of Fair Girl (Czyz).
1942 Birth of Polish tenor Ryszard KARCZYKOWSKI in Tczew.
Debut as Beppe in Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) 1969.
1943 Birth of English soprano Penelope MacKAY in Bradford. Debut as Zaida in Turco in Italia (Rossini) 1971. Teacher was Winifred Radford. Created Penelope in Waiting (Oliver). Sang in premiere of Hell's Angel (Osborne).
1944 Birth of English mezzo-soprano Felicity PALMER in Cheltenham. Debut as Dido in Dido & Aeneas (Purcell) 1971. Teachers were Marianne Schech, Josephine Veasey. Search Felicity PALMER.
1945 FP of Randall Thompson's The Testament of Freedom with texts by Thomas Jefferson, for men's chorus and orchestra. Boston Symphony, Serge Koussevitzky conducting. FP with piano accompaniment at the University of Virginia on 13 APR 1943.
1949 Death of Dutch soprano Aaltje Noordewier-Reddingius. b-Duerne Holland, 1 SEP 1868. Debut in St Paul (Mendelssohn) 1888. Teacher was Johannes Messchaert. Pupils were Nel Duval, Aafje Heynis, Guus Hoekman, Greet Koeman, Erna Spoorenberg, Louis Van Tulder, Theo Bayle, Laurens Bogtmann.