1834 Birth of soprano Teresa STOLZ in Elbekosteletz Bohemia. d-23 AUG 1902. Debut 1857. Teachers were Cabouna, Francesco Lamperti, Giovanni Battista Gordigiani. Sang in fp of Requiem Mass (Verdi).
1836 Death of Italian tenor Savino Monelli. b-Fermo, 9 MAY 1784. Debut as Tamino in Zauberflote (Mozart) 1816. Teacher was Giordaniello. Created Gianetto in Gazza Ladra (Rossini). Enrico in Ajo Nell'Imbarazzo (Donizetti),
Don Ramiro in Chiara e Serafina (Donizetti),
Noradino in Adele di Lusignano (Carafa),
Adelberto in Adelaide di Borgogna (Rossini),
Nadir in Schiava in Bagdad (Pacini),
Cinna in Vestale (Pacini),
Colonello Dalberg in Adele ed Emerico (Mercadante),
Aldano in Amleto (Mercadante),
Ernesto in Agnese (Paer),
Emerico in Clotilde (Coccia C),
Ernesto in Amori e l'armi (Mosca G),
Derville in Diligenza (Mosca G),
Grisoldo in Audacia (Mosca L),
Errico in Carlotta (Mosca G),
Edmondo in Elena (Mayr).
1930 Birth of composer Nikolay Nikolayevich Sidel'nikov
1931 (4 OCT?)Birth of English mezzo-soprano Anne REYNOLDS aka Anna.
1935 Birth of Dutch composer Peter SCHAT in Utrecht, The Netherlands. d-Amsterdam, The Netherlands 3 FEB 2003.
1937 Birth of English soprano Anne PASHLEY in Skegness. Debut as Barbarina in Nozze di Figaro (Mozart) 1964. Teachers were Luci Mannen, Norman Walker. Created Peregrine in Jesse Tree (Maconchy).
Sang in premiere of We Come to the River (Henze).
2003 FP of Oliver Knussen's Symphony No. 4. New York Philharmonic, Lorin Maazel conducting.
2004 Death of British conductor and violinist Iona Brown, of cancer. She was a central figure in British music-making through playing with, and then directing, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields as it became the world's most recorded chamber orch. b-Salibury, England 7 JAN 1941. Obit by Anne Inglis, in Guardian Unlimited. Search for Iona Brown