1857 FP of Offenbach: "Une Demoiselle en lôterie" Paris, 1857.
1867 (Confirmed by Bill Fodor, 28 or 29th in some catalogs) Birth of Spanish composer and conductor Enrique GRANADOS in Lerida. d-at sea following sinking of the SS Sussex in the English Channel in World War I, 24 MAR 1916 by a German submarine.
1872 Birth of bass Ernst Svedelius, in Copenhagen. d. Stockholm, Oct. 20, 1945. Debut 1900 Teacher, Julius Gunther
1872 Birth of composer Stanislav Binicki
1875 Birth of soprano Rachel Frease-Green, in Canton, OH. d. Cleveland, Nov. 11, 1953. Debut as Eva in Meistersingers (Wagner) 1908 Teachers, Jean De Reszke, Mathilde Marchesi
1877 Birth of Hungarian composer and pianist Erno (Ernst) Von DOHNANYI in Poszony, Pressburg. Grandfather of conductor Christophe Von Dohnanyi. d-NYC, 9 FEB 1960.
1882 Birth of tenor Paul Razavet, in Auray. d. MAR 1957. Debut 1911 Pupil, Gerard Serkoyan
1890 Birth of Clemens, Hans (t) Ger. b. Gelsenkirchen, July 27, 1890; d.25 Aug 1958.
1896 Birth of Ivar Andresen Bass Born 27 July 1896 Oslo Died 6 Nov 1940 Debut as Re in Aida (Verdi) 1919 Teachers, Gillis Bratt, Hjaldis Ingebjart Pupil, Sven Nilsson
1897 Birth of Andrésen, Ivar (bs) (1896-1940) Norw. (44) b. July 27, 1897; d. Nov. 24/26, 1940: MET: Début: Nov. 1, 1930 [Daland] Der Fliegende Holländer, 2-seasons (1930-32) 36-Perf. of 7-roles.
1897 FP of BERUTTI: "Pampa" Buenos Aires (1897).
1899 Birth of Crawford, Robert M. (b) (1899-????) Can b. Dawson, Yukon Territory, July 27, 1899.
1899 Birth of American composer and lecturer Harl McDONALD in suburban Boulder, CO. Choral director at University of Pennsylvania. In 1939 manager of the Philadelphia Orchestra. d-1955.
1900 Birth of opera composer Hans HAUG, in Basle. d. Lausanne, Sep. 15, 1967.
1903 Birth of composer Clive Martin Douglas
1906 Birth of bass-baritone Wilhelm Schirp, in Elberfeld. d. Dec. 26, 1974.
1911 Birth of German organist and composer Max Martin STEIN in Jena.
1912 Birth of Lorenz Fehenberger Tenor Born 24 July 1912 Oberbayern Died 27 Jul 1984 Debut 1939 Teacher, Elizabeth Wolff Pupils, Dodi Protero. Alan Crofoot Created Blind Citizen in Versuchung (Tal) Sang in premiere of Antigonae (Orff)
1912 Birth of Russian-born conductor and composer Igor MARKEVITCH in Kiev. d-Antibes, France, 7 MAR 1983.
1914 Birth of Kenneth Neate Tenor Born 27 July 1914 Cessnock Australia Teacher, Emilio De Gogorza, Elizabeth Schumann Pupil, Angela Feeney Created Judge Danforth in Crucible (Ward) Sampiero Corso in Sampiero Corso (Tomasi)
1915 Birth of Italian tenor Mario del MONACO, in Florence. del Monaco, Mario (t) (1915-1982) It. (67) b. Florence. d. Venice, Oct. 16, 1982: MET: Début Nov. 27, 1950 [Des Grieux] Manon Lescaut, 7 seasons (1950-53, 54-55, 56-59) 42 perf., 16 roles. Debut as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly (Puccini) 29 Dec 1940 Teachers, Luisa Melia-Palazzini, Arturo Melocchi Pupils, Peter Lindroos, Dana Talley, Silvano Carroli Created Ariodante in Ariodante (Rota)
1916 Birth of German composer Siegfried REDA in Bochum. d-Mülheim a/d Ruhr, Rheinland, 12 DEC 1968.
1918 Birth of American cellist Leonard ROSE in Washington, D.C. d-1984. Member of Stern-Rose-Istomin trio.
1918 Birth of composer Eero Aukusti Sipila
1918 Death of American music critic Gustav Kobbe' off the Long Island coast where a navy hydroplane struck the mast of his boat. Author-editor
1941 FP of Paul Creston's Prelude and Dance and A Rumor in NYC.
1952 Birth of American soprano Carol VANESS in Los Angeles. She studied piano when she entered California State Polytechnic College, but also took an interest in voice. She began taking voice and studied in graduate school at California State University. In 1976, she became one of six singers chosen to take part of the inaugural year of the San Francisco Opera's Merola Opera Program for young singers. Her apprenticeship lasted two years, during which she studied with Kurt Herbert Adler, then the general director of the San Francisco Opera. Adler advised Vaness to resist offers to sing major parts at such an early stage in her career, and as a result she turned down offers from the opera companies in Houston; Tucson, Arizona; and Glyndebourne. In 1977, took the small part of Henrietta in Bellini's I Puritani with Beverly Sills as Elvira. NYCO in 1979. In 1980, Vaness made her European debut as Vitellia in Bordeaux, France. Glyndebourne Festival debut in 1982 as Donna Anna and her Covent Garden debut as Mimi in La Bohème. MET Opera Début: Feb. 14, 1984 [Armida] Rinaldo, 16 seasons (1983-90, 91-thru 2000) 176 perf., 19 roles, 14 works. Debut as Vitellia in Clemenza di Tito (Mozart) 1977 Teacher :- Scott David
1956 Birth of Rorholm, Marianne (m/s) b. July 27, 1956;