1745 Birth of German bass Ludwig Fischer in Mainz Died 10 July 1825
Debut in Fiera di Venezia (Salieri) 1772
Teacher, Anton Raaff
Created Osmin in Entfuhrung (Wagner)
Brennus in Brenno (Reichardt)
Rudolf II in Gunther von Schwarzburg (Holzbauer)
Goffredo in Gerusalemme Liberata (Righini)
Her von Bar in Rauchfangkehrer (Salieri)
1750 (19th)Birth of Italian composer and conductor Antonio SALIERI nr. Verona. d-7 MAY 1825.
1859 Birth of Hungarian tenor Desider Aranyi, or 1850, in Szathmar Hungary. Died 21 June 1923. Debut as Raoul in Huguenots 1890 Teacher, Emmerich Bellovicz
1864 Birth of Italian singer Gemma BELLINCIONI at Como, Monza. d-Naples, 23 APR 1950. Photo.
Debut in Segreto della Duchessa (Orefice) May 1879
Teachers, Giovanni Corsi, Luigia Ponti Dell'Armi, Carlotta Soroldoni
Pupils, Bianca Bellincioni, Desma De Cecco
Created Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana
Fedora in Fedora
Marcella in Marcella (Giordano)
Moina in Moina (De Lara)
Cabrera in Cabrera (Dupont)
Cristina in Mala Vita (Giordano)
1866 Birth of Swedish soprano Martina Petrini in Falun, Sweden. Died 2 July 1932. Debut as Lakme in Lakme (Delibes)
Teachers, A Bax, Mathilde Machesi.
1869 Birth of American tenor Ellison Van Hoose in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Died 28 Mar 1936. Debut as Tannhauser in Tannhauser (Wagner) 1897
Teachers, Perry Averill, Antonio Cotogni, Jean De Reszke, Fidel Konig
1873 Birth of Austrian tenor Leo SLEZAK in Maehrisch-Schoenberg, Moravia. d-Bavaria, 1 JUN 1946. After 1932, he began a
new career in motion pictures, appearing in forty-three films. In
1943, he settled at Rottach-Egern, Germany, and published three
lighthearted books of an autobiographical character, and his final
unfinished book was completed after 1946 by his daughter, Margarete
(1901-1953), also a singer. ("Mein Lebensmärchen"). MET: Début: Nov. 17, 1909
[Otello] Otello, 4 seasons (1909-13) 112 perf., 10 roles. Debut as Lohengrin in Lohengrin (Wagner)
Teachers, Jean de Reszke, Adolf Robinson. Father of actor Walter Slezak. Grandfather of TV actress, 'One Life To Live', Erika Slezak.
1873 Birth of American popular music composer Otto HARBACH in Salt Lake City. d-NYC, 24 JUN 1963.
1878 Birth of composer Fritz Brun
1881 Birth of German composer Hermann ZILCHER in Frankfurt-am-Main. d-Wurzburg, 1 JAN 1948.
1882 Birth of composer Marcel Louis Auguste Samuel-Rousseau
1884 Birth of English conductor Basil CAMERON in Reading. d-Leominster, 26 JUN 1975.
1892 Death of Italian singer and actress Zelia Trebelli in Etretat. b-Paris, 1838. She was a leading operatic contralto of the day who sang for members of the Royal Family at Buckingham Palace on 11 May 1870. Photo.
Debut as Rosina in Barbiere di Siviglia 1859
Teacher, Pierre-Francois Wartel
Pupil, Anna Norrie
1893 Birth of Canadian conductor and composer Ernest C. MACMILLAN in Mimico, Ontario. d-Toronto, 6 MAY 1973.
1897 Birth of German bass Adolf Vogel, in Munich. d.
Dec. 20, 1969. Début [Daland] Flying Dutchman (1923). MET: Début:
Dec. 3, 1937 [Algerich] Siegfried, 2 seasons (1937-39) 41 perf., 6
works. Debut as Daland in Flying Dutchman (Wagner) 1923
Teachers, Anna Bahr-Mildenburg, J Kiechle
Pupils, Norman Bailey, Rudolf Christ, Kurt Equiluz, Peter Wimberger
Regine Lang-Hitzelberger, Einojuhani Rautawaara
1902 Birth of composer Julius Kalas
1903 Birth of composer Ake Olof Sebastian Udden
1905 Birth of composer Peter Paul Kreuder
1906 Gustav Mahler conducts Mozart's opera The Marriage of Figaro in Salzburg. Mozart Festival included Mozart's Cosi fan tutte conducted by Richard Strauss.
1907 Birth of American composer Howard SWANSON in Atlanta, Georgia. d-NYC, 12 NOV 1978.
1907 Birth of Canadian tenor Irwin Dillon, in Toronto. d. Mission Viejo, CA, Jan 13, 2003.
1907 Birth of composer Otto Mortensen
1908 Birth of composer Milan Ristic
1909 Birth of Polish soprano Miliza Korjus. d. Aug.
1994 Death of tenor Rodolfo Moraro. Born 22 Dec 1908 in Capodistria. Debut in Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti) 1939
Created Doctor in Sasso Pagano (Viozzi).
1994 Death of German bass Gottlob Frick. Born 28 July1906 in Oldbrunn, Wurttemburg. Debut as Daland in Flying Dutchman (Wagner) 1927
Teachers, Neudorfer-Opitz, Fritz Windgassen
Created Caliban in Zauberinsel (Sutermeister)
Tischlermeister in Hochzeit des Jobs (Haas)
Sang in premiere of Irische Legend (Egk)