1687 Birth of composer Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault
1740 FP of HASSE: "Artaserse" rev. version, Dresden.
1743 FP of GLUCK: "Il Tigrane" Crema.
1752 Birth of composer Johann Friedrich Christmann
1753 FP of JOMMELLI: "Il paratajo [ovvero] La pipée" Paris, [rev. "L'ucellatrice"
1767 FP of HASSE: "Partenope" festa teatrale, Vienna.
1775 FP of SALIERI: "La finta scema" Vienna.
1832 Death of German composer Bernhard Joseph KLIEN in Berlin. b-Cologne, 6 MAR 1793.
1833 FP of DONIZETTI: "Torquato Tasso" opera seria, Rome.
1842 Birth of German bass Josef WIEGAND in Odenwald. d-Frankfurt am Main, 28 MAY 1899. Wagnerian roles.
1846 Wagner begins music for Lohengrin. [Fodor note] Couldn’t find a hard reference to completion date, but Liszt, who conducted the first performance in Weimar, selected the anniversary of Goethe’s birth as the date for the First Performance—in Weimar—28 Aug 1850. Wagner did not attend as he had been exiled due to his role in the “May Uprising” of 1849 in Dresden. [According to Wikipedia.]
1850 Birth of Brazilian composer and conductor Leopoldo AMÉRICO in Rio de Janeiro. d-Rio de Janeiro, 6 JUL 1902.
1850 Birth of composer Leopoldo Miguez
1854 FP of HERNÁNDO: "Cosas de Juan" zarzuela, Madrid.
1855 Birth of German conductor Edmund PARLOW in Mainz.
1865 Birth of English-American organist and composer Edwin H. LEMARE in Ventnor, Isle of Wight. d-Los Angeles, 24 SEP 1934.
1872 Birth of Austrian-American (Bohemian) conductor Josef STRANSKY in Humpoletz. d-NYC, 6 MAR 1936.
1909 Birth of Hungarian-Swiss soprano Julia Moor, in Budapest. d. Zurich, 2001. Moor studied in Budapest, and soon after, went to Switzerland where she made her début at the Zurich City Theatre [Sophie] Rosenkavalier. She was a hit of the Zurich public but also sang abroad in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Vienna and the Glyndebourne festival. During the second World War she confined her career to Switzerland where she sang in Basel, Bern, Luzerne, Sanct Gallen and Genf. After the war an international career took off with appearances in Paris, The Hague, Amsterdam, Bologna, Munich, La Scala, Rome, Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille and Toulouse. Moor also sang for radio in Bern and the RAI. She gave her farewell as [Konstanze] Karlsruhe (1956). Moor was married to cellist Walter Essek.
1912 Birth of Romanian baritone Giulio Gari, in Medias. d.. Apr. 15, 1994. MET: Debut: Jan. 6, 1953 [Pinkerton] Madama Butterfly, 8 seasons (1952-59, 60-61) 85 perf., 21 works.
1919 Birth of German tenor Lothar Anders, in Halle.
1921 Birth of composer Andrzej Dobrowolski
1922 FP of FALL: "Mme. Pompadour" Berlin.
1829 FP of RICCI: L. "L'orfanella di Ginevra" Rome.
1929 FP of BOUGHTON: "The Ever Young" Bath.
1930 Birth of composer Paolo Castaldi
1932 Birth of American bass-baritone William Dooley, in Modesto, Ca. MET: Début Feb. 15, 1964 [Onegin] Onegin, 14-seasons (1963-77) 76-perf., 26 roles.
1934 (24th?)Birth of American composer Fisher TULL in Waco, TX. d-Huntsville, TX AUG 1994.
1935 Birth of American mezzo-soprano Nedda CASEI in Baltimore, MD. MET: Début: Oct. 14, 1964 [Maddalena] Rigoletto, 19 seasons (1964-82, 84-85) 283 perf., 27 roles, 23 works.
1936 Birth of composer Augustinius Franz Kropfreiter.
1937 Birth of American composer and classical bassist Olly Wilson in St. Louis, MO.
1937 FP of Ghedini: "Maria d'Alessandria" Bergamo.
1941 Birth of American composer and professor at Western Michigan University, Curtis CURTIS-SMITH in Walla Walla, WA.
1946 Birth of Romanian-Israeli violinist Miriam FRIED in Satu Mare. First violinist of the Mendelssohn String Quartet. m-violinist/violist, Paul Biss. Both are professors at the Indiana University School of Music and parents of classical pianist Jonathan Biss.
1947 Birth of American composer David ROSENBLOOM in Fairfield, Iowa. Dean, School of Music Co-Director, Center for Experiments in Art, Information and Technology California Institute of the Arts, Santa Clarita, CA.
1957 Birth of French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard in Lyon, where he entered the conservatory. Later he studied with Yvonne Loriod. He also studied with Maria Curcio, the last and favourite pupil of Artur Schnabel.