1939 Birth of American soprano Arleen AUGER in Los Angeles (South Gate). d-Netherlands, 10 JUN 1993. OBIT. Debut as Queen of the Night in Zauberflote by Mascagni in 1967.
Teachers were Ralph Errolle, L D Frey.
Pupils included Dalmacio Gonzales and Renee Fleming.
Created Alma in Konig Nicolo by Weishappel.
1945 Birth of composer Alain Louvier
1948 FP of Cyril Scott's Oboe Concerto, at Royal Albert Hall in London.
1956 FP of Igor Stravinsky's Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nomiminis, composer conducts, at St. Mark's in Venice.
1958 Death of Dutch composer Gerard Bunk in Kamen, Germany. b-Rotterdam, 4 MAR 1888.
1967 FP of Aaron Copland's Inscape for Orchestra, a commission by the New York Philharmonic for its 125th Anniversary Year, by the New York Philharmonic conducted by Leonard Bernstein at Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor, MI.
1977 Death of conductor Leopold Stokowski in Hampshire, England, at age 95. b-London, 18 APR 1882.
1985 Death of French-born American composer, painter and mystical philosopher Dane Rudhyar at age 90, in San Francisco, CA. b-23 MAR 1895.
1986 FP of Leonard Bernstein's Concerto for Orchestra Jubilee Games composer conducting the Israel Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City.
1994 Death of Bulgarian composer Georgi Tutev in Sofia. b-Sofia, 23 AUG 1924.