1716 FP of FUX: "Angelica vincitice de Alcina" Vienna (1716).
1722 Birth of composer Joseph Paul Ziegler, composer.
1731 J.S. Bach begins organ recitals in Dresden, 14-21 SEP.
1737 Birth of Austrian composer Johann Michael HAYDN in Rohrau. Brother
Joseph, friend of Mozart. Concertmaster to the Archbishop of Salzburg. d-Salzburg,
10 AUG 1806. Singspiel: "Rebekka als Braut" (Salzburg,
1766); "Der Traum" (1767); "Die Hochzeit auf der Alm" (Salzburg,
1768); "Die Wahrheit der Natur" (Salzburg, 1769); "Hermann, ein
Beyspiel der Liebe zum Vaterlande" (1773); "Der Bassgeiger zu Wörgl"
(c.1773-5); "Titus, der standhafte Christ" (Lost, 1774); "Abels Tod"
(c.1778); "Der englische Patriot" (c.1779): "Andromeda e Perseo"
(Salzburg, .1787); "Die Ährenleserin" (Salzburg, 1788).
1851 Birth of French pianist and composer Gabrielle FERRARI in Paris. d. Paris, July 4, 1921: Opera: "Le dernier amour"
(Paris, 1895); "Sous le masque" (Vichy, 1893); "Le Tartare" (Paris,
1906); "Le Cobzar" (Monte Carlo, 1909).
1866 Birth of New Zealand composer Mentor CROSSE in Dunedin.
1869 Birth of American soprano Ellen Beach-Yaw, in Boston, MA. d. Covina, CA, Sep. 9, 1947: MET: Debut: Mar. 21, 1908
[Lucia] Lucia di Lammermoor, 1 season (1908) I perf., 1 work.
1876 Birth of Italian baritone Ernesto Badini. d. July
6, 1937: Début Lambro, [Figaro] Il barbiere (1895). Called to La
Scala by Toscanini to perform in Verdi's Falstaff (1913). Badini
contemplated the more congenital parts [Ford] Falstaff,
[Beckmeister], [Lescaut], [Gianni Schicchi], [Kyoto], [Malatesta,],
in Don Pasquale, [Giordano], in Sly, by Wolf-Ferrari (1927), and
many other roles. Badini sang in the Complete Pagliacci (1907)
recorded at La Scala, conducted by Carlo Sabajno (supervised by
1882 Birth of composer Harald Fryklof
1882 Birth of Belgian mezzo-soprano Clair Croiza, [Conelly] in Paris,
Sep. 14, 1882; d Paris, May 27, 1946.
1885 Birth of Italian opera conductor Vittorio Gui, in Rome. d. Florence, Oct. 16, 1975: Founder of the Maggio Musicale
Fiorentino. Vittorio GUI. d-1972.
1885 Birth of American tenor Charles Marshall, in Waterville, ME. d. May 8, 1951
1885 Death of German composer Friedrich Kiel. b-Puderbach, 8 OCT 1821.
1887 Birth of Polish violinist Paul (Pawel) KOCHANSKI in Warsaw, (Orel). From 1924 at the
Juilliard School in NYC. d-NYC, 12 JAN 1934.
1891 Birth of Polish soprano Ada Nordenova, in Prague, Sep. 14, 1891;
1896 Birth of Mexican tenor José Mojica, in Mexico City DF. d. Sep. 21, 1974
1898 FP of HERBERT: "The Fortune Teller" Operetta, Toronto (1898).
1903 FP of DE KOVAN: w/com. W. Jerome, J. Schwartz: "The Jersey Lilly" New
1904 Birth of Russian mezzo-soprano Sifya P. Preobrazhenskaya.
1904 Birth of German composer Richard MOHAUPT in Breslau. d-Reichenau, 3 JUL 1957.
1905 FP of HERBERT: "Wonderland" Operetta, Buffalo, N Y (1905).
1910 Birth of Swiss composer Rolf LIEBERMANN, in Zurich. d-Paris, 2 JAN 1999.
Universal edition bio. Also see: Ricordi. Operas, "Das neue Land" (Basel,
1946); "Leonore 40/45" (Basel, 1952: "Penelope" (Salzburg,
1954); "The School for Wives" (Louisville, KY, 1955); rev: "Die
Schule der Frauen" (Salzburg, 1957); "La Forêt" (1986); "School for
Wives" (Louisville, KY, 1955); "Die Schule der Frauen" (Salzburg,
1957, [rev. The School for Wives).
1910 Birth of American composer, conductor and writer Lehman ENGEL in Jackson, Mississippi. d-29 AUIG 1982.
1952 FP of Frank Martin's Concerto for Harpsichord, in Venice.
1954 FP of Benjamin Britten's opera The Turn of the Screw, at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice. A chamber opera; Venice (1954); w/
Peter Pears (t) (1910-1986) Eng. [Quint]; Douglas Ahlstedt (t) U.S.
1982 FP of MUSGRAVE: "An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge" radio opera, London
1994 FP of Richard Danielpour's Cello Concerto, by San Francisco Symphony, conducted by Herbert Blomstedt. Yo-Yo Ma, soloist in San Francisco, CA.
1996 FP of Karlheinz Stockhausen's Freitag aus Licht 'Friday from Light', at the Leipzig Opera, Leipzig.
1997 FP of Kaija Saariaho's Graal Théâtre for chamber ensemble, by the Avanti Ensemble and violinist John Storgards, in Helsinki.
2000 Death of Spanish tenor Carlo Del Monte. b.
Badalona, Spain, 1925; d. Mexico City.
2002 FP of David Amram's Flute Concerto Giants of the Night. Louisiana Philharmonic conducted by Klauspeter Seibel, with James Galway the soloist in New Orleans, LA.
2002 FP of Colin Matthews, Judith Weir, Poul Ruders, David Sower, Michael Torke, Anthony Payne, and Magnus Linberg's Bright Cecilia: Variations on a Theme by Purcell. BBC Symphony, Leonard Slatkin conducting, at Royal Albert Hall in London. A collection of orchestral variations on a theme by Henry Purcell commissioned by 'BBC Music magazine' to celebrate their 10th anniversary.