1890 FP of MOZART: "Bastien und Bastienne" (First proven performance) Berlin (1890).
1892 Birth of Italian soprano Gilda Dalla RIZZA in Verona. d- Milan, 4 JUL 1975. Studied at Bologna, and made her début there in
Massenet's Werther in 1912. La Scala, 1915 and 1923-39. Rome, 1919. Covent Garden, 1920. She then taught voice at the Venice
Conservatoire Benedetto Marcello, 1939-55. She was Toscanini's
favorite Violetta, and Puccini wrote the role of Magda in La Rondine for her. m-tenor, Agostino Capuzzo. She retired in 1939.
1899 FP of HERBERT: "The Singing Girl" Operetta, Montreal (1899).
1901 Birth of English soprano Winifred Radford. d. Apr. 15,
1905 FP of DE KOVAN: "Happyland" New York (1905).
1913 FP of Delius' On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring, at the Leipzig
1913 FP of Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad at Leeds Festival.
1913 FP of Elgar's symphonic poem Falstaff at Leeds Festival.
1914 Birth of composer Albe Vidakovic
1914 Birth of composer Bengt Viktor Johansson
1915 FP of FALL: "Der künstliche Mensch" Berlin (1915).
1917 Birth of English organist, composer and conductor Francis JACKSON in Malton, Yorkshire.
1920 Death of composer Max Bruch nr. Berlin. b-Cologne, 6 JAN 1838.
1922 Birth of composer Otmar Macha
1923 Death of French baritone
Victor Maurel in NYC, age 75. b-Marseilles, 17 JUN 1848. Verdi roles.
1925 Birth of composer Alois Pinos
1929 Birth of English composer Kenneth LEIGHTON in Wakefield, Yorkshire. d-Edinburgh, 24 AUG 1988.
1929 Birth of Italian bass Giorgio Tadeo in Verona.
1953 FP of ARRIEU: "Cadet-Roussel" Marseilles (1953).
1954 FP of MALIPIERO: "Donna Urraca" Bergamo (1954).
1960 FP of Dimiti Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 8. Beethoven Quartet in Leningrad.
1979 Birth of American composer Liam MOONEY in Covington, VA.
1996 Death of Finnish composer Joonas Kokkonen in Järvenpää. b-Iisalmi, 13 NOV 1921.
2001 FP of Steven Heitzeg's Nobel Symphony. Gustavus Orchestra, soloists and choirs, conducted by Warren Friesen at Gustavus Adolpus College in St. Peter, MN.
2003 FP of Stanislaw Skrowaczewski's Symphony. A meditation on the decline of culture and a poetic evocation of things lost, refecting on the troubled early years of the 21st century. Minnesota Orchestra at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, MN.
2003 FP of Thea Musgrave's Pontalba. Two Act Opera. Celebrating the 60th season of The New Orleans Opera, Robert Lyall, conducting in New Orleans, LA.