1876 Birth of Belgian soprano Lola Artôt de PADILLA. d-12 APR 1933. Daughter of mezzo-soprano
Désirée Artôt (1835-1907) and Spanish baritone Mariano Padilla y Ramos
(1842-1906). Berlin Imperial Opera (1909-1927). Was known for her interpretations of [Cherubino] Le
Nozze di Figaro, and [Zerlina] Don Giovanni. She remained in Berlin
after her retirement and taught singing.
1881 Birth of American soprano Agnes Kimball, in Princeton, IL. d. Toledo, OH, Jan. 5, 1918.
1883 Birth of composer Charles Maduro, Antillean
1896 Birth of Italian tenor Silvio Lo Giudice, in Palermo. d. Oct. 11, 1982
1898 FP of E. Elgar's cantata, Caractacus at the Leeds Festival.
1899 Birth of composer Boleslaw Woytowicz
1900 FP of FARKAS: "The Inquest" Budapest.
1902 Birth of composer Michael Kondracki, composer
1906 Birth of choreographer and dancer Louise Brown
1908 FP of HERBERT: "The Prima Donna" Chicago.
1914 Birth of Brazilian tenor Assis Pacheco.
1924 Birth of French-Tunisian baritone Matteo Manuguerra, in Tunis, Tunisia. d. Montpellier, France, July 23, 1998: MET: Début Jan. 11, 1971
[Enrico] Lucia di Lammermoor, 12 seasons (1970-77, 79-80, 81-83,
85-86, 91-92) 127 perf., 15-Roles.
1924 Death of Canadian composer and bandmaster Joseph Vezina in Quebec. b-Quebec, 1849.
1926 Birth of composer Gottfried Michael Koenig
1927 Birth of American composer John DOWNEY in Chicago, IL.
1930 The New York Philharmonic starts the popular broadcasts of weekly Sunday afternoon network programs from Carnegie Hall conducted by Erich Kleiber.
1933 FP of HAHN: "O mon bel inconnu" Paris.
1935 Birth of American soprano Arlene Saunderss. MET: Début: Apr. 2, 1976
[Eva] Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, 1 season (1975-76) 3 perf., 1 work.
1936 Birth of American baritone Robert Goodloe, in St. Petersburg, FL. MET:
Début: Oct. 17, 1964 [Philistine] Samson et Dalila, 18 seasons
(1964-82) 984 perf., 41 works.