1820 Birth of Swedish soprano Jenny LIND in Stockholm. d- London, 2 NOV 1887. aka "The Swedish
1827 Birth of composer Cark Reidel
1837 Death of French composer Jean-Francois Lesueur, aka Le Sueur, in Paris. b-Drucat-Plessiel, 15 FEB 1760.
1844 Birth of American composer Alfred ARTHUR in Pittsburgh, PA, d-Lakewood, OH 20 NOV 1818. Operas, unpublished and
unperformed; The Water-carrier 1876, The Roundheads and
cavaliers 1878, Adaline 1879.
1876 Birth of Italian tenor Giuseppe ANSELMI aka Antonio Giuseppe Anselmi in Catania. d-27 MAY 1929. Début at Patras, Greece, 1896–8, singing various leading Italian roles. In 1901, 1904, and 1909, he sang at Covent Garden and later in Buenos Aires, Warsaw, Moscow and St. Petersburg, and in Spain. In Madrid, he was more popular than Caruso. Taught and composed in Italy. Died of pneumonia and left his heart in Madrid, where it is preserved in a theatrical museum.
1880 Birth of Dutch contralto Julia Culp, in Groningen, d. Amsterdam, Oct. 13, 1970: MET Début: Concert: May 7,
1916., 1 performance.
1887 Birth of Moravian born American soprano Maria JERITZA in Brün, Austria (now Brno). MET. d-Orange
NJ, 10 JUL 1982.
(1943) (95) b. : Début: Nov. 19, 1921 [Marietta] Die
Tote Stadt, 12 seasons (1921-32, 50-51) 345 perf. 20 works.Search Amazon.com for Maria JERITZA
1887 FP of PLANQUETTE's "Surcouf" in Paris and in England as "Paul Jones"
1888 Birth of composer Max Butting
1892 FP of FRANCHETTI's "Cristoforo Columbo" Genoa.
1896 Birth of composer Otto Siegl
1902 Birth of composer Mihovil Logar
1902 FP of BLECH's "Das war ich" Dresden.
1907 Birth of Russian baritone Stefan Islandi. d. Reykjavik, Jan 1,
1991 FP of A. Hovhaness' Symphony No. 65, Op. 428 Artstakh. Hovhaness conducting at Carnegie Hall in NYC.
1994 Death of American soprano Virginia Olson. Founder of St. Paul
Opera. (Now Northstar Opera)
1996 FP of Zemlinksy´s opera Der König Candaules ´King Candaules´ (Unfinished in 1936), posthumously, at the Staatsoper in Hamburg. It was completed by Anthony Beaumont. CD-Zemlinsky: Der König Kandaules