1870 Birth of Austrian composer, violinist and conductor Luigi von KUNITS in Vienna. In United States from 1893. Toronto
Symphony from 1915.
1871 Birth of Australian pianist Ernest HUTCHESON in Melbourne. Naturalized American. President of Juilliard School of
Music in 1937.
1872 Birth of French composer Deodat de SEVERAC, Saint Félix,
Studied at the Toulouse Music Conservatory, 1893-1896. Schola
Cantorum, Paris, 1896-1907. Composition with
Albéric Magnard and Isaac Albéniz. Vincent d'Indy, piano, Charles
Bordes, choral conducting. He wrote much of his piano music at this time.
d-Céret, Pyrénées-Orientales 24 MAR 1921.
1877 Birth of Hermann Jadlowker Tenor
Born 20 July 1877 Riga Latvia Died 13 May 1953
Debut as Gomez in Nachtlager von Granada (Kreutzer)
Teacher, Joseph Gansbacher
Pupils, Heinrich Tessmer, Hans Frehlich, Josef Pollak
Created King's Son in Konigskinder (Humperdinck)
Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss)
1895 Birth of soprano Mercedes Capsir in Barcelona. Died 14 Mar 1969. Debut as Gilda in Rigoletto (Verdi) 1914
Teacher, Bidai Neunei
Pupil, Juan Oncina
Sang in premiere of Re (Leoncavallo)
1903 Birth of soprano Anny Helm in Vienna. Debut 1924
Teachers, Gertrude Forstel, Ernst Grenzebach, Marie Gutheil-Schroder
1908 Birth of Swedish pianist and composer Gunnar de FRUMERIE nr Stockholm. d-Morby, 9 SEP 1987.
1914 Birth of baritone Hermann Uhde in Bremen. d- 10 Oct 1965. Debut as Titurel in Parsifal (Wagner)
Teachers, Philip Kraus, Mme Uhde, Hans Duhan
Created Creon in Antigone (Orff)
Faust / Bloom / Josef K in Faust III (Bentzon)
Elis in Bergwerk zu Falun (Wagner-Regeny)
1920 Birth of bass Andrew Foldi in Budapest. Debut as Biondello in Taming of the Shrew (Giannini) 1954
Teachers, Maria Carpi, Richard De Young, Martial Singher
Created Mr Parker in Blood Moon (Dello Joio)
John W Diller in Blackwood & Co (Schibler)
1920 FP of Igor Stravinsky's Grande Suite from the staged work "The Soldier's Tale," at Wigmore Hall, with Ernest Ansermet conducting in London.
1923 Birth of bass-baritone Franco Calabrese in Palermo, Died 13 Nov 1992. Debut 1947
Sang in premiere of Dottore di Ventro (Vlad)
Canto del Ciglio (Malipiero)
Due Timidi (Rota)
Viaggio D'Europa (Rieti)
Linguaggio dei Fiori (Rossellini)
Canto del Cigno (Chailly)
1931 Birth of tenor Gregory Dempsey in Melbourne. Debut as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni (Mozart) 1954
Teachers, Annie Portnoy, Henry Portnoy
Created Bothwell in Mary Queen of Scots (Musgrave)
Boconnion in Mines of Sulphur (Rodney-Bennett)
Tom Wayson in Decision (Musgrave)
1932 Birth of Koren-American avante-garde composer-artist Nam June PAIK
in Seoul,Korea. He studied with Stockhausen and Cage,
He worked in Germany and the USA, exploring mixed media and video
Works include Opera Sextronique written for cellist Charlotte
Moorman, who performed the piece topless, and hommage à john cage where two pianos are destroyed in the performance.
1939 Death of soprano Jeannette Vreeland. Born 30 Sep 1896 in Los Angeles. Teachers, Percy Rector Stevens, Hetty Louise Sinf, John Wilcox
1942 Birth of soprano Lou Ann Wyckoff in Berkeley California. Debut as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni (Mozart) 1967
Teachers, Armen Boyajian, Irmgard Hartmann, Gibnor King, Vivian Long
Created Rosaline in Love's Labour Lost (Nabokov)
1942 FP of Miaskovsky's Symphony No. 23, in Moscow.
1945 Birth of baritone Vladimir Malchenko in Smolensk. Debut as Yeletsky in Pique Dame (Tchaikovsky) 1971
Teacher, V G Sopina
1947 Birth of soprano Colette Alliot-Lugaz. Created Page in Passion de Gilles (Boesman)