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  • Aug 20

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    Birthdays:

    Jacopo Peri  (1561), lisabeth Sophie of Mecklenburg Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1613),  Thomas Corneille (1625), Bernard de Bury (1720), Jules Laurent Duprato (1827), William Henry Bell (1873), José Subirá y Puig (1882), Georgios Sklavos (1888), Witold Friemann (1889), Dr. Otto Strobel (1895), Christian Bérard (1902)

    Losses:

    Martin Opitz von Boberfeld  (1639), Pierre Guyenet (1712), György Császár (1850), Philipp Jakob Riotte (1856), Louis Varney (1908), Arthur Coquard (1910), Waldemar Edler von Baußnern  (1931), Tadeusz Joteyko (1932), Émile Mathieu (1932), Otakar Ostrčil (1935), Arthur Preuss (1944), Arthur Cranmer (1954), Mabel Garrison (1963), Ivan Jirko (1978)

     

    ShereMS

    Special Mention:

    Charles Shere

    (* Aug 20, 1935)

    79th birthday

    www.cshere.blogspot.co.uk

     

    EvansMS

    Special Mention:

    Dame Anne Evans

    (* Aug 20, 1941)

    73rd birthday

     

    BOGOŠEVIĆ MS

    Special Mention:

    Dobrila Bogošević

    (* Aug 20, 1929)

    85th birthday

    www.dobrilabogosevic.com

     

    Harbison

    Special Mention:

    A Winter’s Tale , John Harbison

    San Francisco Opera

    World Premiere

    1979

     

    Huron

    Special Mention:

    Le Huron , André Grétry

    Paris, Hôtel de Bourgogne Theatre

    World Premiere

    1768

     

    Golovin

    Special Mention:

    Maria Golovin , Gian Carlo Menotti

    Brussels, International Exposition 1958 Pavilion Theater

    World Premiere

    1958

    OryMS

    Special Mention:

    Le comte Ory , G. Rossini

    Paris, L’Opéra

    World Premiere

    1828

     

     

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     … I think of her as generous and hospitable, with a strong practical streak and a wicked sense of humour. Like her Brünnhilde, she has acquired wisdom without forfeiting playfulness.”

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                                                    - Journalist & critic Nicholas Payne, about  Dame Anne Evans (* Aug 20, 1941)

                                                       

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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