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Subject: Re: ARTISTS' EVENTS
From: donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sun, 25 Dec 2016 09:37:04 -0500
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"Siegfried Idyll" was first performed on Christmas morning in 1870
as a birthday greeting for Cosima Wagner..

dtmk

On Sun, Dec 25, 2016 at 7:14 AM, Bob Dilley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Forsooth Opera Lovers!
>
> MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!
>
> Today we can celebrate the birthdays of:
>
> Sonya Yoncheva (1981)
> Bonaldo Giaiotti (1932)
> Lina Cavalieri (1874-1944)
> Giuseppe de Luca (1876-1950)
> Gladys Swarthout (19000-1969)
>
> Also, J.S. Bach's "Christmas Oratorio" and Rimsky-Korsakov's "Kastchei
> the Immortal" premiered on this date in 1731 and 1902, respectively.
>
> Let us remember Mario Fillipesche (1907-1979) and Birgit Nillson
> (1918-2005) who joined Heaven's Choir on this date.
>
> The quote for today is:  "I had no idea of the historical evolution of
> the civilized world's music and had not realized that all modern music
> owes everything to Bach."     Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.
>
> As always, a big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our birthday artists for today and
> all forum members who share their birthday with them.
>
> ARTISTS' EVENTS salutes these artists for their enduring contributions
> to the world of classical music.
>
> ARTISTS' EVENTS honors the following Hall of Fame peerless artists for
> their profound contributions to the world of opera:
>
> Tenor of all tenors Enrico Caruso (25 February 1873-2 August 1921)
> Coloratura prima donna assoluta Erna Berger (19 October 1900-14 June
> 1990)
> Soprano prima donna assoluta Rosa Ponselle (22 January 1897-25 May
> 1981)
> Prima contralto assoluta Fedora Barbieri (4 June 1920-4 March 2003)
> Baritone unequaled Leonard Warren (21 April 1911-4 March 1960)
> Basso profundo of all bassos Ezio Pinza (18 May 1892-9 May 1957)
>
> In memory of the following first rate artists for December 2016:
>
> Primo tenore Francesco Tamagno (28 Dec 1850-31 Aug 1905)
> Coloratura stupenda Rita Streich (18 Dec 1920-20 Mar 1987)
> Soprano prima donna Lucrezia Bori (24 Dec 1887-14 May 1960)
> Contralto assoluta Hetty Plumacher (3 Dec 1919-3 Jun 2005)
> Baritone unparalleled Giancarlo Guelfi (21 Dec 1924-8 Feb 2012)
> Basso profundo Fernando Corena (22 Dec 1916-26 Nov 1984)
> Distinguished virtuoso Pablo Casals (29 Dec 1876-22 Oct 1973)
> Preeminent conductor Willem van Otterloo (27 Dec 1907-27 Jul 1978)
> Premier composer Giacomo Puccini (22 Dec 1858-29 Nov 1924)
> Featured premier Jules Massenet's "Herodiade" 19 Dec 1881
>
>
> NON CLASSICAL RECORDINGS OF MERITORIOUS ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE:
>
> "Mas Canciones," Linda Ronstadt
> "Canciones de Mi Padre," Linda Ronstadt
> "Jardin Azul: Las Canciones Favoritas," Linda Ronstadt
> "Greatest Italian Songs," vol 1, Connie Francis
> "Greatest Italian Songs," vol 2, Connie Francis
> "Spanish and Latin American Favorites," Connie Francis
> Bing Crosby: "White Christmas," with sales of over 100 MILLION copies.
> Also, he was the best recording artist of the 20th century with over
> half a BILLION records in circulation.
>
> May ARTISTS' EVENTS put a smile on your face and a song in your heart
> each day.
>
> Pace e Gioia,
>
> Bob Dilley
> FIAT VOLUNTAS DEI
> ( May God's Will Be Done)
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