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Subject: Re: ARTISTS' EVENTS
From: donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 1 Feb 2017 09:51:55 -0500
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Germaine Lubin (1890-1979)

On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 4:53 AM, Bob Dilley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Forsooth Opera Lovers!
>
> Today we can celebrate the birthdays of:
>
> Carol Nesblett (1946)
> Clara Butt (1872-1936)
> Aldo Ciccolini (1925-2015)
> Flaviano Labo (1927-1991)
> Victor Herbert (1859-1924)
> Renata Tebaldi (1922-2004)
> Francesco Veracini (1690-1768)
>
> Also, the following works premiered on this date:
>
> Puccini's "La Boheme" (1896)
> Puccini's "Manon Lescaut" (1893)
> Schoenberg's "Von Heute auf Morgan" (1930)
>
> Let us remember the following artists who joined Heaven's Choir on this
> date:
>
> Joann Grillo (1936-1999)
> Aldo Ciccolini (1925-2015)
> William Bennett (1816-1875)
> Giancarlo Menotti (1911-2007)
>
> The quote for today is:  "I know that my voice has entered into the
> hearts of many people and has caused beautiful reactions. Some, hearing
> me sing, have become more religious; some who were ill felt joy;
> friends, while in hospital, played my tapes whenever they felt ill; they
> all said that my voice gave them the strength needed to stand the pain.
> Therefore, how can I not be thankful for this great gift?"     Renata
> Tebaldi.
>
> 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 February 2017:
>
>  Primo tenore  Alfred Piccaver (5 Feb 1884-23 Sep 1958)
>  Coloratura stupenda Erna Sack (6 Feb 1898-2 Mar 1972)
>  Soprano prima donna Renata Tebaldi (1 Feb 1922-19 Dec 2004)
>  Contralto assoluta Clara Butt (1 Feb 1872-23 Jan 1936)
>  Baritone unparalleled Geraint Evans (16 Feb 1922-19 Sep 1992)
>  Basso profundo Cesare Siepi (10 Feb 1923-5 Jul 2010)
>  Distinguished virtuoso Myra Hess (25 Feb 1890-25 Nov 1965)
>  Preeminent conductor Erich Leinsdorf (4 Feb 1912-3 Jun 1996)
>  Premier composer Arrigo Boito (24 Feb 1842-10 Jun 1918)
>  Featured premier Meyerbeer's "Les Huguenots" (29 Feb 1836)
>
>
>  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
>  QUI AUDIT AIPISCITUR
>   (He Who Dares Wins)
>
>
>
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