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Subject: Re: ARTISTS' EVENTS
From: Alan Savada <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Alan Savada <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 18 Mar 2017 08:02:04 -0400
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and Rene Barbera (1984)

ALAN SAVADA of Washington, DC


> On March 18, 2017 at 4:54 AM Bob Dilley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> 
> Forsooth Opera Lovers!
> 
> Today we can celebrate the birthdays of:
> 
> James Conlon (1950)
> John Macurdy (1929)
> Jules Bastin (1933-1996)
> Alfred Poell (1900-1968)
> Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)
> 
> Let us remember Erna Spoorenberg (1926-2004) 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 March 2017:
> 
>  Primo tenore  Beniamino Gigli (20 Mar 1890-30 Nov 1957)
>  Coloratura stupenda Maria Galvany (10 Mar 1878-3 Aug 1927)
>  Soprano prima donna Magda Olivero (25 Mar 1910-8 Sep 2014)
>  Contralto assoluta Maria Malibran (24 Mar 1808-23 Sep 1836)
>  Baritone unparalleled Mario Sereni (15 Mar 1928-24 Jul 2015)
>  Basso profundo Franz Crass (9 Mar 1928-24 Jun 2012)
>  Distinguished virtuoso Wilhelm Backhaus (26 Mar 1884-5 Jul 1969)
>  Preeminent conductor Mstislav Rostropovich (27 Mar 1927-27 Apr 2007)
>  Premier composer J. S. Bach (21 Mar 1685-28 Jul 1750)
>  Featured premier Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" (29 Mar 1879)
> 
> 
>  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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