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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, 1 Apr 2017 06:39:41 -0400
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and Ryan Speedo Green (1986)

ALAN SAVADA of Washington, DC


> On April 1, 2017 at 4:50 AM Bob Dilley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> 
> Forsooth Opera Lovers!
> 
> WELCOME TO APRIL 2017.
> 
> Today we can celebrate the birthdays of:
> 
> Dinu Lipatti (1917-1950)
> Renato Zanelli (1892-1935)
> Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924)
> Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
> 
> Also, the following works premiered on this date:
> 
> de Falla's "La Vida Breve" (1913)
> Copland's "The Tender Land" (1954)
> Menotti's "Amelia Goes to the Ball" (1937)
> 
> Let us remember the following artists who joined Heaven's Choir on this
> date"
> 
> Scott Joplin (1868-1917)
> Guiditta Pasta (1797-1965)
> Margerita Elkins (1936-2009)
> 
> The quote for today is:  "What is Music? How do you define it? Music is
> a calm moonlit night, the rustle of leaves in Summer. Music is the far
> off peal of bells at dusk! Music comes straight from the heart and talks
> only to the heart: it is Love! Music is the Sister of Poetry and her
> Mother is sorrow!"     Sergei Rachmaninoff.
> 
> VINTAGE ICON RADIO SHOW DEBUTS:  On this date in 1934 THE MAJOR BOWES
> AMATURE HOUR made its illustrious debut. A note of interest, Beverly
> Sills auditioned for CBS Radio's Major Bowes' Amateur Hour, and on
> October 26, 1939 at the age of 10, Sills was the winner of that week's
> program. Bowes then asked her to appear on his Capitol Family Hour, a
> weekly variety show. Her first appearance was on November 19, 1939, the
> 17th anniversary of the show, and she appeared frequently on the program
> thereafter.   On October 26, 1939 at the age of 10, Sills was the winner
> of that week's program. Bowes then asked her to appear on his Capitol
> Family Hour, a weekly variety show. Her first appearance was on November
> 19, 1939, then she appeared frequently on the program thereafter.  As a
> child, Beverly Sills with Major Bowes, on whose radio show she sang the
> "Rinso White Happy Little Washday Song.” 
> 
> 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 April 2017:
> 
>  Primo tenore  Giovanni Rubini (7 Apr 1794-3 Mar 1854)
>  Coloratura stupenda Lili Pons (12 Apr 1898-13 Feb 1976)
>  Soprano prima donna Graziella Sciutti (17 Apr 1927-9 Apr 2001)
>  Contralto assoluta Louise Homer (30 Apr 1871-6 May 1947)
>  Baritone unparalleled John Reardon (8 Apr 1930-16 Apr 1988)
>  Basso profundo Salvatore Baccaloni (14 Apr 1900-31 Dec 1969)
>  Distinguished virtuoso Dinu Lipatti (1 Apr 1917-2 Dec 1950)
>  Preeminent conductor Guido Cantelli (27 Apr 1920-24 Nov 1956)
>  Premier composer Ruggero Leoncavallo (23 Apr 1857-9 Aug 1919)
>  Featured premier Meyerbeer's "Dinorah" (4 Apr 1859)
> 
> 
>  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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