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Subject: Re: ARTISTS' EVENTS
From: Alan Savada <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Alan Savada <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:44:52 -0400
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And CARL TANNER (1962)

ALAN SAVADA of Washington, DC


> On April 24, 2017 at 7:00 AM Bob Dilley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> 
> Forsooth Opera Lovers!
> 
> Today we can celebrate the birthdays of:
> 
> John Williams (1941)
> Norma Burrowes (1944)
> Luigi Infantino (1921-1991)
> Giovanni Martini (1706-1784)
> Hjordis Schymberg (1909-2008)
> 
> Also, the following works premiered on this date:
> 
> Offenbach's "L'Alcove" (1847)
> Tchaikovsly's "Oprichnik" (1874)
> Rossini's "Edwardo and Christina" (1819)
> 
> Let us remember Manuel Ponce (1882-1948) who joined Heaven's Choir on
> this date.
> 
> The quote for today is:  "There is no doubt that even the greatest
> musical geniuses have sometimes worked without inspiration. This guest
> (inspiration) does not always respond to the first invitation. We must
> always work, and a self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the
> pretext that he is not in the mood. If we wait for the mood, without
> endeavouring to meet it half-way, we easily become indolent and
> apathetic. We must be patient, and believe that inspiration will come to
> those who can master their disinclination." 
> Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
> 
> 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 Lily 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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