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Subject: ARTISTS' EVENTS
From: Bob Dilley <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Sun, 25 Jun 2017 06:53:49 -0400
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Forsooth Opera Lovers!

Today we can celebrate the birthday of Gustave Charpentier (1860-1956).

Also, Schumann's "Genoveva" and Stravinsky's ballet "The Firebird"
premiered on this date in 1850 and 1910, respectively.

Let us remember the following artists who joined Heaven's Choir on this
date:

Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)
Georg Telemann (1681-1767)
Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983)

The quote for today is:  "It is curious how people go on believing that
the musician knows less about what he is doing than those that judge
him."      Darius Milhaud.

VINTAGE ICON MOVIE CARTOON DEBUTS:  On this date in 1933 Looney Tunes
debuted MIGHTY MOUSE VS OIL CAN HARRY.

As always, a big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our birthday artist for today and
all forum members who share their birthday with him.

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 June 2017:

 Primo tenore John McCormack (14 Jun 1884-16 Sep 1945)
 Coloratura stupenda Margherita Corosio (7 Jun 1908-10 Jan 2005)
 Soprano prima donna Johanna Gadski (15 Jun 1872-22 Feb 1932)
 Contralto assoluta Margerite Matzenaur (1 Jun 1881-19 May 1963)
 Baritone unparalleled Riccardo Stracciari (26 Jun 1875-10 Oct  1955)
 Basso profundo Pol Plancon (12 Jun 1851-11 Aug 1914)
 Distinguished virtuoso Alan Civil (13 Jun 1929-19 Mar 1989)
 Preeminent conductor Rafael Kubelik (29 Jun 1914-4 Aug 1996)
 Premier composer Aram Khatchaturian (6 Jun 1903-1 May 1978)
 Featured premier Erik Satie's "Jack in the Box" pantomime ballet
 (3 Jun 1926)


 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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