Cher Public

In the realm of the cents

On this day in 1879 in Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opened the first of many “five and dime” stores.

Born on this day in 1904 tenor José Soler

Born on this day in 1910 bass Hervey Alan

Happy 86th birthday soprano/mezzo-soprano Anny Schlemm

Happy 85th birthday soprano and Hollywood “ghost” singer Marni Nixon

Happy 76th birthday baritone Silvano Carroli