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On this day in 1917 Puccini’s La Rondine premiered in Monte Carlo.

Born on this day in 1890 mezzo-soprano Sabine Kalter

Born on this day in 1911 librettist Myfanwy Piper

Born on this day in 1914 soprano Clara Petrella

Born on this day in 1918 baritone Anselmo Colzani

Born on this day in 1925 soprano Hanne-Lore Kuhse

Happy 90th birthday baritone Dmytro Hnatyuk

Born on this day in 1930 composer Robert Ashley

Happy 85th birthday contralto Elizabeth Bainbridge

Happy 74th birthday tenor Nicola Martinucci

Happy 73rd birthday bass Samuel Ramey