Cher Public

That wondrous rapture within your eyes

On this day in 1928 the first broadcast of “The Voice of Firestone” was heard.  

Born on this day in 1754 poet George Crabbe

Born on this day in 1791 dramatist and librettist Eugène Scribe

Born on this day in 1824 composer Peter Cornelius (with music for the holiday)

Born on this day in 1887 soprano Lucrezia Bori

Born on this day in 1927 soprano Teresa Stich-Randall

Happy 76th birthday conductor Arnold Ostman

Happy 65th birthday composer Libby Larsen

Born on this day in 1957 baritone Richard Cowan. RIP