Ye gods and little fishes

On this day in 1893 Verdi’s Falstaff premiered in Milan. 

Born on this day in 1885 composer Alban Berg.

Born on this day in 1928 bass-baritone Franz Crass.

Born on this day in 1937 soprano Hildegard Behrens.

Happy 75th birthday baritone Wolfgang Schöne.

Happy 74th birthday singer songwriter Carole King.

Happy 72nd birthday tenor Ryland Davies.

Born on this day in 1953 soprano Kaaren Erickson.