On this day in 1939 Lillian Hellman‘s The Little Foxes opened at the National Theatre, to run 410 performances.
On this day in 1686 Lully’s Armide premiered in Paris.
Born on this day in 1891 tenor Dino Borgioli.
Born on this day in 1896 soprano Hina Spani.
Born on this day in 1899 composer Georges Auric.
(Zsa Zsa’s vocals courtesy of Muriel Smith-the first Carmen Jones)
Born on this day in 1905 songwriter Harold Arlen.
Born on this day in 1926 baritone Raymond Wolansky.
Happy 80th birthday conductor Zoltan Pesko.
Happy 70th birthday composer John Adams.
Happy 66th birthday soprano Kathryn Harries.