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Born on this day in 1822 composer Victor Massé

On this day in 1824 Giacomo Meyerbeer’s opera Il Crociato in Egitto premiered in Venice.

Born on this day in 1875 composer Maurice Ravel.

Happy 89th birthday tenor Robert Gard.

Happy 87th birthday baritone Claudio Nicolai.

Happy 86th birthday soprano Mady Mesplé.

Born on this day in 1932 (1934?) baritone Eugene Holmes.

Happy 62nd birthday countertenor Michael Chance.