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Something feverish

Born on this day in 1808 soprano Maria Malibran

Born on this day in 1912 bass Fritz Ollendorf.

Happy 85th birthday soprano Christiane Eda-Pierre.

Born on this day in 1936 soprano Luisa Bosabalian.

Happy 80th birthday baritone Benjamin Luxon.

Born on this day in 1946 director and designer Herbert Wernicke.

Happy 62nd birthday soprano Charlotte Margiono.

  • By all means, click on the “translation” for the Bartoli interview. It’s hysterical, a complete mess in the midst of which “boobs” and “penis” appear out of nowhere among other inanities. Bartoli’s English is decent enough she doesn’t really need the help.