The sky’s the limit

On this day in 1889 the Eiffel Tower officially opened in Paris. 

Born on this day in 1685 composer Johann Sebastian Bach.

Born on this day in 1732 composer Franz Joseph Haydn.

Born on this day in 1893 conductor Clemens Krauss.

Born on this day in 1899 tenor Franz Völker.

Born on this day in 1911 soprano Elisabeth Grümmer.

Born on this day in 1924 bass Frederick Guthrie.

Happy 85th birthday tenor John Mitchinson.

Happy 79th birthday bass-baritone Jozsef Dene.

Happy 77th birthday soprano Olivia Stapp.

Happy 71st birthday soprano Christine Weidinger.

Happy 65th birthday soprano Nelly Miricioiu.

Happy 63rd birthday tenor Dénes Gulyás.

Happy 62nd birthday tenor Robert Gambill.

Happy 56th birthday composer Jake Heggie.

Happy 50th birthday baritone Matthias Goerne.