Owning it

Happy 33rd birthday tenor Michael Fabiano

Born on this day in 1829 composer and arranger Louis Moreau Gottschalk.

Born on this day in 1901 bass Mihaly Szekely.

Born on this day in 1917 mezzo-soprano Maria von Ilosvay.

Happy 87th birthday soprano Heather Harper.

Born on this day in 1932 tenor Carlo Cossutta.

Happy 84th birthday conductor Elio Boncompagni.

Happy 70th birthday soprano Felicity Lott.

Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera