Cher Public

Brasileira

Born on this day in 1902 soprano Bidu Sayao

On this day in 1881 Smetana’s Libuse premiered in Prague.

Born on this day in 1895 composer William Grant Still.

Happy 87th birthday bass Arnold Voketaitis.

On this day in 1959 the musical Once Upon a Mattress opened off-Broadway.

Happy 63rd birthday composer Judith Weir.

Happy 60th birthday tenor Giuseppe Sabbatini.

On this day in 1965 the Kander-Ebb musical Flora the Red Menace opened on Broadway/