I am terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music will be put on records forever

Born on this day in 1842 composer Arthur Sullivan

Born on ths day in 1876 composer Raoul Laparra.

Born on this day in 1937 conductor Judith Somogi.

Happy 82nd birthday baritone Dominic Cossa.

Born on this day in 1938 tenor Ludovic Spiess.

Happy 68th birthday conductor Jane Glover.