Lady from Sweden

Born on this day in 1918 soprano Birgit Nilsson

Born on this day in 1866 composer Erik Satie.

On this day in 1890 Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana premiered in Rome.

Born on this day in 1901 composer Werner Egk.

Born on this day in 1902 conductor Fausto Cleva.

Born on this day in 1906 soprano Zinka Milanov.

Happy 93rd birthday baritone Gabriel Bacquier.