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The Iron Butterfly

Born on this day in 1903 actress and singer Jeanette MacDonald

On this day in 1821 Weber’s Der Freischutz premiered in Berlin.

Born on this day in 1850 composer Richard Heuberger.

Born on this day in 1854 librettist Maurice Ordonneau.

Born on this day in 1904 composer and conductor Manuel Rosenthal.

Born on this day in 1913 composer and lyricist Sammy Cahn.

Born on this day in 1927 tenor Robert Ilosfalvy.

Born on this day in 1942 conductor Hans Vonk.

Happy 74th birthday soprano Eva Marton.

Happy birthday parterrian and opera aficionado Rowna Sutin.