Cher Public

Let’s Carl the whole thing Orff

Born on this day in 1895 composer Carl Orff

Born on this day in 1903 mezzo-soprano Ebe Stignani.

Born on this day in 1913 soprano Ljuba Welitsch.

Born on this day in 1919 bass Ian Wallace.

Happy 87th birthday mezzo-soprano Josephine Veasey.

Born on this day in 1932 bass-baritone Gerd Nienstedt.

Happy 77th birthday soprano Helen Donath.

Happy 48th birthday tenor Jonas Kaufmann.