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Soprano/critic

Born on this day in 1921 soprano Marcella Pobbè

On this day in 1668 Antonio Cesti’s opera Il pomo d’oro premiered in Vienna.

Born on this day in 1921 composer Ernest Gold.

Born on this day in 1924 tenor Carlo Bergonzi.

Happy 72nd birthday soprano Jennifer Smith.

Born on this day in 1949 baritone Antonio Salvadori.