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Happy 57th birthday soprano Cecilia Gasdia

Born on this day in 1892 soprano Emma Luart.

Born on this day in 1901 conductor Franz Konwitschny.

Born on this day in 1904 baritone and teacher Martial Singher.

Born on this day in 1913 tenor Ferruccio Tagliavini.

Born on this day in 1921 stage director Giorgio Strehler.

Born on this day in 1923 composer William Flanagan.
(none of his vocal music or operas yet posted)

Born on this day in 1924 conductor Georges Prêtre.

Happy 83rd birthday tenor Horst Hiestermann.

Also Happy 57th to singer and actress Sarah Brightman.