Cher Public

Peace with your cries of useless lament!

Born on this day in 1933 soprano Rita Hunter

Born on this day in 1771 novelist Walter Scott.

Born on this day in 1872 composer Harold Fraser-Simson.

Born on this day in 1875 composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.

Born on this day in 1890 composer Jacques Ibert.

Born on this day in 1895 tenor Ettore Parmeggiani.

Born on this day in 1922 composer Lukas Foss.

Born on this day in 1924 soprano Elsie Morison.

Happy 92nd birthday baritone Robert Massard.

Born on this day in 1936 soprano Rita Shane.

Happy 74th birthday mezzo-soprano Hanna Schwarz.

Happy 61st birthday tenor Bruce Ford.