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Born on this day in 1892 soprano Dame Eva Turner.

Due to Our Own JJ’s illness earlier this week, La Cieca missed posting the following salutes:

On March 8, 1976, mezzo-soprano Tatiana Troyanos made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Octavian.

Born on March 9 in 1910 composer Samuel Barber; also born on this day in 1930 conductor Thomas Schippers.