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Art is a barren route, of which glory is the oasis

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By Krauss

Born on this day in 1894 soprano Viorica UrsuleacRead more »

Our dancing daughter

Born on this day in 1904 or thereabouts actress Joan CrawfordRead more »

Something feverish

Born on this day in 1808 soprano Maria Malibran.

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Come un bel dì di marzo

On this day in 1896 Giordano’s Andrea Chenier premiered in Milan.

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Even my first name would be preferable

On this day in 1962 Harold Rome’s musical I Can Get It For You Wholesale opened on Broadway.

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No more doubt or fear

Born on this day in 1923 musical director and conductor Mort Lindsey.

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A minority may be right, and a majority is always wrong

Born on this day in 1828 dramatist Henrik Ibsen.

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This world’s waited long enough

Happy 70th birthday actress Glenn Close.

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It is the strain I heard within my soul

On this day in 1910, The Pipe of Desire by Frederick Shepherd Converse premiered at the Metropolitan Opera.

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