On this day in 1966, the Metropolitan Opera House opened at Lincoln Center in New York City with the world premiere of Samuel Barber‘s opera Antony and Cleopatra.
Born on this day in 1899 conductor Hans Swarowsky
Born on this day in 1908 contralto Hertha Glaz
Happy 78th birthday conductor and composer Mario Perusso
Happy 70th birthday soprano Krisztina Laki
Happy 65th birthday director Christopher Alden
Happy 65th birthday director David Alden
Left this world on this day in 1977. Do you remember where you were?