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On this day in 1930 Noel Coward‘s play Private Lives premiered in London.  

Born on this day in 1598 librettist Giovanni Francesco Busenello

Born on this day in 1868 composer Tomás López Torregrosa

Born on this day in 1891 contralto Karin Branzell

Born on this day in 1893 composer Rafael Millán

Born on this day in 1907 soprano Lina Bruna Rasa

Born on this day in 1910 tenor Helmut Melchert

Born on this day in 1915 conductor Ettore Gracis

Born on this day in 1922 baritone Cornell MacNeil

Also born on this day in 1922 baritone Ettore Bastianini

Born on this day in 1927 tenor Alfredo Kraus

Born on this day in 1938 baritone Pablo Elvira