My Fair LadyOn this day in 1956 Lerner and Lowe’s My Fair Lady opened on Broadway. 

Born on this day in 1790 composer Nicola Vaccai.

Born on this day in 1894 soprano Rose Pauly.

Born on this day in 1900 tenor Kurt Baum.

Born on this day in 1915 tenor Mirto Picchi.

Happy 86th birthday soprano Antonietta Stella.

On this day in 1950 Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Consul opened on Broadway.

Happy 63rd birthday soprano Isobel Buchanan.

Happy 62nd birthday baritone Mikael Melbye.

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