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LaurenHappy 57th birthday soprano Lauren Flanigan

Born on this day in 1810 librettist Francesco Maria Piave.

Born on this day in 1830 composer Karl Goldmark.

On this day in 1887 Chabrier’s Le roi malgré lui premiered in Paris.

On this day in 1889 Massenet’s Esclarmonde premiered in Paris.

Born on this day in 1892 bass Ezio Pinza.

Born on this day in 1901 composer Henri Sauguet.

Born on this day in 1911 musicologist and editor Fritz Oeser.

Born on this day in 1914 bass Boris Christoff.