Cher Public

Hello, Illya!

On this day in 1967 the musical Illya Darling starring Melina Mercouri opened at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, to run 320 performances. 

Born on this day in 1882 conductor Albert Coates.

Born on this day in 1895 baritone Hans Reinmar.

Born on this day in 1916 composer Alberto Ginastera.

Born on this day in 1926 soprano Erna Spoorenberg.

Born on this day in 1938 bass Kurt Moll.

Happy 76th birthday tenor Arthur Davies.