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Here the maestro put down his pen

On this day in 1926 Puccini’s opera Turandot premiered in Milan. 

Born on this day in 1915 bass Italo Tajo.

Born on this day in 1917 singer Ella Fitzgerald.

Born on this day in 1918 soprano Astrid Varnay.

Born on this day in 1919 soprano Irene Jordan.

Born on this day in 1933 bass Fritz Hübner.

Happy 71st birthday tenor Seppo Ruohonen.

Happy 68th birthday mezzo-soprano Cynthia Clarey.