Cher Public

Fashions fade, style is eternal

Born on this day in 1936 designer Yves Saint-Laurent

Born on this day in 1819 writer Herman Melville.

Born on this day in 1899 conductor William Steinberg.

Born on this day in 1921 contralto Lili Chookasian.

Happy 91st birthday bass Theo Adam.

Happy 85th birthday soprano Elinor Ross.

Born on this day in 1933 actor Dom DeLuise.

Born on this day in 1931 tenor and teacher Nico Castel.

Happy 76th birthday conductor Jordi Savall.

Happy 75th birthday tenor Claes H Ahnsjö.

. . . and your humble servant Windy City Operaman adds another ring around his trunk today. Happy Birthday Leos!