Cher Public

“If they had tried to give me only flowers, I would have spit in their faces”

Born on this day in 1887 soprano Maria Jeritza

Born on this day in 1820 soprano Jenny Lind.

Born on this day in 1880 mezzo-soprano Julia Culp.

Born on this day in 1882 composer Karol Szymanowski.

Happy 82nd birthday tenor Vasile Moldoveanu.

Also Happy 82nd birthday to conductor Leopold Hager.

Happy 74th birthday composer Udo Zimmermann.

Happy 67th birthday tenor Keith Lewis.