Cher Public

“I was crowned before I was king”

Born on this day in 1863 composer Pietro Mascagni.

Born on this day in 1879 composer Rudolf Friml.

Born on this day in 1887 composer Ernst Toch.

Born on this day in 1906 mezzo-soprano Elisabeth Höngen.

Born on this day in 1927 contralto Helen Watts.

Happy 69th birthday baritone Frederick Burchinal.

Happy 67th birthday mezzo-soprano Kathleen Kuhlmann.