Cher Public

Age: still young

Two very different Broadway musical dramas opened on this date: Menotti’s The Consul in 1950 and Lerner and Lowe’s My Fair Lady in 1956.

Birthday greetings to composer Nicola Vaccai, soprano Rose Pauly, tenors Kurt Baum and Mirto Picchi, soprano Antonietta Stella, soprano Isobel Buchanan and baritone Mikael Melbye!