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Happy 92nd birthday bass Theo Adam.

Happy 86th birthday soprano Elinor Ross.

Birthday anniversaries of writer Herman Melville (1819), conductor William Steinberg (1899), contralto Lili Chookasian (1921),  actor Dom DeLuise (1933), designer Yves Saint-Laurent (1936) and tenor and teacher Nico Castel (1931).

Happy 77th birthday conductor Jordi Savall (77) and tenor Claes H Ahnsjö (76)

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