… who, as our own Krunoslav would likely remind us, was the “composer” of the 1961 Broadway stinker The Happiest Girl in the World.

Birthday anniversaries of soprano Giannina Arangi-Lombardi (1891), conductor and pianist Wilfrid Pelletier (1896) and mezzo-soprano Helene Bouvier (1905).

Forty(!!!) years ago today, the musical film Can’t Stop the Music put the final nail in the coffin of disco.