On this day in 1910 prima ballerina Anna Pavlova made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in Coppelia (on a double bill with Werther!)

Happy 94th birthday tenor Ragnar Ulfung.

On February 29, 1836 Meyerbeer’s Les Huguenots premiered in Paris.

Birthday anniversary of composer Gioacchino Rossini (1792) and singer Dinah Shore (1916).

Happy 89th birthday soprano Reri Grist.