Premieres of Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann in Paris (1881), Rimski-Korsakov’s Snegurochka in St. Petersburg (1882) and Howard Hanson‘s Merry Mount in New York City (1934).

Birthday anniversaries of playwright Bertolt Brecht (1898), mezzo-soprano Gianna Pederzini (1900), soprano Maria Cebotari (1910), conductor Henry Krips (1912) and bass Cesare Siepi (1923).

The cher public are invited to share their birthday wishes for Ms. Price, as well as favorite video clips.