On this day in 1992 soprano Deborah Polaski made her Met debut as Kundry.
Born on this day in 1847 composer Francesco Paolo Tosti
Birthday anniversaries of tenor Julius Patzak (1898), singer and actor Paul Robeson (1898), conductor Antal Dorati (1906), mezzo-soprano/contralto Cloe Elmo (1910) and bass-baritone Claudio Desderi (1943).
On April 10:
On this day in 1996 tenor Roberto Alagna made his Met debut as Rodolfo.
Happy 95th birthday tenor Luigi Alva.
Birthday anniversaries of composer Eugen d’Albert (1864), conductor Victor De Sabata (1892), director and administrator Herbert Graf (1904), conductor Joseph Post (1906) and tenor Vilem Pribyl (1925).