On this day in 1967 the Metropolitan Opera’s first Met in the Parks performance in Crocheron Park, Bayside, Queens: Puccini’s La bohème with Anna Moffo, Sandor Konya, Laurel Hurley and Frank Guarrera.

Birthday anniversaries of soprano Angeles Ottein (1895), composer and inventor Harry Partch (1901) and conductor Heinrich Hollreiser (1913).

Happy Pride Month to tenor Ed Lyon.