“Acting is the easiest job in the world, and I’m the luckiest guy. All I have to do is be at the studio on time and know my lines. The wardrobe department tells me what to wear, the assistant director tells me where to go, the director tells me what to do. What could be easier?” — Robert Taylor

Born on this day in 1890 conductor Erich Kleiber.

Birthday anniversaries of composers Pietro Marc’Antonio Cesti (1623), Ambroise Thomas (1811), Oskar Merikanto (1868) and Oscar Espla (1886).