Born on this day in 1897 actress Hermione Gingold

Born on this day in 1895 mezzo-soprano Conchita Supervia

Born on this day in 1915 soprano Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

On this day in 1905 Richard Strauss’s Salome premiered in Dresden

On this day premiere of Glinka‘s Ruslan and Ludmilla in St Petersburg (1842)

Birthday anniversary of composer Joaquín Turina (1882)
and tenor Gilbert Py (1933)

Happy 70th birthday countertenor Christopher Robson