Born on this day in 1927 bass-baritone Donald Gramm

Happy 81st birthday bass David Thomas
Happy 78th birthday bass Dimitri Kavrakos
Happy 75th birthday soprano Emma Kirkby

Birthday anniversaries of composers Alfred Bachelet (1864) and Frank Bridge (1879),
librettist Guillermo Fernández Shaw (1893),
conductors Rudolf Moralt (1902) and Silvio Varviso (1924),
and tenor Peter Lindroos (1944)