BIRTHSBernard le Bovier de Fontenelle French librettist. (1657)
Eugen Carl German patron. (1728)
Anton Bachschmidt German composer. (1728)
Domenico Bolognese Italian librettist. (1819)
F Zell Austrian librettist and theatre director. (1829)
Peter Heise Danish composer. (1830)
Dimitri Ignat'yevich Arakishvili Georgian composer and ethnomusicologist. (1873)
Fritz Hart English composer and conductor. (1874)
Jean Gilbert German composer and conductor. (1879)
Paul von Klenau Danish composer and conductor. (1883)
August Seider German tenor. (1901)
Robert Weede American baritone. (1903)
Tudor Jarda Romanian composer. (1922)
Alexander Gibson Scottish conductor. (1926)
Michel Sénéchal French tenor. (1927)
Leonard Kastle American composer and director. (1929)
Francesco Pennisi Italian composer. (1934)
Bent Lorentzen Danish composer. (1935)
Catherine Gayer American soprano. (1937)
Edith Mathis Swiss soprano. (1938)
Lenus Carlson American baritone. (1945)
Magdalena Falewicz Polish soprano. (1946)
Jean-Philippe Lafont French bass-baritone. (1951)
Gabriele Fontana Austrian soprano. (1957)
DEATHSGottlob Ephraim Heermann German librettist. (1815)
Leopold Eugen Měchura Bohemian composer. (1870)
Gustav Schmidt German conductor and composer. (1882)
Erik Anthon Valdemar Siboni Danish composer. (1892)
Pascual Emilio Arrieta Spanish composer. (1894)
Rafael Calleja Spanish composer. (1938)
Franz Schmidt Austrian composer. (1939)
Giovanni Zenatello Italian tenor. (1949)
Emil Ábrányi Hungarian composer and conductor. (1970)
Georges Wakhévitch Russian stage, costume and film designer. (1984)
PREMIERESL'Olimpiade Niccolò Jommelli; Stuttgart, Herzogliches Theater, 11 February 1761.
Vologeso Niccolò Jommelli; Ludwigsburg, Schlosstheater, 11 February 1766. (250 years).
Fetonte Niccolò Jommelli; Ludwigsburg, Schlosstheater, 11 February 1768.
La fille du régiment Gaetano Donizetti; Opéra-Comique, 11 February 1840.
I lombardi alla prima crociata Giuseppe Verdi; Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 11 February 1843.
Voyevoda Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky; Moscow, Bol'shoy Theatre, 30 January/11 February 1869.
Asrael Alberto Franchetti; Reggio Emilia, Teatro Municipale, 11 February 1888.
The Tenor Hugo Weisgall; Baltimore, md, Peabody Opera Company, 11 February 1952.
BIRTHSFranz Volkert Austrian composer, organist and conductor. (1778)
José Mauri Cuban composer. (1855)
Licinio Refice Italian composer. (1883)
Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky Russian composer. (1895)
Břetislav Bakala Czech conductor. (1897)
Anny Konetzni Austrian soprano. (1902)
Todd Duncan American baritone. (1903)
Franco Zeffirelli Italian director and designer. (1923)
Yevgeny Kibkalo Russian baritone. (1932)
Gilda Cruz-Romeo Mexican soprano. (1940)
Paata Burchuladze Georgian bass. (1951)
DEATHSPietro Andrea Ziani Italian . (1684)
Agostino Steffani Italian composer. (1728)
Pietro Trinchera Italian librettist. (1755)
Hinrich Henrik Philip Johnsen German composer. (1779)
Hippolyte-André -Baptiste Chelard French composer. (1861)
George Hogarth Scottish writer on music. (1870)
Hans Bülow German conductor. (1894)
Ambroise Thomas French composer. (1896)
Anton Stepanovich Arensky Russian composer. (1906)
Christian Bérard French painter, designer and illustrator. (1949)
George Antheil American composer. (1959)
Stella Roman Romanian soprano. (1992)
PREMIERESLa catena d'Adone Domenico Mazzocchi; Roma, Palazzo Conti, 12 February 1626.
Dal male il bene Antonio Maria Abbatini; Roma, Palazzo Barberini alle Quattro Fontane, 12 February 1654.
Giustino Giovanni Legrenzi; Venezia, Teatro S Salvatore, 12 February 1683.
Les paladins Jean-Philippe Rameau; Paris, Opéra, 12 February 1760.
The Jacobin Antonín Dvořák; Prague, National Theatre, 12 February 1889.
Il Campiello Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari; Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 12 February 1936.
BIRTHSFernando Sor Catalan composer. (1778)
Valentín María de Zubiaurre Spanish composer. (1837)
Georg Jacobi German conductor and composer. (1840)
Karel Weis Czech composer. (1862)
Tomás Barrera Spanish composer. (1870)
Jāzeps Mediņš Latvian composer. (1877)
Jan Evangelista Zelinka Czech composer. (1893)
Otto Wiener Austrian baritone. (1913)
Eileen Farrell American soprano. (1920)
Schuyler G Chapin American impresario and administrator. (1923)
DEATHSJohann Caspar Kerll German composer. (1693)
Johann Joseph Fux Austrian composer. (1741)
Luis Misón Spanish composer. (1766, 250 years)
Auguste Barbier French poet. (1882)
Richard Wagner . Composer. (1883)
Karl Reinthaler German composer. (1896)
Alfred Einstein American musicologist. (1952)
Louise Kartousch Austrian soprano. (1964)
Lily Pons American soprano. (1976)
Willi Domgraf-Fassbänder German baritone. (1978)
Alexander Alexandrovich Kas'yanov Russian composer. (1982)
Flaviano Labò Italian tenor. (1991)
PREMIERESTito Antonio Cesti; Venezia, Teatro di SS Giovanni e Paolo, 13 February 1666. (350 years).
Rodelinda George Frideric Handel; London, King's Theatre, 13 February 1725.
Andzhelo César Antonovich Cui; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre, 1/13 February 1876.
Trionfo di Afrodite Carl Orff; Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 13 February 1953.