Bonifazio Asioli Italian composer. (1769)
Regina Resnik American mezzo-soprano, and director. (1922)
Gerhard Wimberger Austrian composer. (1923)
Mario Bernardi Canadian conductor. (1930)
Peter van der Bilt Dutch bass-baritone. (1936)
David Schiff American composer. (1945)
Dominique Visse French countertenor. (1955)
Jean-Baptiste-Maurice Quinault French composer and singer. (1745)
Carl Diedrich Eule German conductor. (1827)
Adolphe Jullien French writer on music. (1932)
Fritz Feinhals German baritone. (1940)
Ernst Tautenhayn Viennese bass. (1944)
Gaetano Merola American conductor and impresario. (1953)
L'Olimpiade Antonio Caldara; Vienna, Teatro della Favorita, 30 August 1733.
I Promessi sposi Amilcare Ponchielli; Cremona, Teatro della Concordia, 30 August 1856.
Giacomo Torelli Italian stage designer, engineer and architect. (1608)
Emanuel Schikaneder Austrian dramatist, theatre director, actor, singer and composer. (1751)
Carl Bernhard Wessely German composer. (1768)
Gustav Schmidt German conductor and composer. (1816)
Engelbert Humperdinck German composer. (1854)
Cleofonte Campanini Italian conductor and violinist. (1860)
Adolphe Appia Swiss theatrical theorist and stage designer. (1862)
Tullio Serafin Italian conductor. (1878)
Othmar Schoeck Swiss composer. (1886)
Gervase Hughes English composer, conductor and writer on music. (1905)
Aksel Schiøtz Danish tenor. (1906)
Michel Roux French baritone. (1924)
Kostas Paskalis Greek baritone. (1929)
Orianna Santunione Italian soprano. (1934)
Seiji Ozawa American conductor. (1935)
Roger Soyer French bass. (1939)
Julia Varady Romanian soprano. (1941)
Francesco Lucio Italian composer. (1658)
Louis XIV Of France king and patron. (1715, 300 years)
Giuseppe Giacosa Italian playwright and librettist. (1906)
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor English composer. (1912)
Michael Balling German conductor. (1925)
Stanislav Suda Czech composer. (1931)
Sabine Kalter Polish mezzo-soprano. (1957)
Graziella Pareto Spanish soprano. (1973)
The Siege of Rhodes Henry Cooke, Henry Lawes, Matthew Locke; London, Rutland House, September 1656.
Didon to a libretto by Henry Desmarets; Paris, Opéra, 11 September 1693.
Rodrigo George Frideric Handel; Firenze, Teatro del Cocomero, autumn 1707.
Faust Louis Spohr; Prague, Estates Theatre, 1 September 1816.