BIRTHSFranz Christian Hartig German tenor. (1750)
François Devienne French composer. (1759)
Francesco Basili Italian composer. (1767)
Felice Romani Italian librettist. (1788)
Franz Schubert Austrian composer. (1797)
Karl Gottlieb Reissiger German composer. (1798)
Carlos Jiménez Mabarak Mexican composer. (1916)
Speight Jenkins American administrator. (1937)
Philip Glass American composer. (1937)
Hugh Macdonald English musicologist. (1940)
DEATHSFilippo Juvarra Italian architect, stage designer and engraver. (1736)
Francesco Zannetti Italian composer. (1788)
Heinrich Reinhardt Austrian composer. (1922)
Elsa Alsen Polish-American soprano. (1975)
Margit Angerer Hungarian soprano. (1978)
Yasushi Akutagawa Japanese composer. (1989)
PREMIERESAdmeto George Frideric Handel; London, King's Theatre, 31 January 1727.
Quinto Fabio Ferdinando Bertoni; Milano, Teatro Interinale, 31 January 1778.
Orpheus og Eurydike Johann Gottlieb Naumann; Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 31 January 1786.
Cherevichki Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky; Moscow, Bol'shoy Theatre, 19/31 January 1887.
The Wandering Scholar Gustav Holst; Liverpool, David Lewis Theatre, 31 January 1934.
BIRTHSFrancesco Maria Veracini Italian composer and violinist. (1690)
Luigi Marescalchi Italian composer. (1745)
Hippolyte-André -Baptiste Chelard French composer. (1789)
Germain Delavigne French playwright and librettist. (1790)
Victor Herbert American composer. (1859)
Hugo von Hofmannsthal Austrian poet, dramatist and librettist. (1874)
Thomas Dunhill English composer. (1877)
Antonio Guarnieri Italian conductor and composer. (1880)
Francesco Balilla Pratella Italian composer. (1880)
Germaine Lubin French soprano. (1890)
Alexander Kipnis American bass. (1891)
Mariya Lytvynenko-Vol'hemut Ukrainian soprano. (1892)
Pierre Capdevielle French composer. (1906)
Camargo Guarnieri Brazilian composer. (1907)
Edward Staempfli Swiss composer. (1908)
Renata Tebaldi Italian soprano. (1922)
Flaviano Labò Italian tenor. (1927)
Igor Kuljerić Croatian composer. (1938)
Aage Haugland Danish bass. (1944)
Carol Neblett American soprano. (1946)
DEATHSLucrezia Baldini Italian singer. (1733)
Giacomo Insanguine Italian composer. (1795)
Giuseppe Gazzaniga Italian composer. (1818)
Maria Theresia von Paradis Austrian composer. (1824)
Anna Gottlieb Austrian singer. (1856)
Michel-Dimitri Calvocoressi Of Greek parentage translator and musicologist. (1944)
Tina Poli-Randaccio Italian soprano. (1956)
John Laurence Seymour American composer. (1986)
Peter Racine Fricker English composer. (1990)
PREMIERESL'Amazone corsara Carlo Pallavicino; Venezia, Teatro SS Giovanni e Paolo, shortly after 1 February 1686.
Manon Lescaut Giacomo Puccini; Turin, Teatro Regio, 1 February 1893.
La bohème Giacomo Puccini; Turin, Teatro Regio, 1 February 1896.
Vampuka, ili Nevesta afrikanskaya vladimir georgiyevich Ehrenberg; St Petersburg, Krivoye Zerkalo, 19 January/1 February 1909.
Von heute auf morgen Arnold Schoenberg; Frankfurt, Opernhaus, 1 February 1930.
BIRTHSGiuseppe Maria Buini Italian composer, librettist and impresario. (1687)
Girolamo Crescentini Italian soprano castrato and composer. (1762)
Vincenc Tuček Czech composer, conductor and singer. (1773)
Stefano Romani Italian composer. (1778)
Leopold Eugen Měchura Bohemian composer. (1804)
Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomïzhsky Russian composer. (1813)
Girolamo Alessandro Biaggi Italian critic and composer. (1819)
Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray French composer. (1840)
Leo Fall Austrian composer. (1873)
Gerhard Hüsch German baritone. (1901)
Renzo Rossellini Italian composer. (1908)
Pavel Šivic Slovene composer. (1908)
Lisa Della Casa Swiss soprano. (1919)
Waldemar Kmentt Austrian tenor. (1929)
Martina Arroyo American soprano. (1936)
Simon Estes American bass-baritone. (1938)
Sergio Ortega Chilean composer. (1938)
Andrew Davis English conductor. (1944)
DEATHSPietro Vincenzo Chiocchetti Italian composer. (1753)
Marie Fel French singer. (1794)
Luciano Xavier Santos Portuguese composer. (1808)
Jean-Baptiste Davaux French composer. (1822)
Pamphile-Léopold-François Aimon French composer. (1866)
Luigi Agnesi Belgian bass and composer. (1875)
Fabio Campana Italian composer and singing teacher. (1882)
Emanuil Manolov Bulgarian composer. (1902)
Xavier Leroux French composer. (1919)
Luigi Mancinelli Italian conductor and composer. (1921)
Jenő Huszka Hungarian composer. (1960)
Adolf Vogl German writer on music and composer. (1961)
Tullio Serafin Italian conductor. (1968)
Giovanni Martinelli Italian tenor. (1969)
Margarita Perra Greek soprano. (1984)
Francisco Mignone Brazilian composer and conductor. (1986)
Spike Hughes English composer and critic. (1987)
Gino Bechi Italian baritone. (1993)
PREMIERESPoro George Frideric Handel; London, King's Theatre, 2 February 1731.
Artaxerxes Thomas Augustine Arne; London, Covent Garden, 2 February 1762.
Der Bettelstudent Peter Winter; Munich, Nationaltheater, 2 February 1785.
Il Reggente Saverio Mercadante; Turin, Teatro Regio, 2 February 1843.
Louise Gustave Charpentier; Paris, Opéra-Comique, 2 February 1900.