March 22~

Théo Ysaÿe (1865-1918)
art:  Detail, caricature of Theo Ysaÿe and brother Eugène Ysaÿe
bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Th%C3%A9o_Ysa%C3%BFe
video: https://youtu.be/7eHXRCuHtyQ


Hamish MacCunn (1868-1916)

art: Sketch of Hamish MacCunn by J.B.B., after John Pettie, National Portrait Gallery, London
bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamish_MacCunn
video: https://youtu.be/c4p7SLbWdGg

Sarah Caldwell: Born on March 6, 1924

American opera visionary Sarah Caldwell founded the Opera Company of Boston in 1958. The company’s principal prima donna was Beverly Sills, and Placido Domingo was an unknown young tenor when he first sang with the company. Caldwell died on March 23 at the age of 82.
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5311751

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Sarah Caldwell, impresario of Boston opera, dead at 82

Biography on Encyclopedia.com

Gioachino Rossini/“Il Barbiere di Siviglia”/Sills, Titus, Gramm, Price, Ramey & Sarah Caldwell/New York City Opera

Discography