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Wednesday, 13 February 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: February 13 (Chaliapin, Farrell)

1873 - Feodor Chaliapin, Kazan, Russia; opera bass

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Chaliapin sing Boris's monologue from Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov



1920 - Eileen Farrell, Willimantic, USA; opera & recital soprano

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Eileen Farrell sings "Pace, pace, mio Dio" from Verdi's La Forza del Destino

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