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Monday, 24 March 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: March 24 (Malibran, Luxon)

1808 - Maria Malibran, Paris, France; opera mezzo-soprano and composer

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Cecilia Bartoli on Maria Malibran (more Bartoli than Malibran)





1937 - Benjamin Luxon, Redruth, England; opera and concert baritone

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The Marriage of Figaro, Act 2: Benjamin Luxon as the Count (with Te Kanawa, Cotrubas and von Stade; Glyndebourne, 1973)


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