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Friday, 16 May 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: May 16 (Tauber, Kiepura)

1891 - Richard Tauber, Linz, Austria; opera tenor

Wiki entry

Richard Tauber sings:

"You Are My Heart's Delight" from Lehar's The Land of Smiles (Das Land des Lächelns) (1935 recording)

"Ombra mai fu" from Handel's Xerxes (1939 recording)

1902 - Jan Kiepura, Sosnowiec, Poland; opera tenor


Jan Kiepura sings "Ach so fromm" from Flotow's Martha

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