La Scena Musicale

Tuesday, 6 May 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: May 6 (Ridout, Dimitrova)

1918 - Godfrey Ridout, Toronto, Canada; composer

Biography

Fall Fair by Godfrey Ridout, performed in Beijing by the Toronto High School Oakwood Symphony Orchestra



1941 - Ghena Dimitrova, Beglej, Bulgaria; opera soprano

Wiki entry
Official website

Ghena Dimitrova sings "In questa reggia" from Puccini's Turandot, La Scala 1983 (Placido Domingo as Calaf)

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