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Tuesday, 2 December 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: December 2 (Callas, Barbirolli)

1923 - Maria Callas, New York, U.S.A.; opera soprano

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Maria Callas sings "Suicidio" from Ponchielli's La Gioconda



1899 - John Barbirolli, London, England; conductor and cellist

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Biography and pictures

John Barbirolli conducts the Hallé Orchestra in Berlioz's Le Corsaire Overture

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