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2 August Almanac

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  • James F
    Singers who were born on 2 August Henri Etienne Derivis Bass Born 2 Aug 1780 Alby Died 1 Feb 1856 Debut as Sarastro in Zauberflote (Mozart) 11 Feb 1803
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      Singers who were born on 2 August
       
      Henri Etienne Derivis Bass
      Born 2 Aug 1780 Alby Died 1 Feb 1856
      Debut as Sarastro in Zauberflote (Mozart) 11 Feb 1803
      Teachers:-    Richer, Leonard Hermann-Leon
      Created Mahomet II in Siege of Corinth (Rossini)
                    Antigone in Olympie (Spontini)
                    Pontifex Maximus in Vestale (Spontini)
                    High Priest in Fernando Cortez (Spontini)
                    Alemar in Abencerages (Cherubini)
       
      Cornelie Van Zanten Mezzo-Soprano
      Born 2 Aug 1855 Dordrecht Netherlands Died 10 Jan 1946
      Debut as Leonora in Favorita (Donizetti) 1875
      Teachers:-    Geul, Francesco Lamperti, Carl Schneider
      Pupils      :-    Julia Culp, Tilly Koenen, Henk Noort, Willem Ravelli
                           Jo Vincent, Thomas Denijs, Jacques Urlus
       
      Nanny Larsen-Todsen Soprano
      Born 2 Aug 1884 Hageby Sweden Died 26 May 1982=3D20
      Debut as Agathe in Freischutz (Weber) 1906
      Teacher :-    Oskar Lejdstrom
      Pupils     :-    Siw Ericsdotter, Barbro Ericson, Anders Naslund
       
      Claire Dux Soprano
      Born 2 Aug 1885 Witkowicz Died 8 Oct 1967
      Debut as Pamina in Zauberflote (Mozart) 1907
      Teachers:-    Teresa Arkel, Adolf Deppe, Maria Schwadtke
      Created Martha in Rappelkopf (Blech)
       
      Richard Standen Baritone
      Born 2 Aug 1912 Bolton Died 16 Sep 1987
      Teacher :-    Walter Hyde
      Pupil      :-     Alastair Miles
       
      Hans Hopf Tenor
      Born 2 Aug 1916 Nurenberg Died 25 Jun 1993
      Debut as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly (Puccini) 1936
      Teachers:-    Paul Bender, Ragnvald Bjarne
       
      Gundula Janowitz Soprano
      Born 2 Aug 1937 Berlin
      Debut as Barbarina in Nozze di Figaro (Mozart) 8 Feb 1960
      Teacher :-     Hubert Thony
       
      Allen Cathcart Baritone
      Born 2 Aug 1938 Baltimore
      Debut as Guglielmo in Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart) 1961
      Teachers:-    Boris Goldovsky, Jan Popper
       
      Niwa Katsuumi   Tenor
      Born 2 Aug 1938 Yokohama
      Debut as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
      Teachers:-    Yoshiko Fukuzawa, Takeshi Isogaya, Lotte Lehmann
                           Jan Popper, Jennie Tourel
       
      Hannelore Bode Soprano
      Born 2 Aug 1941 Berlin
      Debut 1964
      Teachers:-    Ria Schmitz-Gohr, Fred Husler
       
      Thomas Thomaschke Bass
      Born 2 Aug 1943 Pirna
      Debut as Sacristan in Tosca (Puccini) 1963
      Teacher :-    Harry Schwikkardi
      Created Man in Versuchung (Tal)
       
      Peter Jeffes Tenor
      Born 2 Aug 1948 London
      Debut as Caramello in Night in Venice (Strauss) 1977
      Teachers:-    Mark Raphael, Paolo Silveri
      Created Hans in Docteur Faustus (Boehmer)
       
      Singers who died on 2 Aug
       
      Enrico Caruso Tenor
      Born 27 Feb 1873 Naples Died 2 Aug 1921
      Debut in L'Amico Francesco (Morelli) 16 Nov 1894
      Teachers:-    Carolina Ferni, Vincenzo Lombardi, Guglielmo Vergine
      Pupil       :-    Riccardo Martin
      Created Frederick Loewe in Germania (Franchetti)
                    Loris Ipanov in Fedora (Giordano)
                    Dick Johnson in Fanciulla del West (Puccini)
                    Maurizio in Adriana Lecouvreur (Cilea)
                    Federico in Arlesiana (Cilea)
       
      Richard Watson     Bass
      Born 1903 Adelaide Died 2 Aug 1968
      Debut as Timur in Turandot (Puccini) 1929
      Created Priest in Serg (Lloyd G)
       
      Rosetta Pampanini Soprano
      Born 2 Sep 1896 Milan Died 2 Aug 1973
      Debut as Micaela in Carmen (Bizet) 1920
      Teacher :-    Emma Molajoli
      Pupil      :-    Amy Shuard, Victoria Elliott
      Sang in the premiere of Delitto e Castigo (Pedrollo)
                                           Thien Hoa (Bianchini)
       
      Please post any additions, corrections or comments.
       
      Regards James
       
       
       

       
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