Today in Soprano History (Part 2)

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Birthdays 101 - 153 of 153

  • 1937-02-02 Martina Arroyo, American opera soprano (NY Met), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-03-12 Elizabeth Vaughan, Welsh opera soprano (Victor-Victoria, born in Llanfyllin
  • 1938-05-26 Teresa Stratas, [Anastasia Stratakis], soprano (Salome), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1938-09-12 Tatiana Troyanos, American mezzo-soprano (Octavian-Der Rosenleavalier), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-09-20 Jane Manning, English soprano, born in Norwich
  • 1938-12-04 Yvonne Minton, Australian soprano
  • 1939-06-09 Ileana Cotrubaş, Romanian soprano
  • 1939-11-12 Lucia Popp, Slovakian soprano (d. 1993)
  • 1940-04-17 Anja Silja, German soprano
  • 1940-07-10 Helen Donath, American soprano
  • 1940-08-15 Rita Shane, American soprano, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1941-11-26 Susanne Marsee, American mezzo-soprano
  • 1942-08-13 Sheila Armstrong, English soprano, born in Ashington, Northumberland
  • 1943-05-28 Elena Souliotis, Greek soprano (d. 2004)
  • 1943-10-17 Susan Davenny Wyner, soprano (Walter Naumberg Prize), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1943-10-20 Dunja Vejzovic, Croatian soprano
  • 1944-03-06 Kiri Te Kanawa, Gisborne NZ, operatic soprano (Don Giovanni)
  • 1944-04-06 Felicity Palmer, British mezzo-soprano
  • 1946-06-01 Carol Neblett, Modesto California, soprano (NYC Opera)
  • 1946-12-23 Edita Gruberova, Slovak operatic soprano
  • 1947-05-08 Felicity Lott, English soprano (We come to the river)
  • 1947-12-27 Janet Perry, American soprano
  • 1948-04-18 Catherine Malfitano, American soprano (Metropolitan Opera), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-06-18 Éva Marton, Hungarian operatic soprano
  • 1948-08-13 Kathleen Battle, soprano (Shephard-Tannhäuser), born in Portsmouth, Ohio
  • 1949-02-26 Emma Kirkby, British(?) soprano
  • 1949-03-13 Julia Migenes, American soprano
  • 1949-05-21 Rosalind Plowright, British soprano (Aida, Senta)
  • 1949-05-31 Nancy Shade, American soprano
  • 1951-07-12 Sylvia Sass, Hungarian soprano
  • 1952-08-10 Ashley Putnam, American soprano (NY City Opera 1978), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952-08-16 Gianna Rolandi, American soprano (Der Rosenkavalier), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952-12-30 June Anderson, American soprano
  • 1955-04-10 Lesley Garrett, British soprano
  • 1955-05-09 Anne-Sofie von Otter, Swedish mezzo-soprano
  • 1955-08-08 Diddú, Icelandic soprano and songwriter
  • 1957-02-14 Soile Isokoski, Finnish soprano
  • 1957-07-29 Alessandra Marc, American operatic soprano
  • 1959-02-14 Renée Fleming, American soprano
  • 1960-04-04 Jane Eaglin, English soprano
  • 1960-05-06 Phyllis Treigle, American soprano
  • 1960-07-17 Dawn Upshaw, American soprano
  • 1960-08-14 Cecilia Gasdia, Italian soprano
  • 1961-07-05 Isabelle Poulenard, French soprano
  • 1962-06-15 Andrea Rost, Hungarian soprano
  • 1962-11-02 Mireille Delunsch, French soprano
  • 1965-04-19 Natalie Dessay, French soprano
  • 1965-06-05 Sandrine Piau, French soprano
  • 1966-04-19 Véronique Gens, French soprano
  • 1966-06-04 Cecilia Bartoli, Italian mezzo-soprano
  • 1970-06-15 Gaëlle Méchaly, French soprano
  • 1980-06-29 Katherine Jenkins, Welsh soprano
  • 1987-04-10 Hayley Westenra, New Zealand soprano

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