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Welcome to a new edition of my (lately) intermittent series of diaries on musical, and otherwise cultural events of the day.  First, a couple of anniversaries:

1879:  Ibsen's A Doll House premieres:

1937:  Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarves opens:

On to birthdays, including yours, if you are so blessed:

Thomas Becket:

Tommasso Masaccio:

Thomas Coutoure:

Zdenek Fibich:

Don Lorenzo Perosi:

Blagoje Bersa:

Leroy Robertson:

Ivan Generalic:

Heinrich Boll:

Alicia Alonso:

Rita Reys:

John Avildsen:

Phil Donahue:

Jane Fonda:

Frank Zappa:

Reinhard Mey:

Carla Thomas:

Albert Lee:

Michael Tilson Thomas:

Samuel L. Jackson:

Paco De Lucia:

Betty Wright:

Louis Demetrius Alvanis:

Stuart Mitchell:

Julie Delpy:

Mathieu Chedid:

Brett Scallions:

Paloma Herrera:

Toby Rand:

Alexa Goddard:


Best holiday wishes to all!

Originally posted to aravir on Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 05:55 AM PST.

Also republished by DKOMA.

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