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Premieres today

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1791) 229 years ago
Premiere of Die Zauberflöte, in Vienna, Austria.
Georges Bizet (1863) 157 years ago
Premiere of Les Pêcheurs de Perles, in Paris, France.
Robert Stolz (1933) 87 years ago
Premiere of Zwei Herzen in Dreivierteltakt, in Zürich, Switzerland.
George (Jacob) Gershwin (1935) 85 years ago
Premiere of Porgy and Bess, in New York, USA.
Jean-Louis Florentz (2003) 17 years ago
Premiere of Poème symphonique op.18, in Paris, France.
Peter Wallin (2005) 15 years ago
First complete performance of "The Mouse", in Ribe, Denmark.