Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 13: births, premieres...

Thousands of anniversaries. In 2020, classical music and opera offer many opportunities for music lovers to commemorate composers, conductors, performers and operatic artists, to celebrate the first performances of essential works or the opening of emblematic concert halls. From January to December, there are 365 opportunities to revisit a repertoire, a recording or simply to explore 10 centuries of classical music. Something to satisfy all the inquiring minds.

April 13: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 13, there are no less than 88 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Félicien-César David (210th anniversary, Birth), Eduard Lassen (190th anniversary, Birth), Aloys Fleischmann (110th anniversary, Birth), Vladimir Cosma (80th anniversary, Birth), Esteban Benzecry (50th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a April 13

 

April 13

2019

2003

2002

Scipio Colombo, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Italian opera singer (1910-2002)

Death (age 91)

2000

Inglis Gundry, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, British writer and musician

Death (age 94)

1995

Miloš Sedmidubský, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Czech conductor and composer

Death (age 71)

1978

Nick Garrett, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, British opera singer

Birth (42th anniversary)

Šimon Voseček, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Austrian composer

Birth (42th anniversary)

1975

1973

Karel Böhm, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Czech conductor and composer

Death (age 83)

Gregor Otto Papadopoulos, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (47th anniversary)

1970

Esteban <strong>Benzecry</strong> Esteban Benzecry, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Argentine composer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

György <strong>Vashegyi</strong> György Vashegyi, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Hungarian conductor, harpsichordist and specialist in Early Music

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1957

Patrick Marie <strong>Aubert</strong> Patrick Marie Aubert, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, French conductor and choir director

Birth (63th anniversary)

1949

Guido Maria Ferilli, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Italian composer and singer

Birth (71th anniversary)

1946

Della <strong>Jones</strong> Della Jones, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Welsh mezzo-soprano

Birth (74th anniversary)

William Henry Bell, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, English composer, conductor and lecturer

Death (age 72)

1945

1940

Vladimir <strong>Cosma</strong> Vladimir Cosma, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Romanian-French Composer, violinist and conductor

Birth (80th anniversary)

Takaya Urakawa, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Japanese violinist and concertmaster

Birth (80th anniversary)

1934

1929

Giovanni Foiani, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Italian operatic bass (1929-)

Birth (91th anniversary)

Paul Späni, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Swiss singer and music educator (1929-1993)

Birth

1920

Oldřich Dědek, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, opera singer, artist

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1915

Eleonora Nikolaevna Tomm, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1915-1988)

Birth

1898

William Martin, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, American classical tenor, born 1898

Birth

1896

Ferenc Gassi, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer, composer and consultant (1850-1896)

Death (age 45)

1868

John Blackwood <strong>McEwen</strong> John Blackwood McEwen, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, Scottish classical composer and educator

Birth

1847

1826

Franz <strong>Danzi</strong> Franz Danzi, Anniversaries (April 13), Classical music history, German composer and musician

Death (age 62)

1825

1786

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