Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 19: 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 19: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 19, there are no less than 80 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Sebastián Durón (360th anniversary, Birth), Michele Mascitti (260th anniversary, Death), Mathilde Mallinger (100th anniversary, Death), Lord Berners (70th anniversary, Death), Alexander Vustin (0th anniversary, Death)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a April 19

 

April 19

2020

Alexander Vustin, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Russian composer

Death (age 76)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2013

2001

Edith Picht-Axenfeld, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, German pianist and harpsichordist

Death (age 87)

1999

1993

Blas Galindo, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Mexican composer from San Gabriel, Jalisco

Death (age 83)

1992

1985

Ivan Menzies, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, British singer and actor

Death (age 89)

1980

Yevgeny Sudbin, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Russian pianist

Birth (40th anniversary)

1978

Iva Mihanović, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (42th anniversary)

1976

Narine Ananikyan, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Armenian opera singer

Birth (44th anniversary)

1973

Philippe Mouratoglou, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, singer, composer, guitarist

Birth (47th anniversary)

1972

1970

Rosl Schwaiger, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 51)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1966

Véronique <strong>Gens</strong> Véronique Gens, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Operatic soprano

Birth (54th anniversary)

1965

Natalie <strong>Dessay</strong> Natalie Dessay, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, French opera soprano

Birth (55th anniversary)

1958

Haykanoush Danielyan, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and music educator (1893-1958)

Death (age 64)

1954

Aleksandr Morozov, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Russian singer and opera singer

Birth (66th anniversary)

1951

Marcus Creed, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (69th anniversary)

1950

Lord <strong>Berners</strong> Lord Berners, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, British composer, writer, painter, politician, novelist and autobiographer

Death (age 66)

1949

Valery Polyansky, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Russian conductor

Birth (71th anniversary)

Wolfgang von Schwind, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Austrian actor, singer and opera singer

Death (age 69)

1948

Mikhail Rostovtsev, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Soviet actor and opera singer (1872-1948)

Death (age 75)

1947

Murray <strong>Perahia</strong> Murray Perahia, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, American classical pianist and conductor

Birth (73th anniversary)

Yan Pascal <strong>Tortelier</strong> Yan Pascal Tortelier, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, French conductor and violinist

Birth (73th anniversary)

1943

Gustave <strong>Doret</strong> Gustave Doret, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Swiss composer and conductor (1866-1943)

Death (age 76)

1938

Kenneth Riegel, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, American operatic tenor.

Birth (82th anniversary)

1937

Klaus Thunemann, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, German bassoonist

Birth (83th anniversary)

1936

Bernhard Klee, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, German conductor

Birth (84th anniversary)

1933

Florence Hinkle, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, American operatic soprano

Death (age 47)

1932

Myron Fink, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, opera composer

Birth (88th anniversary)

1924

Masaru Kawasaki, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Japanese composer, conductor and musicologist

Birth

1920

Mathilde Mallinger, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Croatian opera singer

Death (age 73)

100th anniversary    (2020)

 

1910

1904

Eugeni Badia i Lloret, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Spanish pianist and composer (1904-1967)

Birth

1876

1870

Nobu Kōda, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Japanese composer, violinist and pianist (1870-1946)

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1868

Max von Schillings, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, German conductor, composer and theatre director

Birth

1799

Pieter <strong>Hellendaal</strong> Pieter Hellendaal, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Anglo-Dutch organist, violinist and composer

Death (age 78)

1772

1771

Gioseffo Catrufo, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Italian composer, musicologist, music educator and music theorist

Birth

 

1760

Michele Mascitti, Anniversaries (April 19), Classical music history, Italian violinist and Baroque composer

Death (age 96)

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