Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 20: 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 20: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 20, there are no less than 69 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Ferdinando Provesi (250th anniversary, Birth), Fred Raymond (120th anniversary, Birth), Teodor Hirner (110th anniversary, Birth), Paul Franz (70th anniversary, Death), Hilde Konetzni (40th 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 20

 

April 20

2015

2012

Leandra Overmann, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, Serbian singer, opera singer and university teacher (1956-2012)

Death (age 56)

1996

Veriko Tchumburidze, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, Georgian / Turkish violinist

Birth (24th anniversary)

1984

1977

Ulrike Maria Maier, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (43th anniversary)

1974

Szymon Krzeszowiec, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, Polish violinist, chamber musician and teacher

Birth (46th anniversary)

1969

1964

Urszula Kryger, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, Polish singer and opera singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1963

Isabel <strong>Mundry</strong> Isabel Mundry, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, German composer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1962

Pille Lill, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, Estonian opera singer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1961

Eva <strong>Urbanová</strong> Eva Urbanová, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, Czech opera singer

Birth (59th anniversary)

1957

Aleksandra Ropskai͡a, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 60)

1950

Paul Franz, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, French singer and opera singer

Death (age 73)

Barry Carl, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (70th anniversary)

1947

Vassily Sinaisky, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, Russian conductor and pianist

Birth (73th anniversary)

1946

Lambert Orkis, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (74th anniversary)

1944

1943

1941

Paul Frey, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer

Birth (79th anniversary)

1939

Hans Kennel, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, composer, music arranger, instrumentalist, singer, producer

Birth (81th anniversary)

1924

 

1910

Teodor Hirner, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, composer, music pedagogue, organist, conductor, choir director

Birth

1909

Manuel Penella Raga, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, Spanish composer (1847-1909)

Death (age 62)

1905

Natalie von Eschborn, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, singer, stage actor, opera singer

Death (age 68)

1904

Georgi Nelepp, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1904-1957)

Birth

1903

Anna Slach, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer (1900-1903)

Death (age 47)

1886

Paul Weingarten, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, Austrian pianist and music teacher

Birth

1858

Auguste <strong>Chapuis</strong> Auguste Chapuis, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, French composer, choreographer and music educator

Birth

1770

Ferdinando Provesi, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth

250th anniversary    (2020)

1763

Anna Maria Crouch, Anniversaries (April 20), Classical music history, English singer, actress and mistress of George, Prince of Wales

Birth

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