Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 2: 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 2: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 2, there are no less than 68 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Willoughby Weiss (200th anniversary, Birth), Margit Bokor (120th anniversary, Birth), Yuri Sakhnovsky (90th anniversary, Death), Mukan Tulebaev (60th anniversary, Death), Takahiro Funamoto (40th 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 2

 

April 2

2013

Linda Vogt, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, Australian classical and jazz flautist

Death (age 90)

2011

1997

1994

Pippo Barzizza, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, Italian composer, arranger, conductor, and music director

Death (age 91)

1989

Axelle Fanyo, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, French soprano

Birth (31th anniversary)

1988

Meirō Sugahara, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, conductor, musicologist, composer

Death (age 91)

1987

1982

Mary-Jean O'Doherty, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, Australian operatic soprano

Birth (38th anniversary)

1980

Takahiro Funamoto, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, Japanese composer

Birth (40th anniversary)

1969

1965

Hans Peter <strong>Kammerer</strong> Hans Peter Kammerer, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, Italian opera singer, baritone and singer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1963

Paul Wehage, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, American musician and musicologist

Birth (57th anniversary)

1961

1960

Mukan <strong>Tulebaev</strong> Mukan Tulebaev, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, Soviet conductor and composer (1913-1960)

Death (age 47)

1957

Zdeňka Mollíková, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, opera singer, singer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1956

Benet Casablancas, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, Catalan composer, musicologist and music pedagogue

Birth (64th anniversary)

1954

Agnes Habereder, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, German singer, opera singer and music educator

Birth (66th anniversary)

1947

1934

Paul Cohen, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, American saxophonist; performer, teacher, historian, musicologist, and author in areas related to the saxophone

Birth

Vasile Martinoiu, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, Romanian singer

Birth (86th anniversary)

1933

Hermine Galfy, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 76)

1930

1913

1912

1900

Margit Bokor, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, (1900--1949) opera and operetta singer

Birth

 

1820

Willoughby <strong>Weiss</strong> Willoughby Weiss, Anniversaries (April 2), Classical music history, English operatic bass

Birth

200th anniversary    (2020)

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