Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 30: 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 30: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 30, there are no less than 61 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Louis Gassier (200th anniversary, Birth), Franz Lehár (150th anniversary, Birth), Margrethe Lendrop (100th anniversary, Death), Olga Björkegren (70th anniversary, Death), Jarosław Drzewiecki (60th 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 30

 

April 30

2004

2002

1995

Jiří Šust, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, Czech composer, author of film music

Death (age 75)

Lee Cass, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, American opera singer

Death (age 70)

1983

Moritsuna Kuroyanagi, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, Japanese violinist and concertmaster (1908-1983)

Death (age 74)

1982

Martina Wulf, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 74)

1976

1968

Petr Hanzlík, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, Czech composer and singer

Birth (52th anniversary)

1964

Luis Otero Martínez-Siegenthaler, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, musician, singer, composer, conductor, choir director

Birth (56th anniversary)

1960

1959

Armand <strong>Marsick</strong> Armand Marsick, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, Belgian conductor and composer

Death (age 81)

1956

Jorge Chaminé, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, Portuguese opera singer

Birth (64th anniversary)

Andrey Kazakov, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, Soviet Russian clarinetist

Birth (64th anniversary)

1955

1954

1951

1920

Margrethe Lendrop, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, Danish opera singer

Death (age 46)

100th anniversary    (2020)

1887

1871

Louise Homer, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, American opera singer (1871-1947)

Birth

1870

1860

1856

Jindřich Hartl, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Birth

1831

 

1820

Louis Gassier, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, French singer

Birth

200th anniversary    (2020)

1758

François d'<strong>d'Agincourt</strong> François d'd'Agincourt, Anniversaries (April 30), Classical music history, French harpsichordist, organist, composer

Death (age 74)

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