Music anniversaries to be commemorated on April 3: 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 3: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For April 3, there are no less than 100 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Václav Tomášek (170th anniversary, Death), Felicita von Vestvali (140th anniversary, Death), Celestí Sadurní i Gurguí (110th anniversary, Death), Emma Albani (90th anniversary, Death), Kurt Weill (70th 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 3

 

April 3

2013

2011

1999

Lionel Bart, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, British writer and composer of pop music and musicals

Death (age 68)

1994

Edgar Moreau, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, French cellist

Birth (26th anniversary)

1982

Ran Dank, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Israeli musician

Birth (38th anniversary)

1981

Marzena Diakun, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Polish symphony orchestra conductor

Birth (39th anniversary)

1976

Darren Jeffery, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Opera Singer (Bass-Bariton)

Birth (44th anniversary)

1973

Marija Gluvakov, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Serbian musician

Birth (47th anniversary)

1972

Ferde von Grofé, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, American composer, arranger, pianist and instrumentalist

Death (age 80)

Gillian Keith, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer

Birth (48th anniversary)

1971

Gertrude Kappel, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 86)

1969

1966

Maria Łytwynenko-Wohlgemuth, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer, music educator and actor (1892-1966)

Death (age 74)

1962

Grigol Kiladze, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Soviet conductor and composer (1902-1962)

Death (age 59)

Mariko Senju, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Japanese violinist

Birth (58th anniversary)

1961

1958

Elena Ionova, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, opera singer, operetta singer

Birth (62th anniversary)

1956

Frédéric Aguessy, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Pianist, conductor

Birth (64th anniversary)

1953

Mikhail Rudy, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, French musician

Birth (67th anniversary)

1948

Antonio Carangelo, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth (72th anniversary)

Garrick <strong>Ohlsson</strong> Garrick Ohlsson, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, American pianist

Birth (72th anniversary)

Boris Berman, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Russian/American musician

Birth (72th anniversary)

1945

Renate Behle, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Austrian mezzo-soprano and soprano, and voice teacher

Birth (75th anniversary)

1943

Mario Lavista, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Mexican composer

Birth (77th anniversary)

1941

Jorma <strong>Hynninen</strong> Jorma Hynninen, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Finnish singer

Birth (79th anniversary)

1937

1931

Jiří Laburda, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer, musicologist and choirmaster

Birth (89th anniversary)

1930

Emma Albani, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Canadian opera soprano

Death (age 82)

1929

Ladislav Simon, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator, composer and pianist

Birth

1927

Ladislav Burlas, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, composer, music pedagogue, musicologist

Birth (93th anniversary)

1922

1920

Gisela Schmidting, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, German actress and opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1917

Heinrich Kafka, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Czech music educator and composer

Death (age 73)

 

1910

Celestí Sadurní i Gurguí, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Spanish composer and conductor (1863-1910)

Death (age 46)

1905

František Schäfer, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and pianist

Birth

1903

Lili Kraus, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Hungarian born English classical pianist

Birth

1889

Grigoraș <strong>Dinicu</strong> Grigoraș Dinicu, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Romanian Roma composer and violinist

Birth

1875

1858

Sigismund von <strong>Neukomm</strong> Sigismund von Neukomm, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Austrian composer and pianist

Death (age 79)

1850

Václav Tomášek, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, Czech music educator and composer

Death (age 75)

 

1820

Augusta Candiani, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth

200th anniversary    (2020)

1761

Christian Ferdinand Abel, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, German Baroque violinist, cellist and viol virtuoso

Death (age 78)

1699

Jean-Baptiste Forqueray, Anniversaries (April 3), Classical music history, French composer and violist; son of Antoine Forqueray

Birth

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