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.
August 1: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 1, there are no less than 70 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Franz Simandl (180th anniversary, Birth), Lionel Bart (90th 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 August 1
John Lanigan, Anniversaries (August 1), Classical music history, Australian operatic tenor, born 7 January 1921 in Seddon, Australia and died 1 August 1996 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Death (age 75)