Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 21: 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.

August 21: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 21, there are no less than 58 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Paul Juon (80th anniversary, Death), Aagot Lobstein (70th anniversary, Death), Lillie Grandval (20th 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 August 21

 

August 21

2005

Lev Naumov, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Russian classical pianist, composer and educator

Death (age 80)

2000

1993

Tatiana Troyanos, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, classical music and opera singer

Death (age 54)

1989

Juan de Dios Mateos, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Opera singer, tenor

Birth (31th anniversary)

1985

1984

Vestards Šimkus, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Latvian pianist and composer

Birth (36th anniversary)

1973

Martin Lehmann, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, German university teacher

Birth (47th anniversary)

1964

Anne Ramoni, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Swiss opera singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1963

1958

1957

Karin Rehnqvist, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Swedish classical composer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1952

Boris Garlitsky, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Russian violinist

Birth (68th anniversary)

1951

Constant <strong>Lambert</strong> Constant Lambert, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, British composer and conductor

Death (age 45)

Michael Sylvester, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (69th anniversary)

Qigang Chen, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Chinese composer

Birth (69th anniversary)

1947

Marián Lapšanský, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Slovak pianist and educator

Birth (73th anniversary)

1946

María Uriz, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Spanish singer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1935

Josef Cyril Sychra, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 76)

1933

Janet <strong>Baker</strong> Janet Baker, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Opera and concert singer

Birth (87th anniversary)

1932

Frederick <strong>Corder</strong> Frederick Corder, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, English composer and music teacher

Death (age 80)

1931

1915

Mechislav Shchavinskiy, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Soviet Russian actor and singer

Birth (105th anniversary)

1885

Leo Funtek, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Slovenian-born violinist, conductor, arranger and professor

Birth

1869

Salvatore Patti, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, Italian singer and opera singer

Death (age 69)

1829

Otto Goldschmidt, Anniversaries (August 21), Classical music history, German composer, conductor and pianist

Birth

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