Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 25: 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 25: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 25, there are no less than 68 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Robert Stolz (140th anniversary, Birth), Cheng Maoyun (120th anniversary, Birth), Ethel Stark (110th anniversary, Birth), Adolf Robinson (100th anniversary, Death), José van Dam (80th 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 25

 

August 25

2019

2011

Anne Sharp, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, Scottish soprano opera singer

Death (age 94)

2003

1987

Luka <strong>Šulić</strong> Luka Šulić, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, Croatian-Slovenian cellist

Birth (33th anniversary)

1982

Anna <strong>German</strong> Anna German, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, Polish singer, popular in Poland and in the Soviet Union

Death (age 46)

1961

Laurent Cabasso, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, French classical pianist

Birth (59th anniversary)

Jan Kyhle, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, Swedish opera singer

Birth (59th anniversary)

1958

Leo <strong>Blech</strong> Leo Blech, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, German opera composer and conductor

Death (age 87)

Hans Clemens, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, German opera singer (1890-1958)

Death (age 68)

1950

Rainer Küchl, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, Austrian classical violinist

Birth (70th anniversary)

1940

José van <strong>Dam</strong> José van Dam, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, bass-baritone opera singer from Belgium

Birth (80th anniversary)

1931

Nancy Tatum, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (89th anniversary)

1924

Renato Brogi, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, Italian musician and composer

Death (age 51)

1920

Adolf Robinson, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer

Death (age 82)

100th anniversary    (2020)

1918

Leonard <strong>Bernstein</strong> Leonard Bernstein, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist

Birth

1897

1896

Leopold Magenti i Chelvi, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, Spanish composer, musicologist and pianist (1896-1969)

Birth

1888

Leandre Sunyer, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, Spanish composer (1833-1888)

Death (age 55)

1884

Luigi Ferrari Trecate, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, Italian musician, composer and organist

Birth

1881

1880

1870

Nathalie Hansen, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, Norwegian opera singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1853

Antonie Erhartt, Anniversaries (August 25), Classical music history, actor, stage actor, opera singer

Death (age 27)

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