Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 26: births, premieres...
Thousands of anniversaries. In 2022, 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 26: Essential anniversaries
Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 26, there are no less than 65 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Joseph Caché (251th anniversary, Birth), Friedrich Silcher (161th anniversary, Death), Giuseppe de De Luca (71th anniversary, Death), Katalin Szendrényi (61th anniversary, Birth), Miliza Korjus (41th 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 26
Michael Maybrick, Anniversaries (August 26), Classical music history, b: 31 January 1841 - d: 26 August 1913 Michael Maybrick was an English composer and singer, best known under his pseudonym Stephen Adams as the composer of "The Holy City," one of the most popular religious songs in English
Death (age 72)