Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 29: 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 29: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 29, there are no less than 79 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Mihal Ciko (120th anniversary, Birth), Antonie Schläger (110th anniversary, Death), Norman Platt (100th anniversary, Birth), Heinz Kruse (80th anniversary, Birth), Ivan Sokolov (60th 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 29

 

August 29

1986

1978

Michael Laurenz, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, opera singer, performing artist

Birth (42th anniversary)

1972

René Leibowitz, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, French composer and conductor

Death (age 59)

1969

Martin Wölfel, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1967

Nikolay Vorvulev, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1917-1967)

Death (age 50)

1962

Ricardo Llorca, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Spanish composer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1960

Ivan Sokolov, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Russian composer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1955

Bernarda Fink, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Argentine mezzo-soprano

Birth (65th anniversary)

Diamanda Galás, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, American avant-garde composer, vocalist, pianist, organist, performance artist and painter

Birth (65th anniversary)

1953

Marta Beňačková, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Czech opera singer and music educator

Birth (67th anniversary)

Darrell Fancourt, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, British opera singer and actor

Death (age 67)

1945

Jacques Lenot, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, French composer

Birth (75th anniversary)

1942

Josef Vašata, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Death (age 58)

1940

1937

Valery Egudin, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1937-2007)

Birth

1936

Gilbert Amy, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, French composer and conductor

Birth (84th anniversary)

1933

He Zhanhao, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Chinese musician

Birth (87th anniversary)

1932

Jeanne Jomelli, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Dutch soprano opera singer, concert singer, and music educator

Death (age 53)

1920

Norman Platt, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, British conductor (1920-2004)

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1913

 

1910

Antonie Schläger, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 51)

1905

Eduardo del Pueyo, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Spanish pianist, musicologist and music educator

Birth

1903

Enrico Bevignani, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Italian composer and conductor

Death (age 61)

August <strong>Labitzky</strong> August Labitzky, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Czech conductor, violinist and composer

Death (age 70)

1886

Elena D'Angri, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Greek opera singer; Operatic contralto

Death (age 62)

1861

1857

Emilia Goggi, Anniversaries (August 29), Classical music history, Italian singer and opera singer

Death (age 39)

1661

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