Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 30: 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 30: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 30, there are no less than 67 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Futaba Inoue (90th anniversary, Birth), Fritz Feinhals (80th anniversary, Death), Petar Raychev (60th anniversary, Death), Thomas Weinhappel (40th 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 30

 

August 30

2015

Natalia Strelchenko, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Norwegian concert pianist of Russian origin

Death (age 38)

2003

Peter Meven, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 73)

2001

Emily <strong>Bear</strong> Emily Bear, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, American child composer and pianist

Birth (19th anniversary)

1997

Gene <strong>Emerson</strong> Gene Emerson, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Canadian musician

Birth (23th anniversary)

1994

Jaume Mestres i Pérez, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Spanish businessperson, composer and theatre director (1907-1994)

Death (age 86)

1988

DSharp, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, American violinist, DJ, singer and producer

Birth (32th anniversary)

1985

1984

Pavel Samiec, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Czech accordionist and composer

Birth (36th anniversary)

1980

Thomas Weinhappel, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer

Birth (40th anniversary)

1966

Liza <strong>Lim</strong> Liza Lim, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Australian composer

Birth (54th anniversary)

Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, New Zealand baritone opera singer

Birth (54th anniversary)

1961

Eytan Pessen, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Vocal coach, Opera director

Birth (59th anniversary)

1960

Petar Raychev, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Bulgarian tenor (1887-1960)

Death (age 73)

1959

Andreas Delfs, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, German conductor

Birth (61th anniversary)

1958

1956

Aita Donostia, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Spanish writer and musician

Death (age 70)

1955

Dominique Visse, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, French opera singer

Birth (65th anniversary)

1952

1951

1948

Yakov Kazyansky, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Russian composer

Birth (72th anniversary)

1945

Siegfried Lorenz, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, opera and concert singer

Birth (75th anniversary)

Arsen Dionisovitsj Arsenko, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1903-1945)

Death (age 42)

1944

Jean Bernard Hoffmann, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, instrumentalist, conductor

Birth (76th anniversary)

1940

Fritz Feinhals, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 70)

1933

Arne Mellnäs, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Swedish conductor, composer and musicologist

Birth

Luis <strong>Bacalov</strong> Luis Bacalov, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Argentine composer, musician; nationalized Italian; Oscar winning film score composer

Birth

1926

Adele Benetti, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 74)

1918

1879

Fritzi Scheff, Anniversaries (August 30), Classical music history, Austrian-American opera singer and actress

Birth

1846

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