Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 4: 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 4: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 4, there are no less than 68 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Louis-Henri Obin (200th anniversary, Birth), William Schuman (110th anniversary, Birth), Vladimir Rebikov (100th anniversary, Death), Siegfried Wagner (90th anniversary, Death), Deborah Voigt (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 4

 

August 4

2007

1997

Libero de Luca, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Swiss opera singer (1913-1997)

Death (age 84)

1985

Zbyněk Vostřák, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Czech conductor and composer

Death (age 65)

1984

Rozaliya Gorskaya, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Soviet Russian singer and pedagogue

Death (age 93)

1983

1982

Tatsuya Suzuki, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Japanese conductor

Birth (38th anniversary)

1981

Gaku Yamada, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Japanese musician

Birth (39th anniversary)

1980

1968

Olga <strong>Neuwirth</strong> Olga Neuwirth, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Austrian composer

Birth (52th anniversary)

Epifanio Comis, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, American musicianItalian pianist

Birth (52th anniversary)

1960

Deborah <strong>Voigt</strong> Deborah Voigt, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, American operatic soprano

Birth (60th anniversary)

1955

Guy de Mey, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Belgian opera singer

Birth (65th anniversary)

1953

Richard White, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, actor from the United States of America (born 1953)

Birth (67th anniversary)

1947

Klaus <strong>Schulze</strong> Klaus Schulze, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, German musician

Birth (73th anniversary)

Alicia Nafé, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Argentinian operatic mezzo-soprano singer

Birth (73th anniversary)

1943

Rainer Büsching, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (77th anniversary)

1942

1938

Simon Preston, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, British musician

Birth (82th anniversary)

1934

Ladislau Konya, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Romanian opera singer

Birth (86th anniversary)

1932

Slava Bondarenko, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Soviet and israeli actor and singer

Birth

1931

1930

Siegfried <strong>Wagner</strong> Siegfried Wagner, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Son of Richard Wagner and Cosima Liszt

Death (age 61)

1926

1923

Jiří Jirouš, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Czech conductor, violinist, composer and pianist

Birth

Nina Nelina, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer (1923—1966)

Birth

Irena Ylienė, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (97th anniversary)

1920

Vladimir <strong>Rebikov</strong> Vladimir Rebikov, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Russian composer

Death (age 54)

100th anniversary    (2020)

 

1910

William Schuman, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, American composer and arts administrator (1910-1992)

Birth

1874

Sanford C. Faulkner, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, composer of "The Arkansaw Traveler"

Death (age 68)

1834

 

1820

Louis-Henri Obin, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, French bass

Birth

200th anniversary    (2020)

1802

Gotthard Pokorný, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Czech composer and organist

Death (age 68)

1794

1748

Maximilian <strong>Stadler</strong> Maximilian Stadler, Anniversaries (August 4), Classical music history, Austrian composer, musicologist and pianist

Birth

1744

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