Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 6: 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 6: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 6, there are no less than 79 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Giorgio Ronconi (210th anniversary, Birth), Antonín Vranický (200th anniversary, Death), Francesco Paolo Frontini (160th anniversary, Birth), Friedrich Schröder (110th anniversary, Birth), Christiane Karg (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 6

 

August 6

2020

Eldar Əliyev, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, (1971--2020) opera singer

Death (age 49)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2017

2012

Marvin <strong>Hamlisch</strong> Marvin Hamlisch, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, American composer and conductor (1944-2012)

Death (age 68)

Ruggiero Ricci, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, American classical violinist

Death (age 94)

2009

2007

Teizo Matsumura, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Japanese composer and poet

Death (age 78)

2005

James <strong>Wilson</strong> James Wilson, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Irish composer (1922-2005)

Death (age 82)

2000

Arthur Newman, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, American operatic baritone and actor (1908-2000)

Death (age 92)

1991

Max Rostal, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, British-Austrian violinist

Death (age 85)

1990

Yury Chichkov, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Soviet composer (1929-1990)

Death (age 61)

1985

Chloe <strong>Flower</strong> Chloe Flower, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, composer, pianist

Birth (35th anniversary)

1984

George Andguladze, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Georgian operatic bass

Birth (36th anniversary)

1983

1980

Christiane <strong>Karg</strong> Christiane Karg, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, German operatic soprano

Birth (40th anniversary)

1977

1976

Gregor <strong>Piatigorsky</strong> Gregor Piatigorsky, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Russian-born American cellist

Death (age 73)

1974

Robert Rounseville, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, American opera singer (1914-1974)

Death (age 60)

1972

Lisa Smirnova, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Austrian musician

Birth (48th anniversary)

1971

Artsvik Demurchyan, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Armenian opera singer

Birth (49th anniversary)

1970

Clara Clairbert, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, singer

Death (age 74)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Ingolf <strong>Dahl</strong> Ingolf Dahl, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, classical musician

Death (age 58)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Theodor W. <strong>Adorno</strong> Theodor W. Adorno, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, German sociologist, philosopher and musicologist

Death (age 65)

Pasi Pirinen, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Finnish trumpeter

Birth (51th anniversary)

1967

Hao Zhou, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth (53th anniversary)

1964

Dmitry Tikhonov, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, singer-songwriter, opera singer, singer, rock musician

Birth (56th anniversary)

1962

Teodoro Ballo Tena, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Spanish conductor (1866-1962)

Death (age 96)

1955

Yuri Kiporenko-Damanski, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Russian singer and opera singer (1888-1955)

Death (age 67)

1954

Sigurður Bragason, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Icelandic baritone

Birth (66th anniversary)

1953

John Craton, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, American composer and musician

Birth (67th anniversary)

1948

Faith Esham, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, American opera soprano

Birth (72th anniversary)

1943

Dan Grigore, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Pianist, Composer

Birth (77th anniversary)

1939

Paul Trépanier, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Canadian singer

Birth (81th anniversary)

1935

1932

Eduard Tregler, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator, composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 64)

1907

1898

Loulou Hégoburu, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, opera singer, actor, dancer, cabaret artist

Birth

1891

Henry <strong>Litolff</strong> Henry Litolff, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Piano virtuoso, composer and music publisher

Death (age 73)

1883

1821

 

1820

Antonín Vranický, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Czech violinist and composer

Death (age 59)

200th anniversary    (2020)

1784

Karl Kohaut, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Czech violinist, composer and luteist

Death (age 58)

1782

Nicolas Chédeville, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, French composer, musette player and musette maker

Death (age 77)

 

1619

Barbara <strong>Strozzi</strong> Barbara Strozzi, Anniversaries (August 6), Classical music history, Italian baroque singer and composer

Birth

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