Music anniversaries to be commemorated on August 7: 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 7: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For August 7, there are no less than 56 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Franziska Cornet (150th anniversary, Death), Veljo Tormis (90th anniversary, Birth), André Bloch (60th anniversary, Death), Lidia Babici (50th 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 7

 

August 7

2014

2012

Noreen Berry, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, South African opera singer

Death (age 81)

1984

Martin Ritzmann, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 65)

1979

Jérémy Jouve, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, French guitarist

Birth (41th anniversary)

Benjamin Wallfisch, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, British composer and conductor

Birth (41th anniversary)

1977

Aleksandra <strong>Kurzak</strong> Aleksandra Kurzak, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, Polish operatic soprano

Birth (43th anniversary)

1975

1971

Tobias Cole, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, Australian singer

Birth (49th anniversary)

1970

Lidia Babici, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue, singer

Death (age 72)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Alfred Momotenko, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, Dutch composer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1964

Carlo Colombara, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1963

Richard Egarr, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, British keyboard performer and conductor

Birth (57th anniversary)

1959

Patrick Defossez, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, Composer, pianist, teacher

Birth (61th anniversary)

1956

Ōtani Senshō, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, musicologist, composer

Birth (64th anniversary)

Sharon <strong>Isbin</strong> Sharon Isbin, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, American guitarist

Birth (64th anniversary)

1944

Agustín <strong>Barrios</strong> Agustín Barrios, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, Paraguayan Classical Guitarist

Death (age 59)

1942

Michael Pabst, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, musician, singer, opera singer

Birth (78th anniversary)

1939

1921

1919

1913

David <strong>Popper</strong> David Popper, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, Bohemian cellist and composer

Death (age 70)

1895

Cecilia Wessels, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, South-African opera singer (soprano)

Birth

1872

Babette Allram, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, opera singer, stage actor

Death (age 78)

1870

Franziska Cornet, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, German singer, opera singer and music educator

Death (age 62)

150th anniversary    (2020)

1864

Max Pauli, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Birth

1829

Timoteo Pasini, Anniversaries (August 7), Classical music history, Italian composer, conductor, and pianist

Birth

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