Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 13: 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.

December 13: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 13, there are no less than 73 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Jonel Perlea (120th anniversary, Birth), John Charles Thomas (60th anniversary, Death), Josep Vicent (50th 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 December 13

 

December 13

2018

Josef Vodák, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 91)

1996

Lorenzo Alvary, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, Hungarian musician, singer and opera singer

Death (age 89)

1992

Evgeniĭ Belov, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 79)

1979

David Vaňáč, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, opera singer, music arranger

Birth (41th anniversary)

Matthew Stiff, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, British musician

Birth (41th anniversary)

1970

Josep Vicent, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, Spanish conductor and percussionist

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1967

1964

Azər Zeynalov, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, Azerbaijani musician and singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1963

Yuri Yunitsky, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer

Death (age 57)

1962

Francesco Petrozzi, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, politician, member of the Congress of the Republic of Peru

Birth (58th anniversary)

1959

1952

Benjamin Kamins, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (68th anniversary)

1951

Selim <strong>Palmgren</strong> Selim Palmgren, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, Finnish composer and pianist

Death (age 73)

1945

Karin Ott, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, Swiss operatic soprano

Birth (75th anniversary)

1938

Alvin Curran, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, American musician and composer

Birth (82th anniversary)

1918

1912

1876

1862

1832

Josef Spitzeder, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 36)

 

1813

Etienne Soubre, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, Belgian conductor, composer and music educator

Birth

1812

1785

Anna Milder-Hauptmann, Anniversaries (December 13), Classical music history, Soprano opera singer in Austria and Germany

Birth

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