Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 14: 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 14: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 14, there are no less than 104 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Jean-François Berthelier (190th anniversary, Birth), Rosanna Carteri (90th anniversary, Birth), John Rawnsley (70th anniversary, Birth), Martin Fröst (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 14

 

December 14

2006

Otmar Mácha, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, Czech theatre director and composer

Death (age 84)

1986

Marianne Crebassa, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, French singer and opera singer

Birth (34th anniversary)

1975

Rose Pauly, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, Hungarian singer and opera singer

Death (age 81)

1973

Milica Pap, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, Serbian musician

Birth (47th anniversary)

1970

Martin <strong>Fröst</strong> Martin Fröst, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, Swedish musician

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Cecilia Wessels, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, South-African opera singer (soprano)

Death (age 75)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Camille Zamora, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, American singer and opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1965

1964

Unnur Wilhelmsen, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, Norwegian opera singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1963

1961

1954

Nina Pavlovski, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, Danish opera singer

Birth (66th anniversary)

1953

René Eespere, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, Estonian composer

Birth (67th anniversary)

1951

Vojta Mádlo, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, Czech conductor, oboist and composer

Death (age 79)

1950

Frédéric Sali, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, French composer, musician and writer

Death (age 88)

John Rawnsley, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, British operartic baritone, actor and vocal coach

Birth (70th anniversary)

1946

Leon <strong>Botstein</strong> Leon Botstein, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, American conductor

Birth (74th anniversary)

1945

Constantino <strong>Gaito</strong> Constantino Gaito, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, Argentinian composer and pianist

Death (age 67)

1941

1939

1924

1923

Giuseppe Gallignani, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, Italian conductor, composer and music educator

Death (age 72)

1922

Gisela Litz, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, German operatic contralto

Birth (98th anniversary)

1916

Nicolai <strong>Soloviev</strong> Nicolai Soloviev, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, Russian music critic and composer

Death (age 70)

1906

Alexander Tsfasman, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, Soviet Jazz composer, pianist, and conductor

Birth

1899

Franz Himmer, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue, stage actor

Death (age 71)

1886

Antoni Rutkowski, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, composer, pianist, pedagogue

Death (age 27)

1884

August Paetsch, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, German stage actor and opera singer

Death (age 67)

1875

Pompeo Belgiojoso, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, singer, composer, opera singer

Death (age 75)

1788

Carl Philipp Emanuel <strong>Bach</strong> Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, German harpsichordist and composer

Death (age 74)

1778

1681

Giuseppe Valentini, Anniversaries (December 14), Classical music history, Italian violinist, painter, poet and composer

Birth

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