Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 19: 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 19: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 19, there are no less than 89 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Giulio Ricordi (180th anniversary, Birth), Audrey Mildmay (120th anniversary, Birth), Eduard Grach (90th anniversary, Birth), Giulia Recli (50th anniversary, Death), Norbert Dufourcq (30th 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 December 19

 

December 19

1997

1990

Norbert Dufourcq, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, French organist, musicologist and music historian

Death (age 86)

Jeremy Cushman, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (30th anniversary)

1988

1984

1983

Beate Ritter, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer

Birth (37th anniversary)

1982

Jean-Jacques Grunenwald, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, French organist, composer, architect, and pedagogue

Death (age 71)

1974

Evgenia Grekova, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (46th anniversary)

1972

1970

Giulia Recli, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, Italian composer

Death (age 80)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1964

Rainer Held, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, conductor, music pedagogue

Birth (56th anniversary)

1961

1960

Chantal Juillet, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, Canadian classical violinist

Birth (60th anniversary)

1958

1957

Olaf Bär, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1954

Nikolaj Anoshkin, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, musician, teacher, artist

Birth (66th anniversary)

1953

1949

1944

William <strong>Christie</strong> William Christie, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, American-born French conductor and harpsichordist

Birth

1943

Faraj Garayev, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, Azerbaijani musician

Birth (77th anniversary)

1940

Joan Viladomat Massanas, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, Spanish composer and musician born in Manlleu (Barcelona) in 1885 and died and Barcelona in 1940.

Death (age 55)

1930

Eduard Grach, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, Russian conductor and music educator

Birth (90th anniversary)

1921

Ludvík Podéšť, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, Czech composer, conductor, music journalist, and editor

Birth

1900

1888

1871

Konstantin Lyadov, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, Russian conductor (1820-1871)

Death (age 51)

1861

1854

Francesc Pérez-Cabrero i Ferrater, Anniversaries (December 19), Classical music history, Spanish businessperson, conductor and composer (1854-1914)

Birth

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