Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 23: 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 23: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 23, there are no less than 77 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Elisabeth Olin (280th anniversary, Birth), Adam Minheimer (190th anniversary, Birth), Vincenzo Tommasini (70th anniversary, Death), Mimi Benzell (50th anniversary, Death), Victor Borge (20th 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 23

 

December 23

2016

2006

2000

Victor <strong>Borge</strong> Victor Borge, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, Danish-American comedian and musician

Death (age 91)

1990

Marinka Gurewich, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 88)

1982

Han-na Chang, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, South Korean musician

Birth (38th anniversary)

1976

Frank Forest, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, American opera singer (1896-1976)

Death (age 80)

Natalia Strelchenko, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, Norwegian concert pianist of Russian origin

Birth

1975

Andres Köster, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, Estonian opera singer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1970

Mimi Benzell, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, singer

Death (age 52)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1963

Ján Fišer, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, composer, musicologist, choir director

Death (age 67)

1957

Frank Lopardo, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, American operatic tenor

Birth (63th anniversary)

1952

1948

Glenn Dicterow, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (72th anniversary)

1946

Michiyoshi Inoue, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, Japanese conductor

Birth (74th anniversary)

Edita <strong>Gruberová</strong> Edita Gruberová, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, Slovak opera singer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1945

Georges <strong>Aperghis</strong> Georges Aperghis, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, Greek composer of contemporary music living in France

Birth (75th anniversary)

1943

Ross Edwards, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, Australian composer

Birth (77th anniversary)

1942

Walter Altschul, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, radiologist and an opera singer

Death (age 59)

1939

1936

Karel Navrátil, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, Czech composer and publicist

Death (age 69)

1932

1931

Maria Tipo, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, Italian pianist

Birth (89th anniversary)

1928

James Stuart, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, American opera director and operatic tenor

Birth

1927

Philipp Brozel, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 59)

1883

1878

Mathilde Wildauer, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 63)

1872

1861

1811

Emilie Rosing, Anniversaries (December 23), Classical music history, Danish singer and stage actress

Death (age 28)

1688

1236

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