Music anniversaries to be commemorated on December 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.

December 7: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For December 7, there are no less than 73 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Hermann Goetz (180th anniversary, Birth), Mykhailo Verbytsky (150th anniversary, Death), Rudolf Bella (130th anniversary, Birth), Seymour Schwartzman (90th anniversary, Birth), Clara Haskil (60th 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 7

 

December 7

2017

Žermēna Heine-Vāgnere, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and music educator

Death (age 94)

2014

1996

Moeslim Moekimovitsj Abdoellin, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1916-1996)

Death (age 80)

1989

1985

1983

Emiri Miyamoto, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, Japanese violinist

Birth (37th anniversary)

1978

Barbara Sabella, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, Czech opera singer

Birth (42th anniversary)

1976

1972

Arianna Zukerman, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (48th anniversary)

1971

1961

Jeanette Angell, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 82)

Isidar Balocin, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1907-1961)

Death (age 54)

1960

Clara <strong>Haskil</strong> Clara Haskil, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, Romanian-Swiss classical pianist

Death (age 65)

Yasuhide Ito, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, Japanese composer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1957

Chaya <strong>Czernowin</strong> Chaya Czernowin, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, Israeli composer and academic

Birth (63th anniversary)

1954

1951

Katalin Pitti, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer (soprano)

Birth (69th anniversary)

1947

David Gordon, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (73th anniversary)

1946

Hopkinson Smith, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, American lutenist and specialist in early music

Birth (74th anniversary)

1943

1935

Richard Cross, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (85th anniversary)

1934

Werner Götz, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (86th anniversary)

1923

Jaroslav Meier, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, organist, composer, contributing editor

Birth

1921

Chen Peixun, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, composer and university teacher (1922-2006)

Birth

1912

 

1909

1870

Mykhailo Verbytsky, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, Ukrainian composer

Death (age 55)

150th anniversary    (2020)

1863

1840

1839

Jan August Vitásek, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer, pianist and organist

Death (age 68)

 

1801

Johann <strong>Nestroy</strong> Johann Nestroy, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, Austrian dramatic, actor and singer

Birth

1562

Adrian <strong>Willaert</strong> Adrian Willaert, Anniversaries (December 7), Classical music history, Franco-Flemish composer and founder of the Venetian School

Death (age 72)

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