Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 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.

February 14: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 14, there are no less than 79 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Maria Labia (140th anniversary, Birth), Tsune Matsushima (130th anniversary, Birth), Elza Karlovac (110th anniversary, Birth), Kazimierz Pustelak (90th anniversary, Birth), Reinbert de Leeuw (0th 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 February 14

 

February 14

2020

Reinbert de <strong>Leeuw</strong> Reinbert de Leeuw, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, Dutch conductor

Death (age 81)

0th anniversary    (2020)

1997

Lélia Gousseau, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, French pianist and music educator

Death (age 88)

1988

1987

Elisabeth Meyer, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, Swedish opera singer

Birth (33th anniversary)

1983

Rhydian Roberts, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, British singer and actor

Birth (37th anniversary)

1981

Josep Maria Roma i Roig, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, Spanish conductor, pianist and composer (1902-1981)

Death (age 79)

1974

Filippa Giordano, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, Mexican-Italian singer

Birth (46th anniversary)

1967

Lisa Larsson, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, Swedish classical singer

Birth (53th anniversary)

1959

Renée <strong>Fleming</strong> Renée Fleming, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, American opera soprano

Birth (61th anniversary)

1958

1957

1936

Anna <strong>German</strong> Anna German, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, Polish singer, popular in Poland and in the Soviet Union

Birth

Yoshio Unno, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, Japanese violinist and concertmaster

Birth (84th anniversary)

1934

1933

1932

Jean Cras, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, French composer, Commander of French Navy

Death (age 52)

1909

Clément <strong>Loret</strong> Clément Loret, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, French organist, composer and music educator

Death (age 76)

1901

Mykhaĭlo Hryshko, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1901-1973)

Birth

1884

1879

Jean-Jacques-Joseph Debillemont, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, French musician, composer, conductor and music critic

Death (age 54)

1857

Johannes Bernardus van <strong>Bree</strong> Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Anniversaries (February 14), Classical music history, Dutch composer, violinist and conductor

Death (age 56)

1784

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