Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 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.

February 19: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 19, there are no less than 94 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Jean-Baptiste Krumpholz (230th anniversary, Death), Henryk Adamus (140th anniversary, Birth), Léonce Léonce (120th anniversary, Death), Milenko Stefanovic (90th anniversary, Birth), Pavel Ludikar (50th 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 19

 

February 19

2018

Evžen Zámečník, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Czech conductor, violinist, music educator and composer

Death (age 79)

2009

2005

Anton Eberst, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Clarinetist, professor, author

Death (age 84)

1999

René Gachet, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Swiss opera singer (baritone)

Death (age 88)

1997

1993

Vera Davydova, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Soviet singer, opera singer and music educator (1906-1993)

Death (age 86)

1989

Robert Kerns, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, American singer and opera singer

Death (age 56)

1985

Alena <strong>Baeva</strong> Alena Baeva, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Russian musician

Birth (35th anniversary)

1983

Miz, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Japanese violinist

Birth (37th anniversary)

1981

Olive Gilbert, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, British singer and actress (1898-1981)

Death (age 82)

1980

Evija Martinsone, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Latvian opera singer

Birth (40th anniversary)

1979

1977

Vittorio <strong>Grigolo</strong> Vittorio Grigolo, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth (43th anniversary)

Oskar Ekberg, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Swedish classical pianist

Birth (43th anniversary)

1970

Edmund Arbuckle Burke, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Classical opera singer (bass bariton)

Death (age 93)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Pavel Ludikar, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Czech opera singer

Death (age 87)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Sophie <strong>Koch</strong> Sophie Koch, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, French opera singer (mezzo soprano)

Birth (51th anniversary)

1966

Boris Freydkov, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer

Death (age 61)

1959

1958

Steve Nieve, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, English keyboardist

Birth (62th anniversary)

1956

Taizō Takemoto, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Japanese composer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1943

Stefania Toczyska, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Polish mezzo-soprano

Birth (77th anniversary)

1942

Phil Coulter, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Irish musician, songwriter and record producer

Birth (78th anniversary)

1941

Hamilton <strong>Harty</strong> Hamilton Harty, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Irish composer, conductor, pianist and organist

Death (age 61)

1939

1933

Milan Iglo, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Czech music educator and composer

Birth (87th anniversary)

Arnold <strong>Mendelssohn</strong> Arnold Mendelssohn, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, German composer and music teacher

Death (age 77)

1930

Milenko Stefanovic, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Serbian and Yugoslav clarinetist

Birth (90th anniversary)

1929

Cesare Galeotti, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Italian composer, conductor, and concert pianist

Death (age 56)

1927

Robert <strong>Fuchs</strong> Robert Fuchs, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Austrian composer and music teacher

Death (age 80)

1926

György <strong>Kurtág</strong> György Kurtág, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Hungarian composer

Birth (94th anniversary)

1922

Josef Matěj, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Czech composer, trombonist and choirmaster

Birth

1918

Josef Gerhartz, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, musician, singer, music pedagogue, opera singer

Death (age 52)

1900

1880

Henryk Adamus, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, Polish composer, conductor and violoncellist

Birth

1762

Friedrich Franz Hurka, Anniversaries (February 19), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, conductor, composer

Birth

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