Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 1: 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 1: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 1, there are no less than 94 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Francesco Maria Veracini (330th anniversary, Birth), Francesco Balilla Pratella (140th anniversary, Birth), Germaine Lubin (130th anniversary, Birth), Peter Racine Fricker (30th anniversary, Death), Peter Serkin (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 1

 

February 1

2020

Peter <strong>Serkin</strong> Peter Serkin, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, American musician

Death (age 72)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2007

Gian Carlo <strong>Menotti</strong> Gian Carlo Menotti, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, Italian-American composer and librettist

Death (age 95)

1998

Ernő Kenéz, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, opera and operetta singer, pharmacist

Death (age 75)

1997

Ágnes Kriza, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, (1937--1997) opera singer; theatre manager

Death (age 60)

1995

1989

Dilyara Idrisova, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, opera singer, singer, performing artist

Birth (31th anniversary)

1981

Geirr Tveitt, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, Norwegian composer and pianist

Death (age 72)

1980

1975

Juan Manuel Abras, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, classical music composer, conductor and musicologist

Birth (45th anniversary)

Giáng Son, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, Vietnamese musician

Birth (45th anniversary)

1974

Alice Eversman, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, opera singer, music critic

Death (age 88)

Bartek <strong>Niziol</strong> Bartek Niziol, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, Polish violinist

Birth (46th anniversary)

1972

1971

1952

Jenő Jandó, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, Hungarian pianist

Birth (68th anniversary)

1951

Michael Jeffrey Shapiro, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, American composer, conductor, author

Birth (69th anniversary)

1940

Julius Lieban, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 81)

1939

Aleksandr Lomonosov, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, Soviet Russian singer

Birth (81th anniversary)

1937

Vaclovas Daunoras, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, Soviet singer, opera singer and music educator

Birth (83th anniversary)

1936

John Tilbury, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, English pianist

Birth (84th anniversary)

1926

Anna Birgitte Kriebel, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, Norwegian opera singer (1861-1926)

Death (age 64)

1892

Maria Łytwynenko-Wohlgemuth, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer, music educator and actor (1892-1966)

Birth

1881

1868

Gustav Zeitzschel, Anniversaries (February 1), Classical music history, German singer, opera singer and music educator

Birth

1745

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