Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 24: 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 24: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 24, there are no less than 106 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Marie Seebach (190th anniversary, Birth), Oskar Böhme (150th anniversary, Birth), Antoni Massana (130th anniversary, Birth), Giuseppina Pasqua (90th anniversary, Death), Stig Fogh Andersen (70th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a February 24

 

February 24

2020

Eiichi Itō, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Japanese music conductor

Death (age 94)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2017

2015

2014

2013

Ib Hansen, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Danish actor, singer and opera singer

Death (age 84)

2009

Svatopluk Havelka, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Czech music educator and composer

Death (age 83)

2003

John Shaw, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Australian operatic baritone

Death (age 78)

1998

Ernst Gutstein, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 73)

Geoffrey Bush, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, British composer, organist and scholar

Death (age 77)

1995

Vít Chlup, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, musicologist, conductor, pianist, trombonist

Death (age 74)

1985

Sieglinde Feldhofer, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer

Birth (35th anniversary)

1983

1972

Sergio Tiempo, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Venezuelan-Argentine musician

Birth (48th anniversary)

1968

Željko <strong>Lučić</strong> Željko Lučić, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Serbian operatic baritone

Birth (52th anniversary)

1967

1954

1952

1951

1950

Stig Fogh Andersen, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Danish opera singer

Birth (70th anniversary)

1947

Henry Herford, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, British opera singer

Birth (73th anniversary)

1941

Willy Strehl, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Austrian film actor, stage actor and opera singer

Death (age 59)

1934

Renata <strong>Scotto</strong> Renata Scotto, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Operatic soprano

Birth (86th anniversary)

Viktor Nikolaevich Kurin, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Ukrainian singer and opera singer (1934-2005)

Birth

Shūkō Mizuno, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, conductor, musicologist, composer

Birth (86th anniversary)

1931

1912

1907

Otto Goldschmidt, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, German composer, conductor and pianist

Death (age 77)

1895

Ignaz <strong>Lachner</strong> Ignaz Lachner, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, German composer and conductor

Death (age 87)

1893

Heinrich Strecker, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Austrian composer of operettas and popular Viennese music

Birth

1891

Jules Deswert, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Belgian composer, cellist and music educator

Death (age 47)

1877

1870

Oskar <strong>Böhme</strong> Oskar Böhme, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, German composer and trumpeter

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1858

Arnold Dolmetsch, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, musician and instrument maker in England (1858-1940)

Birth

1857

Klara Heinefetter, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 41)

1842

Arrigo <strong>Boito</strong> Arrigo Boito, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Italian opera composer and librettist of Verdi's opera ''Otello''

Birth

 

1797

Samuel Lover, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, Irish song-writer, novelist, and painter (1797-1868)

Birth

1704

Marc-Antoine <strong>Charpentier</strong> Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Anniversaries (February 24), Classical music history, French composer of the Baroque era

Death (age 61)

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