Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 4: 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 4: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 4, there are no less than 79 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Gioseffo Zarlino (430th anniversary, Death), František Rauch (110th anniversary, Birth), Martin Jones (80th anniversary, Birth), Helen Tobias-Duesberg (10th anniversary, Death), Volker David Kirchner (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 4

 

February 4

2020

Volker David Kirchner, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, German musician

Death (age 77)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2019

Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, Soviet and Russian composer, conductor

Death (age 82)

2017

2015

Pavel Jurkovič, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, Czech composer, singer and music educator (1933-2015)

Death (age 81)

2010

2008

Petr Pokorný, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, Czech composer, pianist and educator

Death (age 75)

1998

1997

1987

<strong>Liberace</strong> Liberace, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, American pianist (1919-1987)

Death (age 67)

1977

Matthew Schellhorn, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, British Classical pianist

Birth (43th anniversary)

1975

Olen Cesari, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, Albanian violinist

Birth (45th anniversary)

1973

Donato <strong>Cabrera</strong> Donato Cabrera, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, American conductor

Birth (47th anniversary)

1968

1965

Elda Vettori, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, Italy born American singer

Death (age 74)

1961

1960

Maya de Vesque, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, singer from Sweden

Birth (60th anniversary)

1957

Don Davis, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1953

Denia Mazzola, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, Italian operatic soprano

Birth (67th anniversary)

1950

Zachos Terzakis, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, Greek singer, actor and opera singer

Birth (70th anniversary)

1947

Arne Lundemann, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, Danish opera singer

Birth (73th anniversary)

1941

Vladislav Pyavko, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer

Birth (79th anniversary)

1940

Martin Jones, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, British pianist

Birth (80th anniversary)

1933

Toshi Ichiyanagi, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, Japanese composer

Birth (87th anniversary)

1931

Hidetake Konoe, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, Japanese composer and conductor (1931-2003)

Birth

1930

Rudolf Zamrzla, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Death (age 61)

1909

Agi Jambor, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, (1909--1997) Hungarian born American classical pianist

Birth

1894

Adolphe <strong>Sax</strong> Adolphe Sax, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, Belgian musical instrument designer and musician

Death (age 79)

1553

Caspar Othmayr, Anniversaries (February 4), Classical music history, German Protestant priest, theologian and composer

Death (age 37)

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