Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 5: 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 5: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 5, there are no less than 90 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Ole Bull (210th anniversary, Birth), Oksana Petrusenko (120th anniversary, Birth), Maurice Duhamel (80th anniversary, Death), Aris Christofellis (60th anniversary, Birth), Pierre Vidal (10th 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 5

 

February 5

2020

Miklós Mersei, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, opera singer

Death (age 78)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2000

Pablo Elvira, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, Puerto Rican opera singer

Death (age 62)

1983

Kunito Nishitani, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, Japanese violinist and conductor

Birth (37th anniversary)

1982

Marco Di <strong>Meco</strong> Marco Di Meco, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, Italian flute player, composer, poet

Birth (38th anniversary)

1972

Mina Kubota, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, Japanese composer

Birth (48th anniversary)

Richard Bauer, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, Brazilian singer

Birth (48th anniversary)

1960

1959

1953

Suzanne Adams, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, American lyric soprano (1872-1953)

Death (age 80)

Gerhard Oppitz, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, German classical pianist

Birth (67th anniversary)

1949

Juozas Tallat-Kelpša, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, Lithuanian conductor and composer

Death (age 60)

1948

1939

Evžen Zámečník, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, Czech conductor, violinist, music educator and composer

Birth

Jan Václav Novák, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, Czech composer and clarinettist

Death (age 62)

1937

Wilfriede Günschel, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, German opera singer (soprano)

Birth (83th anniversary)

1935

1934

1933

Jimmy Bowien, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, record producer

Birth (87th anniversary)

1921

Jaroslav Kofroň, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, Czech hornist, music educator, composer and choirmaster

Birth

1920

France Langus, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1918

1896

Henry David <strong>Leslie</strong> Henry David Leslie, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, English composer and conductor

Death (age 73)

1895

1845

Henriette Müller-Marion, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, German opera singer, composer and music educator

Birth

1844

1825

Pierre Gaveaux, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, French operatic tenor and composer

Death (age 63)

1786

Karel František Pitsch, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and organist

Birth

 

1755

Caroline Müller, Anniversaries (February 5), Classical music history, Danish and later Swedish singer, dancer and actor

Birth

1594

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