Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 7: 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 7: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 7, there are no less than 82 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Vincent Lübeck (280th anniversary, Death), Cornelis Dopper (150th anniversary, Birth), Elisabeth Reichelt (110th anniversary, Birth), Dominique Proust (70th anniversary, Birth), Christopher Maltman (50th 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 7

 

February 7

2013

1997

Clara Ebers, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 94)

1994

Witold <strong>Lutosławski</strong> Witold Lutosławski, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, Polish composer and conductor

Death (age 81)

1973

Daniel J. Lockwood, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (47th anniversary)

1972

Akiko Suwanai, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, Japanese violinist

Birth (48th anniversary)

1971

Elvira Amazar, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, opera singer, film actor, stage actor

Death (age 71)

1970

Božena Kacerovská, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, Czech opera singer

Death (age 89)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Christopher <strong>Maltman</strong> Christopher Maltman, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, British operatic baritone

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1961

Hans Reinmar, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 65)

1951

1948

1943

1933

Stuart Burrows, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, Welsh opera singer

Birth (87th anniversary)

1927

Laurie Johnson, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, British film and tv composer and bandleader

Birth (93th anniversary)

1908

Carl Nebe, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, German bass-baritone (1858-1908)

Death (age 50)

1907

1901

Benjamin Edward Woolf, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, American composer and playwright

Death (age 64)

1887

Eubie Blake, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, American composer, lyricist, and pianist

Birth

1878

Ossip <strong>Gabrilowitsch</strong> Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, russian-american pianist and conductor

Birth

1870

Cornelis Dopper, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, Dutch conductor

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1862

1835

Čeněk Vinař, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer, choirmaster and organist

Birth

1823

Richard Genée, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, Austrian librettist, playwright and composer

Birth

1822

Joaquín Gaztambide, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, composer of zarzuelas from Navarre, Spain

Birth

1779

William <strong>Boyce</strong> William Boyce, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, English composer and organist

Death (age 67)

1777

 

1758

1753

Giovanni Alberto Ristori, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, Italian opera composer and conductor

Death (age 61)

1740

Vincent <strong>Lübeck</strong> Vincent Lübeck, Anniversaries (February 7), Classical music history, German composer and organist

Death (age 85)

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