Music anniversaries to be commemorated on February 9: 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 9: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For February 9, there are no less than 75 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Ferdinando Carulli (250th anniversary, Birth), Lucilla Udovich (90th anniversary, Birth), Ernő von Dohnányi (60th anniversary, Death), Jacques Hétu (10th anniversary, Death), Mirella Freni (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 9

 

February 9

2020

Mirella <strong>Freni</strong> Mirella Freni, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Italian soprano

Death (age 84)

0th anniversary    (2020)

Sergei Slonimsky, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Soviet composer

Death (age 87)

0th anniversary    (2020)

Margareta Hallin, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Swedish opera singer

Death (age 88)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2018

Jóhann <strong>Jóhannsson</strong> Jóhann Jóhannsson, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Icelandic musician and composer

Death (age 48)

2006

Laurie Z, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, pianist, composer, arranger, performer, producer

Death (age 49)

1994

Jarmila Novotná, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Czech actress, opera singer and singer

Death (age 86)

1990

Ilse Hollweg, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 67)

1986

1976

Percy <strong>Faith</strong> Percy Faith, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Canadian-born American bandleader, orchestrator, composer and conductor

Death (age 67)

1973

David <strong>Grimal</strong> David Grimal, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, French violinist

Birth (47th anniversary)

1966

Amanda Roocroft, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, English operatic soprano

Birth (54th anniversary)

1963

1960

Ernő von <strong>Dohnányi</strong> Ernő von Dohnányi, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Hungarian conductor, composer, and pianist

Death (age 82)

1957

1949

Paul Hillier, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, British singer and director

Birth (71th anniversary)

Poul Schierbeck, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Danish composer and organist

Death (age 60)

1947

Margot Stejskal, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (73th anniversary)

1946

Robert Burg, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 55)

1943

Ryland Davies, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Welsh opera singer

Birth (77th anniversary)

1942

Miloš Štědroň, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer, musicologist, professor and university educator

Birth (78th anniversary)

1940

1932

Rosa Papier, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Austrian singer, opera singer and music educator

Death (age 73)

1917

Siegmund Lieban, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 53)

1916

Hynek Vojáček, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Czech faggotist, music educator, composer, choirmaster and collector of regional songs

Death (age 90)

 

1817

1770

Ferdinando <strong>Carulli</strong> Ferdinando Carulli, Anniversaries (February 9), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth

250th anniversary    (2020)

1707

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