Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 12: 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.

January 12: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 12, there are no less than 101 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Friederike Bethmann (260th anniversary, Birth), Karel Burian (150th anniversary, Birth), Minna Peschka-Leutner (130th anniversary, Death), Väinö Hannikainen (120th anniversary, Birth), Paul Pisk (30th 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 January 12

 

January 12

2020

Giorgio Merighi, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, Italian singer and opera singer

Death (age 81)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2017

2015

Elena <strong>Obraztsova</strong> Elena Obraztsova, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, Soviet and russian opera singer

Death (age 75)

2006

2000

Evgeniy Glebov, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, Soviet conductor and composer (1929-2000)

Death (age 70)

1997

Clemens Kaiser-Breme, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, German opera singer and music educator

Death (age 88)

1996

Eduard Haken, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, Czech actor, doctor and opera singer

Death (age 85)

1992

Edward W. Hardy, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, American composer, musician and producer

Birth (28th anniversary)

1988

1986

Zdeněk Hůla, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, Czech composer and choirmaster

Death (age 84)

1985

Yoonjung Han, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, South Korean musician

Birth (35th anniversary)

1982

1978

Anna Meredith, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, British composer and performer of electronic and acoustic music

Birth (42th anniversary)

1972

Dan Coleman, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (48th anniversary)

1971

Carl Maria Waldmeier, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 86)

1970

Seikyo Kim, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, conductor

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1965

Michele <strong>Pertusi</strong> Michele Pertusi, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1958

Emmi Leisner, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, German opera and concert singer

Death (age 72)

1948

Eusebi Bosch i Humet, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, Spanish composer and musician (1860-1948)

Death (age 87)

1945

1944

1936

Raimonds <strong>Pauls</strong> Raimonds Pauls, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, Latvian composer and piano player; Minister of culture of Latvia from 1988 to 1993

Birth (84th anniversary)

1935

Margherita Rinaldi, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, Italian lyric soprano

Birth (85th anniversary)

1933

Werner Völschow, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, opera singer, cultural studies scholar

Birth

Václav Suk, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, Czech conductor, violinist and composer

Death (age 71)

1920

Arshak Kostanyan, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, opera singer

Death (age 54)

100th anniversary    (2020)

Theodor Uppman, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1899

1898

José Forns y Quadras, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, Spanish composer, historian, and teacher

Birth

1870

Karel Burian, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, tenorista

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1835

Bodo Borchers, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue, stage actor

Birth

1788

Franziska Sontag, Anniversaries (January 12), Classical music history, German stage actor and opera singer (1788-1865)

Birth

 

1760

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