Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 14: 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 14: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 14, there are no less than 82 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Ludwig Ritter von Köchel (220th anniversary, Birth), Jean de Reszke (170th anniversary, Birth), Edgar Hovhannisyan (90th anniversary, Birth), Fazıl Say (50th anniversary, Birth), Naděžda Kniplová (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 January 14

 

January 14

2020

Naděžda Kniplová, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, Czech opera singer

Death (age 87)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2018

François <strong>Morel</strong> François Morel, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, Canadian classical music composer and educator

Death (age 91)

2017

2005

Edwin Bélanger, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, Canadian conductor, violinist, violist, arranger, and music educator

Death (age 94)

2004

Joaquín Nin-Culmell, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, American composer and pianist of Cuban descent

Death (age 95)

Paul <strong>Ji</strong> Paul Ji, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, American-chinese pianist

Birth (16th anniversary)

1995

Alexander Gibson, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, Scottish conductor and opera intendant

Death (age 68)

1993

Mariana de Gonich, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, Cuban opera singer and music educator

Death (age 92)

1984

1983

1975

1971

Erzsi Gervay, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, (1889--1971) opera singer, recitalist, voice teacher

Death (age 81)

1970

Fazıl <strong>Say</strong> Fazıl Say, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, Turkish pianist and composer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Marek Kalbus, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1965

Andrew <strong>Manze</strong> Andrew Manze, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, English violinist and conductor

Birth (55th anniversary)

Jeanette <strong>MacDonald</strong> Jeanette MacDonald, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, American singer and actress (1903-1965)

Death (age 61)

1962

1958

Irina Chukovskaia, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, music pedagogue, pianist

Birth (62th anniversary)

1957

Arno Raunig, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1956

Ben Heppner, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1955

Miroslav Kubíček, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, Czech music educator and composer

Death (age 35)

1950

Nicholas McGegan, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, English conductor

Birth (70th anniversary)

1940

Siegmund Nimsgern, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (80th anniversary)

1921

 

1909

Quido Havlasa, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 69)

1908

Russ Columbo, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, American singer, violinist, and actor

Birth

1888

Stephen <strong>Heller</strong> Stephen Heller, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, Classical pianist and composer

Death (age 74)

1870

Josep Vicens i Juli, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, Spanish musician and composer (1870-1956)

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1846

1824

Elise Berner, Anniversaries (January 14), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer and actress

Death (age 57)

1676

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