Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 19: 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 19: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 19, there are no less than 85 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Michele Gabellone (280th anniversary, Death), Giuseppe Belli (260th anniversary, Death), Luciano Chailly (100th anniversary, Birth), Iiro Rantala (50th anniversary, Birth), Alberto Semprini (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 19

 

January 19

2014

Udo Kasemets, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, an Estonian-born Canadian composer of orchestral, chamber, vocal, piano, and electroacoustic works

Death (age 94)

2009

Chikashi Tanaka, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, Japanese violinist and concertmaster (1939-2009)

Death (age 69)

2007

Eugene Holmes, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, African American operatic baritone

Death (age 72)

2000

1995

1990

Alberto Semprini, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, English pianist, composer and conductor

Death (age 81)

1986

1972

Sofya Akimova, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, Armenian music teacher and opera singer

Death (age 84)

1970

Iiro Rantala, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, Finnish jazz pianist, composer and entertainer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Eduard De Decker, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, Belgian opera singer

Death (age 65)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Michail Semjonovitsj Vetrov, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, musician

Death (age 61)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1968

Ikuko Kawai, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, Japanese musician

Birth (52th anniversary)

1966

Josef Klement Zástěra, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and collector of regional songs

Death (age 79)

1955

Simon <strong>Rattle</strong> Simon Rattle, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (65th anniversary)

1947

1946

Georgeta Stoleriu, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, Romanian musician and opera singer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1945

1943

1938

Bernd Riedel, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, German singer, musician and university teacher

Birth (82th anniversary)

1934

1929

František Hovorka, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 47)

1920

Luciano Chailly, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1916

Antoine Simon, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, French choreographer, pianist and composer

Death (age 65)

 

1909

1903

1862

1839

Jan Peter Gotthard, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, composer, musicologist, publisher, music arranger

Birth

1832

1806

Václav Jindřich Veit, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, Czech composer, copyist, pianist and lawyer

Birth

1576

Hans <strong>Sachs</strong> Hans Sachs, Anniversaries (January 19), Classical music history, German meistersinger ("mastersinger"), poet, playwright and shoemaker

Death (age 81)

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