Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 21: 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 21: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 21, there are no less than 93 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: John Henry Maunder (100th anniversary, Death), Mike Terrana (60th anniversary, Birth), Jane Bathori (50th anniversary, Death), Elvira de Hidalgo (40th anniversary, Death), Suleĭman Aleskerov (20th 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 21

 

January 21

2009

Hermann Winkler, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 84)

2008

2000

Suleĭman Aleskerov, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Soviet conductor and composer (1924-2000)

Death (age 75)

1999

Jacques Chailley, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, French musicologist and composer

Death (age 88)

1995

1989

1984

1980

Elvira de Hidalgo, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Operatic soprano and pedagogue

Death (age 88)

1977

John Vincent, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, American composer, conductor and music educator

Death (age 74)

1976

Slava Grigoryan, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Australian musician

Birth (44th anniversary)

1970

Jane Bathori, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, French opera singer

Death (age 92)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Joji Hattori, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Violinist and Conductor

Birth (51th anniversary)

1964

Fiona Joy Hawkins, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Australian musician

Birth (56th anniversary)

1960

Mike Terrana, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, American drummer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

Vladimir Bogachyov, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1948

1944

Uto <strong>Ughi</strong> Uto Ughi, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Italian violinist and conductor

Birth (76th anniversary)

1943

Otakar Šín, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Czech composer, musicologist and choirmaster

Death (age 61)

1941

Plácido <strong>Domingo</strong> Plácido Domingo, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Spanish tenor and conductor

Birth (79th anniversary)

1939

1921

1920

John Henry Maunder, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, British musician

Death (age 61)

100th anniversary    (2020)

1909

Todor Skalovski, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Macedonian composer, choir and orchestra conductor

Birth

1897

Milo Miloradovich, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, American opera vocalist and cookbook author

Birth

1889

Thérèse Lobiewski, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Russian actor and opera singer (1889-1977)

Birth

1886

1883

Mikhail <strong>Gnesin</strong> Mikhail Gnesin, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Russian Jewish composer and teacher

Birth

1882

Anton Emil <strong>Titl</strong> Anton Emil Titl, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Czech conductor and composer

Death (age 72)

1869

Rudolf Zamrzla, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Birth

1863

Werner Alberti, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue, actor

Birth

1795

Michel Corrette, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, French organist and composer

Death (age 87)

1766

Vincent Houška, Anniversaries (January 21), Classical music history, Czech composer, violist and violoncellist

Birth

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