Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 26: 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 26: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 26, there are no less than 93 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient (160th anniversary, Death), Cesare Pugni (150th anniversary, Death), Karl Ristenpart (120th anniversary, Birth), Enn Raa (110th anniversary, Birth), Hugo Eigendorff (40th 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 26

 

January 26

2019

2018

Igor Zhukov, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Russian pianist and conductor

Death (age 81)

2005

D. Gershfelʹd, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Soviet composer (1911-2005)

Death (age 93)

1999

Ruby Mercer, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Canadian singer, writer and broadcaster

Death (age 92)

1998

Shinichi Suzuki, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Japanese violinist and pioneer of musical pedagogy

Death (age 99)

1992

Leo Ketelaars, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Dutch singer and opera singer (1913-1992)

Death (age 78)

1987

David Badridze, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1899-1987)

Death (age 87)

1985

1984

Grahame Clifford, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, British opera singer and actor

Death (age 78)

1981

Gustavo <strong>Dudamel</strong> Gustavo Dudamel, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Venezuelan conductor and violinist

Birth (39th anniversary)

1977

Ēriks Ešenvalds, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Latvian choral composer

Birth (43th anniversary)

1972

1969

Martin Muehle, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1967

Maya Boog, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Swiss singer and opera singer

Birth (53th anniversary)

1958

1957

Mikel Rouse, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, American opera composer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1952

1949

Jorge Cardoso, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Argentine musician

Birth (71th anniversary)

1948

Boris Belkin, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Soviet violinist

Birth (72th anniversary)

Bohumil Vendler, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 82)

1947

Grace <strong>Moore</strong> Grace Moore, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, American operatic soprano and actress in musical theatre and film (1898-1947)

Death (age 48)

1924

1921

František Chaun, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Czech actor, composer and painter (1921-1981)

Birth

1902

1901

1870

Hildur Fjord, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

Cesare <strong>Pugni</strong> Cesare Pugni, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, Italian composer

Death (age 67)

150th anniversary    (2020)

1866

Elise Czabon, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, The Man Verdi - Vojtěch (Adalbert) Čaboun czabaun (Czaboun Czabon Elisabeth (Elise) Pohl - Beisteiner wife of Vojtěch).

Death (age 65)

1859

1852

1841

Joseph Caché, Anniversaries (January 26), Classical music history, stage actor, opera singer

Death (age 70)

1783

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