Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 29: 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 29: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 29, there are no less than 88 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Edmond Missa (110th anniversary, Death), Justino Díaz (80th anniversary, Birth), Cho-Liang Lin (60th anniversary, Birth), Dmitry Malikov (50th anniversary, Birth), Beate Asserson (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 29

 

January 29

2019

2015

Rod McKuen, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, American poet, songwriter, composer, and singer (1933-2015)

Death (age 81)

2012

2006

Ludovic Spiess, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Romanian singer and opera singer

Death (age 67)

1994

Raymond Allen, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, American singer, actor and comedian (1921-1994)

Death (age 73)

1977

Desirée Rancatore, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Italian operatic soprano

Birth (43th anniversary)

1976

Elin Rombo, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Swedish opera singer

Birth (44th anniversary)

1971

1970

Dmitry Malikov, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Russian singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1962

Fritz <strong>Kreisler</strong> Fritz Kreisler, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Austrian violinist and composer

Death (age 86)

1960

Giorgio Martin, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Romanian singer and opera singer

Birth (60th anniversary)

Cho-Liang <strong>Lin</strong> Cho-Liang Lin, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Taiwanese violinist

Birth (60th anniversary)

1958

Vlatka Oršanić, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Slovene soprano singer

Birth (62th anniversary)

Satoko Inoue, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Japanese pianist

Birth (62th anniversary)

1954

Raili Viljakainen, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer

Birth (66th anniversary)

1947

Brian Day, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Canadian surgeon

Birth (73th anniversary)

Michael Laucke, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Canadian classical and flamenco guitarist

Birth (73th anniversary)

1945

Ilonka Szabó, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, opera singer, screenwriter

Death (age 33)

1944

Ivona Valentová, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, opera singer, singer

Birth (76th anniversary)

1943

Irma Urrila, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Finnish singer and opera singer

Birth (77th anniversary)

Marina Michaylovna Skibitskaja, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Russian opera singer and music educator (1884-1943)

Death (age 58)

1940

Justino Díaz, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Puerto Rican opera singer

Birth (80th anniversary)

1939

Ermanno Mauro, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Italian/Canadian Operatic Tenor

Birth (81th anniversary)

1938

Henry Ely, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (82th anniversary)

1937

Ágnes Kriza, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, (1937--1997) opera singer; theatre manager

Birth

1929

David Mills, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Canadian singer, poet and actor

Birth (91th anniversary)

1927

1926

1915

John Serry Sr., Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, American concert accordionist virtuoso, arranger, composer, organist and educator

Birth

1905

Max Staegemann, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 61)

1872

1852

Frederic Hymen <strong>Cowen</strong> Frederic Hymen Cowen, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, British pianist, conductor and composer

Birth

1828

Joseph O'Kelly, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, Irish composer, pianist and choral conductor

Birth

1597

Elias Ammerbach, Anniversaries (January 29), Classical music history, German organist and transcriber

Death (age 67)

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