Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 7: 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 7: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 7, there are no less than 87 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Josef Antonín Sehling (310th anniversary, Birth), Josef Lipavsky (210th anniversary, Death), Leopold Matuszyński (200th anniversary, Birth), Vadim Borisovsky (120th anniversary, Birth), Matthias Rexroth (50th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a January 7

 

January 7

2019

John <strong>Joubert</strong> John Joubert, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, British composer of South African descent

Death (age 91)

2013

Horst Günter, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 99)

Romano Nieders, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 78)

2011

John Fryatt, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, British actor and opera singer

Death (age 83)

1997

Sándor <strong>Végh</strong> Sándor Végh, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, (1912-1997) Hungarian born Austrian violinist, conductor, music pedagogue

Death (age 84)

1995

Galina Kovalyova, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and music educator (1932-1995)

Death (age 62)

1991

Marko Topchii, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Ukrainian classical guitarist

Birth (29th anniversary)

1989

Lahav <strong>Shani</strong> Lahav Shani, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Israeli conductor and pianist

Birth (31th anniversary)

1986

Max von Lütgendorff, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (34th anniversary)

1984

1978

Janine <strong>Jansen</strong> Janine Jansen, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Dutch violinist and violist

Birth (42th anniversary)

1974

Peter Lodahl, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Danish opera singer

Birth (46th anniversary)

1970

Graziella Concas, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Italian musician

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Caroline Hatchard, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, British soprano, musical theatre and opera singer

Death (age 86)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Matthias Rexroth, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, German singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Kevin Noe, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1964

Ingeborg Steffensen, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Danish opera singer and singer

Death (age 75)

1963

Clint <strong>Mansell</strong> Clint Mansell, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, British composer and singer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1961

1958

Agnès Borgo, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, actress from Paris Opera

Death (age 78)

Shirley <strong>Thompson</strong> Shirley Thompson, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, composer, conductor and violinist

Birth (62th anniversary)

1954

1952

Craig Leon, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, American-born record producer, composer and arranger

Birth (68th anniversary)

1941

1936

Aldona Mikšytė, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (84th anniversary)

1926

1925

Carmen Barros, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Chilean singer and actor

Birth (95th anniversary)

1923

Colette Lorand, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Swiss singer and opera singer (1923-2019)

Birth

1921

John Lanigan, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Australian operatic tenor, born 7 January 1921 in Seddon, Australia and died 1 August 1996 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Birth

1905

Koermanbek Dzjandarbekov, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Soviet actor, singer and opera singer (1905-1973)

Birth

1895

1891

Wilhelm Taubert, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, German pianist, composer and conductor

Death (age 79)

1848

Ferdinand Karl <strong>Füchs</strong> Ferdinand Karl Füchs, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, composer, choir director, musician

Death (age 36)

1847

 

1820

Leopold Matuszyński, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, opera singer, director, translator

Birth

200th anniversary    (2020)

1783

Georg Mittermayr, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue, stage actor

Birth

 

1736

Ceslav Vanura, Anniversaries (January 7), Classical music history, Czech composer, organist and religious (1694-1736)

Death (age 41)

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