Music anniversaries to be commemorated on January 8: 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 8: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For January 8, there are no less than 98 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Hans von Bülow (190th anniversary, Birth), Melanie Kurt (140th anniversary, Birth), Giorgio Ronconi (130th anniversary, Death), Abbey Simon (100th anniversary, Birth), Otmar Suitner (10th 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 8

 

January 8

2017

2016

2011

Klauspeter Seibel, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, German conductor and music educator

Death (age 74)

2004

Ivo Jirásek, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator and composer

Death (age 83)

1996

Zakir Dzjavad ogli Bagirov, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, Soviet composer and music educator (1916-1996)

Death (age 79)

1982

Dan <strong>Tepfer</strong> Dan Tepfer, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, French-American jazz pianist and composer

Birth (38th anniversary)

1981

1978

Eleonore <strong>Marguerre</strong> Eleonore Marguerre, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (42th anniversary)

1977

1975

Richard <strong>Tucker</strong> Richard Tucker, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, American opera singer (1913-1975)

Death (age 61)

Bitush Davidov, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, Jeiwsh singer, opera singer, actor, and stage dirctor

Death (age 70)

1973

1969

Svyatoslav Smirnov, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, Russian singer and opera singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1968

Corciolli, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, Brazilian film composer, producer and musician

Birth (52th anniversary)

1958

Jadranka Jovanović, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, Serbian opera singer and politician

Birth (62th anniversary)

1957

David <strong>Lang</strong> David Lang, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1952

1951

Gustav Zeitzschel, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, German singer, opera singer and music educator

Death (age 82)

1949

Bogdan Dowlasz, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, music pedagogue, composer

Birth (71th anniversary)

1942

Catharinus <strong>Elling</strong> Catharinus Elling, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, Norwegian musician, composer, musicologist, and music educator

Death (age 83)

1938

1937

Robert Moran, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (83th anniversary)

1936

Zdeněk Mácal, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, Czech conductor and director conductor of the Czech Philharmonic

Birth (84th anniversary)

1920

Abbey Simon, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, American musician

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1919

1915

1891

Fredrik <strong>Pacius</strong> Fredrik Pacius, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, German composer, lived in Finland

Death (age 81)

1887

1875

Sara Cahier, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, Swedish actor, opera singer and music educator

Birth

1873

1852

Maurice <strong>Kufferath</strong> Maurice Kufferath, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, Belgian conductor, musicologist, music critic and librettist

Birth

1840

1831

Franz Krommer, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, Czech conductor and composer

Death (age 71)

1777

Filippo Traetta, Anniversaries (January 8), Classical music history, American composer and music teacher

Birth

1567

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