Music anniversaries to be commemorated on July 12: 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.

July 12: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 12, there are no less than 78 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Louis Cahuzac (140th anniversary, Birth), René Auguste Ernest Barbier (130th anniversary, Birth), Ludvík Pelíšek (110th anniversary, Birth), Keith Andes (100th anniversary, Birth), Agusti Charles (60th 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 July 12

 

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2019

2016

Gregg Smith, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, American choral conductor and composer

Death (age 84)

2007

Nicolae Moldoveanu, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Romanian conductor, writer and composer

Death (age 85)

1999

Jan Panenka, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Czech music educator and pianist

Death (age 77)

1993

Mikhail Meerovich, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Soviet composer (1920-1993)

Death (age 73)

1992

Carlo Van van Neste, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Belgian musician and violinist

Death (age 78)

1988

Sibylle Glosted, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, actor, opera singer

Birth (32th anniversary)

1984

Julian <strong>Prégardien</strong> Julian Prégardien, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (36th anniversary)

1982

Lautaro García, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Chilean author and opera singer (1895-1982)

Death (age 86)

1978

Kristiina Poska, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Estonian conductor

Birth (42th anniversary)

1977

František Suchý Brněnský, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Czech oboist, music educator and composer

Death (age 75)

1976

Ali Ahmadifar, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Iranian composer, teacher and researcher

Birth (44th anniversary)

1974

Christo Brambarov, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Bulgarian singer, opera singer and music educator

Death (age 66)

Mimura Nanae, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Japanese mandolin player

Birth (46th anniversary)

1968

Ada Sari, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Singer, actress, and educator

Death (age 82)

1967

Lukáš Hurník, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Czech music publicist, composer, presenter, choirmaster and director of Czech Radio

Birth (53th anniversary)

1960

Agusti Charles, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Spanish composer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1957

Jacques Dupriez, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Belgian violinist

Birth (63th anniversary)

1951

Sylvia Sass, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer

Birth (69th anniversary)

1947

Hamao Fujiwara, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Japanese violinist and concertmaster

Birth (73th anniversary)

1945

Roger <strong>Vignoles</strong> Roger Vignoles, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, British pianist and accompanist

Birth (75th anniversary)

1942

Richard Stoltzman, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (78th anniversary)

1937

Aron Aronov, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Bulgarian tenor

Birth (83th anniversary)

1932

Marija Bitenc Samec, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, opera singer, singer

Birth (88th anniversary)

1931

André Laporte, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Belgian composer

Birth (89th anniversary)

1927

Françoys Bernier, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Canadian music conductor and educator

Birth

1925

1920

Keith Andes, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, actor

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1919

Jon Bratt Otnes, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Norwegian diplomat and opera singer

Birth

1906

Marie Erhard, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 60)

1876

1861

1773

Johann Joachim <strong>Quantz</strong> Johann Joachim Quantz, Anniversaries (July 12), Classical music history, German flutist, flute maker and composer

Death (age 76)

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