Music anniversaries to be commemorated on July 16: 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 16: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 16, there are no less than 68 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Ivo Jirásek (100th anniversary, Birth), Éva Harmath (90th anniversary, Birth), Arthur Moreira Lima (80th anniversary, Birth), Ian Jon Bourg (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 16

 

July 16

2015

Pavel Červinka, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Czech opera singer (1940-2015)

Death (age 75)

2014

Carl Bay, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer (1927-2014)

Death (age 86)

1995

1987

Hyun Su Shin, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Korean musician

Birth (33th anniversary)

1985

1984

1983

Jaroslav Krombholc, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and pianist

Death (age 65)

1982

Eric Jacobsen, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, American musician and conductor

Birth (38th anniversary)

1979

1978

1975

Dmitry Belosselskiy, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1972

Jenny Carlstedt, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer

Birth (48th anniversary)

1969

Niels Jørgen Riis, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Danish opera singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1967

Dai Sakakibara, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, music arranger, composer, musician, pianist

Birth (53th anniversary)

1961

1960

Ian Jon Bourg, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, American singer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

James <strong>MacMillan</strong> James MacMillan, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Scottish composer and conductor

Birth (61th anniversary)

Joanna <strong>MacGregor</strong> Joanna MacGregor, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, British musician

Birth (61th anniversary)

1954

Miquel Roger Casamada, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Spanish music producer, teaching and composer

Birth

1948

Pinchas <strong>Zukerman</strong> Pinchas Zukerman, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Israeli violinist, violist, and conductor

Birth (72th anniversary)

Mariia Stefiuk, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer and music educator

Birth (72th anniversary)

1940

Arthur Moreira Lima, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Brazilian musician

Birth (80th anniversary)

1938

Tomás Barrera, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Spanish composer (1870-1938)

Death (age 68)

1930

1927

Serge Baudo, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, French conductor

Birth (93th anniversary)

1920

Ivo Jirásek, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator and composer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1918

Josep Jordà i Valor, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Spanish composer (1839-1918)

Death (age 78)

1917

Philipp Scharwenka, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, German composer, editor and teacher

Death (age 70)

1901

Antonina Abarinova, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, actor

Death (age 59)

1895

1893

Antonio Ghislanzoni, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Italian journalist, poet, and novelist

Death (age 68)

1885

Josef Müller, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and organist

Death (age 68)

1867

Theodore Drury, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, African American tenor and impresario

Birth

1861

Margarethe Carl, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 72)

1858

Eugène <strong>Ysaÿe</strong> Eugène Ysaÿe, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, Belgian violinist, composer and conductor

Birth

1835

1763

1729

Johann David Heinichen, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, German composer and music theorist

Death (age 46)

1725

Georg Simon Loehlein, Anniversaries (July 16), Classical music history, German pianist, composer and music educator

Birth

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