Music anniversaries to be commemorated on July 18: 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 18: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 18, there are no less than 86 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Giovanni Battista Bononcini (350th anniversary, Birth), Delphine Ugalde (110th anniversary, Death), Volker Bengl (60th anniversary, Birth), Lajos Jakab (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 July 18

 

July 18

2009

Annagul Annakuliyeva, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Turkmenisti actor and singer

Death (age 84)

2007

2004

Ksenija Vidali, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, musician, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 91)

2000

1989

Laura Olivia Spengel, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (31th anniversary)

1986

Yossif Ivanov, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Belgian musician

Birth (34th anniversary)

1983

1982

1978

Michele Marelli, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Italian musician

Birth (42th anniversary)

1975

Tomáš <strong>Netopil</strong> Tomáš Netopil, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Czech conductor and violinist

Birth (45th anniversary)

1965

1960

Volker Bengl, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

Jonathan <strong>Dove</strong> Jonathan Dove, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, English composer (b1959)

Birth (61th anniversary)

1958

Bent Sørensen, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Danish composer

Birth (62th anniversary)

1955

Rudolf Wünsch, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 74)

Atsuko Tenma, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Japanese violinist

Birth (65th anniversary)

1954

Tobias <strong>Picker</strong> Tobias Picker, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (66th anniversary)

1953

Enrique Graf, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (67th anniversary)

1949

Vítězslav <strong>Novák</strong> Vítězslav Novák, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Czech composer and pedagogue

Death (age 78)

1941

Frank Proto, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (79th anniversary)

1939

1938

Khuseyn Mukhtarov, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1938-2001)

Birth

1935

Ioan Holender, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Austrian opera administrator

Birth (85th anniversary)

1934

Roger Reynolds, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (86th anniversary)

1933

R. Murray Schafer, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Canadian composer

Birth (87th anniversary)

1906

Ella Halman, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, British opera singer and actress

Birth

1905

1904

1903

1893

Josef Hüttel, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Birth

1889

1872

Julius <strong>Fučík</strong> Julius Fučík, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Czech composer and conductor of military bands

Birth

1821

1816

1735

Johann Krieger, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, German composer and organist

Death (age 83)

1724

1670

Giovanni Battista <strong>Bononcini</strong> Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth

350th anniversary    (2020)

1591

Jacobus <strong>Gallus</strong> Jacobus Gallus, Anniversaries (July 18), Classical music history, Slovenian Renaissance composer

Death (age 41)

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