Music anniversaries to be commemorated on July 1: 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 1: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 1, there are no less than 66 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Carles Santos Ventura (80th anniversary, Birth), Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (70th anniversary, Death), Lukas Geniušas (30th anniversary, Birth), Pierre Petit (20th anniversary, Death), Georg Ratzinger (0th 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 1

 

July 1

2020

Georg <strong>Ratzinger</strong> Georg Ratzinger, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, German musician and Catholic priest

Death (age 96)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2013

Barbara Robotham, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, British music educator and opera singer

Death (age 77)

2012

Evelyn Lear, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, American operatic soprano

Death (age 86)

2007

Fyodor Druzhinin, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Russian composer and musician

Death (age 75)

2004

Todor Skalovski, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Macedonian composer, choir and orchestra conductor

Death (age 95)

1995

Nikolay Peyko, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Russian composer and professor of composition

Death (age 79)

1994

Charles Overton, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, American harpist

Birth (26th anniversary)

1990

Lukas <strong>Geniušas</strong> Lukas Geniušas, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, russian-lithuanian musician

Birth (30th anniversary)

1982

1979

Peyman Sadeghian, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Iranian Composer

Birth (41th anniversary)

1972

Nathan <strong>Berg</strong> Nathan Berg, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer

Birth (48th anniversary)

1965

1964

Yu Long, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Chinese conductor

Birth (56th anniversary)

1962

Franz-Josef <strong>Selig</strong> Franz-Josef Selig, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1958

Martin Yates, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (62th anniversary)

1956

Kenneth <strong>Fuchs</strong> Kenneth Fuchs, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, American conductor

Birth (64th anniversary)

1955

Nikolai Demidenko, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Russian musician

Birth (65th anniversary)

1950

Émile <strong>Jaques-Dalcroze</strong> Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Swiss composer, musician and music educator (1865-1950)

Death (age 84)

1949

Takehito Shimazu, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, composer, conductor

Birth (71th anniversary)

1948

Mario Venzago, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Swiss pianist and conductor

Birth (72th anniversary)

1947

1937

Edvardas Kaniava, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Lithuanian singer, opera singer, politician and music educator

Birth (83th anniversary)

1933

Félix Ayo, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Spanish musician

Birth (87th anniversary)

1932

Adam Harasiewicz, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Polish musician

Birth (88th anniversary)

1925

Erik <strong>Satie</strong> Erik Satie, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, French composer and pianist (1866-1925)

Death (age 59)

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1922

1921

Teresina Brambilla, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Italian soprano opera singer

Death (age 76)

1920

Henri Legay, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, French opera singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1914

František Josef Mach, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Czech conductor and composer

Death (age 77)

1906

Manuel <strong>García</strong> Manuel García, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Spanish singing teacher

Death (age 101)

1905

Anton Nino Uršič, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, jurist, opera singer, director, opinion journalist

Birth

1895

Peter Schram, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Danish opera singer and actor

Death (age 75)

1886

Theodor Kössl, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer, lawyer and choirmaster

Birth

1880

Joseph-Ermend Bonnal, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, French organist, teacher and composer

Birth

1854

1846

Jelisaweta Fjodorowna Zwanziger, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Russian and German opera singer and music educator

Birth

1784

Wilhelm Friedemann <strong>Bach</strong> Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, German composer, organist, harpsichordist

Death (age 73)

1774

Václav Vodička, Anniversaries (July 1), Classical music history, Czech violinist, music educator and composer

Death (age 59)

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