Music anniversaries to be commemorated on July 20: 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 20: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 20, there are no less than 69 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Vilém Tauský (110th anniversary, Birth), Alois Jeřábek (100th anniversary, Birth), Bernhard Landauer (50th 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 20

 

July 20

1997

1996

1995

Natalʹi︠a︡ Dmitrievna Shpiller, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Russian opera singer and music educator

Death (age 85)

1994

1988

1987

Nicola <strong>Benedetti</strong> Nicola Benedetti, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Scottish classical violinist

Birth (33th anniversary)

1978

Ricardo Araujo, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Colombian musician

Birth (42th anniversary)

1970

Bernhard Landauer, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1965

Anna Atshemyan, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Armenian pianist

Birth (55th anniversary)

1963

Carlo Boccadoro, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1961

James Rolfe, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Canadian composer

Birth (59th anniversary)

1957

Éva Balatoni, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer

Birth (63th anniversary)

Emil Schipper, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Austrian actor, musician and singer (1882-1957)

Death (age 74)

1956

Michael <strong>Gordon</strong> Michael Gordon, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1946

Jindřich Vacek, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Czech oboist, composer and organist

Death (age 56)

1943

Norma Sharp, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, American soprano, Professor of voice

Birth (77th anniversary)

1938

Margaret van der Post, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, South African opera singer and music teacher

Birth (82th anniversary)

1929

Kira Gorlaci, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Moldovan-Russian opera singer

Birth (91th anniversary)

1920

Alois Jeřábek, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth (100th anniversary)

100th anniversary    (2020)

1914

Hermann Uhde, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, German operatic baritone, born 20 July 1910 in Bremen, Germany and died on stage at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen on 10 October 1965

Birth

 

1910

Vilém Tauský, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator and composer

Birth

1871

François Delsarte, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, French musician and teacher

Death (age 59)

1856

Anna Nielsen, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Danish actor and opera singer

Death (age 52)

1803

Jakob Zeugheer, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Swiss violinist, conductor and composer (1803-1865)

Birth

1762

Jakob Haibel, Anniversaries (July 20), Classical music history, Austrian composer, operatic tenor and choirmaster

Birth

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