Music anniversaries to be commemorated on July 24: 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 24: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 24, there are no less than 81 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Ernest Bloch (140th anniversary, Birth), Kumiko Takano (60th anniversary, Birth), Oscar Shumsky (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 24

 

July 24

2016

Marni Nixon, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, American singer and actress (1930-2016)

Death (age 86)

2015

2014

2012

1989

1984

Svetlana Kasyan, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Russian operatic soprano

Birth (36th anniversary)

Julie <strong>Fuchs</strong> Julie Fuchs, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, French soprano

Birth (36th anniversary)

1982

Anna Smirnova, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Russian singer and opera singer

Birth (38th anniversary)

1977

Maria Maksakova, Jr., Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Russian opera singer

Birth (43th anniversary)

1973

Jaroslav Pejša, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 63)

1972

Renata Pokupić, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Croatian opera singer

Birth (48th anniversary)

1968

Thor Inge Falch, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (52th anniversary)

1961

Maxim Fedotov, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Russian violinist and conductor

Birth (59th anniversary)

1960

Kumiko Takano, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Japanese singer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1955

Philippe Hurel, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, French composer

Birth (65th anniversary)

1946

Eilene Hannan, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Australian singer and opera singer

Birth

1941

Laraine Stephens, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, American actress

Birth (79th anniversary)

1939

Anoushiravan Rohani, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Iranian Accordion, pianist and songwriter

Birth (81th anniversary)

1938

Édouard Labkovski, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Soviet Russian singer

Birth (82th anniversary)

Édouard Labkovski, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Soviet Russian singer

Birth (82th anniversary)

1937

Pietro Magri, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Italian organist and choir director

Death (age 64)

1933

Max von Schillings, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, German conductor, composer and theatre director

Death (age 65)

1925

Adele Addison, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (95th anniversary)

1918

1904

Leo Arnaud, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, French-American composer of Bugler's Dream

Birth

1896

Hynek Palla, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Death (age 58)

1893

Josephine Lucchese, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, American singer and opera singer (1893-1974)

Birth

1888

Einar Ralf, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Swedish composer and opera singer

Birth

1880

1873

1871

Irene Alföldi, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Hungarian singer and opera singer

Birth

1858

Mario Pasquale <strong>Costa</strong> Mario Pasquale Costa, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Italian composer, piano player and tenor

Birth

1829

Celeste Coltellini, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Italian singer and opera singer

Death (age 68)

 

1819

Sophie <strong>Gail</strong> Sophie Gail, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, French singer and composer

Death (age 43)

1803

Adolphe <strong>Adam</strong> Adolphe Adam, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, French composer and music critic

Birth

1739

Benedetto <strong>Marcello</strong> Benedetto Marcello, Anniversaries (July 24), Classical music history, Italian composer, writer, advocate, magistrate, and teacher

Death (age 52)

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