Music anniversaries to be commemorated on July 26: 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 26: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 26, there are no less than 75 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Anna Sachse-Hofmeister (170th anniversary, Birth), Jacques Février (120th anniversary, Birth), Aaro Pärn (110th anniversary, Birth), Jenny Spennert (70th 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 26

 

July 26

2017

Paul Angerer, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Austrian violist, conductor and composer

Death (age 90)

2016

Hiroko Nakamura, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Japanese classical pianist

Death (age 72)

2015

Wolfgang Gönnenwein, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, German conductor (1933-2015)

Death (age 82)

Gaston Germain, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Canadian bass singer and music educator

Death (age 82)

2011

2008

2004

Gloria Agostini, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Canadian harpist and teacher

Death (age 81)

2003

1987

Evelina Sašenko, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Lithuanian musician

Birth (33th anniversary)

1978

Silvia Moi, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Norwegian opera singer

Birth (42th anniversary)

1967

Martin Baker, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, British musician

Birth (53th anniversary)

1964

Roar Engelberg, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Norwegian musician

Birth (56th anniversary)

1963

1962

Stefano Gervasoni, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1961

Yaroslav Lemishka, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer

Birth (59th anniversary)

1958

1953

Robert Phillips, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, American classical guitarist

Birth (67th anniversary)

1950

1944

1935

1926

Ella <strong>Adayevskaya</strong> Ella Adayevskaya, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Russian classical pianist

Death (age 80)

1922

Andrzej Koszewski, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Composer, musicologist, and teacher

Birth

1911

1906

Ruby Mercer, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Canadian singer, writer and broadcaster

Birth

1881

Charles Colin, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, French composer, oboist and organist

Death (age 49)

1878

1875

Néstor de la Torre Comminges, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Spanish opera singer -baritone- (1875, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria -1933, Madrid)

Birth

1874

Serge <strong>Koussevitzky</strong> Serge Koussevitzky, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Russian-born conductor, composer and double-bassist and music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (1874-1951)

Birth

1871

Ernst Weiß, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 43)

1855

Wilhelm Kloed, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Norwegian opera singer, voice teacher and singer

Birth

1805

1791

Franz Xaver Wolfgang <strong>Mozart</strong> Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Austrian composer and pianist, son of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Birth

1782

John <strong>Field</strong> John Field, Anniversaries (July 26), Classical music history, Irish pianist, composer, and teacher

Birth

1711

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