Music anniversaries to be commemorated on July 2: 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 2: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 2, there are no less than 75 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Domenico Freschi (310th anniversary, Death), Albert Szirmai (140th anniversary, Birth), Dale Clevenger (80th anniversary, Birth), Henri Demarquette (50th anniversary, Birth), Nikolai Kapustin (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 2

 

July 2

2020

Nikolai <strong>Kapustin</strong> Nikolai Kapustin, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, Ukrainian musician

Death (age 82)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2015

2007

Beverly <strong>Sills</strong> Beverly Sills, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, opera soprano (1929-2007)

Death (age 78)

1990

1986

Denis Kozhukhin, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, Russian pianist

Birth (34th anniversary)

1985

Vincenzo Maltempo, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, Italian pianist

Birth (35th anniversary)

1983

Bartolomej Urbanec, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, Slovak composer and conductor (1918-1983)

Death (age 64)

1982

1977

Gert Potgieter, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, South African opera singer

Death (age 47)

1976

1975

Benno Rabinof, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, American concert violinist

Death (age 72)

1970

Henri Demarquette, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, French cellist

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1962

Ott Raukas, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, Estonian opera singer

Death (age 51)

1960

Sonig Tchakerian, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, Italian violinist

Birth (60th anniversary)

1958

Dang Thai <strong>Son</strong> Dang Thai Son, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, Classical pianist

Birth (62th anniversary)

1957

Mark S. Doss, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1954

Martin Rennert, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (66th anniversary)

1951

Gareth Glyn, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, British composer and broadcaster

Birth (69th anniversary)

1950

1948

1947

1944

Christian du Plessis, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, British opera singer

Birth (76th anniversary)

1940

Dale Clevenger, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (80th anniversary)

1939

Giancarlo Luccardi, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, operatic bass (1939-)

Birth (81th anniversary)

1931

Charles <strong>Quef</strong> Charles Quef, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, French organist and composer

Death (age 57)

1911

1878

1863

1845

1844

 

1733

1631

Dario Castello, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, Italian composer and instrumentalist

Death (age 28)

1591

Vincenzo <strong>Galilei</strong> Vincenzo Galilei, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, Italian lutenist, composer and music theorist

Death (age 71)

1581

Johann Staden, Anniversaries (July 2), Classical music history, German Baroque organist and composer

Birth

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