Music anniversaries to be commemorated on July 31: 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 31: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 31, there are no less than 42 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: František Zdeněk Skuherský (190th anniversary, Birth), Manuel Penella (140th 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 31

 

July 31

2009

1989

Anne Roselle, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, Hungarian actress and opera singer

Death (age 95)

1981

Gevorg Hakobyan, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, Armenian opera singer

Birth (39th anniversary)

1976

1975

Allan von Schenkel, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (45th anniversary)

Olena Hrebeniuk, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1969

Nobuyuki Nakajima, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, Japanese musician

Birth (51th anniversary)

1966

Lydia Locke, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, soprano singer from the United States, accused and acquitted of murdering her first husband

Death (age 81)

1962

1961

1956

Alekseĭ Mochalov, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1954

1953

Kenneth Radnofsky, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, American saxophonist

Birth (67th anniversary)

Éric Lysøe, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, French university teacher and composer

Birth (67th anniversary)

1952

Reinhard <strong>Goebel</strong> Reinhard Goebel, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, musician from Germany

Birth (68th anniversary)

1947

Heiichiro Ohyama, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, Japanese musician

Birth (73th anniversary)

1941

Frøydis Ree Wekre, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, Norwegian musician

Birth (79th anniversary)

1939

Steuart Bedford, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (81th anniversary)

1886

Franz <strong>Liszt</strong> Franz Liszt, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, Hungarian romantic composer and virtuoso pianist

Death (age 74)

MasterpiecesComplete works

1856

1848

Robert Planquette, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, French composer of songs and operettas

Birth

1830

František Zdeněk Skuherský, Anniversaries (July 31), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator, composer, choirmaster and organist

Birth

1782

See also...

Others anniversaries

Celebrations

Commemorations

Classical music history (timelines)

Make classical music accessible to all.

EN FR ES DE IT