Music anniversaries to be commemorated on July 6: 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 6: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 6, there are no less than 80 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Antonio Squarcialupi (540th anniversary, Death), Johann Stobäus (440th anniversary, Birth), Dorothy Kirsten (110th anniversary, Birth), Władysław Szpilman (20th anniversary, Death), Ennio Morricone (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 6

 

July 6

2020

Ennio <strong>Morricone</strong> Ennio Morricone, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Italian composer, orchestrator and conductor (1928-2020)

Death (age 91)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2013

Hans Rössling, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, German opera singer (bass)

Death (age 85)

2011

Josef Suk, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Czech violinist, violist, chamber musician and conductor (1929-2011)

Death (age 81)

2009

Peter Parsch, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 65)

2007

2005

2004

Arkadij Sawczenko, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1936-2004)

Death (age 68)

2000

Ľudovít Rajter, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Slovak conductor and composer

Death (age 93)

Władysław <strong>Szpilman</strong> Władysław Szpilman, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Polish pianist, composer, Holocaust survivor

Death (age 88)

1999

Joaquín <strong>Rodrigo</strong> Joaquín Rodrigo, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Spanish composer and pianist

Death (age 97)

1998

1993

1992

Jan van der Waart, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Dutch conductor, composer, cellist and musicologist

Death (age 77)

1991

Richard <strong>Lin</strong> Richard Lin, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Taiwanese Violinist

Birth (29th anniversary)

1974

Mourad Amirkhanian, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Armenian lyric artist residing in France

Birth (46th anniversary)

Murad Amirkhanyan, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, аrmenian opera singer

Birth (46th anniversary)

1973

Otto <strong>Klemperer</strong> Otto Klemperer, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, German conductor and composer

Death (age 88)

1972

Jukka Iisakkila, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Finnish musician and conductor

Birth (48th anniversary)

1967

Eirini Amaxopoulou, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Greek piano teacher

Birth (53th anniversary)

1962

Vilija Mozūraitytė, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1959

Radek Rejšek, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and organist

Birth (61th anniversary)

1952

Stephen Hartke, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (68th anniversary)

1951

Josef Hüttel, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and choirmaster

Death (age 57)

1950

1949

Kevin Volans, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, South African-Irish composer

Birth (71th anniversary)

1946

Vladimir Lossky, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Ukrainian singer and opera singer (1874-1946)

Death (age 72)

1944

István Rozsos, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer

Birth (76th anniversary)

1940

Marguerite Ugalde, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, French singer and actress

Death (age 79)

1937

Vladimir <strong>Ashkenazy</strong> Vladimir Ashkenazy, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Icelandic pianist and conductor from Russia

Birth (83th anniversary)

1933

Robert <strong>Kajanus</strong> Robert Kajanus, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Finnish conductor and composer

Death (age 76)

1931

Irène Mannheimer, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Swedish pianist

Birth (89th anniversary)

1930

Kārlis Zariņš, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Soviet singer, opera singer and music educator (1930-2015)

Birth

1927

Adrià Esquerrà i Codina, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Spanish businessperson and composer (1873-1927)

Death (age 53)

1926

Wilhelm Cronberger, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, music pedagogue, opera singer

Death (age 68)

1915

Marcel Quinet, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Belgian composer and musicologist

Birth

1886

Albert von Böhme, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, music pedagogue, opera singer

Death (age 82)

1879

Henry Thomas Smart, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, English organist and composer

Death (age 65)

1868

Samuel Lover, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Irish song-writer, novelist, and painter (1797-1868)

Death (age 71)

1865

Émile <strong>Jaques-Dalcroze</strong> Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Swiss composer, musician and music educator (1865-1950)

Birth

1864

1860

1858

Ida Henriette da <strong>Fonseca</strong> Ida Henriette da Fonseca, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Danish opera singer and composer

Death (age 55)

1837

Władysław <strong>Żeleński</strong> Władysław Żeleński, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, Polish neoromantic composer, pianist and organist

Birth

1702

Nicolas Lebègue, Anniversaries (July 6), Classical music history, French organist, harpsichordist and composer

Death (age 71)

1623

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