Music anniversaries to be commemorated on July 7: 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 7: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For July 7, there are no less than 68 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Johann Tobias Krebs (330th anniversary, Birth), Gustav Mahler (160th anniversary, Birth), Reino Volanen (130th anniversary, Birth), Emilio Usiglio (110th anniversary, Death), Marcel Merkès (100th 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 7

 

July 7

2017

Egil Monn-Iversen, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Norwegian composer, conductor and producer

Death (age 89)

2003

Valentin Bibik, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Ukrainian composer (1940-2003)

Death (age 62)

1983

1976

Vasily <strong>Petrenko</strong> Vasily Petrenko, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Russian conductor

Birth (44th anniversary)

1975

1974

1969

1968

Antonello Palombi, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, opera singer, tenor

Birth (52th anniversary)

1965

1958

Michala Petri, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Danish recorder player

Birth (62th anniversary)

Andrei Diev, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Russian pianist

Birth (62th anniversary)

1953

1951

1947

1945

Matti <strong>Salminen</strong> Matti Salminen, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Finnish singer

Birth (75th anniversary)

1939

Vladimir Shcherbakov, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Soviet Russian singer and pedagogue

Birth (81th anniversary)

1936

Christopher Ball, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, British musician

Birth (84th anniversary)

1934

Vinko Globokar, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Slovenian musician

Birth (86th anniversary)

1931

1927

Doc Severinsen, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, American trumpeter

Birth (93th anniversary)

John Fryatt, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, British actor and opera singer

Birth

Vytautas Blažys, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (93th anniversary)

1926

Yvonne Ciannella, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, American coloratura soprano in opera and concert

Birth (94th anniversary)

1923

Roberto Caamaño, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Argentinian pianist, composer, conductor and music educator

Birth

1920

Marcel Merkès, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Opera tenor

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1918

Mirko Novák-Markov, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Czech opera singer

Birth (102th anniversary)

1912

Tamara Fjodorovna Janko, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Soviet docent, singer and opera singer (1912-1988)

Birth

1911

Gian Carlo <strong>Menotti</strong> Gian Carlo Menotti, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Italian-American composer and librettist

Birth

1908

Nina Dorliak, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Russian singer, opera singer and music educator

Birth

1906

1889

Giovanni <strong>Bottesini</strong> Giovanni Bottesini, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Italian composer, conductor, double bass player

Death (age 67)

1883

Lorenzo Pagans, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Spanish (catalan) singer, musician and composer

Death (age 49)

1872

Joan Lamote de Grignon, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Catalan pianist, conductor and composer

Birth

 

1799

Pierre Julien Nargeot, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, French composer, violinist and conductor

Birth

 

1749

Polly Young, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Soprano, composer and harpsichordist

Birth

1705

Filippo Finazzi, Anniversaries (July 7), Classical music history, Italian composer, singer and conductor

Birth

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