Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 15: 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.

June 15: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 15, there are no less than 74 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Johanne Krarup-Hansen (150th anniversary, Birth), Otto Luening (120th anniversary, Birth), Gaston Carraud (100th anniversary, Death), Christine Görner (90th anniversary, Birth), Teruyuki Noda (80th 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 June 15

 

June 15

2006

Kōtarō Satō, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Japanese conductor (1944-2006)

Death (age 62)

1994

Manos <strong>Hatzidakis</strong> Manos Hatzidakis, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Greek composer, pianist and conductor

Death (age 68)

1988

Anna Malenfant, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Canadian singer, educator and composer

Death (age 85)

1984

Özlem Kolat, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Turkish musician

Birth (36th anniversary)

1983

Julia <strong>Fischer</strong> Julia Fischer, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, German classical violinist, pianist

Birth (37th anniversary)

1981

Anton Usov, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Soviet hornist and pedagogue

Death (age 85)

1980

1970

Gaëlle Méchaly, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Thomas E. Bauer, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, German singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1967

Estanislao Mejía Castro, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Mexican composer and music educator

Death (age 84)

1966

Roberto Carnevale, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Italian musician

Birth (54th anniversary)

1962

Alfred <strong>Cortot</strong> Alfred Cortot, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Franco-Swiss pianist and conductor

Death (age 84)

Andrea Rost, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1959

Robert Cohen, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, conductor, cellist, music pedagogue

Birth (61th anniversary)

1958

Kwai Ming-Yang, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Cantonese opera performer

Death (age 49)

1948

1947

Howard Crook, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (73th anniversary)

1940

Teruyuki Noda, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Japanese composer

Birth (80th anniversary)

1938

1937

Karl Leister, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, German musician

Birth (83th anniversary)

Rolf Riehm, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, German composer and oboist

Birth (83th anniversary)

1936

Roman Isaakovič <strong>Kofman</strong> Roman Isaakovič Kofman, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Ukrainian conductor and university teacher

Birth (84th anniversary)

1931

Paula Doenges, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, German opera singer (1874-1931)

Death (age 57)

1930

Christine Görner, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, German actor, singer and opera singer

Birth (90th anniversary)

1926

Louis Devos, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Belgian opera singer and conductor

Birth

1924

André Dran, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth (96th anniversary)

1920

Gaston Carraud, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, French composer

Death (age 55)

100th anniversary    (2020)

1897

Mary Ellis, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, American opera singer (1897-2003)

Birth

1895

Richard Genée, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Austrian librettist, playwright and composer

Death (age 72)

1888

Grigory Lishin, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Russian poet, theatre critic and composer

Death (age 34)

1876

Hanuš Svoboda, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and organist

Birth

1872

1870

Johanne Krarup-Hansen, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Danish opera singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1865

Jakob Zeugheer, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Swiss violinist, conductor and composer (1803-1865)

Death (age 61)

1858

Emil Stammer, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, German theater and silent film actor

Birth

1793

Julius Cornet, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer and musicologist

Birth

1763

 

1749

Georg Joseph Vogler, Anniversaries (June 15), Classical music history, German composer, organist, teacher and music theorist

Birth

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