Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 17: 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 17: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 17, there are no less than 57 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Florence Cole Talbert (130th anniversary, Birth), Hermann Reutter (120th anniversary, Birth), H. Owen Reed (110th anniversary, Birth), Romuald Twardowski (90th anniversary, Birth), Sándor Farkas (50th 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 June 17

 

June 17

2015

1985

Fabio Machado, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, Portuguese musician

Birth (35th anniversary)

1984

Ayako Ishikawa, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, Japanese composer and violinist

Birth (36th anniversary)

1981

Dezider Nágel, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, conductor, music pedagogue, composer, choir director

Death (age 68)

1971

Ain <strong>Anger</strong> Ain Anger, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, Estonian operatic bass

Birth (49th anniversary)

1970

Sándor Farkas, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, opera singer

Death (age 82)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1965

Aurora Buades, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, mezzosoprano valenciana

Death (age 68)

Brice Pauset, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, French musician and composer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1958

Derek Lee <strong>Ragin</strong> Derek Lee Ragin, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (62th anniversary)

1956

Albert <strong>Dohmen</strong> Albert Dohmen, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1948

Zoya Solodilova, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (72th anniversary)

1947

Fidan Gasimova, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, Azerbaijani singer and actress

Birth (73th anniversary)

1942

1941

Johan <strong>Wagenaar</strong> Johan Wagenaar, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, Dutch composer, teacher, and organist

Death (age 78)

1938

Thomas Lawlor, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, Irish opera singer

Birth (82th anniversary)

1931

Mignon Dunn, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth (89th anniversary)

1930

1926

Werner Kägi, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, composer, Author of the accompanying notes

Birth (94th anniversary)

1916

 

1910

1905

1904

1892

1869

Hans Melms, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, silent film actor

Birth

1854

Henriette Sontag, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, German operatic singer (1806-1854)

Death (age 48)

1782

Kane O'Hara, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, Irish composer and playwright

Death (age 70)

1707

Gaspard Le Roux, Anniversaries (June 17), Classical music history, French composer and harpsichordist

Death (age 47)

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