Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 19: 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 19: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 19, there are no less than 83 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Ferdinand David (210th anniversary, Birth), Margherita Barezzi (180th anniversary, Death), Friedrich August Witz (140th anniversary, Death), Albert Reiss (80th anniversary, Death), Georges Hugon (40th 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 19

 

June 19

2014

Daniel Nazareth, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Indian composer, violinist and conductor

Death (age 66)

1999

Maaria Eira, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer and film actor (1924–1999)

Death (age 74)

1993

Shon Boublil, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Canadian Classical and Jazz Guitarist

Birth (27th anniversary)

1991

Peter Theremin, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, film score composer

Birth (29th anniversary)

1986

1985

Tibor Brouwer, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (35th anniversary)

1984

1979

Monika Medek, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer

Birth (41th anniversary)

1978

Branden James, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, American singer

Birth (42th anniversary)

1975

Charles <strong>Castronovo</strong> Charles Castronovo, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (45th anniversary)

Tauno Aints, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Estonian composer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1973

Sasha <strong>Mäkilä</strong> Sasha Mäkilä, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Finnish conductor

Birth (47th anniversary)

Jörg <strong>Widmann</strong> Jörg Widmann, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, German composer, conductor and clarinetist

Birth (47th anniversary)

1969

Marc Hervieux, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1961

1959

Ulf Bästlein, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1956

Carlo <strong>Pedini</strong> Carlo Pedini, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1954

1951

Alois Brandhofer, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Austrian musician

Birth (69th anniversary)

1948

Sandro Gorli, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Italian composer and conductor

Birth (72th anniversary)

1940

1936

Marisa Galvany, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Operatic soprano

Birth (84th anniversary)

1935

Jaroslav Václav Vacek, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster, organist, monk and roman catholic priest

Death (age 70)

1927

1915

Sergei Ivanovich <strong>Taneyev</strong> Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Russian composer, pianist, music theorist and teacher

Death (age 58)

 

1906

1901

Ida Loo-Talvari, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Estonian coloratura soprano opera singer

Birth

1880

Friedrich August Witz, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, child actor, translator, actor, stage actor, opera singer

Death (age 73)

1862

1840

Margherita Barezzi, Anniversaries (June 19), Classical music history, Giuseppe Verdi's first wife

Death (age 26)

1717

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