Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 26: 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 26: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 26, there are no less than 72 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Richard Crooks (120th anniversary, Birth), Ludwig Streicher (100th anniversary, Birth), Kresimir Sipusch (90th anniversary, Birth), Antonina Nezhdanova (70th anniversary, Death), József Kovács (10th 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 26

 

June 26

2014

Julius Rudel, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, American conductor and impresario

Death (age 93)

2007

1989

David B. Orr, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, Composer for Video Games and Visual Media

Birth (31th anniversary)

1987

Henk Badings, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, Dutch composer born in Java

Death (age 80)

1978

Moicelí Medina, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, musician, conductor, music pedagogue, violinist

Birth (42th anniversary)

1977

Sergei Lemeshev, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and director

Death (age 74)

1975

1971

Inia Te Wiata, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, Ngati Raukawa; opera singer, film actor, carver, artist

Death (age 56)

1966

Ferhat Göçer, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, Turkish singer and surgeon

Birth (54th anniversary)

1965

Emanuele Arciuli, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, Italian musician

Birth (55th anniversary)

1964

1954

Dominique Preschez, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, French organist, pianist, composer, poet and writer

Birth (66th anniversary)

1948

1943

Ruby Elzy, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, American opera singer (1908-1943)

Death (age 35)

1942

Birgit Pitsch-Sarata, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (78th anniversary)

1939

1920

Ludwig Streicher, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, Austrian musician

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1903

Ján Gajdoš, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, organist, organ builder, composer, choir director

Birth

1899

Riho Päts, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, Estonian conductor and composer (1899-1977)

Birth

1841

1747

Leopold Koželuch, Anniversaries (June 26), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and pianist

Birth

1701

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