Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 4: 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 4: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 4, there are no less than 72 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Laurence Grivot (130th anniversary, Death), Anton Dermota (110th anniversary, Birth), Fedora Barbieri (100th anniversary, Birth), Alfred Prinz (90th anniversary, Birth), André Werner (60th 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 4

 

June 4

2001

John Hartford, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, American singer-songwriter and musician

Death (age 63)

1999

1994

1989

Václav Kašlík, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and director

Death (age 71)

1983

Stephanie Atanasov, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (37th anniversary)

1981

Augusta Oltrabella, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, b. 1897-12-27 d. 1981-06-04 Fach: ["Spinto"]

Death (age 83)

1977

1974

1973

Mathis Nitschke, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, German composer

Birth (47th anniversary)

1971

1966

Cecilia <strong>Bartoli</strong> Cecilia Bartoli, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Italian singer

Birth (54th anniversary)

1964

Attila Réti, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1963

Enric Daniel i Ramona, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Spanish businessperson and composer (1880-1963)

Death (age 82)

Solveig Kringlebotn, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Norwegian soprano

Birth (57th anniversary)

Sandeep Bhagwati, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Indian composer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1961

Snežana Stamenković, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, university teacher

Birth (59th anniversary)

1960

André Werner, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, German composer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

Nurzhamal Usenbayeva, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Kazakhstani opera singer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1958

Aleksandr Inashvili, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1887-1958)

Death (age 70)

1956

1951

Serge <strong>Koussevitzky</strong> Serge Koussevitzky, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Russian-born conductor, composer and double-bassist and music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (1874-1951)

Death (age 76)

Justin Lavender, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, British opera singer

Birth (69th anniversary)

1943

Tom Sutcliffe, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, British opera critic

Birth (77th anniversary)

1942

Raffi Armenian, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Armenian-Canadian musician

Birth (78th anniversary)

1940

Yuriko Kuronuma, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Japanese musician

Birth (80th anniversary)

1935

Colette Boky, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, French-Canadian operatic soprano

Birth (85th anniversary)

1925

George Dima, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Romanian composer and director of church music

Death (age 77)

1920

Fedora <strong>Barbieri</strong> Fedora Barbieri, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Italian mezzo-soprano singer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1905

Olga Afanasevna Kasjevarova, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and music educator (1905-1977)

Birth

1899

Leo Spies, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, German composer and conductor

Birth

1897

1886

1853

Karel Haak, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and choirmaster

Birth

1835

1825

Stepan Davydov, Anniversaries (June 4), Classical music history, Russian composer and singer

Death (age 48)

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