Music anniversaries to be commemorated on June 8: 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 8: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For June 8, there are no less than 95 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Gabriele Mario Piozzi (280th anniversary, Birth), Robert Schumann (210th anniversary, Birth), Nikandr Sergeevič Hanaev (130th anniversary, Birth), Peter Roth-Ehrang (100th anniversary, Birth), Valeriy Sobolev (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 8

 

June 8

2016

Vladislav Yankovsky, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Soviet and Russian clarinetist and conductor

Death (age 64)

2014

2012

2007

1993

Roberto Caamaño, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Argentinian pianist, composer, conductor and music educator

Death (age 69)

1992

Villem Reiman, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Estonian composer and music educator (1906-1992)

Death (age 86)

1988

Yvonne Hubert, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Belgian/Canadian musician

Death (age 93)

1986

Gemma New, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, New Zealand conductor

Birth (34th anniversary)

1979

Janne Berglund, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Norwegian opera singer

Birth (41th anniversary)

1975

Luca <strong>Pisaroni</strong> Luca Pisaroni, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1974

Céline Frisch, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, French harpsichordist

Birth (46th anniversary)

1972

1966

Emily Davis, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Welsh English opera singer

Death (age 65)

1965

Erik Chisholm, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, 20th century Scottish composer and conductor

Death (age 61)

Sally du Randt, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, South African singer and opera singer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1963

Moisey Roebinovitsj Vaynsjteyn, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Soviet conductor and composer (1906-1963)

Death (age 57)

1962

Sachio Fujioka, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Japanese conductor

Birth (58th anniversary)

Piroska Pándy, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Hungarian female opera singer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1959

Erisa Kawaguchi, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, violinist, concertmaster

Birth (61th anniversary)

Pietro Canonica, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Italian painter (1869-1959)

Death (age 90)

1955

Yuri Kasparov, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Armenian composer

Birth (65th anniversary)

Franz Osborn, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, German pianist (1905-1955)

Death (age 49)

1949

Emanuel <strong>Ax</strong> Emanuel Ax, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (71th anniversary)

1948

Michèle Boucher, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Canadian soprano singer

Birth (72th anniversary)

Matja von Niessen-Stone, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, American singer and opera singer

Death (age 77)

Daniel Nazareth, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Indian composer, violinist and conductor

Birth

1943

Şahan Arzruni, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Armenian musician

Birth (77th anniversary)

1941

Paula Robison, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (79th anniversary)

1939

1935

Mireille Lagacé, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Canadian organist

Birth (85th anniversary)

1933

Raymond Michalski, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (87th anniversary)

1932

Clementine von Schuch, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 82)

Antonín Vávra, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Czech opera singer (1847–1932)

Death (age 85)

1921

1920

Peter Roth-Ehrang, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, German opera singer and actor (1920-1966)

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

 

1907

Stanislav Vrbík, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster, writer and organist

Birth

1888

1878

1874

Clara Clemens, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, American; daughter of Mark Twain; opera singer

Birth

1872

Otto Goritz, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, German stage actor and opera singer (1872-1929)

Birth

1858

Harry Rowe <strong>Shelley</strong> Harry Rowe Shelley, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, American composer, organist (church and concert), and professor of music

Birth

1847

1839

Aloysia Weber, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, German operatic soprano

Death (age 79)

1824

1796

Felice Giardini, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Italian composer and violinist

Death (age 80)

1783

Joseph Linke, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, Viennese cellist, friend of Beethoven

Birth

 

1753

Nicolas <strong>Dalayrac</strong> Nicolas Dalayrac, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, French musician and composer of comic operas (Muret 1753 - Paris 1809)

Birth

 

1612

Hans Leo <strong>Hassler</strong> Hans Leo Hassler, Anniversaries (June 8), Classical music history, German composer and organist

Death (age 47)

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