Music anniversaries to be commemorated on March 13: 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.

March 13: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 13, there are no less than 97 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Emilio Serrano y Ruiz (170th anniversary, Birth), Hugo Wolf (160th anniversary, Birth), Fritz Busch (130th anniversary, Birth), Rosalind Elias (90th anniversary, Birth), Karl Münchinger (30th 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 March 13

 

March 13

2018

Olly Wilson, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, American composer (1937-2018)

Death (age 80)

2011

Hans Christian, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 81)

2007

2005

Yoshihisa Taira, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Japanese-born French composer

Death (age 68)

2003

Gerd Brenneis, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 73)

1981

Tam Lan-Hing, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Cantonese opera performer

Death (age 73)

1980

Alberto Pizzo, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth (40th anniversary)

Aleksandr Kolobov, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Russian singer and opera singer

Death (age 84)

1976

Emmy Krüger, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, German opera singer (soprano)

Death (age 89)

1974

1969

Susanna <strong>Mälkki</strong> Susanna Mälkki, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Finnish conductor and cellist

Birth (51th anniversary)

Katrin Scholz, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, German university teacher

Birth (51th anniversary)

1966

Vít Zouhar, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Czech music educator, music publicist and composer

Birth (54th anniversary)

Marianna Váradi, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer

Birth (54th anniversary)

1964

1963

Vasily Gerello, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1960

1959

Andrés Gaos Berea, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Spanish music educator, violinist and composer

Death (age 84)

1955

John Hackett, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, British musician

Birth (65th anniversary)

1953

Anthony Powers, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, British composer

Birth (67th anniversary)

1952

David Carlson, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (68th anniversary)

Wolfgang <strong>Rihm</strong> Wolfgang Rihm, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, German composer

Birth (68th anniversary)

1949

Julia Migenes, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, American soprano

Birth (71th anniversary)

Emmy Verhey, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Dutch violinist

Birth (71th anniversary)

1946

Tolib Shakhidi, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Soviet composer

Birth (74th anniversary)

Yelyzaveta Azerska, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer and music educator (1868-1946)

Death (age 78)

1943

1927

André Charlet, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Swiss choir director and conductor

Birth

1918

César <strong>Cui</strong> César Cui, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Russian composer and army officer

Death (age 83)

Karel Stecker, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, musicologist, composer, organist, music pedagogue

Death (age 57)

1901

1883

Enrico <strong>Toselli</strong> Enrico Toselli, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Italian pianist and composer (1883-1926)

Birth

1877

Cristóbal <strong>Oudrid</strong> Cristóbal Oudrid, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Spanish pianist, conductor and composer

Death (age 52)

1873

1860

Hugo <strong>Wolf</strong> Hugo Wolf, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Austrian composer of Slovene origin

Birth

1855

Anton Rückauf, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Austrian composer, pianist and music educator

Birth

1853

1839

Wenzel Robert von Gallenberg, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Austrian composer and theatre director

Death (age 55)

1835

 

1817

Matěj Sojka, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, Czech composer and organist

Death (age 77)

1800

Michel Angelo Potenza, Anniversaries (March 13), Classical music history, music pedagogue, opera singer

Death (age 77)

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