Music anniversaries to be commemorated on March 1: 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 1: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 1, there are no less than 93 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Thomas Campion (400th anniversary, Death), Louis Baron (100th anniversary, Death), Pierre-Max Dubois (90th anniversary, Birth), Rotraud Hansmann (80th anniversary, Birth), Seppo Ruohonen (0th 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 1

 

March 1

2020

Seppo Ruohonen, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer

Death (age 73)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2013

1993

1981

Consuelo Rubio, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Spanish singer (1927-1981)

Death (age 53)

1978

1976

Jean <strong>Martinon</strong> Jean Martinon, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, French conductor and composer

Death (age 66)

1971

Thomas <strong>Adès</strong> Thomas Adès, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, British composer, pianist and conductor

Birth (49th anniversary)

Michael Weinius, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Swedish opera singer

Birth (49th anniversary)

1959

Douglas Boyd, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (61th anniversary)

Alari Põldoja, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1944

Hanuš Domanský, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Slovakian composer

Birth (76th anniversary)

1940

Rotraud Hansmann, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Austrian soprano in opera and concert

Birth (80th anniversary)

1939

Leo <strong>Brouwer</strong> Leo Brouwer, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Cuban composer, conductor, and guitarist

Birth

1937

1933

Gaston Germain, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Canadian bass singer and music educator

Birth

1931

Isabel Brú, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Spanish actor and singer

Death (age 57)

1927

1926

1920

Louis Baron, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, French opera singer

Death (age 82)

100th anniversary    (2020)

1916

Riszat Abdullin, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Kazakhstani singer and opera singer (1916-1988)

Birth

1914

Tor <strong>Aulin</strong> Tor Aulin, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Swedish violinist, conductor and composer

Death (age 47)

1912

George <strong>Grossmith</strong> George Grossmith, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, English comedian, writer, composer, actor, and singer

Death (age 64)

1907

August Manns, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, German conductor in Crystal Palace

Death (age 81)

1888

Enrico Calzolari, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Italian singer and opera singer

Death (age 65)

1885

Henry Pravecek, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Czech composer, conductor and choir director (1885-1969)

Birth

1872

1835

Ebenezer Prout, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, English musical theorist, writer, teacher and composer

Birth

1826

John Thomas, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Welsh composer and harpist, called Pencerdd Gwalia

Birth

1783

1709

Josef Antonín Gurecký, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Czech conductor, violinist and composer

Birth

1643

Girolamo <strong>Frescobaldi</strong> Girolamo Frescobaldi, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, Italian composer (1583–1643)

Death (age 59)

 

1620

Thomas <strong>Campion</strong> Thomas Campion, Anniversaries (March 1), Classical music history, English composer, poet and physician

Death (age 53)

400th anniversary    (2020)

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