Music anniversaries to be commemorated on March 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.

March 26: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For March 26, there are no less than 88 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Jean-Étienne Despréaux (200th anniversary, Death), John Rogers Thomas (190th anniversary, Birth), Mariano Soriano (140th anniversary, Death), Isadore Freed (120th anniversary, Birth), Naomi Munakata (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 26

 

March 26

2020

Naomi Munakata, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Brazilian conductor

Death (age 64)

0th anniversary    (2020)

Luigi <strong>Roni</strong> Luigi Roni, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Italian singer

Death (age 78)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2014

2010

Alf Andersen, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Danish singer and actor

Death (age 81)

2004

Vladimir Ivanovsky, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer (1912-2004)

Death (age 91)

2003

Leif <strong>Roar</strong> Leif Roar, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Danish opera singer and singer

Death (age 65)

1981

Naroa Intxausti, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (39th anniversary)

Adorján Pataki, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, (1981--) opera singer

Birth (39th anniversary)

1977

Marianne Gesswagner, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (43th anniversary)

1973

Noël <strong>Coward</strong> Noël Coward, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer

Death (age 73)

1969

Clara Dow, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, British opera singer and actress

Death (age 85)

1966

Liv-Unni Larsson Undall, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Norwegian singer and actress

Birth (54th anniversary)

1963

Bernard Labadie, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Canadian conductor

Birth (57th anniversary)

1960

Stefano Palatchi, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Spanish opera singer

Birth (60th anniversary)

1957

Richard Leech, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (63th anniversary)

Humberto Bruni Lamanna, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Venezuelan classical guitarist

Birth (63th anniversary)

1955

János Tóth, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer

Birth (65th anniversary)

1950

1948

1942

Robin Donald, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Australian opera singer

Birth (78th anniversary)

1940

Victor von Halem, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (80th anniversary)

1936

Giora <strong>Feidman</strong> Giora Feidman, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Argentine-born Israeli clarinetist

Birth (84th anniversary)

1929

1892

Amédée Artus, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, French composer and conductor

Death (age 76)

Penka Toromanova, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Bulgarian opera singer and vocal pedagogue

Birth

1888

Masalim Valeev, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Soviet conductor and composer (1888-1956)

Birth

Walter Bache, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, British pianist and composer

Death (age 45)

1885

1880

1874

Oskar <strong>Nedbal</strong> Oskar Nedbal, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and violist

Birth

1837

Joseph Linke, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Viennese cellist, friend of Beethoven

Death (age 53)

1830

John Rogers <strong>Thomas</strong> John Rogers Thomas, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Welsh-born American composer, singer, and music teacher

Birth

 

1820

Jean-Étienne Despréaux, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, French singer and dancer

Death (age 71)

200th anniversary    (2020)

1809

Gabriele Mario Piozzi, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, British opera singer and composer

Death (age 68)

1566

Antonio de <strong>Cabezón</strong> Antonio de Cabezón, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Spanish composer and organist

Death (age 55)

1517

Heinrich <strong>Isaac</strong> Heinrich Isaac, Anniversaries (March 26), Classical music history, Franco-Flemish Renaissance composer

Death (age 67)

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