Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 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.

May 13: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 13, there are no less than 77 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Hermann Levi (120th anniversary, Death), Gareth Morris (100th anniversary, Birth), Pauline de Ahna (70th anniversary, Death), Olivier Greif (20th anniversary, Death), Gabriel Bacquier (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 May 13

 

May 13

2020

Gabriel <strong>Bacquier</strong> Gabriel Bacquier, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, French opera singer

Death (age 95)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2018

Glenn <strong>Branca</strong> Glenn Branca, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, American composer and guitarist

Death (age 69)

2005

Miroslav Kokoška, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Czech marimba player and composer

Death (age 60)

Viktor Nikolaevich Kurin, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Ukrainian singer and opera singer (1934-2005)

Death (age 71)

2001

1993

Adrien Trybucki, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, French composer

Birth (27th anniversary)

1991

Luciano Della Pergola, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Luciano Della Pergola. Tenor, teacher, producer, b Bucharest 23 Jun 1910, of Italian parents, naturalized Canadian 1961, d Montreal 13 May 1991

Death (age 80)

1983

Oldřich Palkovský, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Czech music educator and composer

Death (age 76)

1982

Gara <strong>Garayev</strong> Gara Garayev, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Azerbaijani composer (1918-1982)

Death (age 64)

1976

Hans Stüwe, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, German actor (1901-1976)

Death (age 74)

1971

Tedi Papavrami, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Albanian musician

Birth (49th anniversary)

Maria <strong>Keohane</strong> Maria Keohane, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Swedish singer

Birth (49th anniversary)

1970

Émile Colonne, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, French singer

Death (age 85)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Behzad Mirkhani, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Iranian musician

Birth (51th anniversary)

1965

Hanna Krushelnytska, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer (soprano)

Death (age 77)

Tasmin <strong>Little</strong> Tasmin Little, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, English violinist

Birth (55th anniversary)

1964

Njål Sparbo, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Norwegian singer

Birth (56th anniversary)

1961

Yutaka Sado, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Japanese conductor

Birth (59th anniversary)

1959

Roger Muraro, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, French musician

Birth (61th anniversary)

1957

Géry Moutier, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, french pianist

Birth (63th anniversary)

David <strong>Hill</strong> David Hill, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, English choral conductor and organist

Birth (63th anniversary)

1956

John Lunn, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, British composer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1950

Lyudmila Kolos, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue, singer

Birth (70th anniversary)

1949

Piotr Moss, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Polish composer

Birth (71th anniversary)

Jane Glover, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, British-born conductor and music scholar

Birth (71th anniversary)

1948

Ivan Klánský, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Czech music educator and pianist

Birth (72th anniversary)

1947

John Neschling, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Brazilian conductor

Birth (73th anniversary)

Janusz Grzywacz, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, pianist, composer

Birth (73th anniversary)

1942

Colin <strong>McAlpin</strong> Colin McAlpin, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, English composer and writer

Death (age 72)

1939

Kari Løvaas, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (81th anniversary)

Ona Glinskaitė, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (81th anniversary)

1938

1935

Dominic Cossa, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (85th anniversary)

1933

1923

1922

Anthony Gigliotti, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, American clarinetist and music teacher

Birth

1921

Marie Stanek-Hrimaly, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, opera singer and pianist (1839-1921)

Death (age 81)

Marie Stanek-Hrimaly, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, opera singer and pianist (1839-1921)

Death (age 81)

1920

Gareth Morris, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, British musician

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1916

Clara Louise Kellogg, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, American opera singer (1842-1916)

Death (age 73)

1885

1873

Kašpar Mašek, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and organist

Death (age 79)

1848

Wilhelmina Raab, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, opera singer, singer, music pedagogue

Birth

1842

Arthur <strong>Sullivan</strong> Arthur Sullivan, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, English composer of the Gilbert & Sullivan duo

Birth

1835

 

1807

 

1739

Giuseppe Maria Buini, Anniversaries (May 13), Classical music history, Italian opera composer and librettist

Death (age 59)

1726

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