Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 14: 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 14: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 14, there are no less than 74 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Pierre Montan Berton (240th anniversary, Death), May Mukle (140th anniversary, Birth), Lucrezia Bori (60th anniversary, Death), André Amellér (30th anniversary, Death), Angelo Lo Forese (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 14

 

May 14

2020

Angelo Lo <strong>Forese</strong> Angelo Lo Forese, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Death (age 100)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2010

2003

1988

Nadine <strong>Sierra</strong> Nadine Sierra, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, American opera soprano

Birth (32th anniversary)

1987

Javid Samadov, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, Azerbaijani singer

Birth (33th anniversary)

1979

1975

Teodor Hirner, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, composer, music pedagogue, organist, conductor, choir director

Death (age 65)

1974

1970

Juliette Hurel, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, French flautist

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Stephen DeCesare, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, American composer, singer and opera singer

Birth (51th anniversary)

1965

Nina Koshetz, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, Russian American opera singer

Death (age 73)

1964

Paul McGrath, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, British conductor

Birth (56th anniversary)

1963

Andrew Lewis, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, British composer

Birth (57th anniversary)

1961

Lucio Gregoretti, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, Italian composer

Birth (59th anniversary)

1960

1954

Virginia Kerr, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, Irish opera singer

Birth (66th anniversary)

1953

Robin Hill, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, British composer

Birth (67th anniversary)

1950

Natalia Rom, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, Operatic soprano

Birth (70th anniversary)

1946

Bianca Maleczky, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, opera singer, voice teacher

Death (age 57)

1944

1943

Tania <strong>León</strong> Tania León, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, Cuban composer

Birth (77th anniversary)

1937

1933

Thorbjørn Lindhjem, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, Norwegian opera singer

Birth (87th anniversary)

1929

József Gábor, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer, actor

Death (age 49)

1927

Jutta Meyfarth, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (93th anniversary)

1915

Rudolf Strobl, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, Polish pianist (1831-1915)

Death (age 84)

1900

1897

Max Maretzek, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, Czech conductor and composer

Death (age 75)

1885

1870

Gizella Flatt-Győrffy, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, (1870--1943) opera singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1857

Jacob Niclas <strong>Ahlström</strong> Jacob Niclas Ahlström, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, Kapellmeister, composer, organist

Death (age 51)

1847

Fanny <strong>Mendelssohn</strong> Fanny Mendelssohn, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, German pianist and composer

Death (age 41)

1791

Francesca <strong>Lebrun</strong> Francesca Lebrun, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, German singer and composer

Death (age 35)

1780

Pierre Montan Berton, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, French composer and conductor

Death (age 53)

1574

Francesco <strong>Rasi</strong> Francesco Rasi, Anniversaries (May 14), Classical music history, Italian composer, singer, instrumentalist, poet

Birth

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