Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 19: 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 19: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 19, there are no less than 64 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Dinh Gilly (80th 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 19

 

May 19

2013

Lutfi Kabirova, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer (1932-2013)

Death (age 80)

2011

Alda Noni, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Death (age 95)

Ladislav Simon, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator, composer and pianist

Death (age 82)

2006

Miroslav Pelikán, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Czech music educator and composer

Death (age 84)

2003

1999

1992

1986

1982

Mari Endō, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Japanese cellist

Birth (38th anniversary)

1979

Joshua Guerrero, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, American operatic tenor

Birth (41th anniversary)

1976

Wiktor Brégy, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Polish singer and music educator

Death (age 72)

1974

Emma Shapplin, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, French operatic coloratura soprano

Birth (46th anniversary)

1971

1965

Teresa Novoa, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, opera singer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1963

1958

Naoto Ōtomo, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Japanese conductor

Birth (62th anniversary)

Asher Fisch, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Israeli conductor

Birth (62th anniversary)

1957

Alois Praveček, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Czech conductor and composer

Death (age 77)

1954

1953

1949

Stephen Varcoe, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, English bass-baritone

Birth (71th anniversary)

1947

David Helfgott, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Australian concert pianist

Birth (73th anniversary)

1944

Tadeusz Prejzner, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, composer, conductor, pedagogue

Death (age 40)

1940

1937

1935

Charles Martin <strong>Loeffler</strong> Charles Martin Loeffler, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, American violinist and composer

Death (age 74)

1933

1931

Tamara Sorokina, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, operatic singer

Birth (89th anniversary)

Éric Tappy, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Swiss opera singer

Birth (89th anniversary)

1926

Robert Wykes, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (94th anniversary)

1914

Mönirä Bulatova, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Russian opera singer, mezzo-soprano

Birth

1913

1912

Alphonse <strong>Hasselmans</strong> Alphonse Hasselmans, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Belgian-born French harpist, composer and pedagogue

Death (age 67)

1904

Korla Awgust Kocor, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Sorbian composer and conductor

Death (age 81)

1899

Egon Hilbert, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Austrian theatrical manager and dircetor of the Vienna State Opera (1964-1968)

Birth

1876

Julia Matthews, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Australian actor (1842-1876)

Death (age 33)

1872

Ferdinand Sládek, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, Czech composer, collector of regional songs and organist

Birth

1867

Marcella Lindh, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, stage name of an American soprano singer

Birth

1829

Meyer Lutz, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, German-born English composer and conductor

Birth

1786

John Stanley, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, English composer and organist.

Death (age 74)

 

1753

Jacques Aubert, Anniversaries (May 19), Classical music history, French composer and violinist

Death (age 63)

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