Music anniversaries to be commemorated on May 9: 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 9: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For May 9, there are no less than 88 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Giovanni Paisiello (280th anniversary, Birth), Hermann Berens (140th anniversary, Death), José Dupuis (120th anniversary, Death), Michel Béroff (70th anniversary, Birth), Attila Fülöp (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 9

 

May 9

2020

Attila Fülöp, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, (1942--2020) opera singer and audio engineer

Death (age 77)

0th anniversary    (2020)

2019

Arif Malikov, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Soviet and Azerbaijani composer

Death (age 85)

Zbigniew Rudziński, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Polish composer and music educator

Death (age 83)

2014

Jiří <strong>Kratochvíl</strong> Jiří Kratochvíl, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Czech clarinetist, musicologist, composer, and music teacher.

Death (age 89)

2009

2002

1997

1990

1983

Natalie Ni Shi, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Canadian operatic soprano

Birth (37th anniversary)

Claudia <strong>Rumondor</strong> Claudia Rumondor, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Dutch composer

Birth (37th anniversary)

1979

Nelly Palmer, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (41th anniversary)

1969

1967

Philippa <strong>Schuyler</strong> Philippa Schuyler, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, American pianist and composer

Death (age 35)

1965

Naotada Yamamoto, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Japanese composer and conductor

Death (age 60)

1964

Marc Clear, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, British opera singer and actor

Birth (56th anniversary)

1961

Alison Hagley, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, English operatic soprano

Birth (59th anniversary)

1957

Ezio Pinza, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Death (age 64)

1955

Anne Sofie von <strong>Otter</strong> Anne Sofie von Otter, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Swedish mezzo-soprano

Birth (65th anniversary)

1954

Lawrence Dutton, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, American music educator and violist

Birth (66th anniversary)

Fortunat Frölich, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, composer, music arranger, instrumentalist, singer

Birth (66th anniversary)

Gabriela Krčková, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, oboist, music pedagogue, illustrator

Birth (66th anniversary)

1952

1951

Curtis Roads, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (69th anniversary)

1950

Michel Béroff, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, French pianist and conductor

Birth (70th anniversary)

1949

Moesa Baetov, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and composer (1902-1949)

Death (age 46)

1948

Ichirō Suzuki, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Japanese musician

Birth (72th anniversary)

1945

Jindřich Vojáček, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Czech composer and organist

Death (age 56)

1943

1939

Bruce Mather, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Canadian composer

Birth (81th anniversary)

Giorgio Zancanaro, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth (81th anniversary)

1938

1931

Igor Ozim, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Slovene violinist, musician and music educator

Birth (89th anniversary)

1927

Lucrècia Arana, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Spanish singer (1867-1927)

Death (age 59)

1917

1913

Francesco Uetam, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Spanish singer and opera singer

Death (age 66)

Nikita Bogoslovsky, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Soviet and Russian composer, conductor, pianist, writer

Birth

1905

Mykola Andriyovych Chasty, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Ukrainian singer and opera singer (1905-1962)

Birth

1903

1896

Ján Fišer, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, composer, musicologist, choir director

Birth

1880

Hermann Berens, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, German Romantic composer

Death (age 54)

1877

Elena Asachi, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, pianist, singer and composer

Death (age 87)

1865

August de <strong>Boeck</strong> August de Boeck, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Flemish composer, organist and music pedagogue

Birth

1849

1835

1827

Friedrich Wilhelm <strong>Berner</strong> Friedrich Wilhelm Berner, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, German musician, composer and musicologist

Death (age 46)

1822

Duquesnoy, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, French singer and composer

Death (age 63)

1818

Joseph Lux, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, German actor and opera singer

Death (age 61)

1775

Vittoria Tesi, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Italian opera singer and music teacher

Death (age 74)

 

1745

Tomaso Antonio Vitali, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Italian composer and violinist

Death (age 82)

1740

Giovanni <strong>Paisiello</strong> Giovanni Paisiello, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Italian composer of the Classical era

Birth

1707

Dietrich <strong>Buxtehude</strong> Dietrich Buxtehude, Anniversaries (May 9), Classical music history, Danish-German organist and composer

Death (age 70)

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