Music anniversaries to be commemorated on November 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.

November 13: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For November 13, there are no less than 63 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Maria Rajdl (120th anniversary, Birth), Lev Klementyev (110th anniversary, Death), Kazune Shimizu (60th anniversary, Birth), Richard Lewis (30th 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 November 13

 

November 13

2013

Günther Hofmann, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 86)

2007

Erik Kurmangaliev, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, Russian actor and opera singer

Death (age 48)

1997

André <strong>Boucourechliev</strong> André Boucourechliev, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, French composer of Bulgarian origin, music writer

Death (age 72)

1988

Antal <strong>Doráti</strong> Antal Doráti, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, Hungarian-born conductor and composer

Death (age 82)

1979

Freda Betti, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, French operatic mezzo-soprano, singing teacher

Death (age 55)

1978

Alba Ventura, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, Catalan pianist and music pedagogue

Birth (42th anniversary)

1973

Bruno <strong>Maderna</strong> Bruno Maderna, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, Italian conductor and composer

Death (age 53)

1968

Zhong Xu, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, pianist, conductor, music director

Birth (52th anniversary)

Kaja Norena, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, Norwegian singer (1884-1968)

Death (age 84)

1960

1951

Nikolai <strong>Medtner</strong> Nikolai Medtner, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, British composer and pianist

Death (age 71)

Mikhail Kazinik, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, violinist, musicologist

Birth (69th anniversary)

1944

Paul <strong>Graener</strong> Paul Graener, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, German composer (1872-1944)

Death (age 72)

1942

Jenny Abel, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, German violinist

Birth (78th anniversary)

1925

Paul W. Whear, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (95th anniversary)

1879

Henri Miro, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, Canadian composer/arranger, conductor, pianist, and music critic

Birth

1877

František Spilka, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator, composer and choirmaster

Birth

1876

1841

Josip Nolli, Anniversaries (November 13), Classical music history, actor, singer, director, playwright, translator, publicist, opera singer

Birth

1699

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