Music anniversaries to be commemorated on November 17: 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 17: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For November 17, there are no less than 75 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Gian Francesco de Majo (250th anniversary, Death), Sondra Bianca (90th anniversary, Birth), Philip Kraus (70th anniversary, Birth), Əliövsət Sadıqov (50th anniversary, Death), Camille Pépin (30th anniversary, Birth)... to name only some of the artists, composers or performers, known or less known throughout the world.

All important anniversaries to commemorate a November 17

 

November 17

2019

John Wegner, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, German-born Australian opera singer

Death (age 69)

2018

Diana Petrynenko, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, Ukrainian opera singer and music educator

Death (age 88)

2016

Jutta Vulpius, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 88)

1990

1986

Jong Min <strong>Park</strong> Jong Min Park, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, South Korean singer and opera singer

Birth (34th anniversary)

Mieczysław Drobner, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, Polish conductor, composer and musicologist

Death (age 74)

1984

Jan Novák, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, Czech composer and pianist

Death (age 63)

1982

Eduard <strong>Tubin</strong> Eduard Tubin, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, Estonian composer and conductor

Death (age 77)

1977

1976

1973

Hermine May, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, Romanian singer

Birth (47th anniversary)

1972

1970

Əliövsət Sadıqov, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, opera singer, stage actor

Death (age 63)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

1962

1950

Philip Kraus, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, American opera singer and director

Birth (70th anniversary)

1942

Howard Dyck, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, Canadian conductor and broadcaster

Birth (78th anniversary)

1938

Lee Patrick, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (82th anniversary)

1937

Kōichi Kishi, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, composer, violinist, conductor

Death (age 28)

1930

Sondra Bianca, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (90th anniversary)

1913

Mathilde Marchesi, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, German mezzo-soprano and singing teacher

Death (age 92)

1892

Max Deutsch, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, Austrian-French Composer and conductor

Birth

1858

1826

Caroline Müller, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, Danish and later Swedish singer, dancer and actor

Death (age 71)

 

1816

August Wilhelm Ambros, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, Czech music reviewer, composer and musicologist

Birth

1770

Gian Francesco de <strong>Majo</strong> Gian Francesco de Majo, Anniversaries (November 17), Classical music history, Italian composer

Death (age 38)

250th anniversary    (2020)

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