Music anniversaries to be commemorated on November 18: 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 18: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For November 18, there are no less than 99 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Jean-Baptiste Loeillet of London (340th anniversary, Birth), Ignacy Jan Paderewski (160th anniversary, Birth), Wanda Wermińska (120th anniversary, Birth), Edwin Bélanger (110th anniversary, Birth), Kazimierz Kord (90th 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 18

 

November 18

2011

Zdeněk Zouhar, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Czech music educator, music publicist and composer

Death (age 84)

1999

Paul <strong>Bowles</strong> Paul Bowles, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, American composer, writer, translator

Death (age 88)

1992

Dorothy Kirsten, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, American operatic soprano (1910-1992)

Death (age 82)

1988

Józef Korolkiewicz, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Polish sportsperson, painter, singer and athletics competitor (1902-1988)

Death (age 86)

1987

1986

Elim <strong>Chan</strong> Elim Chan, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Conductor from Hong Kong

Birth (34th anniversary)

1983

1978

Eduardo Banks, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Brazilian musician and composer

Birth (42th anniversary)

Andris <strong>Nelsons</strong> Andris Nelsons, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Latvian conductor

Birth (42th anniversary)

1976

Alfred Jerger, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Austrian actor, singer and opera singer

Death (age 87)

1975

Neal E. Boyd, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, American opera singer, winner of Season 3 of America's Got Talent

Birth

1974

Rudy Giovannini, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Italian opera singer and singer

Birth (46th anniversary)

Emil Hradecký, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Czech archivist, music educator, composer, writer, organist and university educator

Death (age 61)

1973

Alois <strong>Hába</strong> Alois Hába, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Czech music educator and composer

Death (age 80)

1971

Eva Liebenberg, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, German actress and opera singer

Death (age 81)

1970

Gavin Gordon, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, British musician

Death (age 68)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Léon Jongen, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Belgian conductor and composer

Death (age 85)

1968

Indra Thomas, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (52th anniversary)

1962

Mykola Andriyovych Chasty, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Ukrainian singer and opera singer (1905-1962)

Death (age 57)

1961

Anthony Warlow, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Australian musical theatre actor

Birth (59th anniversary)

1960

David Hobson, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Australian opera tenor

Birth (60th anniversary)

1951

František Michálek, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 56)

1950

1945

Khorlan Qalīlambekova, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, opera singer, music pedagogue

Birth (75th anniversary)

1942

1941

David <strong>Hemmings</strong> David Hemmings, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, British actor, producer, director, and singer

Birth

1939

Tom Johnson, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (81th anniversary)

1930

1928

 

1910

Edwin Bélanger, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Canadian conductor, violinist, violist, arranger, and music educator

Birth

1898

1871

Amadeu Vives i Roig, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Spanish–Catalan composer, writer and impresario

Birth

1860

Ignacy Jan <strong>Paderewski</strong> Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Polish pianist, composer, supporter of Poland's independence movements, politician, Prime Minister of reborn Poland (1860-1941)

Birth

1857

1780

1771

Giuseppe de Majo, Anniversaries (November 18), Classical music history, Italian composer and organist

Death (age 73)

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