Music anniversaries to be commemorated on November 26: 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 26: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For November 26, there are no less than 84 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Celeste Coltellini (260th anniversary, Birth), Nicolas-Étienne Framery (210th anniversary, Death), Heinrich Knote (150th anniversary, Birth), Eero Heinonen (70th anniversary, Birth), Nathan Gunn (50th 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 26

 

November 26

2004

2001

Grete von Zieritz, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, Austrian-German composer and pianist

Death (age 102)

1999

Willy Rosenau, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 84)

1996

1992

1988

Antonio <strong>Estévez</strong> Antonio Estévez, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, Venezuelan composer, conductor and oboist (1916-1988)

Death (age 72)

1984

1981

1976

Petr Amiranashvili, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1907-1976)

Death (age 69)

1970

Nathan <strong>Gunn</strong> Nathan Gunn, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, Operatic baritone

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Jaroslav Tomášek, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, Czech composer

Death (age 74)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

Siqing, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, Chinese musician

Birth (51th anniversary)

1966

Ingebjørg Kosmo, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, Norwegian opera singer

Birth (54th anniversary)

1965

1959

Albert <strong>Ketèlbey</strong> Albert Ketèlbey, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, English composer, conductor and pianist

Death (age 84)

1958

1957

1944

Florence Foster <strong>Jenkins</strong> Florence Foster Jenkins, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, American soprano, renowned for her lack of musical skill and singing ability

Death (age 76)

Ikuko Endō, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, Japanese pianist

Birth (76th anniversary)

1942

1941

Susanne Marsee, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, American mezzo-soprano

Birth (79th anniversary)

1891

Josephine Brandell, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, British actor and opera singer (1891-1977)

Birth

1879

1870

Nikolai Vekov, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

Heinrich Knote, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, German opera singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1866

1854

Émile Wambach, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, Belgian conductor, composer, musicologist and music educator

Birth

1717

Daniel <strong>Purcell</strong> Daniel Purcell, Anniversaries (November 26), Classical music history, English composer, the younger brother or cousin of Henry Purcell.

Death (age 53)

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