Music anniversaries to be commemorated on November 5: 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 5: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For November 5, there are no less than 75 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Pierre Février (260th anniversary, Death), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (80th anniversary, Birth), Rinat Ibragimov (60th anniversary, Birth), Suleiman Yudakov (30th anniversary, Death), Shirley Verrett (10th 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 5

 

November 5

2017

Louis Roney, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, American singer and opera singer

Death (age 96)

2010

Shirley <strong>Verrett</strong> Shirley Verrett, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, American opera singer, educator and writer

Death (age 79)

1996

1989

Vladimir <strong>Horowitz</strong> Vladimir Horowitz, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, American classical pianist and composer

Death (age 86)

1987

Indrė Anankaitė, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (33th anniversary)

1985

Santtu-Matias <strong>Rouvali</strong> Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, Finnish conductor and percussionist

Birth (35th anniversary)

1975

Orli <strong>Shaham</strong> Orli Shaham, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (45th anniversary)

1974

Joseph Breinl, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, German musician

Birth (46th anniversary)

Marguerite Namara, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, American lyric soprano (1888-1974)

Death (age 85)

1973

1970

Dmitriy Vorontsov, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, horn player

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1960

Rinat <strong>Ibragimov</strong> Rinat Ibragimov, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, Russian contrabassist

Birth (60th anniversary)

1955

Branko Robinšak, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, Slovene opera singer

Birth (65th anniversary)

1953

Hiroyuki Yamaguchi, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, Japanese violinist and concertmaster

Birth (67th anniversary)

1952

Jean-Jacques Birgé, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, avant-garde composer, film director, sound designer, multimedia author, record producer, synthesizer player and multi-instrumentalist

Birth (68th anniversary)

1951

Bedřich Antonín Wiedermann, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and organist

Death (age 67)

1942

George M. <strong>Cohan</strong> George M. Cohan, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, American entertainer, composer and playwright

Death (age 64)

1914

Jan van der Waart, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, Dutch conductor, composer, cellist and musicologist

Birth

1903

Heinrich Salomon, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 78)

1901

1899

Karl Ueberhorst, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, author, singer, opera singer, writer

Death (age 76)

1888

1787

Joseph Seipelt, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, Austrian singer, opera singer and choir director

Birth

1777

Charles-Frédéric Kreubé, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, French composer, violinist and conductor (1777-1846)

Birth

 

1760

Pierre Février, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, French composer, organist, and harpsichordist

Death (age 64)

1667

Franz Tunder, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, German composer and organist

Death (age 53)

1494

Hans <strong>Sachs</strong> Hans Sachs, Anniversaries (November 5), Classical music history, German meistersinger ("mastersinger"), poet, playwright and shoemaker

Birth

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