Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 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.

October 13: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 13, there are no less than 75 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: François Roberday (340th anniversary, Death), Gösta Nystroem (130th anniversary, Birth), Otto Joachim (110th anniversary, Birth), Peeter Lilje (70th anniversary, Birth), Paul Potts (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 October 13

 

October 13

2013

2011

Chris Doig, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, New Zealand opera singer and sports administrator

Death (age 63)

2010

Ulrik Cold, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, Danish operatic baritone

Death (age 71)

1995

Akihiro Tsukatani, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, Japanese economist and composer (1919-1995)

Death (age 76)

1979

Rebecca <strong>Clarke</strong> Rebecca Clarke, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, English composer and violist

Death (age 93)

1976

1970

Julia Culp, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, Dutch singer

Death (age 90)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Paul <strong>Potts</strong> Paul Potts, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, English tenor

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1968

1967

Hannu Lintu, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, Finnish conductor

Birth (53th anniversary)

1966

Thom de Klerk, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, Dutch bassoonist, music teacher, conductor and music director

Death (age 54)

1965

1956

Melvyn <strong>Tan</strong> Melvyn Tan, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, British musician

Birth (64th anniversary)

1953

Paul Mägi, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, Estonian conductor

Birth (67th anniversary)

1949

Leona Mitchell, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (71th anniversary)

1946

Max Méreaux, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, French composer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1939

Eike Wilm Schulte, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, German operatic baritone

Birth (81th anniversary)

1937

Loris <strong>Tjeknavorian</strong> Loris Tjeknavorian, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, Iranian conductor and composer

Birth (83th anniversary)

1932

Masayuki Nagatomi, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, Japanese composer and musicologist

Birth (88th anniversary)

1912

1846

1792

Moritz <strong>Hauptmann</strong> Moritz Hauptmann, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, German music theorist, teacher and composer

Birth

1777

Dismas Hataš, Anniversaries (October 13), Classical music history, Czech violinist and composer

Death (age 52)

1680

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