Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 14: 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 14: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 14, there are no less than 77 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Jean-Joseph Rodolphe (290th anniversary, Birth), Alexandrine-Caroline Branchu (170th anniversary, Death), Erzsi Radnai (120th anniversary, Birth), Vasko Vassilev (50th anniversary, Birth), Leonard Bernstein (30th 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 October 14

 

October 14

2002

Norbert Schultze, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, German composer (1911-2002)

Death (age 91)

1998

Petr Belinnik, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1906-1998)

Death (age 92)

1994

1991

John Newmark, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Canadian pianist (1904-1991)

Death (age 87)

Sebastian Zawadzki, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Polish composer and pianist

Birth (29th anniversary)

1990

Leonard <strong>Bernstein</strong> Leonard Bernstein, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist

Death (age 72)

1985

Viktor Gurjev, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 71)

1983

Hikari Kiyama, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Japanese composer

Birth (37th anniversary)

1980

Sayo Kosugi, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, composer, pianist

Birth (40th anniversary)

1979

Marcus Paus, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Norwegian composer

Birth (41th anniversary)

1977

Joseph <strong>Kaiser</strong> Joseph Kaiser, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer

Birth (43th anniversary)

1975

1971

1970

Vasko <strong>Vassilev</strong> Vasko Vassilev, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Bulgarian violinist

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1966

1965

Constantine Koukias, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Australian composer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1963

1959

Kurt Streit, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, opera singer, singer, musician, performing artist

Birth (61th anniversary)

1957

Pavel Zemek, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Czech oboist, music educator and composer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1952

Kaija <strong>Saariaho</strong> Kaija Saariaho, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Finnish composer

Birth (68th anniversary)

1944

František Dostalík, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, composer, organist, music pedagogue

Death (age 48)

1935

La Monte Young, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, American avant-garde composer

Birth (85th anniversary)

1933

Halyna Tuftina, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Soviet singer, opera singer and music educator (1933-2007)

Birth

1928

Gary Graffman, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (92th anniversary)

1926

Cesare Curzi, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, American singer and opera singer

Birth (94th anniversary)

1925

1923

George <strong>Whiting</strong> George Whiting, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, American composer of classical music

Death (age 83)

1914

Jiří Wiedermann, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, opera singer, singer

Birth (106th anniversary)

1899

Kathryn Meisle, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, American operatic contralto (1899—1970)

Birth

1889

Spencer Williams, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, American jazz and popular music composer, pianist, and singer

Birth

1879

Karl Anton <strong>Eckert</strong> Karl Anton Eckert, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, German composer, conductor and choirmaster

Death (age 58)

1871

Alexander von <strong>Zemlinsky</strong> Alexander von Zemlinsky, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Austrian composer, conductor, and teacher

Birth

1856

Johann Kaspar Mertz, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Hungarian guitarist and composer

Death (age 50)

 

1746

Domenico Alberti, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Italian composer, singer, harpsichordist

Death (age 36)

1730

Jean-Joseph Rodolphe, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Alsatian horn player, violinist and composer

Birth

1568

Jacques <strong>Arcadelt</strong> Jacques Arcadelt, Anniversaries (October 14), Classical music history, Netherlandish composer of the Renaissance

Death (age 61)

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