Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 1: 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 1: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 1, there are no less than 65 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Pietro Simone Agostini (340th anniversary, Death), Louis-Gabriel Guillemain (250th anniversary, Death), Riccardo Drigo (90th anniversary, Death), Petar Konjović (50th anniversary, Death), Andrzej Krzanowski (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 1

 

October 1

2017

1996

1982

Akiko <strong>Yamane</strong> Akiko Yamane, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, Japanese composer

Birth (38th anniversary)

1979

Roy <strong>Harris</strong> Roy Harris, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, American composer (1898-1979)

Death (age 81)

1970

Petar Konjović, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, Serbian composer

Death (age 87)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Andrei Ivanov, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1900-1970)

Death (age 69)

50th anniversary    (2020)

József Járay, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, Hungarian singer, combined event competitor and soldier

Death (age 60)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1963

Fabián <strong>Panisello</strong> Fabián Panisello, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, Argentinian musician and conductor

Birth (57th anniversary)

1960

Grete <strong>Pedersen</strong> Grete Pedersen, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, Norwegian conductor and former football player

Birth (60th anniversary)

1959

Otmar Kramis, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, composer, instrumentalist, producer

Birth (61th anniversary)

1958

Taras Filenko, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, Ukrainian pianist, organist, and musicologist

Birth (62th anniversary)

1949

André <strong>Rieu</strong> André Rieu, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, Dutch violinist and conductor

Birth (71th anniversary)

1940

1931

1930

Věra Lejsková, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, pianist, music pedagogue, opinion journalist

Birth (90th anniversary)

1906

Petr Belinnik, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1906-1998)

Birth

1898

1849

Henri Villefranck, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, opera singer, theatre manager, actor

Birth

1833

Luísa Todi, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, Portuguese opera singer (mezzo-soprano)

Death (age 80)

 

1808

Regina Mingotti, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, Italian singer and opera singer

Death (age 86)

1770

Louis-Gabriel <strong>Guillemain</strong> Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, French composer

Death (age 64)

250th anniversary    (2020)

1716

Giovanni Battista <strong>Bassani</strong> Giovanni Battista Bassani, Anniversaries (October 1), Classical music history, Italian composer, violinist and organist

Death (age 66)

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