Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 21: 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 21: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 21, there are no less than 69 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Rafael Calleja Gómez (150th anniversary, Birth), Nezaket Memmedova (40th 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 21

 

October 21

2006

Setrak, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, French Turkish pianist

Death (age 76)

2001

Alexander <strong>Malofeev</strong> Alexander Malofeev, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, Russian virtuoso pianist

Birth (19th anniversary)

1982

Keedie Babb, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, British singer

Birth (38th anniversary)

1976

Zora Ropas, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, concert singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Death (age 83)

1973

Otto Albert Tichý, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and organist

Death (age 83)

Lera <strong>Auerbach</strong> Lera Auerbach, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, Soviet-Russian-born American classical composer and pianist

Birth (47th anniversary)

1968

1967

1958

Deng Jie, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, Chinese actress

Birth (62th anniversary)

László Domahidy, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, Hungarian opera singer

Birth (62th anniversary)

1953

Hugh Wolff, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, American conductor

Birth (67th anniversary)

1949

1944

Polly Ferman, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, Uruguayan pianist

Birth (76th anniversary)

1925

Virginia Zeani, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, Romanian soprano

Birth (95th anniversary)

1921

1911

Josef J. Pihert, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Death (age 66)

1905

1904

Konstantin Laptev, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1904-1990)

Birth

1893

Albert Pek, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, Czech composer, pianist, choirmaster and collector of regional songs

Birth

1885

Egon <strong>Wellesz</strong> Egon Wellesz, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, Austrian, later British composer, teacher and musicologist

Birth

1879

Joseph <strong>Canteloube</strong> Joseph Canteloube, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, French composer, musicologist, and author

Birth

1870

Rafael Calleja Gómez, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, Spanish composer and conductor (1870-1938). Conductor of Teatro Real de Madrid and Teatro de la Zarzuela. Founder with other composers (Ruperto Chapí, Sinesio Delgado, Carlos Arniches, Salvador Videgain Gómez) in 1899 of rights society Sociedad d...

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1849

1842

Anton Július Hiray, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, composer, organist, trumpeter

Death (age 72)

 

1818

1662

Henry <strong>Lawes</strong> Henry Lawes, Anniversaries (October 21), Classical music history, English musician and composer

Death (age 66)

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