Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 23: 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 23: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 23, there are no less than 72 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Dinu Bădescu (40th anniversary, Death), Lucas Debargue (30th 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 23

 

October 23

2019

2002

Adolph Green, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, American lyricist and playwright (1914-2002)

Death (age 87)

1999

Manfred Jungwirth, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Austrian opera singer (bass)

Death (age 80)

1990

1988

1986

Willy Frey, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Swiss opera singer (1901-1986)

Death (age 85)

1983

1979

Kirill <strong>Gerstein</strong> Kirill Gerstein, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Jewish American and Russian pianist

Birth (41th anniversary)

1975

Olivia Ward, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Reality television personality, opera singer

Birth (45th anniversary)

1974

1971

1969

Gerhard Pechner, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 66)

1967

Jindřich Jindřich, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Czech ethnographer, composer and pianist

Death (age 91)

1961

Brett <strong>Dean</strong> Brett Dean, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Australian composer, conductor

Birth (59th anniversary)

1958

1955

Toshio <strong>Hosokawa</strong> Toshio Hosokawa, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Japanese composer of contemporary classical music

Birth (65th anniversary)

1954

Hedwig Fassbender, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, German opera singer and academic voice teacher

Birth (66th anniversary)

1953

Marek Chołoniewski, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Polish composer and music educator

Birth (67th anniversary)

1951

Luciano Neroni, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Italian singer and opera singer

Death (age 42)

1949

Helēna Kozlovska-Ersa, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Latvian opera and folksong singer

Death (age 54)

1948

Jiří Huml, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, opera singer, opera director

Death (age 73)

1941

Lawrence Foster, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, American conductor

Birth (79th anniversary)

1938

Oskar <strong>Böhme</strong> Oskar Böhme, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, German composer and trumpeter

Death (age 68)

1932

Božena Glavak, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (88th anniversary)

1925

Manos <strong>Hatzidakis</strong> Manos Hatzidakis, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Greek composer, pianist and conductor

Birth

1924

Maaria Eira, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer and film actor (1924–1999)

Birth

1893

Jean Absil, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Belgian composer, organist, and professor

Birth

Pylyp Kozytskiy, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Russian composer, musicologist and music educator (1893-1960)

Birth

1867

Stanislav Jiránek, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and choirmaster

Birth

1832

Róza Csillag, Anniversaries (October 23), Classical music history, Austrian-Hungarian operatic mezzosoprano

Birth

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