Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 26: 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 26: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 26, there are no less than 75 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Vojtěch Hřímalý (140th anniversary, Death), Heinrich Kreuzer (120th anniversary, Death), Aarno Walli (100th anniversary, Birth), Alice Guszalewicz (80th anniversary, Death), Lucia Evangelista (20th 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 26

 

October 26

2006

2005

Józef Patkowski, Anniversaries (October 26), Classical music history, Polish composer, music educator and musicologist

Death (age 75)

2003

Roberto García Morillo, Anniversaries (October 26), Classical music history, Argentine composer and musicologist

Death (age 92)

1988

Pierre Nougaro, Anniversaries (October 26), Classical music history, French opera singer, actor

Death (age 84)

1986

HJ Lim, Anniversaries (October 26), Classical music history, South Korean pianist

Birth (34th anniversary)

1985

Karel Kupka, Anniversaries (October 26), Classical music history, Czech composer and choirmaster

Death (age 58)

1977

1975

Ivo Posti, Anniversaries (October 26), Classical music history, Estonian opera singer and historian

Birth (45th anniversary)

1974

1973

1967

Jean-Marc Zvellenreuther, Anniversaries (October 26), Classical music history, guitarist, classical guitarist

Birth (53th anniversary)

1965

Sakari <strong>Oramo</strong> Sakari Oramo, Anniversaries (October 26), Classical music history, Finnish conductor

Birth (55th anniversary)

1954

Franco <strong>Alfano</strong> Franco Alfano, Anniversaries (October 26), Classical music history, Italian composer and pianist

Death (age 79)

1936

György Pauk, Anniversaries (October 26), Classical music history, (1936--) classical violinist

Birth (84th anniversary)

1932

1920

Aarno Walli, Anniversaries (October 26), Classical music history, Finnish pianist and conductor

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1880

1851

1833

1831

1765

Jakub Jan Ryba, Anniversaries (October 26), Classical music history, Czech teacher and composer on the break of classicism and romantism

Birth

1746

Antonio <strong>Rosetti</strong> Antonio Rosetti, Anniversaries (October 26), Classical music history, Czech classical era composer and double bass player

Birth

1685

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