Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 29: 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 29: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 29, there are no less than 63 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Max Pichler (160th anniversary, Birth), James Dillon (70th anniversary, Birth), Carlos Guastavino (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 29

 

October 29

2005

2004

Pierre Thibaud, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, French trumpeter and music educator

Death (age 75)

1983

Piers Baron, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, record producer and musician

Birth (37th anniversary)

1978

Willi Störring, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 82)

1975

John Scott Trotter, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, American arranger, composer, band leader

Death (age 67)

1972

Ferran Ardèvol Miralles, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, Spanish businessperson, composer and conductor (1887-1972)

Death (age 85)

1965

Richard <strong>Ayres</strong> Richard Ayres, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, British composer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1961

Zdeněk Folprecht, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, Czech conductor and composer

Death (age 61)

1956

Ulrich Ress, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Birth (64th anniversary)

1953

William Kapell, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, American classical pianist and recording artist (1922-1953)

Death (age 31)

1952

Ida <strong>Kavafian</strong> Ida Kavafian, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (68th anniversary)

1950

James Dillon, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, British composer

Birth (70th anniversary)

1946

1939

1937

Carl Streitmann, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, Austrian actor and opera singer

Death (age 79)

1936

1925

Giuse Gerbino, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, Italian operatic mezzo-soprano (1925-2004)

Birth

Irena Jasiūnaitė, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Birth (95th anniversary)

1882

Gustav Nottebohm, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, German pianist, teacher, musical editor and composer

Death (age 64)

1860

Max Pichler, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, singer, music pedagogue, opera singer

Birth

1803

Johannes Gerl, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, singer, opera singer, music pedagogue

Birth

1675

Andreas <strong>Hammerschmidt</strong> Andreas Hammerschmidt, Anniversaries (October 29), Classical music history, Czech/German composer and organist

Death (age 63)

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