Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 31: 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 31: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 31, there are no less than 64 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Alondra de la Parra (40th anniversary, Birth), Dorothy Larsen (30th anniversary, Death), Evelyn Baghtcheban (10th 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 31

 

October 31

2017

2004

Egon Schulz, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 70)

1995

Alan <strong>Bush</strong> Alan Bush, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, British composer, musician, and educator

Death (age 94)

1993

Arvids Žilinskis, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, Soviet composer, music educator and pianist (1905-1993)

Death (age 88)

Meston Reid, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, British opera singer and actor

Death (age 48)

1989

Conrad Beck, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, Swiss composer (1901-1989)

Death (age 88)

Amparito Farrar, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, American opera singer (1893-1989)

Death (age 96)

1986

Akiho Tsujii, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, Japanese opera singer

Birth (34th anniversary)

1984

Hans Schanzara, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, German opera singer (1897-1984)

Death (age 87)

1983

Xie Jingxian, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, Chinese pianist

Birth (37th anniversary)

1981

Lollie Alexi Devereaux, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, French actor and opera singer

Birth (39th anniversary)

1980

1979

Andrew Norman, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, American composer

Birth (41th anniversary)

1973

1968

Emily <strong>Magee</strong> Emily Magee, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, American operatic soprano

Birth (52th anniversary)

1965

Cristian Marina, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, Romanian composer

Birth (55th anniversary)

1964

Grzegorz‏ Orłow, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, Polish singer and vocal pedagogue

Death (age 71)

1963

Leonidas Kanaris, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, Greek composer, musician and music teacher

Birth (57th anniversary)

1958

Warren Mok, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, Hong Kong operatic tenor

Birth (62th anniversary)

1955

Naji Hakim, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, Lebanese-French composer, organist and improviser

Birth (65th anniversary)

1954

Josef František Munclinger, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, Czech music educator, opera singer and director

Death (age 66)

1944

Kirsten Vaupel, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, Danish opera singer

Birth (76th anniversary)

1942

Daniel Roth, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, French organist

Birth (78th anniversary)

1935

1934

1928

Alois Veselý, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer, clarinettist and choirmaster

Birth

1899

1887

1875

1826

1654

Francisco Correa de Araujo, Anniversaries (October 31), Classical music history, Spanish organist and composer (1584–1654)

Death (age 70)

1293

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