Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 4: 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 4: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 4, there are no less than 79 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Charles Lenepveu (180th anniversary, Birth), Charles Burell (100th anniversary, Birth), Alain Lombard (80th anniversary, Birth), Francisco Araiza (70th anniversary, Birth), Robert Haas (60th 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 4

 

October 4

2012

David Atkinson, Anniversaries (October 4), Classical music history, Canadian opera singer and musical theatre actor

Death (age 90)

2011

1995

1994

Zita Fumagalli Riva, Anniversaries (October 4), Classical music history, Italian singer, opera singer and music educator

Death (age 100)

1993

Siobhan Owen, Anniversaries (October 4), Classical music history, Australian singer and harpist

Birth (27th anniversary)

1990

1984

Ani Yorentz, Anniversaries (October 4), Classical music history, Armenian opera singer, soprano

Birth (36th anniversary)

1982

Glenn <strong>Gould</strong> Glenn Gould, Anniversaries (October 4), Classical music history, Canadian composer and pianist

Death (age 50)

1981

Nikolaj Fedorovič Ŝegol'kov, Anniversaries (October 4), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1905-1981)

Death (age 76)

1974

1969

1964

1963

1962

Marc <strong>Minkowski</strong> Marc Minkowski, Anniversaries (October 4), Classical music history, French conductor of classical music

Birth (58th anniversary)

1960

Robert Haas, Anniversaries (October 4), Classical music history, Austrian musicologist and director

Death (age 74)

1951

Mary Hopper, Anniversaries (October 4), Classical music history, American conductor

Birth (69th anniversary)

1950

1946

1940

Alain Lombard, Anniversaries (October 4), Classical music history, French conductor

Birth (80th anniversary)

1931

1929

1920

Charles Burell, Anniversaries (October 4), Classical music history, African American musician

Birth (100th anniversary)

100th anniversary    (2020)

 

1910

Zdeněk Kaňák, Anniversaries (October 4), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer and choirmaster

Birth

1878

1860

1854

Endre Bartay, Anniversaries (October 4), Classical music history, Hungarian theatre director, composer, educator

Death (age 55)

1675

1528

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