Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 5: 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 5: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 5, there are no less than 80 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Luigia Polzelli (190th anniversary, Death), Jacques Offenbach (140th anniversary, Death), Arlene Saunders (90th anniversary, Birth), Silvestre Revueltas (80th anniversary, Death), Brandon Jovanovich (50th 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 5

 

October 5

2019

2007

Jeroným Zajíček, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator, composer and choirmaster

Death (age 80)

1991

1983

Julia Novikova, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, Russian opera singer

Birth (37th anniversary)

1979

1976

Jean-Baptiste <strong>Robin</strong> Jean-Baptiste Robin, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, French composer and organist

Birth (44th anniversary)

1974

Ebe <strong>Stignani</strong> Ebe Stignani, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, Italian operatic mezzo-soprano singer

Death (age 71)

1972

Alexander Frey, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, American conductor

Birth (48th anniversary)

1970

Brandon <strong>Jovanovich</strong> Brandon Jovanovich, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Marija Lipčienė, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, Lithuanian opera singer

Death (age 71)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1967

1966

1964

Johan Schmidt, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, Belgian pianist

Birth (56th anniversary)

1961

Carolina White, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, American actress and opera singer

Death (age 75)

1958

Jonathon Welch, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, Australian opera singer, choral conductor

Birth (62th anniversary)

1943

Allen Shearer, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, Composer Musician

Birth (77th anniversary)

1942

Nella Anfuso, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, Italian singer and musicologist

Birth (78th anniversary)

1940

Silvestre <strong>Revueltas</strong> Silvestre Revueltas, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, Mexican composer, violinist and conductor

Death (age 40)

1937

Ján Szelepcsényi, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, conductor, composer, university teacher, diplomat

Birth (83th anniversary)

1920

Vincent DeRosa, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (100th anniversary)

100th anniversary    (2020)

1911

Charles Malherbe, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, French musicologist and composer

Death (age 58)

1887

Ferran Ardèvol Miralles, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, Spanish businessperson, composer and conductor (1887-1972)

Birth

1880

Jacques <strong>Offenbach</strong> Jacques Offenbach, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, German-born French composer, cellist and impresario

Death (age 61)

MasterpiecesComplete works

1875

Cyril <strong>Rootham</strong> Cyril Rootham, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, English composer, educator and organist

Birth

1867

Thomas <strong>Täglichsbeck</strong> Thomas Täglichsbeck, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, German violinist and composer

Death (age 67)

1788

Antonín Kammel, Anniversaries (October 5), Classical music history, Czech violinist and composer

Death (age 58)

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