Music anniversaries to be commemorated on October 7: 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 7: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For October 7, there are no less than 76 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Giovanni Battista Fontana (390th anniversary, Death), Samuel Webbe (280th anniversary, Birth), Waldemar Thrane (230th anniversary, Birth), Fredrika Stenhammar (140th anniversary, Death), Veronika Dzhioeva (40th 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 7

 

October 7

2017

2016

2009

2003

Arthur Berger, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, American composer and music critic (1912-2003)

Death (age 91)

1997

Gustáv Papp, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, Czechoslovak surgeon, music educator and opera singer

Death (age 78)

1992

Grace Bawden, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, Australian singer

Birth (28th anniversary)

1985

1982

Yundi <strong>Li</strong> Yundi Li, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, Chinese pianist

Birth (38th anniversary)

1981

Anna Kasyan, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, Georgian-born Armenian opera singer (soprano) living in France

Birth (39th anniversary)

1980

1978

Alison <strong>Balsom</strong> Alison Balsom, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, English trumpet player

Birth (42th anniversary)

1976

Pekka <strong>Kuusisto</strong> Pekka Kuusisto, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, Finnish musician

Birth (44th anniversary)

1974

Rudolf Hindemith, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, German composer and conductor

Death (age 74)

1970

Thomas Meglioranza, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, American opera singer

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1963

1962

Aleksandăr Krunev, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, Bulgarian opera singer

Birth (58th anniversary)

1957

Herbert <strong>Lippert</strong> Herbert Lippert, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1955

Yo-Yo <strong>Ma</strong> Yo-Yo Ma, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, American cellist

Birth (65th anniversary)

Sergio La Stella, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, Italian conductor

Birth (65th anniversary)

1954

Merja Wirkkala, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, Finnish opera singer

Birth (66th anniversary)

1946

Vălju Totev, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, Bulgarian opera singer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1944

Jack Body, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, New Zealand composer, art photographer and musicologist

Birth

1936

Charles <strong>Dutoit</strong> Charles Dutoit, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, Swiss conductor

Birth (84th anniversary)

1934

Feliksas Romualdas Bajoras, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, composer, university teacher, violinist

Birth (86th anniversary)

1932

1918

Hubert <strong>Parry</strong> Hubert Parry, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, English composer, teacher and historian of music (1848-1918)

Death (age 70)

1917

1887

Maks Simončič, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, poet, writer, opera singer, librettist

Birth

1871

1870

Zofia Rabcewicz, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, Polish pianist

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1864

Hermann Bachmann, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, singer, opera singer and music educator (1864-1937)

Birth

1791

1630

Giovanni Battista Fontana, Anniversaries (October 7), Classical music history, Italian Baroque composer and violinist

Death (age 41)

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