Music anniversaries to be commemorated on September 13: 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.

September 13: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For September 13, there are no less than 81 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Vincent Houška (180th anniversary, Death), Karina Kutz (110th anniversary, Birth), Jana Obrovská (90th 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 September 13

 

September 13

1989

Géza Frid, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, Hungarian/Dutch composer and pianist

Death (age 85)

1988

1985

Dane Rudhyar, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, French-born American author, composer, and humanistic astrologer

Death (age 90)

Muriel Smith, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, American opera singer (1923-1985)

Death (age 62)

1982

Diana Harutyunyan, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, Armenian opera singer

Birth (38th anniversary)

1981

Louise Hunter, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, American opera singer (1891-1981)

Death (age 90)

1976

Simon Orfila, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, opera singer, performing artist

Birth (44th anniversary)

1974

Nicholas Grigsby, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, New Zealand musician

Birth (46th anniversary)

1971

George Lambert, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, English baritone and voice teacher in Canada

Death (age 70)

1968

Benjamin Schmid, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, Austrian violinist

Birth (52th anniversary)

1965

1955

1952

Allen Vizzutti, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (68th anniversary)

1944

1937

1934

1933

1927

Melitta Muszely, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Birth (93th anniversary)

1925

Mel Tormé, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, American recording artist, singer, songwriter, actor, writer, music arranger

Birth

1919

1908

1893

Carl Ludvig Gerlach, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, Danish composer and opera singer

Death (age 61)

1892

Fedor Pavlov, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, Soviet conductor and composer (1892-1931)

Birth

1885

Friedrich <strong>Kiel</strong> Friedrich Kiel, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, German composer and music teacher

Death (age 63)

1882

Pauline von Decker, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 71)

1858

Catharinus <strong>Elling</strong> Catharinus Elling, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, Norwegian musician, composer, musicologist, and music educator

Birth

1840

Vincent Houška, Anniversaries (September 13), Classical music history, Czech composer, violist and violoncellist

Death (age 74)

1825

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