Music anniversaries to be commemorated on September 21: 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 21: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For September 21, there are no less than 63 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Hans Sitt (170th anniversary, Birth), Meinrad Schütter (110th anniversary, Birth), Gail Varina Gilmore (70th anniversary, Birth), Endré Koréh (60th anniversary, Death), Arnold Matters (30th 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 September 21

 

September 21

2013

Roman Vlad, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, Italian-Romanian composer

Death (age 93)

1990

1985

Karel Vodrážka, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and pianist

Death (age 80)

1979

Maija Kovaļevska, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, Latvian opera soprano

Birth (41th anniversary)

1975

1968

Ayano Itō, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, Japanese violinist and concertmaster

Birth (52th anniversary)

1965

Juanjo Mena, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, Spanish conductor

Birth (55th anniversary)

1955

1953

Krzysztof Węgrzyn, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, Polish violinist and music teacher

Birth (67th anniversary)

1952

1950

Gail Varina Gilmore, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, African-American opera, jazz, and gospel singer

Birth (70th anniversary)

1947

Edward Ishita, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, Japanese opera singer

Birth (73th anniversary)

1943

1942

Jill Gomez, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, British opera singer

Birth (78th anniversary)

1905

Célestine <strong>Galli-Marié</strong> Célestine Galli-Marié, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, French mezzo-soprano most famous for creating the title role in the opera Carmen

Death (age 64)

1904

Norbert Dufourcq, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, French organist, musicologist and music historian

Birth

1852

Amalie Schütz-Oldosi, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, Austrian singer and opera singer

Death (age 49)

1850

Hans Sitt, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, Czech violinist, music educator and composer

Birth

1836

1809

Alexander <strong>Reinagle</strong> Alexander Reinagle, Anniversaries (September 21), Classical music history, American composer, organist, and theater musician

Death (age 53)

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