Music anniversaries to be commemorated on September 2: 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 2: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For September 2, there are no less than 84 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Maciej Radziwiłł (220th anniversary, Death), Wilhelm Strienz (120th anniversary, Birth), Andrey Petrov (90th anniversary, Birth), Kees van Baaren (50th anniversary, Death), Marcel Ciampi (40th 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 2

 

September 2

2012

Emmanuel Nunes, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Portuguese composer and music teacher

Death (age 71)

2008

2006

Karl Engel, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Swiss musician (1923-2006)

Death (age 83)

1995

Václav <strong>Neumann</strong> Václav Neumann, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Czech conductor, violinist and viola player

Death (age 74)

1994

1987

Stanislav Vrbík, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster, writer and organist

Death (age 80)

1977

1975

Vasily Lubentsov, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1886-1975)

Death (age 89)

1974

Miloš Smatek, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Czech conductor, composer and contrabassist

Death (age 79)

1970

Mercedes Llopart, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Spanish opera singer

Death (age 75)

50th anniversary    (2020)

Kees van Baaren, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, composer

Death (age 63)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1968

1965

Bradley <strong>Joseph</strong> Bradley Joseph, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Composer, pianist, keyboardist, arranger, producer, recording artist

Birth (55th anniversary)

Irina Zakyan, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Armenian opera singer, soprano

Birth (55th anniversary)

1962

Josef Machoň, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Czech composer and choirmaster

Death (age 82)

1959

Wilhelm Rode, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, German singer and opera singer

Death (age 72)

1957

1955

Rudolf Kattnigg, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Austrian composer, pianist and conductor

Death (age 60)

1953

John <strong>Zorn</strong> John Zorn, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, American composer, saxophonist and bandleader

Birth (67th anniversary)

Charles Ramirez, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Gibraltarian musician

Birth (67th anniversary)

1950

May Fortescue, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, British actress and singer

Death (age 88)

1946

Alejandro Ramírez, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Colombian opera singer, tenor and singer

Birth (74th anniversary)

1936

David Blake, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, British composer

Birth (84th anniversary)

1935

1934

Russ Columbo, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, American singer, violinist, and actor

Death (age 26)

1932

Astra Blair, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, British opera singer

Birth (88th anniversary)

1913

Elena Shumilova, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Soviet opera singer and music educator

Birth

1897

1880

Rudolf Wünsch, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Czech composer, choirmaster and organist

Birth

1870

Beatrix Kernic, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth

150th anniversary    (2020)

1862

Alphons <strong>Diepenbrock</strong> Alphons Diepenbrock, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Dutch composer, essayist and classicist

Birth

1807

Antonio Casimir Cartellieri, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Polish-Austrian composer, violinist, conductor, and voice teacher.

Death (age 34)

 

1397

Francesco <strong>Landini</strong> Francesco Landini, Anniversaries (September 2), Classical music history, Italian composer, organist, singer, poet and instrument maker

Death (age 72)

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