Music anniversaries to be commemorated on September 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.

September 5: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For September 5, there are no less than 84 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Julian Edwards (110th anniversary, Death), Peter Racine Fricker (100th anniversary, Birth), John Rhys Evans (90th anniversary, Birth), Karita Mattila (60th anniversary, Birth), Don Banks (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 5

 

September 5

2017

Holger Czukay, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, German bass-guitarist and co-founder of "Can"

Death (age 79)

2014

Anny Felbermayer, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, soprano, opera singer and concert singer

Death (age 90)

1997

Georg <strong>Solti</strong> Georg Solti, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor

Death (age 84)

1987

Wolfgang Fortner, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, German composer and conductor

Death (age 79)

1986

Alfredo Rossi, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Alfredo Rossi Vezzani, pianist

Death (age 80)

1985

Sofie Asplund, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Swedish opera singer

Birth (35th anniversary)

1984

Artūrs Frinbergs, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Soviet singer, opera singer and actor (1916-1984)

Death (age 68)

1981

Kai Rüütel, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Estonian opera singer

Birth (39th anniversary)

1980

1978

Frank Huang, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, American musician

Birth (42th anniversary)

Josef Klička, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Czech composer and conductor

Death (age 88)

1975

Georg Ots, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Soviet singer and actor

Death (age 55)

1972

1967

Christin Marquitan, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, German actor, voice actor and opera singer

Birth (53th anniversary)

1965

1964

1961

Marc-André <strong>Hamelin</strong> Marc-André Hamelin, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Canadian pianist and composer

Birth (59th anniversary)

1960

Carsten Harboe Stabell, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Norwegian opera singer

Birth (60th anniversary)

Karita <strong>Mattila</strong> Karita Mattila, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Finnish operatic soprano

Birth (60th anniversary)

1958

Jeanne Darlays, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, French opera singer (1874-1958)

Death (age 84)

1957

Jean-Luc Viala, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (63th anniversary)

Bruno Lazzaretti, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Italian opera singer

Birth (63th anniversary)

1955

Ewa Iżykowska, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, singer, opera singer

Birth (65th anniversary)

Eric Hoeprich, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Dutch clarinetist

Birth (65th anniversary)

1953

John Dickie, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Austrian and Scottish tenor and opera singer

Birth

1951

Richard Suart, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, British singer-actor

Birth (69th anniversary)

1946

Alina Sánchez, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Cuban soprano and actress

Birth (74th anniversary)

1940

Lewis Spratlan, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, American music academic and composer of contemporary classical music

Birth (80th anniversary)

1931

1921

Joseph Mann, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Polish singer and opera singer

Death (age 38)

1920

Peter Racine Fricker, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, English composer

Birth

100th anniversary    (2020)

1918

1912

1908

Joaquín Nin-Culmell, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, American composer and pianist of Cuban descent

Birth

1898

1871

1867

1858

Alois Jiránek, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, Czech music educator, composer, painter and choirmaster

Birth

1803

François <strong>Devienne</strong> François Devienne, Anniversaries (September 5), Classical music history, French composer, flautist, bassoonist

Death (age 44)

1694

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