Music anniversaries to be commemorated on September 8: 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 8: Essential anniversaries

Throughout 10 centuries of history, there are thousands of anniversaries. For September 8, there are no less than 69 dates to remember: births, deaths, premieres, inaugurations... Among them: Pierre Gaviniès (220th anniversary, Death), Bjørn Talén (130th anniversary, Birth), Lars Vogt (50th 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 8

 

September 8

2016

2014

1995

1985

Ingolf Wunder, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, Austrian pianist

Birth (35th anniversary)

1982

1981

Aleksandr Ognivt︠s︡ev, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1920-1981)

Death (age 61)

1971

Tamar Iveri, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, Georgian opera singer

Birth (49th anniversary)

1970

Lars <strong>Vogt</strong> Lars Vogt, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, German pianist

Birth (50th anniversary)

50th anniversary    (2020)

1969

1968

August Topman, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, Estonian conductor, composer and music educator (1882-1968)

Death (age 86)

1964

1963

Reda Caire, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, French singer with Egyptian origin

Death (age 55)

1962

1953

Stein-Erik Olsen, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, Norwegian guitarist

Birth (67th anniversary)

1951

Dezső <strong>Ránki</strong> Dezső Ránki, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, Hungarian virtuoso concert pianist; classical pianist

Birth (69th anniversary)

1933

Eric Salzman, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, American musicologist and composer

Birth

1928

 

1907

Isidar Balocin, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, Soviet singer and opera singer (1907-1961)

Birth

1899

Václav Hugo Sawerthal, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, Czech conductor, music educator, composer and clarinettist

Death (age 78)

1879

Felice Frasi, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, Italian organist and composer

Death (age 73)

1876

1871

Etienne Soubre, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, Belgian conductor, composer and music educator

Death (age 57)

1822

Josef Karel Ambrož, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, Czech composer, opera singer and singer (1759-1833)

Death (age 68)

1800

Pierre Gaviniès, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, French violin maker, violinist and composer

Death (age 72)

 

1613

Carlo <strong>Gesualdo</strong> Carlo Gesualdo, Anniversaries (September 8), Classical music history, Italian prince, 1566–1613, known for his compositions and for killing his wife and her lover

Death (age 47)

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