Anniversaries of composers in 2019

In 2019, the world will mark the onset of many round dates. Celebrations will be associated with the anniversary of the birthdays of writers, poets, artists, theater and film workers. The composers will not stand aside, because in the year of the Earth Boar many of their anniversaries will take place. Who will be in the spotlight?

The most outstanding figures

Among the anniversaries of 2019, it is impossible not to note the days in which the composers were born, unanimously recognized as brilliant masters of their craft. The contribution of these people to the development of national and world music can not be overestimated.

  • Francis Poulenc. January 7, 1899 - January 30, 1963, 120 years old, France. This musical critic, pianist and a brilliant representative of the friendly union of writers "The Six" came from Paris and became famous for his opera, classical and liturgical compositions, which in wartime acquired a patriotic orientation. She supported the French fighting spirit during the German occupation.
  • Django (Alexey Poddubny).January 8, 1969, 50 years. Domestic writer in the genres of rock, pop and folk, as well as a singer, arranger and leader of the group of the same name "Django".

Jango

  • Mr. Daduda (Igor Kezl).January 19, 1959, 60 years old. Russian guitarist and author of electronic songs. Along with Andrei Morgunov, he is the founder of the New Collection group, which Moscow first heard about in 1986.
  • Alexander Cherepnin.January 20, 1899 - September 29, 1977, 120 years. This Russian-American pianist, theorist and teacher of music worked in the genres of opera and symphony, actively combining Russian, Georgian and Chinese folk art in his works.
  • Ecker Bilk.January 28, 1929 - November 2, 2014, 90 years old, United Kingdom. Master of clarinet playing, considered a particularly outstanding figure in the history of jazz of the XX century.
  • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. February 3, 1809 - November 4, 1847, 210 years, Germany. One of the most significant dates in 2019 can rightly be called the anniversary of this romantic composer. It is Marsh Mendelssohn is the most popular of all songs that can play at the time of the appearance of the bride and groom at the solemn ceremony of marriage.
  • Jerry Goldsmith.February 10, 1929 - July 21, 2004, 90 years.American conductor and music classic, who wrote soundtracks for more than 250 films and television shows. He was awarded 4 Grammy statuettes and one Oscar for Omen.

Jerry Goldsmith

  • Vasily Kalafati.February 10, 1869 - March 20, 1942, 150 years. Russian and Soviet music teacher, as well as a composer, whose style echoed the works of Rimsky-Korsakov and members of the Belyaevsky circle.
  • Vladimir Deshehov.February 11, 1889 - October 27, 1955, 130 years old, the Russian Empire and the USSR. Tsarskoye Selo is a child prodigy who wrote the first compositions in the history for Soviet operas and ballets. Vladimir Mikhailovich created accompaniment for 5 musical and more than 30 drama productions.
  • Sergey Korzhukov.February 12, 1959 - July 10, 1994, 60 years. Domestic singer and poet, who became the first soloist of the group "Lesopoval". Passion for music began with the 5th grade, when Sergei learned to play the guitar.
  • Georges aurek.February 15, 1899 - July 23, 1983, 120 years old, France. The pupil of the famous author of melodies A. Roussel, the youngest representative of the “Six” and the most popular film composer in France in the war and early postwar period.

Georges aurek

  • Lev Revutsky.February 20, 1889 - March 30, 1977, 130 years.This Ukrainian artist and teacher in 1969 was awarded the title Hero of Socialist Labor for his fruitful work. He also presented himself to the Stalin Prize of the 2nd degree and the State Prize of the Ukrainian SSR. T. Shevchenko.
  • Boris Mokrousov.February 27, 1909 - March 27, 1968, 110 years. The writer who became the winner of the Stalin Prize of the 2nd degree in 1948. He was recognized as Honored Artist of the Chuvash ASSR.
  • Alexey Verstovsky.March 1, 1799 - September 17, 1862, 220 years, the Russian Empire. The most active musical and public figure of the XIX century, who created 6 operas, as well as many ballads, vaudevilles and vaudevilles comedies, romances, vocal and orchestral works and compositions of other genres.
  • Henry Purcell.March 7, 1659 - November 21, 1695, 360 years, Great Britain. The representative of the Baroque, who left behind a large legacy in the mainstream of this particular style. Maestro organ and harpsichord.
  • Neil Sedaka.March 13, 1939, 80 years old, USA. American pop singer, remembered by the world as an idol of youth abroad 1950-1960-ies. The author of such hits as "Oh! Carol ”,“ Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen ”and“ Breaking Up Is Hard to Do ”.

Neil Sedaka

  • Modest Mussorgsky.March 21, 1839 - March 28, 1881, 180 years old, the Russian Empire. In the list of anniversaries in 2019, the birthday of this great composer who produced original chamber vocal lyrics and piano music,stands out with special significance. He created such famous operas as “Boris Godunov”, “Sorochinsky Fair”, “Khovanshchina”, a series of plays “Pictures from an Exhibition” and other works highly appreciated by society.
  • Marvin gay.April 2, 1939 - April 14, 1984, 80 years old, USA. This American performer, arranger and producer is considered, along with Stevie Wonder, the father of modern rhythm and blues. The fate of Marvin ended tragically: he died at the hands of his own father at the time of everyday quarrel the day before his 45th birthday.
  • Alessandro Stradella.April 3, 1639 - February 25, 1682, 380 years old, Italy. Baroque writer who created cantatas, operas, instrumental music and oratorios. Virtuoso playing the violin.
  • Andre Previn.April 6, 1929, 90 years old, USA. Conductor, who was awarded several Oscars for writing the best music and became one of 8 composers in cinema history who have ever received this award 2 years in a row.

Andre Previn

  • Yuri Silantyev.April 10, 1919 - February 8, 1983, 100 years old. Soviet conductor and violinist, who in 1958 took over the post of artistic director of the Pop Symphony Orchestra of the All-Union Radio and Television, and in 1975 awarded the title of People's Artist.
  • Mikhail Chernov.April 22, 1879 - August 1, 1938, 140 years, the Russian Empire and the USSR.Mikhail Mikhailovich was a student of N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov and A.K. Lyadov. In 1928 he won the first prize for a symphony at the International Competition for the 100th anniversary of the death of composer F. Schubert.
  • Duke Ellington.April 29, 1899 - May 24, 1974, 120 years old, USA. The leader of the orchestra, who worked in the genres of jazz and swing. It is considered one of the most prominent figures of the XX century in these areas.
  • Stanislav Monyushko.May 5, 1819 - June 4, 1872, 200 years old, Poland. Classic vocal lyricist and creator of the Polish National Opera, Stanislav wrote his works for organ in the genres of cantata, operetta, ballet, and sacred music. He was inspired by the plays of William Shakespeare, F. Schiller, J. Slovacki, J. Kozenevsky and others.

Stanislav Monyushko

  • Billie Joel.May 9, 1949, 70 years old, USA. The pianist and performer, whose albums were named one of the 6 best-selling music collections in the history of America. Winner of 6 Grammy statuettes.
  • Jacques Frontmal Halevy.May 27, 1799 - March 17, 1862, 220 years old, France. He wrote a lot of classical and liturgical works, but his most famous work was the great 5-act opera Jidovka of 1835.
  • Jacques Offenbach.June 20, 1819 - October 4, 1880, 200 years old, France. Cellist and theater conductor, who initiated the genre of cheerful and witty French operetta,filled with colorful melodies. Offenbach became one of its most prominent representatives.
  • Otorino Respighi.July 9, 1879 - April 18, 1936, 140 years old, Italy. Viola player and follower of the symphonic poem genre, the key goal of which is to unite all types of arts.
  • Vladimir Shakhrin.June 22, 1959, 60 years, the USSR and the Russian Federation. Founder and permanent frontman of the group “Tea”.

Vladimir Shakhrin

  • Edward Napravnik.July 24, 1839 - November 23, 1916, 180 years, the Austrian and Russian empires. A prominent cultural figure who worked for 50 years as chief conductor of the Mariinsky Theater. He supervised almost all the premieres of Russian operas that were published at that time.
  • Pete burns.August 5, 1959 - October 23, 2016, 60 years old, United Kingdom. The soloist of the group “Dead Or Alive”, popular in the 80s of the last century, the main hit of which was a dance song in the pop genre “You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)”.
  • Clara Josephine Schumann.September 13, 1819 - May 20, 1896, 200 years, the German Union. An influential teacher and writer of the Romantic era, as well as the first performer of the works of Johannes Brahms and Robert Schumann. She became the wife of the latter in 1840.
  • Alexander Gradsky.November 3, 1949, 70 years, the USSR and Russia. Honored Artist of the Russian Federation since 1997 and People’s Artist of the Russian Federation since 1999, Alexander Borisovich was the one who laid the foundation of Russian rock in the country.

Alexander Gradsky

  • Robert Miles.November 3, 1969 - May 9, 2017, 50 years old, Switzerland.Electronic musician, considered the creator of the dream house. Robert woke up famous after in 1994 published the composition "Children".
  • Leopold mozart.November 14, 1719 - May 27, 1787, 300 years old, Austria. Father and teacher of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, violinist. He had a strong and positive impact on the creative formation of his son. As a court musician and accompanist, he also played the organ and harpsichord.
  • Anton Rubinstein.November 28, 1829 - November 20, 1894, 190 years old, the Russian Empire. Founder of professional musical domestic education and founder of the first Russian Conservatory, opened in 1862 in St. Petersburg.
  • Phil Spector.December 26, 1939, 80 years old, USA. One of the most influential producers in the history of pop music and the discoverer of many sound effects. Currently, Harvey Philip is serving a sentence for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson.
  • Silvestre Revueltas.December 31, 1899 - October 5, 1940, 120 years old, Mexico. A violinist and famous national composer of the 20th century, who once created vocal and symphonic melodies for theaters and cinema.

Who should not forget

This is not a complete list of anniversaries in 2019.Round dates will be marked and the names of the following artists, also had a great influence on the formation of the musical world.

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  • Vladimir Shcherbachev - January 24, 1889 - March 5, 1952, 130 years old, the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union.
  • Dan Balan - February 6, 1979, 40 years old, USSR and Moldova.
  • Ilya Kataev - March 2, 1939 - June 20, 2009, 80 years old, the Soviet state and the Russian Federation.
  • Nick Low - March 25, 1949, 40 years old, United Kingdom.
  • Nikolay Sokolov - March 26, 1859 - March 27, 1922, 160 years old, the Russian Empire and the RSFSR.
  • Richard Thompson - April 3, 1949, 70 years old, United Kingdom.
  • Edison Denisov - April 6, 1929 - November 25, 1996, 90 years old, Country of the Soviets and the Russian Federation.
  • Sophie Ellis-Bextor - April 10, 1979, 40 years old, United Kingdom.
  • James Last - April 17, 1929 - June 9, 2015, 90 years old, Germany.
  • John McCabe - April 21, 1939 - February 13, 2015, 80 years old, United Kingdom.
  • Zel Cleminson– May 4, 1949, 70 years old, Scotland.

Zel Cleminson

  • Gennady Belov - May 4, 1939, 80 years, the USSR and Russia.
  • Hans Pfitzner - May 5, 1869 - May 22, 1949, 150 years old, Germany.
  • Alexander Dolsky - June 7, 1939, 80 years old, Russia.
  • Carlos de Padua Chavez - June 13, 1899 - August 2, 1978, 120 years, Sweden.
  • Utah (Anna Osipova, nee Semina) - June 20, 1979, 40 years old, Russia.
  • Jacob Dubravin - July 7, 1939, 80 years old, the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation.
  • Alexander Abramov - July 9, 1929 - 1996, 90 years old, the USSR and Russia.
  • Yuri Chichkov - July 26, 1929 - August 6, 1990, 90 years old, USSR.
  • Nikolai Fomin - August 14, 1869 - November 19, 1943, 150 years, the Russian Empire and the USSR.
  • Valery Gavrilin - August 17, 1939 - January 28, 1999, 80 years old, the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation.
  • Mark Tishman - August 22, 1979, 40 years old, USSR and Russia.

Mark Tishman

  • Andrei Zabludovsky - September 11, 1959, 60 years old, USSR and Russia.
  • Yuri Varum - October 8, 1949 - June 6, 2014, 70 years, the USSR, Russia and the United States.
  • Igor Demarin - October 22, 1959, 60 years old, USSR, Russia and Ukraine.
  • Adolf Skulte - October 28, 1909 - March 21, 2000, 110 years, the USSR and Latvia.
  • Dmitry Pokrass - November 7, 1899 - December 20, 1978, 120 years. the USSR
  • Bonnie Wright - November 8, 1949, 70 years old, USA.
  • Alexandra Pakhmutova - November 9, 1929, 90 years, the USSR and the Russian Federation.
  • Boris Kravchenko - November 29, 1929 - 1979, 90 years old, Soviet Union.
  • Sergei Lyapunov - November 30, 1859 - November 8, 1924, 160 years old, the Russian Empire and France (immigration).
  • Jean Grigoriev-Milimerov - December 5, 1979, 40 years.

Jean Grigoriev-Milimerov

  • Tom Waits - December 7, 1949, 70 years old, USA.
  • Julio de Caro - December 11, 1899 - March 11, 1980, 120 years old, Argentina.
  • Noel Coward - December 16, 1899 - March 26, 1973, 120 years old, United Kingdom.
  • Eduardas Balsis - December 20, 1919 - November 3, 1984, 100 years old, Soviet Union.

Important! For fans of these or other composers such solemn days can be an opportunity to once again come into contact with the works of their idol. The fact is that museums, conservatories, concert halls and other cultural institutions are likely to organize events dedicated to the birthdays of anniversaries.Anyone who wants to go to these evenings will need to follow the ads and posters of their city.

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