Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 2 January

Eric Whitacre (1970) 47 years ago
Patrizio Marrone (1961) 56 years ago
Volker Blumenthaler (1951) 66 years ago Image for Volker Blumenthaler
Stephen Tosh (1949) 68 years ago
Vassily Pavlovich Lobanov (1947) 70 years ago
Péter Eötvös (1944) 73 years ago Péter Eötvös
Ángel Oliver Pina (1937) 80 years ago
Stanislaw Mronski (1926) 91 years ago Stanislaw Mronski
Nico Schuyt (1922) 95 years ago
Gardner Read (1913) 104 years ago Image for Gardner Read
Robert Elmore (1913) 104 years ago
Barbara Pentland (1912) 105 years ago
Jānis Ķepītis (1908) 109 years ago
Salvador Ley (1907) 110 years ago
Michael Tippett (1905) 112 years ago Image for Michael Tippett
Johann Baptist Hilber (1891) 126 years ago Johann Baptist Hilber
Milii Balakirev (1837) 180 years ago Image for Milii Balakirev
František (Franz) Xaver Brixi (1732) 285 years ago

Composers that died on 2 January

Rolf Liebermann (1999) 18 years ago Image for Rolf Liebermann
Peter Jona Korn (1998) 19 years ago
Karl Ahrendt (1993) 24 years ago Image for Karl Ahrendt
Vladimir Ussachevsky (1990) 27 years ago
Ivana Lang (1982) 35 years ago
Alexis Roland-Manuel (1966) 51 years ago
Carl Goldmark (1915) 102 years ago Károly Goldmark
Domenico Zipoli (1726) 291 years ago

Composer events for 2 January

Richard Wagner (1843) 174 years ago
Premiere of Der Fliegende Holländer, in Dresden, Germany, with Wagner conducting.
Camille Saint-Saëns, Pablo Martin Melinton Sarasate de Navasquez (1881) 136 years ago
Premiere of Saint-Saëns's violin concerto no. 3 in b minor op. 61, in Paris, France, with Sarasate on the violin

Composer birthdays, dying days and events for every day or month of the year. Select a day for all events for that day.

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