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- 22 JAN 85th birthday of composer Henri Dutileux.
- 27 JAN Centenary of the death of Italian composer Giuseppi Verdi in Milan.
- 02 FEB Centenary of the birth of Lithuanian-American violinist Jascha Heifetz.
- 17 FEB 75th birthday of comoser Lee Holby.
- 19 FEB 75th birthday of Hungarian composer Gyorgy Kurtig.
- 24 FEB 80th birthday of composer Ingvar Lidholm.
- 28 FEB 125th anniversay of the birth of composer John Alden Carpenter.
- 17 MAR Centenary of the FP of Mahler's Das Klagende Lied in Vienna.
- 27 MAR 150th anniversary of the birth of composer Vincent D'Indy.
- 29 MAR 65th birthday of composer Richard Rodney Bennett.
- 31 MAR Centenary of the FP of Dvorak's Russalka in Prague.
- 08 APR 80th birthday of composer Andrew Imbrie.
- 29 APR 50th birthday of Finnish composer Eero Hameenniemi.
- 10 MAY 85th birthday of composer Milton Babbitt.
- 19 MAY 75th anniversary of the birth of composer Paul Cooper.
- 18 MAY Centenary of the birth of French composer Henri Sauguet in Bordeaux.
- 23 MAY Centenary of the birth of English composer Edmund Rubbra in Northampton.
- 04 JUN 50th anniversary of the death of Russian-American conductor Serge Koussevitsky.
- 11 JUN 75th birthday of American composer Carlisle Floyd.
- 20 JUN 70th birthday of composer Arne Nordheim.
- 24 JUN Centenary of the birth of American composer Harry Partch in Oakland, CA.
- 07 JUL 90th birthday of composer Gian Carlo Menotti.
- 13 JUL 50th anniversary of the death of Arnold Schoenberg.
- 14 JUL Centenary of the birth of English composer Gerald Finzi in London.
- 16 JUL Centenary of the birth of Austrian conductor Fritz Mahler, Gustav's nephew, in Vienna.
- 07 AUG 80th birthday of composer Karel Husa.
- 17 AUG Centenary of the birth of French composer Henri Tomasi in Marseilles.
- 21 AUG Centenary of the birth of American violinist John Corigliano, Sr. in NYC.
- 03 OCT 65th birthday of American composer Steve Reich.
- 21 OCT 70th birthday of Australian composer Michael Williamson.
- 21 OCT 80th birthday of English composer Malcolm Arnold.
(Master of the Queen's Music).
- 24 OCT 70th birthday of Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina.
- 13 OCT 50th anniversary of the death of Russian composer Nikolai Medtner.
- 19 OCT Centenary of the FP of Edward Elgar's Cockaigne Overture in London.
- 09 NOV Centenary of the FP of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 in Moscow with the composer the soloist.
- 13 NOV 80th birthday of composer Joonas Kokkonen.
- 22 NOV Centenary of the birth of Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo.
- 23 NOV 125th anniversary of the birth of composer Manuel de Falla.
- 24 NOV 90th birthday of composer Erik Bergman.
- 25 NOV Centenary of the FP of Mahler's Sym No 4 in Munich.
- 04 DEC 25th anniversary of the death of English composer Benjamin Britten.
- 11 DEC Centenary of the Marconi radio transmission across the Atlantic.
- 21 DEC 70th birthday of composer David Baker.
- 26 DEC 75th birthday of composer Earle Brown.