Birthdays in Music in 1861

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  • Jan 6 Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer
  • Jan 18 Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer
  • Jan 22 Karel Stecker, composer
  • Jan 30 Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, Mulhouse Alsace, composer
  • Feb 21 Pierre Breville, composer
  • Apr 27 Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer
  • May 19 Dame Nellie Melba, Australian opera singer (d. 1931)
  • Jun 11 Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, composer
  • Jun 17 Sidney James Jones, composer
  • Jun 20 Arthur Battelle Whiting, composer
  • Jul 12 Anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer
  • Aug 9 Wilhelm Berger, German composer, pianist and conductor, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1911)
  • Oct 4 Joao Marcellino Arroyo, composer
  • Oct 14 Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer
  • Nov 16 Václav Suk, Czech-born Russian composer and violinist, born in Kladno, Bohemia (1933)
  • Nov 30 Ludwig Thuille, composer
  • Dec 4 Lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul)
  • Dec 17 Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer
  • Dec 18 Lionel Monckton, composer