Birthdays in Music in 1874

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  • Jan 1 Hugo Leichtentritt, composer
  • Jan 4 Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer (Asrael)
  • Jan 29 Robert Lach, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1958)
  • Feb 11 Fritz Bennicke Hart, composer
  • Feb 15 Emilis Melngailis, composer
  • Feb 16 Marie Gutheil-Schoder, German soprano (d. 1935)
  • Feb 20 Mary Garden, Aberdeen Scotland, opera star
  • Feb 26 Carl Vogler, Swiss composer, born in Oberrohrdorf (d. 1958)
  • Mar 9 Johann Richard Ohlsson, composer
  • Mar 12 Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer
  • Mar 26 Oskar Nedbal, composer
  • Apr 3 Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer
  • Apr 9 Julius Bittner, Austrian composer (Little Violet)
  • May 13 Henry Clough-Leiter, composer
  • May 22 Francesco Paolo Neglia, composer
  • Jun 7 Theodor Streicher, composer
  • Jun 11 Richard Stohr, composer
  • Jun 12 Willem Louis Frederic Landre, composer
  • Jun 26 Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer
  • Jun 28 Oley Speaks, American composer (On the Road to Mandalay), born in Canal Winchester, Ohio (d. 1948)
  • Jun 29 Georg Gohler, composer
  • Jul 5 Gerhard von Keussler, composer
  • Jul 26 Serge Koussevitzky, Vishny-Volotchok, Russia conductor (Boston Symp)
  • Aug 10 Bill Johnson, American musician (d. 1972)
  • Aug 22 Edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer
  • Sep 1 Heinrich Otto Ludwig, composer
  • Sep 11 Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 13 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (2nd Quartet) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • Sep 21 Gustav Theodore Holst, Cheltenham, England, composer (Planets)
  • Oct 15 Otallo Morales, composer
  • Oct 20 Charles Edward Ives, Danbury Ct, composer (Holiday Quick Step)
  • Nov 18 Riccardo Martin, composer
  • Nov 19 Karl Adrian Wohlfart, composer
  • Dec 1 Dominicus Johner, composer
  • Dec 22 Franz Schmidt, composer
  • Dec 25 Lina Cavalieri, Italian soprano (d. 1944)
  • Dec 27 Max Ettinger, composer
  • Dec 31 Ernest Austin, composer