Birthdays in Music in 1878

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  • Jan 1 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer
  • Jan 15 Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer
  • Jan 23 Rutland Boughton, composer
  • Jan 28 Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)
  • Feb 6 Waclaw Gieburowski, composer
  • Feb 7 Ossip Gabrilovich, composer
  • Feb 16 Selim Palmgren, Finnish pianist and composer (Daniel Hjort), born in Pori, Finland (d. 1951)
  • Feb 21 Fritz Cortolezis, composer
  • Feb 28 Artur Kapp, Estonian composer (d. 1952)
  • Mar 1 Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer
  • Mar 4 Egbert Van Alstyne, American songwriter and pianist (d. 1951)
  • Mar 12 Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer
  • Mar 21 Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer
  • Mar 23 Franz Schrecker, Austrian composer (Der ferne Klang, Der Schatzgr√§ber)
  • Mar 25 Theodore Samuel Holland, composer
  • Apr 6 Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer
  • Apr 8 Rudolf Nelson, composer
  • May 15 Francisco Pujol, composer
  • May 19 Adam von Ahn Carse, composer
  • May 25 Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, American actor and tap dancer (Stormy Weather, Little Colonel), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1949)
  • Jun 25 Jean Gallon, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1959)
  • Jun 26 Albert Siklos, composer

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Jul 3 George M. Cohan, American father of musical comedy (Phantom President, Give My Regards to Broadway), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1942)

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  • Jul 5 Joseph Holbrooke, English pianist/conductor/composer
  • Jul 17 Henri Zagwijn, composer
  • Jul 25 Heinrich Gebhard, German-born American composer, born in Sobernheim, Rhineland-Palatinate (d.1963)
  • Aug 3 Constantino Gaito, composer
  • Aug 13 Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer
  • Aug 18 Fritz Brun, Swiss composer and conductor, born in Lucerne (d. 1959)
  • Aug 27 Joseph John Richards, composer
  • Aug 31 Albert Riemenschneider, composer
  • Sep 17 Vincenzo Tommasini, composer
  • Oct 16 Carlos Pedrell, composer
  • Oct 17 Henri Mulet, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1967)
  • Nov 6 Ernest Irving, English composer
  • Nov 15 Bela Reinitz, composer
  • Nov 23 Andre Caplet, composer
  • Nov 27 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer
  • Dec 5 Arrigo Pedrollo, composer
  • Dec 19 Anton Lajovic, composer