Birthdays in Music in 1880

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  • Jan 5 Nicolai Karlovich Medtner, composer
  • Jan 6 Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer
  • Jan 11 Rudolf T Palm, Curacao, pianist/composer
  • Jan 25 Francis George Scott, Scottish composer, born in Hawick, Roxburghshire (d. 1958)
  • Feb 1 Antonio Guarnieri, composer
  • Feb 1 Francesco Balilla Pratella, composer
  • Feb 14 Aida Overton Walker, US dancer/singer (In Dahomey, Salome)
  • Feb 14 Edgar Leslie Bainton, composer
  • Feb 18 Eric De Lamarter, composer
  • Feb 19 Arthur Shepherd, composer
  • Feb 23 Edgar Istel, German composer, born in Mainz (d. 1948)
  • Mar 17 Guillermo Uribe Holguin, composer
  • Apr 8 Victor Schertzinger, composer/director (Uptown NY)
  • Apr 26 Mikhail Fokine, Russian choreographer/founder of modern dance
  • May 21 Pablo Luna y Carne, composer
  • Jul 2 Albert Szirmai, composer
  • Jul 3 Carl Schuricht, composer
  • Jul 5 Jan Kubelik, Czech composer and violinist, born in Michle (d. 1940)
  • Jul 18 Otto Vrieslander, composer
  • Jul 24 Ernest Bloch, composer (MacBeth), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Aug 5 Gertrude E Durden Rush, US composer/playwright (Black Girls Burden)
  • Aug 10 Clarence Cameron White, American composer, born in Clarksville, Tennessee
  • Aug 11 Frederick Jerome Work, composer
  • Aug 17 Leo Ascher, Austrian-born composer who moved to the US, born in Vienna (d. 1942)
  • Aug 25 Robert E. Stolz, Austrian composer and conductor, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1975)
  • Sep 7 Attilio Brugnoli, composer
  • Sep 7 Kurt von Wolfurt, composer
  • Sep 9 Viking Eggeling, Swedish artist/filmmaker (Diagonal Symphony)
  • Sep 20 Ildebrando Pizzetti, composer
  • Oct 2 George Alexander Russell, composer
  • Oct 3 Warner Oland, Umea Sweden, actor (Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan)
  • Oct 6 Julia Culp, mezzo-soprano
  • Oct 7 Jaime Pahissa, composer
  • Oct 12 Healey Willan, Anglo-Canadian composer, born in Balham, London (d. 1968)
  • Nov 2 John Foulds, English composer, born in Manchester (d. 1939
  • Nov 3 Raffaele Casimiro Casimiri, composer
  • Nov 9 Rudolph Karel, composer
  • Dec 5 Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Neth violinist/conductor
  • Dec 19 Nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer
  • Dec 29 Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer
  • Dec 30 Alfred Einstein, German-American musicologist and nephew of Albert Einstein