Birthdays in Music in 1893

  • Jan 4 Manuel Palau Boix, composer
  • Jan 5 Friedrich Blume, German musicologist (Das Rassenproblem in der Musik)
  • Jan 13 Jan Evangelista Zelinka, composer
  • Jan 15 Ivor Novello [David Ivor Davies], Welsh composer, writer and actor (Keep the Home Fires Burning, The Truth Game), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1951)
  • Jan 16 Daisy Kennedy, Australian violinist (d. 1981)
  • Jan 18 John Lawrence Seymour, composer
  • Jan 28 Elliot Griffis, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1968)
  • Jan 29 Edric Cundell, composer
  • Jan 29 Martian Negrea, composer
  • Feb 4 Bernard Rogers, American composer (Warrior, Marriage of Aude, Passion), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 15 Walter Donaldson, US pianist/composer (Girl Crazy, Whoopee)
  • Feb 21 Andres Segovia, Linares Spain, classical guitarist, (d. 1987)
  • Feb 27 Joseph Messner, composer
  • Mar 2 Maxime Dumoulin, composer
  • Mar 6 [Walter] Furry Lewis, father of the blues
  • Mar 9 Hans Münch, Swiss conductor and composer, born in Mulhouse, France (d. 1983)
  • Mar 18 Jean Goldkette, Greek-born jazz musician (d. 1962)
  • Mar 31 Clemens Krauss, conductor (Berlin State Orch-1937), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Apr 7 Irene Castle, dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement)
  • Apr 16 Federico Mompou, composer
  • Apr 16 Joseph Yasser, composer
  • May 2 Assen Karastoyanov, composer
  • May 14 Ivan Alexandrovich Vishnegradsky, composer
  • May 15 Michel Gusikoff, composer
  • May 16 Paul Amadeus Pisk, composer
  • May 26 Eugene Goossens, conductor/composer (Perseus), born in London, England
  • Jun 6 Ludovic Feldman, composer
  • Jun 10 Franz Andre, Belgian conductor
  • Jun 14 Siggie Nordstrom, Swedish singer (The Nordstrom Sisters) (d. 1980)
  • Jun 21 Alois Hába, Czech composer (d. 1973)
  • Jun 22 Osvald Chlubna, composer
  • Jun 26 "Big Bill" Broonzy, Miss, blues singer/guitarist (Blues by Broonzy)
  • Jun 28 Luciano Gallet, composer
  • Jun 28 Nils Bjorkander, composer
  • Jun 29 Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (12-tones music)
  • Jul 3 Mississippi John Hurt, Teoc Mississippi, American blues singer and guitarist
  • Jul 18 Josef Huttel, composer
  • Jul 25 Dorothy Dickson, American actress and dancer (Paying the Piper, Danny Boy), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1995)
  • Jul 28 Rued Immanuel Langgaard, composer
  • Jul 31 Charles Wilfred Orr, composer
  • Aug 10 Douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)
  • Aug 14 Alfred Alessandrescu, composer
  • Aug 15 Alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer

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Aug 17 Mae West, American actress and singer (She Done him Wrong), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)

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  • Aug 18 Ernest MacMillan, composer
  • Aug 21 Juliette Marie Olga Lili Boulanger, composer
  • Aug 23 Roy Agnew, Australian composer (Sonata Ballade), born in Sydney (d. 1944)
  • Sep 3 Florrie Rodrigo, Dutch dancer/choreography/teacher (Schepelingen)
  • Sep 13 Larry Shields, American musician (d. 1953)
  • Sep 18 Arthur Benjamin, Australian composer (Jamaican Rumba), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Sep 21 Moses Pergament, composer
  • Sep 24 Lemon Henry "Blind Lemon" Jefferson, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Coutchman, Texas (d. 1929)
  • Sep 29 Fabien Sevitzky, Vishny Volotchok Russia, conductor (Philadelphia Orch)
  • Oct 1 Cliff Friend, American songwriter (d. 1974)
  • Oct 2 Leroy B Shield, US pianist/producer/composer (Laurel & Hardy)
  • Oct 3 Frantisek Picha, composer
  • Oct 12 Pall Isolfsson, composer
  • Oct 17 Jean Binet, Swiss composer, born in Geneva (d. 1960)
  • Oct 23 Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Peau d'Ane)
  • Oct 27 Johan G Dancer, Dutch poet (Meetings)
  • Oct 30 Willi Apel, German/US musicologist (Harvard dictionary of music)
  • Nov 8 Clarence Williams, American composer (d. 1965)
  • Nov 27 Stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer
  • Dec 2 Louis Freeman, band leader
  • Dec 2 Leo Ornstein, Russian-American composer (Bio in Sonata Form), born in Kremenchuk, Russia (d. 2002) (birth date uncertain)
  • Dec 10 Walter Rein, German composer, born in Stotternheim (d. 1955)
  • Dec 16 Vladimir Golschmann, conductor with Immortal Downbeat, born in Paris, France
  • Dec 26 Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer
  • Dec 26 Yury Nikolayevich Tyulin, composer