Birthdays in Music in 1895

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  • Jan 1 Nathaniel Shilkret, American conductor, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 3 Boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, composer
  • Jan 3 Mihail Andricu, composer
  • Jan 5 Elizabeth Cotten, American musician (d. 1987)
  • Jan 7 Clara Haskil, Romanian pianist (d. 1960)
  • Jan 13 Fortunio Bonanova, Palma de Mallorca Spain, opera singer
  • Jan 20 Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah)
  • Jan 27 Claudio Carneyro, composer
  • Jan 27 Joseph Rosenstock, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1936-41), born in Kraków, Poland
  • Jan 27 Harry Ruby [Harry Rubenstein], American composer and screen writer, born NYC, New York
  • Feb 3 Nick Kenny, Astoria columnist/songwriter (Nick Kenny Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 11 Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer
  • Feb 25 Henri Martelli, composer
  • Feb 28 Guiomar Novaes, Brazil, pianist (Brazilian Order of Merit)
  • Mar 3 Alexander Nicolaas Voormolen, Dutch composer (d. 1980)
  • Mar 7 Juan Jose Castro, composer
  • Mar 21 Zlatko Baloković, Croatian violinist (d. 1955)
  • Mar 23 Dane Rudhyar, composer
  • Mar 24 Arthur Murray, dancer (Arthur Murray's Dance Party)
  • Apr 1 Alberta Hunter, blues singer/composer (Downhearted Blues)
  • Apr 3 Bjarne Brustad, composer
  • Apr 3 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Firenze (Florence) Italy, composer
  • Apr 4 Arthur Murray, American dancer (Arthur Murray Dance Party), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 7 Eduardo Toldra, composer
  • Apr 8 Sigurdur Thordarson, composer
  • Apr 9 Mance Lipscomb, Texas, blues musician (Texas Sharecropper)
  • Apr 9 Rudolf Kattnigg, composer
  • Apr 13 Olga Rudge, American-born concert violinist, born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • Apr 14 Wiktor Labunski, composer
  • Apr 20 Emile Christian, American musician (d. 1973)
  • Apr 29 Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Promenade Concerts)
  • May 1 Leo Sowerby, composer (Pulitzer 1946), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • May 2 Lorenz Hart, American lyricist (d. 1943)
  • May 11 William Grant Still, Woodville Mississippi, composer (Afro-American)
  • May 14 Renato Lunelli, composer
  • May 19 Albert Hay Malotte, composer
  • May 19 Cecil Gray, Scottish composer and music critic (d. 1959)
  • May 27 Marij Kogoj, Slovenian composer, born in Trieste (d. 1956)
  • Jun 5 August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Coriolanus)
  • Jun 14 Cliff Edwards, "Ukulele Ike", Hannibal Missouri, singer (54th Street Revue, When You Wish Upon a Star)
  • Jun 17 Slavko Osterc, composer
  • Jun 28 Kazimierz Sikorski, composer
  • Jul 3 Oles' Semyonovich Chishko, composer
  • Jul 4 Irving Caesar, songwriter
  • Jul 5 Gordon Jacob, English composer, born in London (d. 1984)
  • Jul 10 Carl Orff, composer (Antigonae; Mozart prize 1969), born in Munich. Germany
  • Jul 12 Kirsten Flagstad, Norwegian soprano (Wagner)
  • Jul 12 Oscar Hammerstein II, American lyricist who worked with Richard Rodgers, born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 25 Yvonne Printemps, French singer and actress (Paris Waltz, Voyage to America), born in Ermont, France (d. 1977)
  • Aug 16 Jacinto Guerrero, composer
  • Aug 22 Paul Taylor White, composer (Adante & Rondo for Cello), born in Bangor, Maine (d. 1973)
  • Aug 31 Joseph Moiseyevich Schillinger, composer
  • Sep 1 Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, Indian musician (d. 1974)
  • Sep 11 Harry Tobias, songwriter
  • Sep 16 Karol Rathaus, composer
  • Sep 28 Dave Franklin, American composer (Hop-a-long Cassidy), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 21 Shukichi Mitsukuri, composer
  • Oct 27 John Boles, Greenville TX, singer/actor (Babes in Baghdad)
  • Nov 5 Walter Gieseking, German pianist/composer
  • Nov 8 Hermann Schey, German/Neth singer
  • Nov 11 Jacov Gotovac, composer
  • Nov 16 Paul Hindemith, German composer (d. 1963)
  • Nov 18 Ernst Levy, Swiss composer, born in Basel (d. 1981)
  • Nov 25 Wilhelm Kempff, Juterbog Germany, pianist (Unter dem Zimbelstern)
  • Nov 28 José Iturbi, Spanish pianist (d. 1980)
  • Nov 29 Lodovico Rocca, composer
  • Nov 30 Johann Nepomuk David, composer
  • Dec 2 Harriet Cohen, British pianist (d. 1967)
  • Dec 5 Henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cellist/pianist/composer
  • Dec 9 Conchita Supervía, Spanish opera singer (d. 1936)
  • Dec 19 Maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Jazz Player)
  • Dec 21 Paul Hoffer, German composer, born in Barmen (d. 1949)