Composers in History (Part 21)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 2001 - 2,100 of 7,002

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1826-07-04 Stephen Foster, American composer (Oh! Susanna, Swanee River), born in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)

Father of American Music Stephen Foster
Father of American Music
Stephen Foster

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 2001 - 2,100 of 5,139

  • 1887-10-31 George Alexander Macfarren, composer, dies at 74
  • 1887-11-18 Eduard Marxsen, composer, dies at 81
  • 1887-11-18 Heinrich Panofka, German violist/composer, dies at 80
  • 1887-12-26 Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40
  • 1888-01-05 Henri Herz, Austrian composer, dies at a day before his 85th birthday
  • 1888-01-14 Stephen Heller, Hungarian composer and pianist, dies at 74
  • 1888-01-21 Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83
  • 1888-03-10 Ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57
  • 1888-03-29 Charles-Henri Valentin Alkan, composer, dies at 74
  • 1888-04-14 William Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62
  • 1888-06-03 Cark Reidel, German composer, dies at 60
  • 1888-06-20 Cesare Dominiceti, composer, dies at 66
  • 1888-06-23 Emil Naumann, composer, dies at 60
  • 1888-07-10 Rafael Hernando, composer, dies at 66
  • 1888-08-08 Friedrich Wilhelm Jahns, composer, dies at 79
  • 1888-08-09 Isaac Strauss, composer, dies at 82
  • 1888-12-02 Franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54
  • 1888-12-10 Mariano Obiols, composer, dies at 79
  • 1889-01-10 Martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68
  • 1889-02-01 Joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78
  • 1889-03-03 Edward Sydney Smith, composer, dies at 49
  • 1889-03-18 William Henry Monk, composer, dies at 66
  • 1889-03-27 Moritz Furstenau, composer, dies at 64
  • 1889-06-27 Whitney Eugene Thayer, composer, dies at 50
  • 1889-06-30 Eugenio Terziani, composer, dies at 64
  • 1889-07-04 Auguste Mermet, composer, dies at 79
  • 1889-07-07 Giovanni Bottesini, Italian Romantic composer, conductor and a double bass virtuoso, dies at 67
  • 1889-07-13 Carli Zoeller, composer, dies at 49
  • 1889-08-04 Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, composer, dies at 75
  • 1889-08-17 Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor, dies at 42
  • 1889-10-03 Karel Miry, Belgian composer (De Vlaamse Leeuw), dies at 66
  • 1889-10-10 Adolph von Henselt, composer, dies at 75
  • 1889-10-22 Olivier Metra, composer, dies at 59
  • 1889-10-24 Loisa Puget, French composer, dies at 79
  • 1889-12-03 Baltasar Saldoni, composer, dies at 82
  • 1890-01-07 Hans Matthison-Hansen, composer, dies at 82
  • 1890-01-14 Francesco D'Arcais, composer, dies at 59
  • 1890-01-17 Salomon Sulzer, composer, dies at 85
  • 1890-01-20 Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86
  • 1890-01-30 Karl Merz, German-American composer (Brainard's Musical World), dies at 53
  • 1890-03-13 Henry Wylde, English composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1890-04-17 John Barnett, composer, dies at 87
  • 1890-05-06 Hubert Leonard, composer, dies at 71
  • 1890-05-28 Viktor Ernst Nessler, composer, dies at 49
  • 1890-06-03 Henryk Oskar Kolberg, composer, dies at 76
  • 1890-06-20 Theodore Edouard Dufaure de Lajarte, composer, dies at 63
  • 1890-06-28 Edouard Gregoir, composer, dies at 67
  • 1890-06-30 Samuel Parkman Tuckerman, composer, dies at 71
  • 1890-09-05 Ludwig Deppe, composer, dies at 61
  • 1890-10-07 John Hill Hewitt, composer, dies at 89
  • 1890-10-17 Prosper Philippe Catherine Sainton, composer, dies at 77
  • 1890-11-04 Kazamierz Julian Kratzer, composer, dies at 46
  • 1890-11-08 Caesar-Auguste Franck, Belgian organist/composer, dies at 67
  • 1890-11-27 Emmanuele Muzio, composer, dies at 69
  • 1890-12-21 Niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73
  • 1891-01-07 Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79
  • 1891-01-08 Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81
  • 1891-01-16 Clement Philibert Leo Delibes, composer (Lakmé), dies at 54
  • 1891-01-17 Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74
  • 1891-01-21 Calixa Lavallee, composer, dies at 48
  • 1891-04-15 Stephen Albert Emery, American composer and pianist, dies at 49
  • 1891-04-17 Jules Eugene Abraham Alary, composer, dies at 77
  • 1891-05-23 Ignace Xavier Joseph Leybach, composer, dies at 73
  • 1891-05-26 Frederick Bowen Jewson, composer, dies at 67
  • 1891-06-14 Nicolo Gabrielli, composer, dies at 77
  • 1891-06-23 Francis Henry Brown, composer, dies at 73
  • 1891-06-24 Ann Sheppard Mounsey, composer, dies at 80
  • 1891-06-28 Jose Inzenga y Castellanos, composer, dies at 63
  • 1891-07-03 Stefano Golinelli, composer, dies at 72
  • 1891-07-04 Frederic Louis Ritter, composer, dies at 67
  • 1891-07-21 Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor, dies at 51
  • 1891-09-02 Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger, composer, dies at 76
  • 1891-12-23 Holger Simon Paulli, composer, dies at 81
  • 1891-12-28 Alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47
  • 1892-01-10 Heinrich Ludwig Egmont Dorn, composer, dies at 91
  • 1892-01-13 Charles Albert White, composer, dies at 62
  • 1892-01-17 Alexandre Levy, composer, dies at 27
  • 1892-02-11 Erik Anthon Valdemar Siboni, composer, dies at 63
  • 1892-03-20 Arthur Goring Thomas, English composer, dies at 41
  • 1892-03-26 Anton Wallerstein, composer, dies at 78
  • 1892-03-31 Adolf Rzepko, composer, dies at 66
  • 1892-04-22 Edouard-Victoire-Antoine Lalo, composer, dies at 69
  • 1892-05-02 Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 69
  • 1892-05-05 Jan Nepomuk Skroup, composer, dies at 80
  • 1892-05-06 Ernest Guiraud, composer, dies at 54
  • 1892-05-13 Jean Alexander Ferdinand Poise, composer, dies at 63
  • 1892-06-09 Friedrich Wilhelm Langhans, composer, dies at 59
  • 1892-08-19 Frantisek Zdenek Xavier Alois Skuhersky, composer, dies at 62
  • 1892-09-11 Charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, French composer (Les trois couleurs), dies at 84
  • 1892-09-24 Patrick S Gilmore, composer, dies at 62
  • 1892-12-15 Charles Balmer, composer, dies at 75
  • 1893-01-19 Julius Eichberg, composer, dies at 68
  • 1893-01-22 Vincenz Lachner, composer, dies at 81
  • 1893-03-05 Richard Samuel Hughes, composer, dies at 37
  • 1893-03-19 Karel Komzák I, Bohemian composer and musician, dies at 69
  • 1893-04-09 Disma Fumagalli, composer, dies at 66
  • 1893-04-30 Gyula Beliczay, composer, dies at 57
  • 1893-05-03 Josef Rudolf Zavrtal, composer, dies at 73
  • 1893-05-04 George Washington Hewitt, composer, dies at 82
  • 1893-06-07 Johann Schrammel, composer, dies at 43