Composers in History (Part 21)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 2001 - 2,100 of 7,001

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
  • 1826-07-10 Theodore Edouard Dufaure de Lajarte, composer
  • 1826-08-13 William Thomas Best, composer
  • 1826-08-27 Hermann Kipper, music teacher/critic/composer
  • 1826-08-28 Walter Cecil Macfarren, composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 2001 - 2,100 of 5,148

  • 1887-08-27 Wilhelm Volkmar, composer, dies at 74
  • 1887-10-07 George James Webb, composer, dies at 84
  • 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