Composers in History (Part 24)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 2301 - 2,400 of 7,002

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1840-05-07 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer of the late-Romantic period (1812 Overture, Swan Lake), born in Votkinsk, Russia (d. 1893)

  • 1840-05-11 Filippo Capocci, composer
  • 1840-06-06 John Stainer, composer
  • 1840-06-24 Louis Brassin, composer
  • 1840-07-04 James McGranahan, composer
  • 1840-08-01 Aldine Sillman Kieffer, composer
  • 1840-08-28 Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns)
  • 1840-09-03 Jacob Fabricius, composer
  • 1840-09-09 Gentil T Antheunis, Flemish poet/music/composer
  • 1840-09-14 George Elbridge Whiting, composer
  • 1840-09-30 Johan Severin Svendsen, composer
  • 1840-10-04 Charles Ferdinand Lenepveu, composer
  • 1840-10-05 Fran Gerbič, Slovenian composer and tenor, born in Cerknica (d. 1917)
  • 1840-11-16 Frederick Scotson Clark, composer
  • 1840-12-07 Hermann Goetz, German composer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1876)
  • 1840-12-17 Christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer
  • 1841-01-18 Alexis-Emmanuel Chabrier, France, composer (Le Roi Malgré Lui)
  • 1841-01-28 Viktor Ernst Nessler, composer
  • 1841-02-10 Walter Parratt, composer
  • 1841-02-18 Samuel Prowse Warren, composer
  • 1841-02-19 Felipe Pedrell, composer
  • 1841-03-01 Romualdo Marenco, composer
  • 1841-05-15 Giovanni Bolzoni, composer
  • 1841-05-21 Joseph Parry, composer
  • 1841-05-24 Tito Mattei, pianist/composer
  • 1841-05-28 Giovanni Sgambati, composer
  • 1841-06-03 Eduardo Caudella, composer
  • 1841-07-09 Carl Christian Lumbye, composer
  • 1841-07-11 Daniel de Lange, Dutch composer
  • 1841-09-08 Antonín Dvořák, Nelahozeves Czech, composer (New World Symphony). Dies 1904
  • 1841-09-26 Pavel Ivanovich Blaramberg, composer
  • 1841-10-01 Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer
  • 1841-10-04 Stephen Albert Emery, American composer and pianist, born in Paris (d. 1891)
  • 1841-10-11 Freidrich Hegar, composer
  • 1841-11-04 Carl Tausig, Polish pianist and composer, born in Warsaw (d. 1871)
  • 1841-11-05 Alexander Sergeyevich Famintsin, composer
  • 1842-01-07 Johan Lindegren, composer
  • 1842-01-22 Charles Henri Marechal, composer
  • 1842-02-03 Sidney Clopton Lanier, US, composer/poet (Hall of Fame)
  • 1842-02-24 Arrigio Enrico Boito, composer
  • 1842-03-22 Carl A N Rosa, German violinist/composer
  • 1842-03-22 Mykola Vytal'yevich Lysenko, composer
  • 1842-04-14 Sven August Korling, composer
  • 1842-04-29 Karl Millöcker, Dutch composer (d. 1899)
  • 1842-05-05 Johann Nepomuk Fuchs, composer
  • 1842-05-12 Jules Emile Fred Massenet, Montaud France, composer (Manon, Le Cid)
  • 1842-05-13 Arthur Sullivan, English operatic composer (Pirates of Penzance, H.M.S Pinafore), born in London (d. 1900)
  • 1842-06-12 Rikard Nordraak, composer
  • 1842-06-19 Carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer
  • 1842-06-29 Josef Labor, Austrian composer, born in Hořovice, Bohemia (d. 1924)
  • 1842-07-04 Gyula Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel, born in Pest (d. 1909)
  • 1842-08-30 Victor Alphonse Duvernoy, composer
  • 1842-09-13 Odon Peter Jozsef de Mihalovich, composer
  • 1842-09-23 Karl Munzinger, composer
  • 1842-10-24 Josef Nesvera, composer
  • 1842-11-02 Otto Reubke, German composer, brother of Julius Reubke (d. 1913)
  • 1842-12-15 Henry Gadsby, composer
  • 1842-12-22 Nicola d' Arienzo, composer
  • 1842-12-28 Calixa Lavallee, composer
  • 1843-01-01 Nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer
  • 1843-01-09 Christiaan A Ulder, Curacao, composer (waltzes/tumbas)
  • 1843-01-23 Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer
  • 1843-03-05 William F Sudds, composer
  • 1843-03-06 Artur Napoleao dos Santos, composer
  • 1843-03-08 Per Jonas Fredrik Vilhelm Svedbom, composer
  • 1843-04-04 Hans Richter, composer
  • 1843-04-08 Asger Hamerik, [Hammerich], composer
  • 1843-04-14 Gustave Leon Huberti, composer
  • 1843-04-15 Carl Eilhardt, composer
  • 1843-05-02 Carl Michael Ziehrer, composer
  • 1843-05-23 Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 2301 - 2,400 of 5,139

  • 1905-01-20 Stanislaw Pilinski, composer, dies at 65
  • 1905-02-10 Ignacy Krzyzanowski, composer, dies at 78
  • 1905-03-19 Makar Grigori Ekmalyan, composer, dies at 49
  • 1905-04-23 Karel Komzák II, Viennese composer, dies at 54
  • 1905-04-29 Ignacio Cervantes, composer, dies at 57
  • 1905-05-09 Ernst Pauer, Austrian composer and pianist, dies at 78
  • 1905-05-29 Leon Francis Victor Caron, composer, dies at 55
  • 1905-06-04 Carl Albert Loeschhorn, composer, dies at 85
  • 1905-09-02 Walter Cecil Macfarren, composer, dies at 79
  • 1905-10-21 Jose Teodor Vilar, composer, dies at 69
  • 1905-12-09 Henry Holmes, composer, dies at 66
  • 1906-01-01 Joseph Miroslav Weber, composer, dies at 51
  • 1906-02-25 Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Russian composer/conductor c t, dies at 44
  • 1906-02-26 Manuel Fernandez Caballero, composer, dies at 70
  • 1906-03-22 Martin Wegelius, Finnish musicologist/composer, dies at 59
  • 1906-04-25 John Knowles Paine, US composer, dies at 67
  • 1906-05-30 William Yeates Hurlstone, composer, dies at 30
  • 1906-06-08 Christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer, dies at 65
  • 1906-07-12 Henrique Alves de Mesquita, composer, dies at 70
  • 1906-07-29 Alexandre Luigini, composer, dies at 56
  • 1906-09-13 Georg Jacobi, composer, dies at 66
  • 1906-12-21 Adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58
  • 1907-01-01 Cyrill Kistler, composer, dies at 58
  • 1907-01-03 Josef Foerster, composer, dies at 73
  • 1907-01-07 Anton Urspruch, composer, dies at 56
  • 1907-01-14 Karl von Perfall, composer, dies at 82
  • 1907-02-05 Ludwig Thuille, composer, dies at 45
  • 1907-02-24 Otto Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 77
  • 1907-03-07 Victor Alphonse Duvernoy, composer, dies at 64
  • 1907-03-28 Pavel Ivanovich Blaramberg, composer, dies at 65
  • 1907-04-26 Pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79
  • 1907-05-11 John Albert Delany, composer, dies at 54
  • 1907-06-04 Agathe Grondahl, composer, dies at 59
  • 1907-07-07 James McGranahan, composer, dies at 67
  • 1907-08-05 Gentil T Antheunis, Flemish poet/music/composer, dies at 66
  • 1907-08-15 Joseph Joachim, German violinist/composer, dies at 76
  • 1907-09-04 Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (Peer Gynt Suite), dies at 64
  • 1907-09-17 Ignaz Brull, Moravian-born composer, dies at 60
  • 1907-10-03 Alfred Reisenauer, composer, dies at 43
  • 1907-10-04 Alfredo Kiel, composer, dies at 57
  • 1907-10-09 Romualdo Marenco, composer, dies at 66
  • 1907-10-25 Edmund Hart Turpin, composer, dies at 72
  • 1907-11-11 Henry Gadsby, composer, dies at 64
  • 1907-11-15 Horatio Richmond Palmer, American composer and choir director, dies at 73
  • 1907-11-21 Gaetano Braga, composer, dies at 78
  • 1907-11-28 Ricardo Castro Herrera, composer, dies at 43
  • 1908-01-23 Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47
  • 1908-02-14 Georges Jean Pfeiffer, composer, dies at 72
  • 1908-02-24 Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer, dies at 66
  • 1908-03-11 Peter Milne, Scottish composer, dies at 83
  • 1908-04-04 Josef Sucher, composer, dies at 64
  • 1908-04-05 Gaetano Coronaro, composer, dies at 55
  • 1908-05-12 Melesio Morales, composer, dies at 69
  • 1908-06-05 Luca Fumagalli, composer, dies at 71
  • 1908-06-08 Johan Lindegren, composer, dies at 66
  • 1908-06-21 Nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64
  • 1908-07-14 William Mason, composer, dies at 79
  • 1908-07-18 Jaime Nunó, Spanish composer (Mexican national anthem), dies at 83
  • 1908-07-20 Federico Chueca, composer, dies at 62
  • 1908-08-13 Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67
  • 1908-08-20 Louis Varney, composer, dies at 64
  • 1908-09-20 Pablo Martin Melitou de Sarasate y Navascuez, composer, dies at 64
  • 1908-09-20 Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist/composer (Spanish Dancer), dies at 64
  • 1908-11-19 Albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79
  • 1908-12-23 Eduard Wachmann, composer, dies at 72
  • 1908-12-23 Francois A Gevaert, Belg/Dutch composer (Diable au Moulin), dies at 68
  • 1908-12-24 Francois-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian musicologist/composer, dies at 80
  • 1909-01-15 Ernest Reyer, composer, dies at 85
  • 1909-02-03 Johann Georg Herzog, composer, dies at 86
  • 1909-02-08 Edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80
  • 1909-02-08 Mieczyslaw Karlowicz, composer, dies at 32
  • 1909-03-22 Gyula Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel, dies at 66
  • 1909-03-25 Ruperto Chapi y Lorente, composer, dies at 57
  • 1909-03-26 Nikolai Arkas, composer, dies at 56
  • 1909-04-03 Benjamin Johnson Lang, composer, dies at 71
  • 1909-04-12 Hermann Kotzchmar, composer, dies at 79
  • 1909-06-01 Giuseppe Martucci, composer, dies at 53
  • 1909-06-18 Learmont Drysdale, composer, dies at 42
  • 1909-07-05 Emil Bohn, composer, dies at 70
  • 1909-07-23 Zygmunt Noskowski, composer, dies at 63
  • 1909-08-17 Richard Hoffman, composer, dies at 78
  • 1909-10-06 Dudley Buck, US organist and composer, dies at 70
  • 1909-10-14 Johann Gottfred Matthison-Hansen, composer, dies at 76
  • 1909-10-17 Nicola Spinelli, composer, dies at 44
  • 1909-11-08 Charles Bordes, composer, dies at 46
  • 1909-11-08 Eduard de Hartog, composer, dies at 80
  • 1909-11-10 Ludvig Schytte, composer, dies at 61
  • 1909-11-16 Francis Thome, composer, dies at 59
  • 1909-12-15 Francisco Tarrega y Eixea, composer, dies at 57
  • 1909-12-20 Benjamin Ipavec, composer, dies at 79
  • 1910-01-28 Jose Garcia Robles, composer, dies at 74
  • 1910-02-15 Albert Fuchs, composer, dies at 51
  • 1910-02-16 Albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75
  • 1910-03-10 Carl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke, composer, dies at 85
  • 1910-03-17 Joaquin Valverde, composer, dies at 64
  • 1910-03-27 David Duffle Wood, composer, dies at 72
  • 1910-05-18 Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66
  • 1910-05-20 Jean-Baptiste Theodore Weckerlin, composer, dies at 88
  • 1910-05-29 Mili Alexeyevich Balakirev, Russian composer (Islamej), dies at 73
  • 1910-06-16 Wendelin Weissheimer, composer, dies at 72