Composers in History (Part 30)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 2901 - 3,000 of 7,002

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1868-11-24 Scott Joplin, American ragtime entertainer and composer (The Entertainer), born in Texarkana, Texas (d. 1917)

Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin
Ragtime Composer
Scott Joplin
  • 1868-11-28 Frantisek Alois Drdla, composer
  • 1868-12-10 Louis Victor Saar, composer
  • 1868-12-11 Ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer
  • 1868-12-14 Richard Batka, composer
  • 1869-01-03 Paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer
  • 1869-01-23 Carlo Felice Boghen, composer
  • 1869-01-27 Will Marion Cook, composer
  • 1869-01-29 Andrey Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
  • 1869-02-10 Vasily Pavovlich Kalafati, composer
  • 1869-04-05 Albert Roussel, Tourcoing France, composer (Rapsodie Flamende)
  • 1869-04-25 Karl Prohaska, composer
  • 1869-04-27 William Victor Harris, composer
  • 1869-05-05 Hans Pfitzner, Russian-born composer (d. 1949)
  • 1869-05-11 Francisco Lacerda, composer
  • 1869-06-06 Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer/conductor
  • 1869-06-13 Ede Poldini, Hungarian composer (La poupée valsante), born in Pest (d. 1957)
  • 1869-08-14 Edvard Armas Jornefelt, Vyborg Finland, composer (Berceuse)
  • 1869-09-06 Walford Davies, composer
  • 1869-09-10 Caro Roma [Carrie Northey], composer and singer, born in California (d. 1937)
  • 1869-09-21 Henryk Melcer-Szczawinski, composer
  • 1869-09-26 Komitas, Armenian composer (d. 1935)
  • 1869-10-09 Harry Lawrence Freeman, composer
  • 1869-10-11 Frederic Norton, English composer (Chu Chin Chow), born in Broughton-in-Salford (d. 1946)
  • 1869-10-25 August Otto Halm, composer
  • 1869-12-17 Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer
  • 1869-12-26 Harry Redman, composer
  • 1870-01-03 Henry Eichheim, composer
  • 1870-01-04 Percy Pitt, English composer (BBC), born in London (d. 1932)
  • 1870-01-13 Henryk Opienski, Polish composer/conductor (St Moniuszko)
  • 1870-01-20 Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer
  • 1870-01-22 Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer
  • 1870-02-13 Leopold Godowsky, Lithuania, virtuoso pianist/composer
  • 1870-02-27 Louis Coerne, composer
  • 1870-03-06 Oscar Straus, composer (Ein Walzertraum), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1870-03-10 Alfred Kastner, composer
  • 1870-04-07 Joseph Ryeland, Belgian composer/Baron
  • 1870-04-20 Simeon Roncal, composer
  • 1870-04-28 Hermann Suter, composer
  • 1870-04-30 Franz Lehar, operetta composer (Naughty Marietta)
  • 1870-05-14 Zygmunt Denis Antoni Stojowski, composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 2901 - 3,000 of 5,139

  • 1934-04-05 Salvatore Di Giacomo, composer, dies at 74
  • 1934-05-01 Alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko, composer, dies at 35
  • 1934-05-07 Edward Naylor, English composer, dies at 67
  • 1934-05-25 Gustav Theodore Holst, English composer (Ode to Death), dies at 59
  • 1934-06-10 Frederick Delius, English composer (Suite Florida), dies at 72
  • 1934-06-15 Alfred Bruneau, composer, dies at 77
  • 1934-06-18 Francisco Lacerda, composer, dies at 65
  • 1934-07-09 Otakar Zich, Czech composer, dies at 55
  • 1934-08-01 Piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79
  • 1934-09-10 George Henschel, composer, dies at 84
  • 1934-09-15 David Vaughan Thomas, Welsh musician and composer, dies at 61
  • 1934-09-17 Edmund van der Straeten, composer, dies at 79
  • 1934-09-24 Edwin Lehare, composer, dies at 69
  • 1934-10-29 Gustavo Emilio Campa, composer, dies at 71
  • 1934-12-08 Bernhard Seklas, composer, dies at 62
  • 1935-01-16 Richard Wetz, composer, dies at 59
  • 1935-01-28 Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer, dies at 75
  • 1935-02-28 Chiquinha Gonzaga, Brazilian composer (b. 1847).
  • 1935-03-30 Romanos Hovakimi Melik'yan, composer, dies at 51
  • 1935-04-05 Emil Mlynarski, composer, dies at 64
  • 1935-04-24 Paul Klengel, composer, dies at 80
  • 1935-04-28 Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, Scottish composer, dies at 87
  • 1935-05-17 Paul Dukas, French composer (b. 1865)
  • 1935-05-19 Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, French composer, dies at 74
  • 1935-05-29 Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer, dies at 61
  • 1935-05-30 Lothar Windsperger, composer, dies at 49
  • 1935-06-01 Alberto Cametti, composer, dies at 64
  • 1935-06-18 August Reusner, composer, dies at 64
  • 1935-08-06 Alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler, composer, dies at 70
  • 1935-08-15 Gerard Brucken Fock, composer, dies at 75
  • 1935-08-20 Otakar Ostrcil, composer, dies at 56
  • 1935-08-21 Josef Cyril Sychra, composer, dies at 76
  • 1935-08-29 Charles Lee Williams, composer, dies at 82
  • 1935-09-22 Karl Schroder, composer, dies at 86
  • 1935-09-27 Alan Gray, composer, dies at 79
  • 1935-10-06 Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer, dies at 83
  • 1935-10-22 Komitas, Armenian composer (b. 1869)
  • 1935-10-26 Akos Buttykai, composer, dies at 64
  • 1935-11-04 Miklos Radnai, composer, dies at 43
  • 1935-11-16 Kurt Schindler, composer, dies at 53
  • 1935-12-04 Johan Halvorsen, composer, dies at 71
  • 1935-12-24 Alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50
  • 1936-01-07 Guy d'Hardelot, French composer, best known for Because (b. 1858)
  • 1936-01-22 Louis Glass, composer, dies at 71
  • 1936-03-04 Ruben Mattias Liljefors, composer, dies at 64
  • 1936-03-06 Josef Stransky, composer, dies at 63
  • 1936-03-06 Rubin Goldmark, composer, dies at 63
  • 1936-03-21 Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov, composer (Chopiniana), dies at 70
  • 1936-04-01 Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer, dies at 61
  • 1936-04-11 Mitya Stillman, composer, dies at 44
  • 1936-04-18 Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (Belkis), dies at 56
  • 1936-04-18 Seaborn M Denson, composer, dies at 82
  • 1936-04-24 Alphons Diepenbrock, composer, dies at 73
  • 1936-04-24 Bernard van Dieren, composer, dies at 51
  • 1936-05-06 Hans Jelmoli, composer, dies at 59
  • 1936-05-18 Alick Maclean, composer, dies at 63
  • 1936-05-25 Jan Levoslav Bella, composer, dies at 92
  • 1936-06-24 Nandor Zsolt, composer, dies at 49
  • 1936-07-13 Izydor Lotto, composer, dies at 91
  • 1936-07-20 Arthur Battelle Whiting, composer, dies at 75
  • 1936-07-24 James Philip Dunn, composer, dies at 52
  • 1936-07-30 Adolf Philipp, composer, dies at 72
  • 1936-08-04 Henry Schoenfeld, composer, dies at 78
  • 1936-08-15 Stanislaw Niewiadomski, composer, dies at 76
  • 1936-08-17 Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer (Surgery & Foules), dies at 36
  • 1936-08-19 Federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet/composer, murdered at 37 or 38
  • 1936-09-14 Ossip Gabrilovich, composer, dies at 58
  • 1936-09-15 Bela Anton Szabados, composer, dies at 69
  • 1936-11-03 Filip Lazar, Romanian composer, dies at 42
  • 1936-11-11 Edward German, composer, dies at 74
  • 1936-12-25 Pierre Maurice, composer, dies at 68
  • 1937-01-08 John Felix August Korling, composer, dies at 72
  • 1937-02-14 Erkki Gustav Melartin, composer, dies at 62
  • 1937-03-02 Gustav Wohlgemuth, composer, dies at 73
  • 1937-03-11 Paul Scheinpflug, composer, dies at 61
  • 1937-03-12 Charles-Marie-Jean-Albert Widor, French organist/composer, dies at 93
  • 1937-03-12 Jeno Hubay, Hungarian composer, dies at 78
  • 1937-03-29 Karol Szymanowski, Polish/Ukraine composer (Stabat Mater), dies at 54
  • 1937-04-08 Arthur William Foote, US organist/composer, dies at 84
  • 1937-04-08 William Henry Hadow, composer (Studies in Modern Music), dies at 77
  • 1937-04-10 Algernon Ashton, composer, dies at 77
  • 1937-04-15 Nikolai Artzibushev, composer, dies at 79
  • 1937-05-02 Arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 73
  • 1937-05-11 Viliam Figus, composer, dies at 62
  • 1937-06-02 Louis Vierne, composer, dies at 66
  • 1937-07-10 Attilio Brugnoli, composer, dies at 56
  • 1937-07-11 George Gershwin, American composer (An American in Paris), dies at 38
  • 1937-07-17 Henri-Constant-Gabriel Pierne, composer, dies at 73
  • 1937-07-28 Abdul Muslim Mahomayev, composer, dies at 51
  • 1937-08-23 Albert Charles Paul Marie Roussel, composer, dies at 68
  • 1937-09-04 Giovanni Salviucci, composer, dies at 29
  • 1937-09-06 Henry Kimball Hadley, composer, dies at 65
  • 1937-09-23 Caro Roma [Carrie Northey], American composer and singer, dies at 68
  • 1937-10-09 August de Boeck, composer, dies at 72
  • 1937-11-02 Maude Valerie White, composer, dies at 82
  • 1937-11-04 Rogelio del Villar, composer, dies at 61
  • 1937-11-23 Louis Victor Saar, composer, dies at 68
  • 1937-12-26 Ivor Gurney, English composer and poet, dies of tuberculosis at 47
  • 1937-12-28 Maurice J Ravel, Swiss/French composer (Bolero), dies in Paris at 62
  • 1938-02-21 Albert Huybrechts, composer, dies at 39