Composers in History (Part 32)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 3101 - 3,200 of 7,005

  • 1873-11-20 Daniel Gregory Mason, composer (Chanticker), born in Brookline, Massachusetts
  • 1873-12-14 Marie-Alphonse-Nicolas-Joseph Jongen, composer
  • 1873-12-15 Pongrac Kacsoh, composer
  • 1873-12-18 Adolf Vogl, German composer, born in Munich (d. 1961)
  • 1873-12-21 Blagoje Bersa, Croatian composer (d. 1934)
  • 1873-12-26 Hubert Cuypers, Dutch composer/choir conductor (Minstrels)
  • 1873-12-26 Karel Moor, Czech composer and conductor, born in Belgrade (d. 1945)
  • 1874-01-01 Hugo Leichtentritt, composer
  • 1874-01-04 Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer (Asrael)
  • 1874-01-29 Robert Lach, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1958)
  • 1874-02-11 Fritz Bennicke Hart, composer
  • 1874-02-15 Emilis Melngailis, composer
  • 1874-02-26 Carl Vogler, Swiss composer, born in Oberrohrdorf (d. 1958)
  • 1874-03-09 Johann Richard Ohlsson, composer
  • 1874-03-12 Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer
  • 1874-03-26 Oskar Nedbal, composer
  • 1874-04-03 Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer
  • 1874-04-09 Julius Bittner, Austrian composer (Little Violet)
  • 1874-05-13 Henry Clough-Leiter, composer
  • 1874-05-22 Francesco Paolo Neglia, composer
  • 1874-06-07 Theodor Streicher, composer
  • 1874-06-11 Richard Stohr, composer
  • 1874-06-12 Willem Louis Frederic Landre, composer
  • 1874-06-26 Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer
  • 1874-06-28 Oley Speaks, American composer (On the Road to Mandalay), born in Canal Winchester, Ohio (d. 1948)
  • 1874-06-29 Georg Gohler, composer
  • 1874-07-05 Gerhard von Keussler, composer
  • 1874-08-22 Edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer
  • 1874-09-01 Heinrich Otto Ludwig, composer
  • 1874-09-11 Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1874-09-13 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (2nd Quartet) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 3101 - 3,200 of 5,147

  • 1942-06-01 Ernest Pingoud, composer, dies at 53
  • 1942-06-12 Walter Leigh, composer, dies at 36
  • 1942-06-18 Arthur Pryor, American band composer and trombone player, dies at 71
  • 1942-07-08 Catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83
  • 1942-08-04 Alberto Franchetti, composer, dies at 81
  • 1942-08-11 Richard Heinrich Stein, composer, dies at 60
  • 1942-08-18 Erwin Schulhoff, Czech Russian composer and pianist, dies at 48
  • 1942-08-22 Henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72
  • 1942-08-25 Panayot Pipkov, composer, dies at 70
  • 1942-10-11 Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer, dies at 64
  • 1942-10-23 Ralph Rainger, composer, dies at 41
  • 1942-11-01 Hugo Distler, composer, dies at 34
  • 1942-11-19 Edouard Combe, composer, dies at 76
  • 1942-12-03 Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, Swedish composer and music critic, dies at 75
  • 1942-12-13 Eleanor Everest Freer, composer, dies at 78
  • 1942-12-20 Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer, dies at 63
  • 1942-12-24 Friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80
  • 1942-12-25 Vojislav Vuckovic, composer, dies at 32
  • 1943-01-14 Adolf Sandberger, composer, dies at 78
  • 1943-01-20 Giacomo Benvenuti, composer, dies at 57
  • 1943-01-21 Otakar Sini, composer, dies at 61
  • 1943-02-15 William Victor Harris, composer, dies at 73
  • 1943-02-17 Armand J. Piron, American jazz violinist and composer (b. 1888)
  • 1943-03-19 Vicente Ripolles, composer, dies at 75
  • 1943-03-23 Joseph Moiseyevich Schillinger, composer, dies at 47
  • 1943-03-28 Sergei Vasilievitch Rachmaninov, Russian composer and pianist, dies at 69
  • 1943-04-04 Raoul Laparra, composer, dies at 66
  • 1943-04-14 Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer, dies at 63
  • 1943-04-15 Raffaele Casimiro Casimiri, composer, dies at 62
  • 1943-04-19 Gustave Doret, composer, dies at 76
  • 1943-04-29 Joseph Achron, Latvian violinist/composer (Golem suite), dies at 56
  • 1943-04-29 Karl Adrian Wohlfart, composer, dies at 68
  • 1943-04-30 Leo Smit, Dutch composer, dies in Sobibór extermination camp at 42
  • 1943-05-03 Leslie Heward, composer, dies at 45
  • 1943-05-12 Albert Stoessel, composer, dies at 48
  • 1943-05-29 Hermann Hans Wetzler, composer, dies at 72
  • 1943-07-10 Arthur Finlay Nevin, composer, dies at 72
  • 1943-07-30 Benjamin James Dale, composer, dies at 58
  • 1943-08-12 Georges Martin Witkowski, composer, dies at 76
  • 1943-08-23 Johann P Zilcher, German composer, dies at 88
  • 1943-09-15 Hans Ulrich Humpert, composer, dies at 2
  • 1943-09-27 Waclaw Gieburowski, composer, dies at 65
  • 1943-10-02 Robert Nathaniel Dett, composer, dies at 60
  • 1943-10-22 Josef Venantius von Woss, composer, dies at 80
  • 1943-10-27 Bela Reinitz, composer, dies at 64
  • 1943-11-17 Paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer, dies at 74
  • 1943-11-22 Pietro Alessandro Yon, composer, dies at 57
  • 1943-12-06 Hermann Lohr, composer, dies at 72
  • 1943-12-25 Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer, dies at 82
  • 1944-01-19 Harold Fraser-Simson, composer, dies at 71
  • 1944-02-01 Martin Lunssens, composer, dies at 72
  • 1944-02-11 Ivan Sollertinski, friend of Russian composer D Sjostakovitsj, dies
  • 1944-02-16 Edmund von Borck, composer, dies at 37
  • 1944-02-19 Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, German composer, dies at 76
  • 1944-03-14 Pavel Grigor'yevich, composer, dies at 66
  • 1944-03-20 Felix Woyrsch, composer, dies at 83
  • 1944-04-02 Mikulas Moyzes, composer, dies at 71
  • 1944-04-04 Karel Weis, Czech composer and folk song collector, dies at 82
  • 1944-04-09 Boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer, dies at 59
  • 1944-04-13 Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 86
  • 1944-04-18 Cécile Chamindale, composer, dies
  • 1944-04-22 Mezio Agostini, composer, dies at 68
  • 1944-05-09 Ethel Mary Smyth, composer, dies at 86
  • 1944-05-16 Leone Sinigaglia, composer, dies at 75
  • 1944-06-05 Riccardo Zandonai, composer, dies at 61
  • 1944-06-24 Rio Gebhardt, German composer, dies at 36
  • 1944-06-27 Werner Wehrli, composer, dies at 52
  • 1944-07-05 William Gillies Whittaker, composer, dies at 67
  • 1944-07-19 Will Marion Cook, composer, dies at 75
  • 1944-07-27 Victor Jean Leonard Vreuls, composer, dies at 68
  • 1944-08-16 Roman Padlewski, composer, dies at 28
  • 1944-08-23 Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer, dies at 63
  • 1944-09-03 Frantisek Alois Drdla, composer, dies at 75
  • 1944-09-07 Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer, dies at 70
  • 1944-09-08 Jan van Gilse, composer/Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 63
  • 1944-09-25 Leo Justinus Kauffmann, composer, dies at 43
  • 1944-10-16 Eric Westberg, composer, dies at 52
  • 1944-10-17 Pavel Haas, Czech Jewish composer, murdered at Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp at 45
  • 1944-10-20 Gabriel Groulez, composer, dies at 65
  • 1944-10-30 Paul Emile Ladmirault, composer, dies at 66
  • 1944-11-12 Edgar Stillman Kelley, US composer (Gulliver), dies at 87
  • 1944-11-12 Roy Agnew, Australian composer (Sonata Ballade), dies at 51
  • 1944-11-13 Paul Graener, composer, dies at 72
  • 1944-11-24 Vaclav Stepan, composer, dies at 54

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1944-12-15 Glenn Miller, American bandleader and jazz composer (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood), dies in a suspected plane crash at 40

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller
  • 1944-12-22 Antoine Mariotte, French composer, dies on 69th birthday
  • 1944-12-24 Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66
  • 1944-12-27 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, composer, dies at 77
  • 1945-01-01 Vit Nejedly, Czech composer, dies at the front during WWII at 33
  • 1945-01-03 Fyodor Akimenko, composer, dies at 68
  • 1945-01-14 Sandor Vandor, composer, dies at 43
  • 1945-01-22 Carlo Felice Boghen, composer, dies a day before 76th birthday
  • 1945-01-30 William Busch, composer, dies at 43
  • 1945-02-03 José Roló, Mexican composer, dies at 61
  • 1945-02-10 Juan de Hernandez, composer, dies at 63
  • 1945-03-06 Rudolph Karel, composer, dies at 64
  • 1945-03-13 Herbert Bedford, composer, dies at 78
  • 1945-03-30 Karel Moor, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 71
  • 1945-04-05 Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer, dies at 41
  • 1945-04-24 Hubert Bath, composer, dies at 61