Composers in History (Part 37)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 3601 - 3,700 of 7,002

  • 1886-04-16 Jekabs Graubins, composer
  • 1886-04-16 Konstantin Mostras, composer
  • 1886-04-30 Frank Merrik, composer
  • 1886-05-03 Marcel Dupré, French organist and composer (d. 1971)
  • 1886-05-05 Manuel Borguno, composer
  • 1886-05-08 Jef van Hoof, composer
  • 1886-05-12 Hermann Grabner, composer
  • 1886-05-13 Joseph Achron, Latvia/US violinist/composer (Golem suite)
  • 1886-05-18 Ole Windingstad, composer
  • 1886-05-24 Paul Paray, French conductor and composer (d. 1979)
  • 1886-06-09 Kusaku Yamada, composer
  • 1886-06-15 Charles Wood, composer
  • 1886-06-19 Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer/writer (Hiawatha's Song)
  • 1886-06-29 George Frederick Boyle, composer
  • 1886-07-04 Heinrich Kaminski, composer
  • 1886-07-30 Johan Algot Haquinius, composer
  • 1886-08-05 Óscar Esplá Spanish composer, dies at 89
  • 1886-08-06 Edward Ballantine, composer
  • 1886-08-08 Daniel Ruyneman, composer
  • 1886-08-08 Pietro Alessandro Yon, composer
  • 1886-08-19 Robert Heger, composer
  • 1886-08-23 Gottfried Rudinger, composer
  • 1886-08-27 Eric Coates, Hucknall Nottinghamshire England, viola player/composer
  • 1886-08-27 Rebecca Clarke, English classical composer and violist, born in Harrow, England (d. 1979)
  • 1886-09-01 Othmar Schoeck, composer
  • 1886-09-25 Jesus Guridi, composer
  • 1886-10-26 Gustav Hermann Unger, composer
  • 1886-12-20 Domingo Julio Gomez Garcia, composer
  • 1886-12-21 George Norman Peterkin, composer
  • 1887-01-21 Alfred Henry Ackley, composer
  • 1887-01-28 Lily Theresa Strickland, composer
  • 1887-02-03 Carlo Jachino, composer
  • 1887-02-07 Eubie Blake, US ragtime composer/pianist (Memories of You) (d. 1983), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1887-02-17 Leevi Antti Madetoja, composer
  • 1887-02-20 David McKinley Williams, composer
  • 1887-02-23 Oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer
  • 1887-03-05 Heitor Villa-Lobos, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, composer (Salon Waltz)
  • 1887-03-06 Henri Gagnon, composer
  • 1887-03-07 Heino Eller, Estonian composer, born in Tartu (d. 1970)
  • 1887-03-13 Carlos Isamitt, composer
  • 1887-03-14 Lawrence Collingwood, composer
  • 1887-03-28 Rudolf F W Boskaljon, Curacao, musician/composer
  • 1887-03-31 Jose Maria Usandizaga, composer
  • 1887-04-10 Heinz Tiessen, Königsberg, German composer
  • 1887-05-12 Nandor Zsolt, composer
  • 1887-05-30 Gino Tagliapietra, composer
  • 1887-06-03 Emil Axman, Czech composer, born in Rataje (d. 1949)
  • 1887-06-28 Boleslav Vomacka, composer
  • 1887-07-10 Alfred Ernest Whitehead, composer
  • 1887-07-29 Rudi Stephan, composer
  • 1887-07-29 Sigmund Romberg, Nagykanizsa Hungary, operetta composer (Blossom Time)
  • 1887-08-07 Luckey Roberts, composer
  • 1887-08-25 Olav Fartein Valen, composer
  • 1887-08-26 Luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer
  • 1887-08-28 Daniel Zamudio, composer
  • 1887-09-12 George Georgescu, composer
  • 1887-09-21 Lodewijk de Vocht, composer
  • 1887-10-25 Willem CN Andriessen, Dutch composer/pianist (Beethoven)
  • 1887-11-01 Max Trapp, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1971)
  • 1887-11-04 Knut Algot Hakanson, composer
  • 1887-11-08 Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer
  • 1887-11-14 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer
  • 1887-11-23 Paul Malengreau, composer
  • 1887-12-06 Joseph Lamb, American ragtime composer, born in Montclair, New Jersey (d. 1960)
  • 1887-12-07 Ernst Toch, composer (Melodie Lehre), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1887-12-08 Vicente Emilio Sojo, composer
  • 1887-12-12 Kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer
  • 1887-12-29 Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer
  • 1887-12-30 Henry George Ley, composer
  • 1888-01-12 Claude Delvincourt, composer
  • 1888-02-02 Candelario Huizar, composer
  • 1888-02-08 Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic
  • 1888-03-10 Krsto Odak, Croatian composer, born in Siverić (d. 1965)
  • 1888-03-12 Hall Johnson, American composer (Hall Johnson Choir), born in Athens, Georgia (d. 1970)
  • 1888-04-09 Florence Smith Price, US composer (Wanamaker Prize 1932)
  • 1888-04-19 William L Axt, composer
  • 1888-05-10 Max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, composer (Gone With Wind), born in Vienna, Austria

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1888-05-11 Irving Berlin [Israel Isidore Baline], American composer and lyricist considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history (God Bless America, White Xmas), born in Tyumen, Russian Empire (d. 1989)

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin
  • 1888-05-21 May Aufderheide, composer
  • 1888-05-27 Louis Durey, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1979)
  • 1888-06-08 Poul Julius Ouscher Schierbeck, composer
  • 1888-06-09 Adrian Grigor'yevich Shaposhnikov, composer
  • 1888-06-09 Hugo Kauder, Austrian composer, born in Tovačov (d. 1972)
  • 1888-06-17 Bernhard van den Sigtenhorst Meyer, composer
  • 1888-08-01 Vito Frazzi, Italian composer, born in San Secondo Parmense (d. 1975)
  • 1888-08-02 Oscar Rasbach, composer
  • 1888-08-04 Philip Greeley Clapp, composer
  • 1888-08-15 Albert Spalding, composer
  • 1888-08-20 George Sklavos, composer
  • 1888-10-03 Roy Webb, American film composer, born in New York City (d. 1981)
  • 1888-10-06 Max Butting, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1976)
  • 1888-10-11 Piero Coppola, composer
  • 1888-10-14 Ernest Pingoud, composer
  • 1888-10-31 Harold Vincent Milligan, composer
  • 1888-11-03 William Charles Denis Browne, composer
  • 1888-11-08 David Monrad Johansen, composer
  • 1888-11-16 Burnet Corwin Tuthill, American composer (Laurentia), born in NYC, New York
  • 1888-12-03 Ion Nonna Otescu, composer
  • 1888-12-05 Askell Snorrason, composer
  • 1888-12-27 Tito Schipa, tenor/composer (La Rondine), born in Lecce, Italy (d. 1965)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 3601 - 3,700 of 5,148

  • 1957-11-04 Marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer, dies at 78
  • 1957-11-20 Weldon Hart, American composer, commits suicide at 46
  • 1957-11-29 Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Austria/US composer (Kathrin), dies at 60
  • 1957-12-12 Robert Frank Kurka, composer, dies at 35
  • 1957-12-21 Eric Coates, composer, dies at 71
  • 1957-12-26 Artur Malawski, composer, dies at 53
  • 1958-01-11 Alec Rowley, English composer, dies at 65
  • 1958-01-12 Arthur Shepherd, composer, dies at 77
  • 1958-03-14 Eugeen Van de Velde, Flemish musicologist/critic/composer, dies at 64
  • 1958-03-25 Emerson Whithorne, composer, dies at 73

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1958-03-28 W. C. Handy, American composer and musician known as the "Father of the Blues" (Memphis Blues, St Louis Blues), dies of bronchial pneumonia at 84

Musician and Father of the Blues W. C. Handy
Musician and Father of the Blues
W. C. Handy
  • 1958-04-07 Judge Jackson, composer, dies at 75
  • 1958-04-07 Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer, dies at 58
  • 1958-05-19 Bruno Sturmer, composer, dies at 65
  • 1958-05-28 Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer, dies at 77
  • 1958-06-06 Lily Theresa Strickland, composer, dies at 71
  • 1958-06-16 Jose Pablo Moncayo Garcia, composer, dies at 45
  • 1958-06-23 Edvard Armas Jarnefeldt, composer, dies at 88
  • 1958-07-30 Alexander Albrecht, composer, dies at 72
  • 1958-08-05 Joseph Holbrooke, English pianist/composer (3 Blind Mice), dies at 80
  • 1958-08-09 Felipe Boero, composer, dies at 74
  • 1958-08-17 Florent Schmitt, French composer/critic (Jardin Secret), dies at 87
  • 1958-08-21 Stevan Hristic, composer, dies at 73
  • 1958-08-24 Kenneth Leighton, composer, dies at 28
  • 1958-08-24 Leo Blech, German composer and conductor, dies at 87
  • 1958-08-26 Ralph Vaughan Williams, English composer, dies at 85
  • 1958-08-28 Nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer, dies at 67
  • 1958-09-11 Robert Lach, Austrian composer, dies at 84
  • 1958-09-29 Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer, dies at 65
  • 1958-10-13 Alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, composer, dies at 59
  • 1958-10-14 Jean Poveigh, composer, dies at 82
  • 1958-10-24 Martin Fallas Shaw, composer, dies at 83
  • 1958-11-02 Adam von Ahn Carse, composer, dies at 80
  • 1958-11-03 Harry Revel, movie composer (Sitting Pretty, Gay Divorcee), dies
  • 1958-11-06 Francis George Scott, Scottish composer, dies at 78
  • 1958-11-27 Artur Rodzinski, Polish conductor/composer, dies at 66
  • 1958-12-06 Erwin Bodky, German-American composer, dies at 62
  • 1958-12-26 Harry Redman, composer, dies on 89th birthday
  • 1958-12-31 Gustav Hermann Unger, composer, dies at 72
  • 1959-01-06 Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54
  • 1959-01-09 Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71
  • 1959-01-21 Lamar Stringfield, composer, dies at 61
  • 1959-01-28 Viktor Joseph Keldorfer, composer, dies at 85
  • 1959-02-13 William L Axt, composer, dies at 70
  • 1959-02-18 Alfred Alessandrescu, composer, dies at 65
  • 1959-02-18 Eric Zeisl, Austrian American composer, dies at 53
  • 1959-02-18 Jaroslav Kvapil, composer, dies at 66
  • 1959-03-11 Haydn Wood, English composer, dies at 76
  • 1959-03-17 Raffaele d' Alessandro, composer, dies on 48th birthday
  • 1959-03-25 Billy Mayerl, composer, dies at 56
  • 1959-03-29 Sara Wennerberg-Reuter, composer, dies at 84
  • 1959-04-12 Ernest Willem Mulder, composer, dies at 60
  • 1959-04-24 Jef van Hoof, composer, dies at 72
  • 1959-04-30 Armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81
  • 1959-05-30 Thomas Carl Whitmer, composer, dies at 85
  • 1959-06-03 Ole Windingstad, composer, dies at 73
  • 1959-06-23 Jean Gallon, French composer, dies at 80
  • 1959-06-30 Lazare Saminsky, composer, dies at 76
  • 1959-07-15 Ernest Bloch, Swiss/US composer (Macbeth), dies at 78
  • 1959-08-02 Prospero Bisquertt, composer, dies at 78
  • 1959-08-07 Armas Emmanuel Launis, composer, dies at 75
  • 1959-08-09 Emil Frantisek Burian, composer, dies at 55
  • 1959-08-16 Pedro Humberto Allende Saron, Chilean composer (Tonados), dies at 74
  • 1959-08-28 Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68
  • 1959-09-09 Max d' Ollone, composer, dies at 84
  • 1959-09-22 Josef Matthias Hauer, composer, dies at 76
  • 1959-09-25 Ennio Porrino, composer, dies at 49
  • 1959-10-13 Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer and musicologist (Concert Amsterdam), dies at 67
  • 1959-10-19 Stanley Bate, composer, dies at 45
  • 1959-10-28 Egon Kornauth, composer, dies at 68
  • 1959-11-03 Friedrich Niggli, composer, dies at 83
  • 1959-11-09 Frederick Preston Search, composer, dies at 70
  • 1959-11-17 Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazilian composer/pianist/conductor, dies at 72
  • 1959-11-26 Albert Ketèlbey, British composer (In a Monastery Garden), dies at 84
  • 1959-11-29 Fritz Brun, Swiss composer and conductor, dies at 81
  • 1959-12-29 Robin Humphrey Milford, composer, dies at 56
  • 1960-01-07 Luis da Costa, composer, dies at 80
  • 1960-01-25 Rutland Boughton, composer, dies at 82
  • 1960-01-28 Jacques de Menasce, composer, dies at 54
  • 1960-02-02 Jeno Huszka, Hungarian composer, dies at 84
  • 1960-02-05 Rudolf Nelson, composer, dies at 81
  • 1960-02-09 Ernst von Dohnanyi, US composer, dies at 82
  • 1960-02-22 Hubert Cuypers, composer/choir conductor (Missa Populi), dies at 86
  • 1960-02-24 Jean Binet, composer, dies at 66
  • 1960-03-27 Ian Whyte, Scottish composer and conductor (BBC Scottish Orchestra), dies at 58
  • 1960-03-30 Joseph Haas, German opera composer (Totenmesse), dies at 81
  • 1960-03-31 Joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Totenmesse), dies at 81
  • 1960-04-10 Arthur Benjamin, Austral composer/pianist (Devil Take Her), dies at 66
  • 1960-04-25 Ilmari Henrik Reinhold Krohn, composer, dies at 92
  • 1960-05-05 Sulho Ranta, Finnish composer, dies at 58
  • 1960-05-06 Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Blume von Hawaii), dies at 67
  • 1960-05-08 Hugo Alfven, Swedish composer (Midsommarvaka), dies at 88
  • 1960-05-12 Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, English composer, dies at 70
  • 1960-06-14 Vladimir Nikolayevich Kryukov, composer, dies at 57
  • 1960-06-30 Clarence Cameron White, composer, dies at 79
  • 1960-07-03 Alfred Henry Ackley, composer, dies at 73
  • 1960-07-09 Edward Burlingame Hill, composer, dies at 86
  • 1960-07-24 Carl Deis, composer, dies at 77
  • 1960-07-31 Karl Hasse, German composer, dies at 77
  • 1960-08-07 Vaino Hannikainen, composer, dies at 60