Composers in History (Part 40)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 3901 - 4,000 of 7,005

  • 1893-10-02 Leroy B Shield, US pianist/producer/composer (Laurel & Hardy)
  • 1893-10-03 Frantisek Picha, composer
  • 1893-10-12 Pall Isolfsson, composer
  • 1893-10-17 Jean Binet, Swiss composer, born in Geneva (d. 1960)
  • 1893-10-23 Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Peau d'Ane)
  • 1893-11-08 Clarence Williams, American composer (d. 1965)
  • 1893-11-27 Stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer
  • 1893-12-02 Leo Ornstein, Russian-American composer (Bio in Sonata Form), born in Kremenchuk, Russia (d. 2002) (birth date uncertain)
  • 1893-12-10 Walter Rein, German composer, born in Stotternheim (d. 1955)
  • 1893-12-26 Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer
  • 1893-12-26 Yury Nikolayevich Tyulin, composer
  • 1894-01-04 Wesley La Violette, composer
  • 1894-01-07 Jose Rozo Contreras, Colombian composer (d. 1976)
  • 1894-01-11 Jaroslav Vogel, Czech composer and conductor (d. 1970)
  • 1894-01-20 Walter Hamor Piston, Rockland Maine, composer (Incredible Flutis)
  • 1894-02-01 James P. Johnson, American pianist and composer (Charleston), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey (d. 1955)
  • 1894-02-11 Alfonso Leng, composer
  • 1894-02-22 Alexander Spitzmuller-Harmersbach, composer
  • 1894-02-27 Robert-Lucien Siohan, composer
  • 1894-03-02 Renaat Veremans, Flemish composer/conductor
  • 1894-03-14 Josef Schelb, composer
  • 1894-03-15 Slava Vorlova, composer
  • 1894-03-25 Erik William Gustav Leidzen, composer
  • 1894-04-09 Ernest Kanitz, composer
  • 1894-04-13 Ludvig Irgens Jensen, composer
  • 1894-04-27 Nicolas Slonimsky, composer
  • 1894-05-06 Filip Lazar, Romanian composer, born in Craiova (d. 1936)
  • 1894-05-10 Dimitri Tiomkin, Russian-American film score composer and conductor (Academy Award 1954-High & Mighty), born in Kremenchuk, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1979)
  • 1894-06-06 Sabin V Dragoi, composer
  • 1894-06-08 Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist (Ogelala)
  • 1894-06-10 Pavel Borkovec, Czech composer (Stmivani, [Twilight])
  • 1894-06-15 Robert Russell Bennett, composer/arranger (Oklahoma!), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1894-07-10 Jimmy Francis McHugh, composer
  • 1894-07-18 Bernard Wagenaar, Arnhem Holland, composer (3 Songs for Chinese)
  • 1894-07-24 Walter Schulthess, composer
  • 1894-08-11 Wilhelm Grosz, composer
  • 1894-08-13 Leonid Alexeyevich Polovinkin, composer
  • 1894-09-08 Willem FJ Pijper, Dutch composer/critic
  • 1894-09-22 Hieronim Feicht, composer
  • 1894-09-29 Franco Capuana, composer
  • 1894-10-01 Ricardo Castillo, composer
  • 1894-10-11 Albert Stoessel, composer
  • 1894-10-30 Peter Warlock, composer
  • 1894-11-11 Aaron Avshalomov, composer
  • 1894-12-10 Paul Dessau, German composer, born in Hamburg (d. 1979)
  • 1894-12-14 Joaquin Zamacois Soler, composer
  • 1894-12-19 Paul Dessau, composer/conducter (Berlin, 1925-33), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1894-12-26 Antonio Molina, composer
  • 1894-12-31 Ernest John Moeran, British composer
  • 1895-01-03 Boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, composer
  • 1895-01-03 Mihail Andricu, composer
  • 1895-01-27 Claudio Carneyro, composer
  • 1895-01-27 Harry Ruby, American composer (d. 1974)
  • 1895-02-11 Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer
  • 1895-02-25 Henri Martelli, composer
  • 1895-03-03 Alexander Nicolaas Voormolen, Dutch composer (d. 1980)
  • 1895-03-07 Juan Jose Castro, composer
  • 1895-03-23 Dane Rudhyar, composer
  • 1895-04-01 Alberta Hunter, blues singer/composer (Downhearted Blues)
  • 1895-04-03 Bjarne Brustad, composer
  • 1895-04-03 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Firenze (Florence) Italy, composer
  • 1895-04-07 Eduardo Toldra, composer
  • 1895-04-08 Sigurdur Thordarson, composer
  • 1895-04-09 Rudolf Kattnigg, composer
  • 1895-04-14 Wiktor Labunski, composer
  • 1895-05-01 Leo Sowerby, composer (Pulitzer 1946), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1895-05-11 William Grant Still, Woodville Mississippi, composer (Afro-American)
  • 1895-05-14 Renato Lunelli, composer
  • 1895-05-19 Albert Hay Malotte, composer
  • 1895-05-19 Cecil Gray, Scottish composer and music critic (d. 1959)
  • 1895-05-27 Marij Kogoj, Slovenian composer, born in Trieste (d. 1956)
  • 1895-06-05 August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Coriolanus)
  • 1895-06-17 Slavko Osterc, composer
  • 1895-06-28 Kazimierz Sikorski, composer
  • 1895-07-03 Oles' Semyonovich Chishko, composer
  • 1895-07-05 Gordon Jacob, English composer, born in London (d. 1984)
  • 1895-07-10 Carl Orff, composer (Antigonae; Mozart prize 1969), born in Munich. Germany
  • 1895-08-16 Jacinto Guerrero, composer
  • 1895-08-22 Paul White, Bangor Maine, composer (Adante & Rondo for Cello)
  • 1895-08-31 Joseph Moiseyevich Schillinger, composer
  • 1895-09-16 Karol Rathaus, composer
  • 1895-09-28 Dave Franklin, American composer (Hop-a-long Cassidy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1895-10-21 Shukichi Mitsukuri, composer
  • 1895-11-05 Walter Gieseking, German pianist/composer
  • 1895-11-11 Jacov Gotovac, composer
  • 1895-11-16 Paul Hindemith, German composer (d. 1963)
  • 1895-11-18 Ernst Levy, Swiss composer, born in Basel (d. 1981)
  • 1895-11-29 Lodovico Rocca, composer
  • 1895-11-30 Johann Nepomuk David, composer
  • 1895-12-05 Henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cellist/pianist/composer
  • 1895-12-21 Paul Hoffer, German composer, born in Barmen (d. 1949)
  • 1896-01-01 Maurice Jacobson, composer
  • 1896-01-01 Yitzhak Edel, composer
  • 1896-01-02 Ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer
  • 1896-01-08 Jaromir Weinberger, composer (Bird's Opera), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • 1896-01-15 Jacobo Ficher, composer
  • 1896-02-22 Nacio Herb Brown, US composer
  • 1896-02-26 Eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor/composer
  • 1896-02-29 Wladimir Rudolfovich Vogel, composer
  • 1896-03-01 Dimitri Mitropoulos, Athens Greece, conductor/composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 3901 - 4,000 of 5,147

  • 1966-05-04 Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer, dies at 69
  • 1966-05-09 Alfred Mendelsohn, composer, dies at 56
  • 1966-06-19 Marjan Kozina, composer, dies at 59
  • 1966-06-29 Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer, dies at 82
  • 1966-07-03 Andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81
  • 1966-07-03 Joseph Deems Taylor, composer, dies at 80
  • 1966-07-17 August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Piranesi-suite), dies at 71
  • 1966-07-18 German Germanovich Galinin, composer, dies at 44
  • 1966-07-29 Pal Jardanyi, composer, dies at 44
  • 1966-08-01 Bud Powell, US jazz pianist/composer, dies
  • 1966-08-09 Gosta Nystroem, composer, dies at 75
  • 1966-08-22 Apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82
  • 1966-09-06 Luigi Perrachio, composer, dies at 83
  • 1966-09-09 Antonio Massana, composer, dies at 76
  • 1966-09-18 Fernand Lamy, composer, dies at 85
  • 1966-09-18 Jeno Vecsey, Hungarian composer, dies at 57
  • 1966-10-12 Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer, dies at 74
  • 1966-10-14 Arcady Dubensky, composer, dies at 75
  • 1966-11-03 Eric Spear, British composer for film and TV (Coronation Street theme)
  • 1966-11-12 Quincy Porter, US composer, dies at 69
  • 1966-11-18 Bela Tardos, Hungarian composer, dies at 56
  • 1966-11-28 Vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63
  • 1966-12-06 Hermann Heiss, composer, dies at 68
  • 1966-12-09 Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer, dies at 79
  • 1966-12-10 Boris Koutzen, composer, dies at 65
  • 1966-12-17 Gustaf Paulson, composer, dies at 68
  • 1966-12-24 Gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer, dies at 69
  • 1966-12-26 Noel Gallon, French composer, dies at 75
  • 1967-01-07 Carl Schuricht, composer, dies at 86
  • 1967-01-10 Vilem Petrzelka, composer, dies at 77
  • 1967-01-14 Renato Lunelli, composer, dies at 71
  • 1967-01-15 Albert Szirmai, composer, dies at 86
  • 1967-01-29 Wlodzimierz Pozniak, composer, dies at 62
  • 1967-02-18 Manuel Palau Boix, composer, dies at 74
  • 1967-02-24 Franz Waxman, German composer (Day at the races), dies at 60
  • 1967-03-03 Georges Lonque, composer, dies at 66
  • 1967-03-06 Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer (b. 1882)
  • 1967-03-10 Yiorgos Batis, Greek composer and musician (b. 1885)
  • 1967-03-16 James Friskin, composer, dies at 80
  • 1967-03-24 Marc Lavry, Israeli composer, dies at 63
  • 1967-03-31 Hieronim Feicht, composer, dies at 72
  • 1967-05-04 Bengt Axel von Torne, composer, dies at 75
  • 1967-05-09 Philippa Duke Schuyler, composer, dies at 35
  • 1967-05-12 Julius Kalas, composer, dies at 64
  • 1967-05-15 Jaromir Fiala, composer, dies at 74
  • 1967-05-17 John Wesley Work III, African-American composer, musicologist and scholar of African-American folklore and music, dies at 65
  • 1967-05-29 Geronimo Baqueiro Foster, composer, dies at 69
  • 1967-05-31 Billy Strayhorn, American composer, pianist and arranger (b. 1915)
  • 1967-06-08 Elliot Griffis, American composer, dies at 74
  • 1967-06-09 Stefan Boleslaw Poradowski, composer, dies at 64
  • 1967-06-22 Adrian Grigor'yevich Shaposhnikov, composer, dies at 79

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1967-07-17 John Coltrane, American jazz saxophonist/composer (Blue Train), dies of cancer at 40

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  • 1967-07-26 Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/critic, dies at 79
  • 1967-07-31 Mario Varvoglis, composer, dies at 81
  • 1967-08-08 Jaromir Weinberger, Czech/US composer (Czech Rhapsody), dies at 71
  • 1967-08-10 John Francis Larchet, composer, dies at 83
  • 1967-08-26 Andres Sas, Belgian Peruvian composer, dies at 67
  • 1967-09-15 Hans Haug, Swiss classical composer, dies at 67
  • 1967-09-20 Henri Mulet, French composer, dies at 88
  • 1967-10-03 Walter Muller von Kulm, composer, dies at 68
  • 1967-10-10 Ervin Major, Hungarian composer, dies at 66
  • 1967-11-07 Juan Tomas Perez, composer, dies at 71
  • 1967-11-11 Harry Seymour, composer/actor (Tenderfoot), dies of heart attack at 76
  • 1967-11-13 Pierre Moulaert, composer, dies at 60
  • 1967-11-22 Edvin Kallstenius, composer, dies at 86
  • 1967-11-27 Ettore Panizza, composer, dies at 92
  • 1967-12-10 Brazilio da Cunha Luz Itibere, composer, dies at 71
  • 1967-12-11 Richard Stohr, composer, dies at 93
  • 1967-12-11 Victor De Sabata, composer, dies at 75
  • 1967-12-23 Richard Flury, composer, dies at 71
  • 1968-01-09 Louis-Francois-Marie Aubert, French composer (Habanera), dies at 90
  • 1968-01-10 Josue Teofilo Wilkes, composer, dies at 85
  • 1968-01-10 Louis-Francois-Marie Aubert, French composer (La Momie), dies at 90
  • 1968-02-05 Luckey Roberts, composer, dies at 80
  • 1968-02-13 Ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87
  • 1968-02-16 Healey Willan, composer, dies at 87
  • 1968-02-27 Ludvik Podest, composer, dies at 46
  • 1968-03-04 Alexandre Cellier, composer, dies at 84
  • 1968-03-06 Isa Krejci, Czech composer, dies at 63
  • 1968-03-16 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, composer, dies at 72
  • 1968-03-18 Manuel Gomez Carillo, composer, dies at 85
  • 1968-04-15 Boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, composer, dies at 73
  • 1968-04-21 Norman Demuth, composer, dies at 69
  • 1968-05-03 Leonid Leonidovich Sabaneyev, composer, dies at 86
  • 1968-05-24 Bernard Rogers, composer (Warrior, Passion), dies at 75
  • 1968-06-02 André Mathieu, Quebec pianist and composer (b. 1929)
  • 1968-06-10 Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer, dies at 65
  • 1968-06-12 Fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer, dies at 76
  • 1968-06-14 Karl-Birger Blomdahl, Swedish opera composer (Aniara), dies at 51
  • 1968-07-07 Leo Sowerby, composer (Pulitzer Prize), dies at 73
  • 1968-07-30 Jon Leifs, composer, dies at 69
  • 1968-08-15 Edward Kilenyi, composer, dies at 84
  • 1968-08-16 Luis Gianneo, composer, dies at 71
  • 1968-09-01 Granville English, composer, dies at 69
  • 1968-09-05 Juan Jose Castro, composer, dies at 73
  • 1968-09-06 Karl Rankl, Austrian-born British composer and conductor (Covent Garden Opera Company), dies at 69
  • 1968-09-20 Frank Pelleg, composer, dies at 57
  • 1968-09-24 Harry Robert Wilson, composer, dies at 67
  • 1968-10-15 Franz Reizenstein, composer, dies at 57
  • 1968-10-29 Marius Moaritz Ulfrstad, composer, dies at 78