Composers in History (Part 41)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 4001 - 4,100 of 7,002

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1896-10-28 Howard Hanson, American classical music composer and conductor (Nordic), born in Wahoo, Nebraska (d. 1981)

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • 1896-10-30 Anatoly Grigor'yevich Novikov, composer
  • 1896-11-20 Mykhaylo Verikivsky, composer
  • 1896-11-22 Mario La Broca, composer
  • 1896-11-25 Virgil Thomson, composer/music critic (4 Saints in 3 Acts), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1896-12-01 Petko Staynov, composer
  • 1896-12-03 Boleslaw Szabelski, composer
  • 1896-12-06 Arnold Foster, composer
  • 1896-12-07 Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer
  • 1896-12-21 Leroy Robertson, composer
  • 1896-12-23 Alberto Hemsi, composer
  • 1896-12-28 Roger Huntington Sessions, composer (Black Masks), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1897-01-05 Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)
  • 1897-01-09 Luis Gianneo, composer
  • 1897-01-10 Albert Moeschinger, composer
  • 1897-01-22 Josef Stanislav, composer
  • 1897-02-07 Quincy Porter, composer, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1897-02-11 Yves de La Casiniere, composer
  • 1897-02-14 Jorgen Bentzon, composer
  • 1897-03-03 Jose Moreno Gans, composer
  • 1897-03-11 Henry Dixon Cowell, Menlo Park California, composer (New Musical Resources)
  • 1897-04-07 Harald Sigurd Johan Saeverud, composer [OS]
  • 1897-04-08 Herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel)
  • 1897-04-16 Arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer
  • 1897-04-16 Jaap Vranken, Dutch organist/composer (Stabat Mater)
  • 1897-04-17 Harald Saeverud, Bergen Norway, composer (Saline) [NS]
  • 1897-04-24 Gyorgy Kosa, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1984)
  • 1897-04-25 Haro Levoni Step'anyan, composer
  • 1897-05-16 Walther Geiser, composer
  • 1897-05-29 Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Brno Austria, movie composer (Violanta)
  • 1897-05-29 Ignace Lilien, composer
  • 1897-06-12 Alexandre Tansman, Lodz Poland, composer (Dyptique)
  • 1897-06-25 Hans Barth, German-born American composer, born in Leipzig (d. 1956)
  • 1897-06-29 Ottmar Gerster, composer
  • 1897-07-05 Paul Ben-Haim, [Frankenburger], Israeli composer, born in Munich. Germany
  • 1897-07-25 Hermann Ambrosius, composer
  • 1897-08-12 Manuel Blancafort, composer
  • 1897-08-12 Ramon Gonzalez Barron, composer
  • 1897-08-15 Marion Eugene Bauer, composer
  • 1897-08-16 Vicente Ascone, composer
  • 1897-08-25 Jaroslav Ridky, composer
  • 1897-09-03 Francisco Paolo Mignone, composer
  • 1897-09-13 Gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer
  • 1897-09-18 Pablo Sorozabal Marialcurrena, composer
  • 1897-09-20 Efim Golishev, composer
  • 1897-10-10 Lamar Stringfield, composer
  • 1897-10-11 Arvo Hannikainen, composer
  • 1897-10-16 Harrison Kerr, composer
  • 1897-10-24 Lazar Weiner, Russian-born American composer (d. 1982)
  • 1897-11-03 Karel Salmon, composer
  • 1897-11-04 Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, Brazilian conductor/composer (Imbapara)
  • 1897-11-12 Karl Marx, Germany, composer/conductor
  • 1897-11-20 Margaret Sutherland, composer
  • 1897-11-30 Andreas Nezertis, composer
  • 1897-11-30 Quinto Maganini, composer
  • 1897-12-06 John Axel Fernstrom, composer
  • 1897-12-08 Leslie Heward, composer
  • 1897-12-18 Fletcher Henderson, American arranger and composer (d. 1952)
  • 1897-12-29 Hermann Heiss, composer
  • 1898-01-01 Viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis)
  • 1898-01-04 Roger Vuataz, composer
  • 1898-01-07 Geronimo Baqueiro Foster, composer
  • 1898-01-12 Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer
  • 1898-01-21 Avery Claflin, composer
  • 1898-01-22 Alexander Abramsky, composer
  • 1898-01-22 Gustaf Paulson, composer
  • 1898-01-28 Vittorio Rieti, composer
  • 1898-01-29 Fernand Quinet, Belgian cellist/composer/conductor (La Guerre)
  • 1898-02-12 [Le]Roy Harris, Oklahoma, composer (When Johnny Comes Marching Home)
  • 1898-02-27 Rutkowski Bronislaw, composer
  • 1898-03-18 Otto Jochum, German composer, born in Babenhausen (d. 1969)
  • 1898-03-26 Renzo Massarani, composer
  • 1898-05-10 Herbert Elwell, composer (Happy Hypocrite), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1898-05-14 Bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer
  • 1898-05-21 Karel Haba, Czech composer and violinist, born in Vizovice, Moravia (d. 1972)
  • 1898-05-22 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven)
  • 1898-05-25 Mischa Levitzki, composer
  • 1898-05-26 Ernst Bacon, American composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • 1898-05-26 Gerard Bertouille, composer
  • 1898-06-01 Lieb Glantz, Ukrainian-born tenor, composer and Zionist, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1964)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 4001 - 4,100 of 5,148

  • 1968-11-06 Guillaume Landre, composer, dies at 63
  • 1968-11-09 Jan Johansson, composer, dies at 37
  • 1968-11-11 Jeanne Demessieux, composer, dies at 47
  • 1968-11-25 Marcel Labey, composer, dies at 93
  • 1968-11-27 Gino Roncaglia, composer, dies at 85
  • 1968-11-27 Hans Redlich, composer, dies at 65
  • 1968-12-13 Siegfried Reda, composer, dies at 52
  • 1968-12-20 Max Brod, Czech-born Israeli composer, writer and biographer of Kafta, dies at 84
  • 1968-12-31 George Louis Francis Lewis, composer, dies at 16
  • 1968-12-31 Sabin V Dragoi, composer, dies at 74
  • 1969-01-04 Montague Fawcett Phillips, composer, dies at 83
  • 1969-01-09 Ladislav Vycpalek, composer, dies at 86
  • 1969-01-16 Vernon Duke, American composer (Taking a Chance on Love), dies at 65
  • 1969-01-17 Grazyna Bacewicz, composer, dies at 59
  • 1969-01-23 Jaroslav Kricka, composer, dies at 86
  • 1969-01-24 Pauline Hall, composer, dies at 78
  • 1969-01-27 Hanns Jelinek, composer, dies at 67
  • 1969-01-31 Alexander Mikhaylovich Dzegelyonok, composer, dies at 77
  • 1969-02-07 Bainbridge Crist, composer, dies at 85
  • 1969-02-20 Ernest Ansermet, Swiss conductor/composer, dies at 85
  • 1969-02-23 Joseph Messner, composer, dies at 75
  • 1969-03-19 Theodor Schaefer, Czech composer, dies at 65
  • 1969-04-08 Arthur Walter Kramer, composer, dies at 78
  • 1969-04-11 Ludvig Irgens Jensen, composer, dies at 74
  • 1969-04-23 Krzystzof Komeda, composer, dies at 37
  • 1969-04-28 Johannes Rontgen, composer, dies at 70
  • 1969-05-03 Imre Vincze, Hungarian composer, dies at 42
  • 1969-05-19 Coleman Hawkins, US jazz musician/composer, dies
  • 1969-05-23 Jimmy McHugh, composer (Can't Give You Anything But Love), dies at 74
  • 1969-05-30 Gaston Brenta, composer, dies at 66
  • 1969-06-16 Karl Hubert Rudolf Schiske, composer, dies at 53
  • 1969-06-27 Richard Vance Maxfield, composer, dies at 42
  • 1969-06-29 Vesselin Stoyanov, composer, dies at 67
  • 1969-06-30 Jan Evangelista Zelinka, composer, dies at 76
  • 1969-07-03 Hermann Grabner, composer, dies at 83
  • 1969-07-09 Pierre Capdevielle, composer, dies at 63
  • 1969-07-25 Douglas Stuart Moore, composer, dies at 75
  • 1969-07-28 Ernst Tittel, composer, dies at 59
  • 1969-07-28 Frank H Loesser, US songwriter/composer (Guys & Dolls), dies at 59
  • 1969-07-28 Gabriel von Wayditch, composer, dies at 80
  • 1969-08-02 Clarence Dickinson, composer, dies at 96
  • 1969-08-07 Joseph Kosma, composer, dies at 63
  • 1969-08-18 Laci Boldemann, composer, dies at 48
  • 1969-08-31 Ottmar Gerster, composer, dies at 72
  • 1969-09-01 William Flanagan, composer, dies at 46
  • 1969-09-05 Henk Bijvanck, composer, dies at 59
  • 1969-09-18 Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer, dies at 66
  • 1969-10-24 Otto Jochum, German composer, dies at 71
  • 1969-10-27 Jaime Pahissa, composer, dies at 89
  • 1969-10-31 Hugo Pfister, composer, dies at 55
  • 1969-11-04 Ferenc Szabo, composer, dies at 66
  • 1969-11-06 Augustin Lara, composer, dies at 69
  • 1969-11-18 Leon Jongen, Belgian composer, dies at 85
  • 1969-11-22 Acario Cotapos, composer, dies at 80
  • 1969-12-04 Alceo Toni, Italian composer, dies at 85
  • 1969-12-08 Vincenzo Davico, composer, dies at 80
  • 1969-12-10 Franco Capuana, composer, dies at 75
  • 1969-12-10 Leigh Harline, composer, dies at 62
  • 1970-01-02 Piotr Rytel, Polish composer, dies at 85
  • 1970-01-05 Roberto Gerhard, composer, dies at 73
  • 1970-02-01 Blaz Arnic, composer, dies at 69
  • 1970-02-02 Jaroslav Vogel, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 76
  • 1970-02-11 Emil Abranyi, composer, dies at 87
  • 1970-02-12 Andre Souris, composer, dies at 79
  • 1970-02-17 Alfred Newman, US composer, dies at 69
  • 1970-02-20 Albert Louis Wolff, composer, dies at 86
  • 1970-02-26 Ethel Leginska, composer, dies at 83
  • 1970-03-13 Rick Besoyan, composer, dies at 45
  • 1970-04-30 Hall Johnson, American composer (Hall Johnson Choir), dies at 82
  • 1970-05-03 Candelario Huizar, composer, dies at 82
  • 1970-05-07 Carlos Estrada, composer, dies at 60
  • 1970-05-09 Percy Brier, Australian composer, dies at 84
  • 1970-06-16 Heino Eller, Estonian composer, dies at 83
  • 1970-07-29 John G B Barbirolli, English conductor/composer, dies at 70
  • 1970-07-29 Jonel Perlea, composer, dies at 69
  • 1970-08-06 Ingolf Dahl, German composer (Andante & Arioso), dies at 58
  • 1970-08-10 Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, Germ composer (Requiem), commits suicide at 52
  • 1970-08-13 Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer, dies at 75
  • 1970-08-14 Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer, dies at 62
  • 1970-08-15 Karl August Andersen, composer, dies at 66
  • 1970-08-21 Timothy Mather Spelman, composer, dies at 79
  • 1970-08-22 Richard Frank Donovan, composer, dies at 78
  • 1970-09-02 Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Hollow Men), dies at 63
  • 1970-09-25 Efim Golishev, composer, dies at 73
  • 1970-10-01 Hans Poser, German composer, dies at 52
  • 1970-10-01 Petar Konjovic, composer, dies at 87
  • 1970-10-02 Alfred Julius Swan, composer, dies at 79
  • 1970-10-02 Anders Bo Leif Linde, composer, dies at 37
  • 1970-10-04 George Frederick McKay, composer, dies at 71
  • 1970-10-11 Anis Fuleihan, composer, dies at 69
  • 1970-10-28 Eduardo Lopez-Chavarri y Marco, composer, dies at 99
  • 1970-11-06 Agustín Lara, Mexican composer and poet (b. 1900)
  • 1970-11-24 Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer, dies at 76
  • 1970-11-29 Robert Ruthenfranz, composer, dies at 65
  • 1970-12-31 Cyril M Scott, English composer/author (Alchemist), dies at 91
  • 1971-01-08 Adriano Lualdi, composer, dies at 85
  • 1971-01-09 Giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926)
  • 1971-01-13 Robert Still, English composer, dies at 60
  • 1971-01-14 Ethel Glenn Hier, American composer, dies at 82
  • 1971-02-15 Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer, dies at 63