Composers in History (Part 43)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 4201 - 4,300 of 7,002

  • 1900-06-15 Otto Clarence Luening, composer (Sonority Canon), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1900-06-15 Paul J Mares, US, jazz trumpetist/composer (Farewell blues)
  • 1900-06-17 Hermann Reuter, German composer, born in Stuttgart (d. 1985)
  • 1900-06-20 Ernest White, composer
  • 1900-06-21 Gunnar Ek, Swedish composer and musician, born in Asarum Blekinge (d. 1981)
  • 1900-07-08 George Antheil, composer (Airplane Sonata), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1900-07-09 Robert Oboussier, composer
  • 1900-07-27 Hans Haug, Swiss composer, born in Luasanne (d. 1967)
  • 1900-07-28 Maurice Johnstone, composer
  • 1900-07-29 Alexander Vasil'yevich Mosolov, composer [OS]
  • 1900-07-31 Erich Katz, German-born American composer and musicologist, born in Posen (d. 1974)
  • 1900-08-02 Marinus Adam, Dutch conductor/composer
  • 1900-08-11 Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]
  • 1900-08-12 Jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta, composer
  • 1900-08-14 Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer
  • 1900-08-23 Ernst Krenek, composer (Johnny Spielt Auf), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1900-09-01 Kazimierz Wilkomirski, composer
  • 1900-09-12 Eric Harding Thiman, composer
  • 1900-09-19 Solomon Pimsleur, composer
  • 1900-09-20 Uuno Kalervo Klami, composer
  • 1900-09-20 Wilhelm Weismann, composer
  • 1900-10-08 Zeno Octavian Vancea, composer
  • 1900-10-13 Marius-Francois Gaillard, composer
  • 1900-10-19 Theodoro Valcarcel, composer
  • 1900-10-20 Rodolfo Halffter, composer
  • 1900-10-24 Karl Otto Runolfsson, composer
  • 1900-10-30 Augustin Lara, composer
  • 1900-11-08 Georges Lonque, composer
  • 1900-11-08 Mihailo Vukdragovic, composer

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1900-11-14 Aaron Copland, American composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring) (d. 1990), born in Brooklyn, New York

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  • 1900-11-22 Hugo Godron, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1971)
  • 1900-11-24 Cornelius Kee, composer
  • 1900-11-25 Arthur Schwartz, composer (Girl from Paris, Excuse my Dust)
  • 1900-11-27 Robert Blum, Swiss composer, born in Zurich (d. 1994)
  • 1900-12-13 Jonel Perlea, composer
  • 1900-12-14 Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer
  • 1900-12-17 Lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslavia, composer/conductor
  • 1900-12-22 Alan Bush, English composer pianist and teacher, born in London (d. 1995)
  • 1901-01-17 Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer
  • 1901-01-22 Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Sonata Ritmica)
  • 1901-01-26 Ervin Major, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1967
  • 1901-01-31 Blaž Arnič, Slovenian composer, born near Mount Raduha, Austria-Hungary (d. 1970)
  • 1901-02-25 Federico Ghisi, composer
  • 1901-03-15 Colin McPhee, composer (H2O, Mechanical Princibles), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1901-03-18 Piotr Perkowski, composer
  • 1901-03-23 Edmund Rubbra, composer [or May 23]
  • 1901-03-27 Albert Henneberg, composer
  • 1901-04-01 Boris Koutzen, composer
  • 1901-04-02 Anis Fuleihan, composer
  • 1901-04-06 Willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer
  • 1901-04-11 Theodor Rogalski, composer
  • 1901-04-16 Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen)
  • 1901-04-21 Julian Bautista, composer
  • 1901-04-25 Ernst Gernot Klussmann, composer
  • 1901-05-01 Heinz Eric Roemheld, American film composer (d. 1985)
  • 1901-05-07 Marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer
  • 1901-05-12 Hyam Greenbaum, composer
  • 1901-05-17 Werner Egk, Auchsesheim Germany, composer (Die Zaubergeige)
  • 1901-05-18 Harry Robert Wilson, composer
  • 1901-05-18 Henri-Pierre Sauguet, Bordeaux France, composer (La Chotte)
  • 1901-05-19 Manuel Ivo Cruz, Portuguese composer and founder of Philharmonic Orchestra of Lisbon, born in Corumbá, Brazil (d. 1985)
  • 1901-05-23 Edmund Rubbra, Northampton England, composer (Morning Watch) [or 3/23]
  • 1901-05-25 Milenko Zivkovic, composer
  • 1901-05-31 Alfredo Antonini, American conductor and composer (d. 1983)
  • 1901-06-10 Frederick Loewe, Austrian-born composer (d. 1988)
  • 1901-06-16 Conrad Beck, Swiss composer, born in Lohn, Schaffhausen (d. 1989)
  • 1901-06-24 Harry Partch, composer (Oedipus), born in Oakland, California
  • 1901-06-25 Adolf Brunner, composer
  • 1901-06-26 William Busch, composer
  • 1901-07-14 Gerald Finzi, British composer (Dies natalis), born in London, England
  • 1901-07-15 John Wesley Work III, African-American composer, musicologist and scholar of African-American folklore and music, born in Tullahoma, Tennessee (d. 1967)
  • 1901-07-16 Fritz Mahler, composer
  • 1901-07-28 Sandor Vandor, composer
  • 1901-08-03 Bernard Reichel, composer
  • 1901-08-05 Juan Carlos Paz, composer
  • 1901-08-13 Ian Whyte, composer and conductor (BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra), born in Dunfermline, Scotland (d. 1960)
  • 1901-08-15 Byron Arnold, composer
  • 1901-08-15 Sulho Ranta, Finnish composer, born in Peräseinäjoki, Finland (d. 1960)
  • 1901-09-05 Mieczyslaw Kolinski, composer
  • 1901-09-12 Ernst Pepping, German composer
  • 1901-09-20 Leo Justinus Kauffmann, composer
  • 1901-10-03 Masao Oki, Japanese composer (Symphony No.5 Atomic Bomb), born in Iwata, Shizuoka (d. 1971)
  • 1901-10-07 Ralph Rainger, composer
  • 1901-10-08 Eivind Groven, composer
  • 1901-10-11 Emil Hlobil, Czech composer, born in Veselí nad Lužnicí (d. 1987)
  • 1901-10-18 Vladimir Grigor'yevich Zakharov, composer
  • 1901-10-20 Hans-Otto Borgmann, composer
  • 1901-10-29 Daniele Amfiteatrov, composer
  • 1901-11-08 Szymon Laks, Polish composer (head of prisoners orchestra at Auschwitz), born in Warsaw (d. 1983)
  • 1901-11-17 Max Zehnder, Swiss composer, born in Turgi (d. 1972)
  • 1901-11-17 Raymond Chevreuille, Belgian composer
  • 1901-11-22 Joaquin Rodrigo, Sagunto Spain, composer
  • 1901-11-25 Tibor Serly, Losonc Hungary, violinist/composer (American Elegy)
  • 1901-12-01 Dorothy James, composer
  • 1901-12-02 Staf Gustaf Frans Nees, Belgian composer
  • 1901-12-05 Hanns Jelinek, composer
  • 1901-12-26 Georgy Mikhaylovich Rimsky-Korsakov, composer [NS]
  • 1901-12-26 Victor Hely-Hutchinson, composer
  • 1902-01-06 Mark Brunswick, composer
  • 1902-01-06 Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 4201 - 4,300 of 5,139

  • 1973-03-14 Rafael Godoy, Colombian composer (b. 1907)
  • 1973-03-21 Antoni Szalowski, composer, dies at 65
  • 1973-03-26 Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/musicologist, dies at 67
  • 1973-03-27 Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer, dies at 72
  • 1973-03-31 Kurt George Hugo Thomas, composer, dies at 68
  • 1973-04-29 Manfred Gurlitt, composer, dies at 82
  • 1973-05-06 Ernest MacMillan, composer, dies at 79
  • 1973-05-28 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, Germ composer/conductor (Hassan), dies at 73
  • 1973-06-08 Eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, composer, dies at 76
  • 1973-06-13 Alvin Derold Etler, composer, dies at 60
  • 1973-06-13 Frantisek Suchy, composer, dies at 82
  • 1973-06-18 Fritz Mahler, composer, dies at 71
  • 1973-06-22 Jacques Leon Wolfe, composer, dies at 77
  • 1973-06-26 Arnold Richardson, composer, dies at 59
  • 1973-07-01 Mario La Broca, composer, dies at 76
  • 1973-07-11 Alexander Vasilyevich Mosolov, Russian composer (Zavod), dies at 72
  • 1973-07-13 Martian Negrea, composer, dies at 80
  • 1973-07-23 Marius-Francois Gaillard, composer, dies at 72
  • 1973-07-30 Erich Katz, German-born American composer and musicologist, dies at 72
  • 1973-08-01 Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer, dies at 91
  • 1973-08-17 Jean Barraqué, French composer (b. 1928)
  • 1973-08-24 Slava Vorlova, composer, dies at 79
  • 1973-09-06 William H Harris, composer, dies at 90
  • 1973-09-12 Eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor/composer, dies at 77
  • 1973-09-17 Hugo Winterhalter, composer, dies at 63
  • 1973-09-23 Manuel Borguno, composer, dies at 87
  • 1973-10-06 Arnold Maria Walter, composer, dies at 71
  • 1973-10-22 Pablo Casals, Spanish violin cellist/conductor/composer, dies at 96
  • 1973-10-29 Heathcote Dicken Statham, composer, dies at 83
  • 1973-10-30 Ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer, dies at 77
  • 1973-11-13 Bruno Maderna, Italian composer/conductor (Satyricon), dies at 53
  • 1973-12-06 Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer, dies at 94
  • 1973-12-14 Yitzhak Edel, composer, dies at 77
  • 1973-12-15 Orest Alexandrovich Evlahkov, composer, dies at 61
  • 1973-12-17 Patrick Hadley, composer, dies at 74
  • 1973-12-18 Giulio Cesare Brero, composer, dies at 64
  • 1973-12-22 Domingo Julio Gomez Garcia, composer, dies at 87
  • 1973-12-30 Henri-Paul Busser, composer, dies at 101
  • 1974-01-04 Karel Janacek, composer, dies at 70
  • 1974-01-15 Karel Salmon, composer, dies at 76
  • 1974-01-26 Wiktor Labunski, composer, dies at 78
  • 1974-02-02 Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Benedictions), dies at 80
  • 1974-02-04 Mihail Andricu, composer, dies at 79
  • 1974-02-15 Kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer, dies at 86
  • 1974-02-20 David Monrad Johansen, composer, dies at 85
  • 1974-02-23 Harry Ruby, American composer and writer (b. 1895)
  • 1974-03-10 Quinto Maganini, composer, dies at 76
  • 1974-04-01 Alfred Ernest Whitehead, composer, dies at 86
  • 1974-04-17 Herbert Elwell, US composer (Happy Hypocrite), dies at 75
  • 1974-05-04 Israel Citkowitz, composer, dies at 65
  • 1974-05-09 Lyubomir Pipkov, composer, dies at 69
  • 1974-06-14 Knud Christian Jeppesen, composer, dies at 81
  • 1974-06-22 Darius Milhaud, French composer (b. 1892)
  • 1974-07-06 Carlos Isamitt, composer, dies at 87
  • 1974-07-30 Lev Konstantinovich Knipper, composer, dies at 75
  • 1974-08-11 Vicente Emilio Sojo, composer, dies at 86
  • 1974-09-03 Harry Partch, American composer (b. 1901)
  • 1974-09-09 Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 55
  • 1974-09-20 Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer (La Chanson d'Eve), dies at 88
  • 1974-10-12 Joseph Frederick Wagner, composer, dies at 74
  • 1974-11-09 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist, dies at 89
  • 1974-11-11 Alfonso Leng, composer, dies at 80
  • 1974-11-21 Frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84
  • 1974-11-23 Pall Isolfsson, composer, dies at 81
  • 1974-12-02 Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72
  • 1974-12-09 Jorge Croner de Vasconcelos, Portuguese composer, dies at 64
  • 1974-12-15 Erich Walter Sternberg, composer, dies at 83
  • 1974-12-20 Andre Jolivet, French composer (L'eunuque), dies at 69
  • 1974-12-26 Knudage Riisager, composer, dies at 77
  • 1974-12-26 Robert Levine Sanders, composer, dies at 68
  • 1974-12-26 Farid al-Atrash, Arab composer, singer, virtuoso oud player, and actor (b. 1915)
  • 1975-01-30 Boris Blacher, German composer (Purloined Letter), dies at 72
  • 1975-02-03 Robert Evett, composer, dies at 52
  • 1975-02-13 Eric Harding Thiman, composer, dies at 74
  • 1975-02-18 Luigi Dallapiccola, composer, dies
  • 1975-02-19 Luigi Dallapiccola, Italian 12-tone composer, dies at 71
  • 1975-02-28 Istvan Kardos, composer, dies at 83
  • 1975-03-02 Jean Kurt Forest, composer, dies at 65
  • 1975-03-10 Leopold Samuel, composer, dies at 91
  • 1975-03-11 Philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59
  • 1975-03-21 Berend Giltay, composer, dies at 64
  • 1975-03-24 Oscar Rasbach, composer, dies at 86
  • 1975-03-27 Arthur Bliss, English composer/conductor (Checkmate), dies at 83
  • 1975-03-28 Renzo Massarani, composer, dies at 77
  • 1975-04-21 Jack Allan Westrup, composer, dies at 70
  • 1975-05-18 Leroy Anderson, American composer, dies at 66
  • 1975-05-20 Jacques Stehman, composer, dies at 62
  • 1975-06-09 David Frederick Barlow, composer, dies at 48
  • 1975-06-11 Floro Manuel Ugarte, composer, dies at 90
  • 1975-06-20 Daniel Ayala Perez, composer, dies at 68
  • 1975-06-21 Heinz Lau, German composer, dies at 49
  • 1975-07-07 Vito Frazzi, Italian composer, dies at 86
  • 1975-07-18 Federico Ghisi, composer, dies at 74
  • 1975-08-09 Dmitri Shostakovich, Russian composer, dies of lung cancer at 68
  • 1975-09-22 Franz Salmhofer, composer, dies at 75
  • 1975-10-08 Alberto Hemsi, composer, dies at 78
  • 1975-10-17 Vittorio Gui, Italian composer (Batture d'aspetto), dies at 90
  • 1975-10-28 Oliver Nelson, American jazz composer and arranger (b. 1932)
  • 1975-11-01 Norbert Rosseau, composer, dies at 67
  • 1975-11-01 Philip James, composer, dies at 85