Composers in History (Part 45)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 4401 - 4,500 of 7,001

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1904-01-22 George Balanchine, Russian-American ballet composer and choreographer who founded the New York City Ballet, born in St. Petersburgh, Russian Empire (d. 1983) [OS=Jan 9]

Ballet Choreographer George Balanchine
Ballet Choreographer
George Balanchine
  • 1904-01-23 Theodor Schaefer, Czech composer, born in Telč (d. 1969)
  • 1904-02-02 Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer
  • 1904-02-03 Luigi Dallapiccola, Pisino Istria, Italian composer
  • 1904-02-04 Predrag Milosevic, composer
  • 1904-02-06 Claudio Arrau, Chile, composer/pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
  • 1904-02-08 Igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer
  • 1904-02-20 Armin Loos, German-born American composer, born in Darmstadt (d. 1971)
  • 1904-02-29 Alan Richardson, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1904-03-01 Glenn Miller, American bandleader and jazz composer (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood), born in Clarinda, Iowa (d. 1944)

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1904-05-21 Fats Waller [Thomas Wright], American jazz singer and composer (Ain't Misbehavin'), born in New York City (d. 1943)

Jazz Musician and Songwriter Fats Waller
Jazz Musician and Songwriter
Fats Waller
  • 1904-05-25 Kurt George Hugo Thomas, composer
  • 1904-05-28 Shalva Mikhaylovich Mshvelidze, composer
  • 1904-06-10 Frederick Loewe, composer (Learner & Loewe)
  • 1904-06-11 Emil Frantisek Burian, composer
  • 1904-06-12 Eino Roiha, Finnish composer, born in Vyborg (d. 1955)
  • 1904-06-14 Benno Ammann, composer
  • 1904-06-18 Manuel Rosenthal, composer (Bootleggers), born in Paris, France
  • 1904-06-19 Balis Dvarionas, composer
  • 1904-06-28 Wlodzimierz Pozniak, composer
  • 1904-07-02 Carl Weinrich, composer
  • 1904-07-04 Artur Malawski, composer
  • 1904-07-05 Franz Adolf Syberg, composer
  • 1904-07-10 Iša Krejčí, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1968)
  • 1904-07-16 Goffredo Petrassi, Zagarolo Italy, composer (Beatitudines)
  • 1904-07-23 Adone Zecchi, composer
  • 1904-07-24 Leo Arnaud, French-American composer (d. 1991)
  • 1904-07-26 Jack Allan Westrup, composer
  • 1904-08-08 Istvan Szelenyi, composer
  • 1904-09-06 Lyubomir Pipkov, composer
  • 1904-09-08 Carlos Sanchez Malaga, composer
  • 1904-09-12 Gavril Nikolayevich Popov, composer
  • 1904-09-14 Richard Mohaupt, Breslau Germany, composer (Bucolica)
  • 1904-09-24 Cemal Resit Rey, composer
  • 1904-10-09 Carl Parrish, composer
  • 1904-10-14 Karel Srom, Czech composer, born in Plzeň (d. 1981)
  • 1904-10-22 Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, born in Budapest (d. 1987)
  • 1904-10-28 Louis de Meester, composer
  • 1904-10-30 Alfred Gradstein, composer
  • 1904-11-03 Gideon Fagan, composer
  • 1904-11-03 Janis Kalnins, composer
  • 1904-11-14 Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer
  • 1904-11-18 Guido Santorsola, composer
  • 1904-11-25 Herbert Reynolds Inch, composer
  • 1904-11-25 Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and alpinist (d. 2000)
  • 1904-11-29 Piet Ketting, pianist/conductor/composer (Glorify Kokila)
  • 1904-12-30 Dmitry B Kabalevsky, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1905-01-02 Michael Kemp Tippett, English composer/conductor (Child of our Time)
  • 1905-01-08 Giacinto Scelsi, La Spezia, Italy, composer and surrealist poet
  • 1905-01-16 Ernesto Halffter, Spanish composer and conductor
  • 1905-02-10 Vilko Ukmar, Slovenian composer
  • 1905-02-15 Harold Arlen, [Hyman Arluck], US, composer (Over the Rainbow)
  • 1905-02-16 José Muñoz Molleda, a Spanish composer, journalist, jurist and politician
  • 1905-02-22 Luis Sandi, Mexico City, a musician, teacher and composer
  • 1905-02-23 Leonidas Zoras, French composer
  • 1905-02-24 Guillaume Landre, The Hague, Dutch composer
  • 1905-03-02 Marc Blitzstein, composer (Cradle Will Rock), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1905-03-10 Rene Bernier, Belgian composer, born in Saint-Gilles (d.1984)
  • 1905-03-22 Carlo Alberto Pizzini, composer
  • 1905-03-26 Pablo Garrido, composer
  • 1905-04-01 Winfried P I Zillig, German opera composer/conductor (Fantasia Irica)
  • 1905-04-04 Eugene Bozza, composer
  • 1905-04-05 Jef Maes, Belgian composer and violinist (d. 1996)
  • 1905-04-27 Philip Radcliffe, composer
  • 1905-05-04 Mátyás Seiber, composer (Scherzando), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1905-05-06 Norman De Tar, composer
  • 1905-05-08 Inglis Gundry, Wimbledon, British composer
  • 1905-05-18 Eric Zeisl, Austrian American composer, born in Vienna (d. 1959)
  • 1905-05-21 Edward Lockspeiser, composer
  • 1905-05-24 Zdenek Blazek, composer
  • 1905-05-26 Hans Holewa, Austrian-born Swedish composer, born in Vienna (d. 1991)
  • 1905-05-29 Fela Sowande, composer
  • 1905-06-01 Dinora de Carvalho, composer
  • 1905-06-09 Walter Kraft, composer
  • 1905-06-18 Eduard Tubin, composer
  • 1905-06-19 Taneli Kuusisto, composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 4401 - 4,500 of 5,148

  • 1978-07-27 Aasan Ferit Alnar, composer, dies at 72
  • 1978-07-27 [John] Willem van Otterloo, conductor/composer (Symphonic), dies at 70
  • 1978-07-28 Jan Willem van Otterloo, composer, dies at 70
  • 1978-07-29 Wesley La Violette, composer, dies at 84
  • 1978-08-02 Carlos Chavez y Ramires, Mexican composer, dies at 79
  • 1978-08-07 Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60
  • 1978-08-15 Harrison Kerr, composer, dies at 80
  • 1978-08-20 Ivan Jirko, Czech composer, music critic and psychiatrist, dies at 51
  • 1978-08-20 Petros John Petridis, composer, dies at 86
  • 1978-08-26 Charles Trowbridge Haubiel, composer, dies at 86
  • 1978-09-08 Pancho Vladigerov, composer, dies at 79
  • 1978-10-08 Tibor Serly, Hungarian violist/composer (American Elegy), dies at 76
  • 1978-11-09 Otto Siegl, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • 1978-11-12 Howard Swanson, composer, dies at 71
  • 1978-11-29 Alan Richardson, composer, dies at 74
  • 1978-12-03 William Grant Still, composer, dies at 83
  • 1979-01-05 Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56
  • 1979-01-07 Zbigniew Turski, composer, dies at 70
  • 1979-01-09 Avery Claflin, composer, dies at 80
  • 1979-01-16 Fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71
  • 1979-01-18 Cyril Mockridge, composer, dies at 82
  • 1979-02-15 Alex Bradford, actor/composer (Your Arms too Short...), dies at 51
  • 1979-02-21 Ray Whitley, composer, dies
  • 1979-03-05 Vicente Ascone, composer, dies at 81
  • 1979-03-07 Klaus Egge, Norwegian composer (Fanitullen), dies at 72
  • 1979-03-25 Anton Heiller, composer, dies at 55
  • 1979-04-06 Milton Ager, US composer, dies at 85
  • 1979-04-10 Nino Rota, Italian composer (Torquemada), dies at 67
  • 1979-04-28 Feliks Roderyk Labunski, composer, dies at 86
  • 1979-04-29 Julia Perry, American composer (Soul Symphony), dies at 55
  • 1979-05-09 Lan Adomian, Russian-born American composer, dies at 73
  • 1979-06-08 Louis Salvador Palange, composer, dies at 61
  • 1979-06-16 Ben Weber, US composer (Thorne Music Award 1965), dies at 62
  • 1979-06-21 Angus Maclise, American mystic, shaman, musician, and composer (b. 1938)
  • 1979-06-28 Paul Dessau, German composer/conducter (Berlin, 1925-33), dies at 84
  • 1979-07-03 Louis Durey, French composer, dies at 91
  • 1979-07-12 Kalervo Tuukkanen, composer, dies at 69
  • 1979-08-03 Renato Fasano, composer, dies at 76
  • 1979-08-27 Boleslaw Szabelski, composer, dies at 82
  • 1979-09-06 Ronald Binge, composer, dies at 69
  • 1979-09-09 Solon Michaelides, composer, dies at 73
  • 1979-09-10 Stanislav Pylypovych Lyudkevych, composer, dies at 99
  • 1979-09-14 Raymond Loucheur, composer, dies at 80
  • 1979-09-17 Miloslav Kabelac, composer, dies at 71
  • 1979-09-26 Seymour Shifrin, composer, dies at 53
  • 1979-10-01 Roy Harris, US composer, dies at 81
  • 1979-10-10 Paul Paray, French composer, dies at 93
  • 1979-10-13 Rebecca Clarke, English classical composer and violist, dies at 93
  • 1979-10-17 Karel Reiner, composer, dies at 69
  • 1979-10-22 Nadia Boulanger, French composer and composition teacher (b. 1887)
  • 1979-11-11 Dimitri Tiomkin, Russian-American film score composer and conductor (Academy Award 1954-High & Mighty), dies at 85
  • 1979-12-02 Vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer, dies at 72
  • 1979-12-30 Richard Rodgers, composer (Rogers & Hammerstein), dies at 77
  • 1980-01-19 Richard Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 69
  • 1980-01-29 Antonio Molina, composer, dies at 85
  • 1980-02-07 Ernst Kunz, Swiss composer, dies at 88
  • 1980-02-14 Luitkonwar Rudra Baruah, Assamese composer and actor
  • 1980-02-17 Jerry Fielding, composer (Bewitched, Hogan's Heroes), dies at 57
  • 1980-03-01 John Jacob Niles, composer, dies at 87
  • 1980-03-13 Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer, dies at 61
  • 1980-03-17 Rudolf G Escher, Dutch composer (Vrai Visage de la Paix), dies at 68
  • 1980-03-21 Gideon Fagan, composer, dies at 75
  • 1980-05-14 Wilhelm Weismann, composer, dies at 79
  • 1980-06-20 Gustaf Allan Pettersson, composer, dies at 68
  • 1980-06-28 Yoshiro Irino, composer, dies at 58
  • 1980-07-05 Archibald James Potter, composer, dies at 61
  • 1980-07-11 Boleslaw Woytowicz, composer, dies at 80
  • 1980-07-15 Henri Martelli, composer, dies at 85
  • 1980-07-28 Cecil Burleigh, composer, dies at 95
  • 1980-07-29 Jan Tausinger, composer, dies at 58
  • 1980-07-30 Norman Lloyd, composer, dies at 70
  • 1980-08-18 Norman Cazden, composer, dies at 65
  • 1980-09-02 William Douglas Denny, composer, dies at 70
  • 1980-09-11 Jose Antonio Calcano, composer, dies at 80
  • 1980-09-21 Ernest White, composer, dies at 80
  • 1980-11-12 Alexander Nicolaas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85
  • 1980-12-24 Alec Lafayette Chew Wilder, composer, dies at 73
  • 1981-01-07 Jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69
  • 1981-01-09 Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1981-01-23 Samuel Barber, American composer (School for Scandal), dies of cancer at 70

Composer Samuel Barber
Composer
Samuel Barber
  • 1981-02-01 Ernst Pepping, composer, dies at 79
  • 1981-02-01 Nils Geirr Tveitt, composer, dies at 72
  • 1981-02-06 Hugo Montenegro, American film music composer (b. 1925)
  • 1981-02-15 Thomas Beversdorf, composer, dies at 56
  • 1981-02-19 Frank Merrik, composer, dies at 94

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1981-02-26 Howard Hanson, American classical music composer and conductor (Nordic), dies at 84

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • 1981-03-07 Kirill Petrovich Kondrashin, Russian conductor/composer, dies at 67
  • 1981-04-01 Eua Sunthornsanan, Thai composer and bandleader (b. 1910)
  • 1981-04-12 Hans Chemin-Petit, composer, dies at 78
  • 1981-04-12 Hendrik F Andriessen, Dutch organist/composer (Te Deum), dies at 88
  • 1981-04-19 Ernst Levy, Swiss composer, dies at 85
  • 1981-05-07 Mieczyslaw Kolinski, composer, dies at 79
  • 1981-05-13 Carl Weinrich, composer, dies at 76
  • 1981-05-17 Hugo Freidhofer, composer, dies at 80
  • 1981-06-21 Gunnar Ek, Swedish composer, dies on his 81st birthday
  • 1981-06-26 Peter Kreuder, German composer, dies
  • 1981-06-28 Peter Paul Kreuder, German composer, dies at 75
  • 1981-07-05 Jorge Urrutia Blondel, composer, dies at 75
  • 1981-07-09 Oscar van Hemel, composer, dies at 88
  • 1981-07-19 Louis Cheslock, composer, dies at 81