August 1896 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • 2nd Lorenzo Herrera, Venezuelan singer and composer (d. 1960)
  • 6th Cyril Mockridge, composer
  • 13th Leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor
  • 19th Eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, composer
  • 26th Richard Hammond, composer
  • 27th Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor [o.s. 15-08]

Deaths in Music

  • 18th Frederick Nichols Crouch, composer, dies at 88