Today in Music Critic History

Famous Birthdays

  • 1824-01-14 Vladimir Stasov, Russian art and music critic (d. 1906)
  • 1825-09-11 Eduard Hanslick, German music critic (d. 1904)
  • 1875-08-09 Reynaldo Hahn, French composer, conductor, music critic and diarist
  • 1888-02-08 Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic
  • 1896-11-25 Virgil Thomson, composer/music critic (4 Saints in 3 Acts), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1917-07-06 Hugo Cole, composer and music critic, born in London (d. 1995)
  • 1934-06-07 Samuel Lipman, music critic

Famous Deaths

  • 1904-08-06 Eduard Hanslick, Austrian music critic (b. 1825)
  • 1994-12-16 Samuel Lipman, music critic, dies at 60
  • 1996-01-16 Marcia Davenport, American author and music critic (b. 1903)