Music Conductors in History (Part 3)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 435

  • 1907-01-18 Janos Ferencsik, conductor (Budapest Opera), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1907-02-01 Mozart Camargo Guarnieri, São Paulo Brazil, composer/conductor
  • 1907-08-20 Anatole Fistoulari, conductor
  • 1907-12-27 Willem Van Otterloo, Winterwijk Holland, conductor (Melbourne 1967-71)
  • 1908-04-05 George Schick, conductor (Chicago Symphony), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • 1908-04-05 Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor (Berlin Philharmonic), born in Salzburg (d. 1989)
  • 1908-04-07 Percy Faith, conductor (Summer Place)
  • 1908-04-11 Karel Ancerl, Czech conductor (Prague/Toronto)
  • 1908-04-18 Joseph Keilberth, German conductor (Bayreuther Festspiele)
  • 1908-06-27 Hans de Jong, musician/conductor (De Damrakkertjes)
  • 1908-07-06 Leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor
  • 1908-08-04 Kurt Eichhorn, conductor
  • 1909-03-25 Jay Blackton, American conductor/arranger (Guys & Dolls), born in NYC, New York
  • 1909-06-01 Szymon Goldberg, Polish/US violinist/conductor (Neth Chamber orch)
  • 1909-06-16 Willi Boskovsky, Austrian conductor (new years concert)
  • 1909-06-24 Milton Katims, American conductor/violist (WOR-NYC), born in NYC, New York
  • 1909-07-27 Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor
  • 1909-11-08 Alberto Erede, Italian conductor
  • 1910-01-10 Jean Martinon, Lyons France, conductor/composer
  • 1910-01-11 Izler Solomon, conductor, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1910-06-08 Aleksandr T Tvardovski, Russian conductor [NS=June 21]
  • 1910-06-11 Carmine Coppola, composer/conductor (The Godfather II, Apocalypse Now), born in New York City
  • 1910-06-14 Rudolf Kempe, Niederpoyritz Germany, conductor (Tonhalle Orch 1965-72)
  • 1910-07-20 Vilém Tauský, Czech conductor and composer (d. 2004)
  • 1910-09-14 Lehman Engel, conductor/comp (Streetcar Named Desire), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1912-01-07 Günter Wand, German conductor, composer (d. 2002)
  • 1912-02-04 Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-born American conductor, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1993)
  • 1912-04-14 Piet van Egmond, Dutch organist/conductor (Neth Chamber Orch)
  • 1912-05-17 Sandor Vegh, violinist teacher conductor
  • 1912-06-28 Sergiu Celibidache, conductor
  • 1912-07-27 Igor Markevitch, conductor (Le Paradis Perdu), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1912-08-10 Herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor
  • 1912-09-19 Kurt Sanderling, Arys Germany, conductor (E Berlin Symph 1960-77)
  • 1912-10-21 Georg Solti, conductor (Fidelio), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1913-04-14 Jean Fournet, French conductor
  • 1913-05-01 Walter Susskind, Praha (Prague) Czechoslovakia, conductor
  • 1913-06-10 Thor Johnson, Wisconsin Rapids Wisconsin, conductor (Cin Symph 1958)
  • 1914-01-03 Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
  • 1914-03-06 Kirill P Kondrashin, conductor (Hollywood Bowl 1981), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1914-05-09 Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor
  • 1914-06-29 Rafael Kubelik, Bychory Czechoslovakia, conductor (Cornelia Farooli)
  • 1914-07-02 Frederick Fennell, conductor (Time & Winds), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1914-07-07 Cor de Groot, pianist/conductor/composer (Old-Dutch Suite)
  • 1914-08-09 Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor
  • 1914-09-24 Hein J M Jordans, Dutch conductor
  • 1915-01-10 Dean Dixon, Zug Switzerland, conductor
  • 1915-03-10 Sir Charles Groves, English conductor(d. 1992)
  • 1915-05-29 Igor Buketoff, American conductor (Iceland Symphony Orchestra 1964-65), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2001)
  • 1915-05-29 Karl Münchinger, German conductor (d. 1990)
  • 1915-10-26 Golfredo Corradetti, conductor
  • 1916-02-23 Martindale Sidwell, organist/conductor
  • 1916-04-22 Yehudi Menuhin, violinist, conductor and teacher (Bartok's Sonata), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1916-04-30 Robert Shaw, Red Bluff California, chorale conductor (Robert Shaw Chorale)
  • 1917-01-12 Walter Hendl, West New York NJ, conductor
  • 1917-02-12 Thomas K Scherman, American conductor (Little Orch Society 1947-75), born in NYC, New York
  • 1917-05-12 Andre A Rieu, Dutch conductor
  • 1917-05-16 Geraint Jones, conductor/organist
  • 1917-05-22 Georg Tintner, Austrian-born conductor (d. 1999)
  • 1917-07-24 Robert Farnon, composer/conductor/arranger
  • 1917-09-28 Vaclav Kaslik, Czechoslovakia, opera composer/conductor
  • 1917-10-04 Albert de Klerk, Dutch composer/conductor
  • 1918-04-03 Sixten Ehrling, Swedish conductor (Royal Opera of Stockholm), born in Malmö, Sweden (d. 2005)
  • 1918-08-25 Leonard Bernstein, American conductor and composer (West Side Story), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts (d. 1990)
  • 1918-08-26 Louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra)
  • 1918-11-09 Howard Shanet, conductor (Night of the Tropics), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1919-01-20 Royalton Kisch, British(?) conductor
  • 1919-06-05 Akeo Watanabe, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1956-68), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1919-07-31 Norman Del Mar, British conductor and writer (Conducting Brahms), born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1919-12-30 David Willcocks, conductor and composer (Kings College choir), born in Newquay, Cornwall, (d. 2015)
  • 1920-03-27 Richard Hayman, bandleader/conductor/pianist (Theme of 3 Penny Opera)
  • 1920-04-21 Bruno Maderna, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21], born in Venice, Italy
  • 1920-04-27 Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor (d. 1956)
  • 1920-05-02 Jean-Marie Auberson, Swiss conductor (d. 2004)
  • 1920-09-29 Vaclav Neummann, conductor
  • 1921-02-05 John M Pritchard, conductor, born in London, England
  • 1921-02-20 Ruth Gipps, British(?) conductor/composer
  • 1921-03-06 Julius Rudel, conductor (NYC Opera 1957), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1921-06-01 Nelson Riddle, Oradell NJ, musical conductor (Batman, Frank Sinatra)
  • 1921-07-07 Stanislaw Wislocki, Polish conductor of classical music, born in Rzeszów, Poland (d. 1998)
  • 1921-09-03 Thurston Dart, English harpsichordist and conductor (d. 1971)
  • 1923-05-03 George Hadjinikos, Greek pianist and conductor
  • 1923-08-17 Anton Kersjes, violinist/conductor (Amsterdam Philharmonic Orch)
  • 1923-08-26 Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor (Vienna Symph 1960-70), born in Munich. Germany
  • 1923-10-03 Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Polish-born classical conductor and composer, born in Lvov, Poland (d. 2017)
  • 1923-10-20 Robert Craft, American conductor, writer and friend of Stravinsky, born in Kingston, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1923-12-23 Claudio Scimone, Italian conductor
  • 1923-12-25 Louis Lane, Eagle Pass Texas, conductor (Oere Orch 1968-73)
  • 1924-03-06 Sarah Caldwell, Maryville Mo, conductor/opera director (Flagstaff)
  • 1924-04-15 Neville Marriner, English conductor and violinist (Academy of St Martin in the Fields), born in Lincoln (d. 2016)

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1924-04-16 Henry Mancini, composer/conductor (Pink Panther), born in Cleveland, Ohio

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  • 1924-08-14 Georges Prêtre, French conductor known for interpretation, born in Waziers, France (d. 2017)
  • 1925-02-07 Marius Constant, Rumania, Dutch composer/conductor (Paradise Lost)
  • 1925-02-17 Ron Goodwin, English composer and conductor (d. 2003)
  • 1925-03-26 Pierre Boulez, composer/conductor (Visage Nuptial), born in Montbrison, France (d. 2016)
  • 1925-10-23 Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer/conductor (Never on Sunday)
  • 1925-11-17 Charles Mackerras, Australian conductor, born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1926-02-11 Alexander Gibson, British conductor and founder of the Scottish Opera, born in Motherwell, Scotland (d. 1995)
  • 1926-03-30 Werner Torkanowsky, conductor (New Orleans Symph), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1926-05-30 Edouard Van Remoortel, conductor (1958-62 St Louis Symph), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1926-06-06 Klaus Tennstedt, Merseburg Germany, conductor (Fidelio)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 201 - 260 of 260

  • 1995-08-21 Anatole Fistoulari, conductor, dies at 88
  • 1995-09-02 Vaclav Neummann, conductor, dies at 74
  • 1995-10-13 Golfredo Corradetti, conductor, dies at 79
  • 1996-01-26 Henry Jay Lewis, conductor, dies at 63
  • 1996-02-05 Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor, dies at 86
  • 1996-08-11 Rafael Jeronym Kubelik, conductor, dies at 82
  • 1996-08-14 Sergiu Celibidache, conductor, dies at 84
  • 1996-10-17 Berthold Goldschmidt, composer/conductor, dies at 93
  • 1997-01-07 Sandor Vegh, violinist teacher/conductor, dies at 84
  • 1997-09-05 Georg Solti, conductor, dead, dies at 84
  • 1998-01-08 Michael Tippett, English composer/conductor (Child of our Time) dies at 93
  • 1998-01-11 Klaus Tennstedt, conductor, dies at 71
  • 1998-05-31 Stanislaw Wislocki, Polish conductor of classical music, dies at 76
  • 1998-12-03 Pierre Hétu, Quebec conductor and pianist (b. 1936)
  • 1999-01-25 Robert Shaw, American conductor (b. 1916)
  • 1999-03-12 Yehudi Menuhin, American-born British violinist, conductor and teacher, dies at 82
  • 1999-05-26 Paul Sacher, Swiss conductor (b. 1906)
  • 2000-04-19 Louis Applebaum, Canadian conductor and composer (b. 1918)
  • 2001-04-20 Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer (b. 1946)
  • 2001-09-07 Igor Buketoff, American conductor (Iceland Symphony Orchestra 1964-65), dies at 86
  • 2001-12-29 Takashi Asahina, Japanese conductor (b. 1908)
  • 2003-01-08 Ron Goodwin, British composer and conductor (b. 1925)
  • 2003-06-05 Manuel Rosenthal, French composer and conductor (b. 1904)
  • 2003-07-07 Izhak Graziani, Bulgarian-born conductor (b. 1924)
  • 2003-09-04 Tibor Varga, Hungarian violinist and conductor (b. 1921)
  • 2004-03-16 Vilém Tauský, Czech conductor and composer (b. 1910)
  • 2004-06-05 Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor (b. 1941)
  • 2004-07-04 Jean-Marie Auberson, Swiss conductor (b. 1920)
  • 2004-07-13 Carlos Kleiber, Austrian conductor (b. 1930)
  • 2004-07-23 Piero Piccioni, Italian musician, conductor and composer (b. 1921)
  • 2004-08-29 Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor (b. 1942)
  • 2004-12-07 Frederick Fennell, American conductor (b. 1914)
  • 2005-04-22 Robert Farnon, Canadian-born composer and conductor (b. 1917)
  • 2005-06-14 Carlo Maria Giulini, Italian conductor (b. 1914)
  • 2006-03-02 Milton Katims, American violist and conductor (b. 1909)
  • 2006-09-20 Armin Jordan, Swiss conductor (b. 1932)
  • 2007-01-01 Julius Hegyi, American conductor (b. 1923)
  • 2007-01-03 Janos Furst, Hungarian orchestral conductor (b. 1935)
  • 2007-04-27 Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian cellist and conductor (b. 1927)
  • 2007-08-15 Richard Bradshaw, British opera conductor, (b. 1944)
  • 2007-10-01 Ronnie Hazlehurst, English conductor and theme song composer (b. 1928)
  • 2008-07-27 Horst Stein, German conductor (b. 1928)
  • 2010-03-06 Ole Schmidt, Danish composer and conductor, dies at 81
  • 2011-01-01 Marin Constantin, Romanian composer and conductor (b. 1925)
  • 2012-01-16 Gustav Leonhardt, Master Dutch harpsichordist, organist and conductor, dies at 87
  • 2012-01-25 Paavo Berglund, Finnish conductor dies aged 82
  • 2012-08-06 Marvin Hamlisch, American composer and conductor, diest at 68
  • 2013-02-08 James DePreist, American conductor, dies at 76
  • 2013-02-22 Wolfgang Sawallisch, German conductor and pianist dies aged 89
  • 2013-04-14 Colin Davis, English conductor, dies at 85
  • 2015-09-17 David Willcocks, English conductor and composer (Kings College choir), dies at 95
  • 2015-11-10 Robert Craft, American conductor and friend of Stravinsky, dies at 92
  • 2015-12-19 Kurt Masur, German conductor (New York Philharmonic), dies at 88
  • 2016-01-05 Pierre Boulez, French composer/conductor (Visage Nuptial), dies at 90
  • 2016-03-05 Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Austrian conductor (Early Music Movement), dies at 86
  • 2016-07-12 Gregg Smith, American choral conductor and composer, dies at 84
  • 2016-10-02 Neville Marriner, English conductor and violinist (Academy of St Martin in the Fields), dies at 92
  • 2016-11-06 Zoltan Kocsis, Hungarian pianist and conductor, dies of cancer at 64
  • 2017-01-04 Georges Prêtre, French conductor known for interpretation, dies at 92
  • 2017-02-21 Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Polish-born classical conductor and composer, dies at 93