On This Day

Musicians Born in 1849

  • May 27 "Blind" Tom Wiggins, African-American pianist and composer, born in Harris County, Georgia (d. 1908)
  • Jun 11 Joseph Vezina, Quebec composer, born in Quebec City (d. 1924)
  • Jul 15 Moritz Heuzenroeder, German pianist and composer who settled in Australia, born in Ottersberg, Germany (d. 1897)
  • Jul 23 Geza Zichy, Hungarian composer and one-armed pianist, born at Szt√°ra Castle (d. 1924)
  • Aug 18 Benjamin Godard, French composer and violinist, born in Paris, France (d. 1895)
  • Sep 17 Vaclav Juda Novotny, Czech composer and music critic, born in Vesce (d. 1922)
  • Sep 23 Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ivanov, composer
  • Sep 29 Ladislao Joseph Philip Paul Zavrtal, composer
  • Oct 16 Arnold Krug, German composer, born in Hamburg (d. 1904)
  • Oct 16 Charles Harford Lloyd, composer
  • Nov 8 Edward Julius Biedermann, American organist and composer, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1933)