On This Day

Musicians Born in 1851

  • Jan 9 Giuseppi Gallignani, Italian composer and conductor, born in Faenza, Emilia-Romagna, Papal State (now Italy) (d. 1923)
  • Jan 25 Jan Blockx, Belgian opera composer (Sea Bride, Princess of Herberg), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1912)
  • Mar 15 Jozef Surzynski, composer
  • Mar 27 Ruperto Chapi, Spanish composer, born in Villena, Spain (d. 1909)

Person of interestVincent d'Indy

Mar 27 Vincent d'Indy, French composer (Symphony on a French Mountain Air), and teacher, born in Paris (d. 1931)

Composer Vincent d'Indy
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Vincent d'Indy
  • Apr 7 Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer
  • Apr 12 Emil Liebling, German-American composer, born in Pless, Silesia (d. 1914)
  • May 23 Antoni Stolpe, Polish pianist and composer, born in Pulawy, Poland (d. 1872)
  • Jul 7 Charles Tindley, American gospel music composer (d. 1933)
  • Aug 13 John Lincoln Clem, American general and drummer boy (Union Army), born in Newark, Ohio (d. 1937)
  • Sep 15 Josif Marinković, Serbian composer, born in Vranjevo, Novi Bečej (d. 1931)
  • Oct 23 Guillaume Couture, Canadian choir conductor, composer, and teacher, born In Montreal, Quebec (d. 1915)