Birthdays in Music in 1853

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  • Jan 1 Hans Koessler, composer
  • Jan 3 Iwan Knorr, German composer, born in Mewe (d. 1916)
  • Jan 7 Nikolai Arkas, composer
  • Feb 12 Bertram Luard-Selby, composer
  • Mar 5 Arthur Foote, American classical composer, and a member of the "Boston Six" (Suite for Strings in E), born in Salem, Massachusetts (d. 1937)
  • Mar 8 Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvels, Flemish composer (Parisina), born in Antwerp (d. 1916)
  • Apr 5 Alfonso Rendano, Italian composer, born in Consenza, Italy (d. 1931)
  • Apr 21 Charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer
  • May 1 Charles Lee Williams, English composer and organist, born in Winchester (d. 1935)
  • May 26 Monroe Althouse, American composer, born in Centre Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania (d. 1924)
  • May 30 Karl Fritjof Valentin, composer
  • Jun 16 Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer
  • Jun 28 Edwin Arthur Jones, American composer (Song of our Saviour), born in Stoughton, Massachusetts (d. 1911)
  • Jul 17 Francesco Fanciulli, American-Italian composer, born in Porto Santo Stefano, Tuscany (d. 1915)
  • Jul 22 Victor Roger, composer
  • Jul 27 Vladimir Korolenko, Russian writer (The Blind Musician), born in Zhitomir, Volhynian Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1921)
  • Jul 29 Henry Morton Dunham, composer
  • Aug 12 Jean Louis Nicode, composer
  • Oct 14 Ciprian Porumbescu, composer
  • Dec 13 Joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao, musician/composer/screenwriter
  • Dec 22 Maria Teresa Carreno, Venezuelan pianist, singer, composer, and conductor
  • Dec 30 Andre-Charles-Prosper Messager, composer