Birthdays in Music in 1854

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  • Jan 10 Heinrich Köselitz [Peter Gast], German composer, born in Annaberg(d. 1918)
  • Feb 16 Oscar Fetras, composer
  • Feb 20 Louis van Westerhoven, Dutch actor, singer and opera director (Youth), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1912)
  • Feb 28 Juliusz Zarebski, composer
  • Mar 26 Braulio Dueno Colon, composer
  • Apr 5 Vicente Goicoechea Errasti, composer
  • Apr 9 Seaborn M Denson, composer
  • Apr 10 Jozef M T Orelio, baritone
  • Apr 21 Wladyslaw Rzepko, composer
  • May 5 Antonio Smareglia, composer
  • May 13 Paul Klengel, composer
  • May 18 Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (To my Fatherland)
  • Jun 14 Frederik Rung, composer
  • Jun 19 Alfredo Catalani, composer
  • Jul 3 Leoš Janáček, Czech composer (d. 1928)
  • Jul 4 Heinrich Zollner, composer
  • Jul 10 James T Kelley, Irish actor (The Rink, The Immigrant), born in Castlebar, Ireland (d. 1933)
  • Jul 14 Alexander Alexandrovich Kopilov, composer
  • Aug 3 Fernand de La Tombelle, composer
  • Aug 23 Moritz Moszkowski, composer
  • Aug 24 Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
  • Sep 1 Engelbert Humperdinck, German opera composer (Hänsel und Gretel), born in Siegburg, Westphalia (d. 1921)
  • Sep 17 Hans Muller, music historian
  • Sep 29 Martin Pluddemann, composer
  • Oct 10 Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 6 John Philip Sousa, march king (Stars & Stripes Forever), born in Washington, D.C.

  • Nov 9 Joseph Miroslav Weber, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1906)
  • Nov 13 George Whitfield Chadwick, American composer (Judi Van Winke), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1931)
  • Dec 9 Pekka Hannikainen, composer