On This Day

Musicians Born in 1857

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 17 Wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann)
  • Feb 28 Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer
  • Mar 3 Alfred Bruneau, composer
  • Mar 8 Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1919)
  • Apr 14 Edgar Stillman Kelley, American composer (Gulliver), born in Sparta, Wisconsin (d. 1944)
  • Apr 29 František Ondříček, Czech violinist and composer, born in Prague (d. 1922)
  • May 2 Frederic Cliffe, English composer, born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1931)
  • May 16 Juan Morel Campos, composer

Person of interestEdward Elgar

Jun 2 Edward Elgar, English composer (Coronation Ode, Pomp and Circumstance), born in Lower Broadheath, Worcestershire (d. 1934)

Composer Edward Elgar
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Edward Elgar
  • Jun 12 Achille Simonetti, Italian violinist and composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1928)
  • Jul 2 Francesco Spetrino, Italian conductor and composer, born in Palermo, Italy (d. 1948)
  • Jul 8 Rudolf Dellinger, composer
  • Jul 11 Iacob Muresianu, Romanian composer, born in Blaj, judetul Alba, Romania (d. 1917)
  • Aug 8 Cecile Chaminade, composer
  • Aug 14 Max Wagenknecht, German composer, born in Woldisch Tychow, Pomerania, Free State of Prussia (d. 1922)
  • Oct 4 Henry Schoenfeld, American composer, born in Milwaukee (d. 1936)
  • Dec 7 Niccolò van Westerhout, Italian composer, born in Mola di Bari, Italy (d. 1898)
  • Dec 15 Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, Polish composer, born in Siedlce, Poland (d. 1898)