On This Day

Musicians Born in 1860

  • Jan 7 Emanuil Manolov, composer
  • Mar 12 Salvatore Di Giacomo, Italian poet and songwriter during "Golden Age of Neapolitan Song", born in Naples (d. 1934)
  • Mar 13 Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer, born in Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia (d. 1903)
  • May 4 Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, Austrian composer (Donna Diana), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1945)
  • May 29 Isaac Albéniz, Spanish pianist and composer (Suite española, Tango in D), born in Camprodon, Spain (d. 1909)
  • Jun 25 Gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), born in Dieuze, France (d. 1956)
  • Jul 3 William Wallace, Scottish composer, born in Greenock, Scotland (d. 1940)
  • Jul 7 Gustav Mahler, Austrian composer (Symphony No. 2 - "Resurrection"), and conductor (New York Philharmonic, 1909-11), born in Kalischat, Bohemia (now Austria) (d. 1911)
  • Aug 10 Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian musician (d. 1936)
  • Sep 18 Alberto Franchetti, Italian composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1942)
  • Oct 8 Felix Woyrsch, German composer, born in Opava, Czech Republic (d. 1944)
  • Oct 17 Dionyssios Lavrangas, Greek conductor, composer, and pedagogue, born in Argostólion, Greece (d. 1915)
  • Nov 16 Edmund Schücker, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1911)

Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Nov 18 Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Polish pianist, composer and statesman (1st premier of Poland, 1919), born in Kuryłówka, Russian Empire (d. 1941)

  • Nov 29 Hans Haym, German conductor, born in Halle (d. 1921)
  • Dec 18 Edward Alexander MacDowell, American composer (Indian Suite), born in New York (d. 1908)
  • Dec 28 Alexander von Fielitz, composer