Birthdays in Music in 1862

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Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 29 Frederick Delius, British composer (A Mass of Life, Brigg Fair, In a Summer Garden), born in Bradford, England (d. 1934)
  • Jan 30 Walter Johannes Damrosch, German-American composer, born in Breslau, Prussia (d. 1950)
  • Feb 5 Felipe Villanueva y Gutierrez, Mexican composer
  • Feb 13 Karel Weis, Czech composer and folk song collector, born in Prague (d. 1944)
  • Feb 17 Edward German (Jones), Whitchurch Shropshire, British composer
  • Mar 13 Vasiliy Metallov, Russian composer and musical historian, born in Saratov, Russian Empire (d. 1926)
  • Mar 28 George William Louis Marshall-Hall, English composer, born in London (d. 1915)
  • Apr 5 Louis Ganne, French composer, born in Buxières-les-Mines (d. 1923)
  • Apr 29 Vittorio Mario Vanzo, composer
  • May 2 Maurice Emmanuel, French composer and musicologist (Salamine), born in Bar-sur-Aube, France (d. 1938)
  • Jun 21 Henry Holden Huss, American composer, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1953)
  • Jun 25 Vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1901)
  • Jun 27 May Irwin, Canadian comedienne and singer (Hot Time in the Old Town), born in Whitby, Ontario, Canada (d. 1938)
  • Jul 3 Friedrich Ernst Koch, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1927)
  • Jul 11 Liza Lehmann, English composer, born in London (d. 1918)
  • Aug 11 Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)

Person of interestClaude Debussy

Aug 22 Claude Debussy, French composer (La Mer, Clair de lune), born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France (d. 1918)

Composer Claude Debussy
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  • Sep 1 Alphons Diepenbrock, Dutch composer [or Sept 2]
  • Sep 2 Franjo Krežma, Croatian violinist (d. 1881)
  • Sep 25 Leon Boellmann, French organist and composer (Variations Symphoniques), born in Ensisheim, France (d. 1897)
  • Sep 30 Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer
  • Oct 10 Arthur De Greef, composer
  • Nov 1 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano)
  • Nov 23 Alberto Williams, composer (Etrerno Reposo), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Nov 25 Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin, composer
  • Nov 29 Friedrich Klose, composer
  • Dec 9 Karel Kovarovic, composer