On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1863

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 17 Henry Charles Tonking, British organist and composer, born in Camborne, Cornwall (d. 1926)
  • Feb 5 Armand Parent, composer
  • Feb 7 Mieczyslaw Soltys, composer
  • Feb 19 Emánuel Moór, Hungarian composer, pianist, and inventor of musical instruments, born in Kecskemét, Hungary (d. 1931)
  • Mar 20 Ernesto Nazareth, composer
  • Mar 21 Hugo Kaun, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1932)
  • Apr 17 Johannes Petrus Boskaljon, Curacaoian composer and conductor, born in Willemstad (d. 1936)
  • Apr 19 Felix Blumenfeld, Russian composer, conductor and pianist, born in Kirovohrad, Ukraine (d. 1931)
  • May 12 Charles Bordes, composer
  • Jun 2 Paul Felix Weingartner, German conductor (Zara, Dalmatia)
  • Jun 5 Arthur Somervell, English composer, born in Windermere, Westmorland (d. 1937)
  • Jun 13 Josef Venantius von Woss, Austrian composer, born in Kotor, Montenegro (d. 1943)
  • Jun 16 Paul Antonin Vidal, composer
  • Jul 19 Dwijendralal Ray, Bengali poet, playwright and lyricist (Dwijendrageeti), born in Krishnanagar, British India (d. 1913)
  • Jul 26 Jāzeps Vītols, Latvian composer, born in Valmiera, Russian Empire (d. 1948)
  • Aug 11 Arpad Szendy, composer
  • Sep 8 Gustavo Campa, Mexican composer, born in Mexico City (d. 1934)
  • Sep 15 Horatio Parker, American organist and composer, born in Auburndale, Massachusetts (d. 1919)
  • Oct 9 Alexander Siloti, Russian pianist and composer, born in Kharkiv, Ukraine (d. 1945)
  • Oct 11 Xavier Henry Napoleon Leroux, French composer, born in Velletri, Italy (d. 1919)
  • Oct 24 Manuel Manrique de Lara, Spanish composer (The Oresteia), born in Cartagena, Murcia (d. 1929)
  • Nov 1 Alfred Reisenauer, composer
  • Nov 3 Eugene Samuel-Holeman, composer
  • Nov 29 Spyridon Filiskos Samaras, composer
  • Nov 30 Gellio Benevenuto Coronaro, composer
  • Dec 2 Gustav Wohlgemuth, composer
  • Dec 7 John Ebenezer West, English composer, born in Hackney, London (d. 1929)
  • Dec 7 Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer (Cavalleria Rusticana), born in Livorno, Italy (d. 1945)
  • Dec 17 Ion Vidu, Romanian composer and conductor, born in Mânerău, Arad district (d. 1931)