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Birthdays in Music in 1864

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 29 Adolf Philipp, composer
  • Feb 5 Carl Teike, German military composer, born in Stettin-Altdamm, Pomerania (d. 1922)
  • Feb 7 Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet)
  • Feb 7 Ricardo Castro Herrera, composer
  • Feb 17 Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson, NSW Australia, poet (Waltzing Matilda)
  • Mar 15 Johan Halvorsen, composer
  • Mar 15 Leslie Stuart, composer
  • Mar 23 Hjalmar Borgstrom, composer
  • Mar 23 Louis Glass, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1936)
  • Apr 10 Eugene Francis Charles D'Albert, German pianist and composer (Golem), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1932)
  • May 14 Eleanor Everest Freer, composer
  • Jun 11 Richard Strauss, German composer (Don Quixote), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1949)
  • Jun 15 Guy Ropartz [Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz], French composer, born in Guingamp, France (d. 1955)
  • Jun 29 Anton Beer-Walbrun, German composer, born in Kohlberg, Germany (d. 1929)
  • Jul 6 Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer and conductor (Artemis), born in Fortaleza, State of Ceará, Brazil (d. 1920)
  • Jul 24 Michel-Gaston Carraud, French composer, born in Le Mée-sur-Seine, France (d. 1920)
  • Aug 5 Resurreccion Maria de Azkue, Basque priest, composer and first head of the Euskaltzaindia, born in Lekeitio, Spain (d. 1951)
  • Aug 31 Max Wilhelm Zach, composer
  • Sep 3 Hale A. VanderCook, American composer, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 1949)
  • Sep 7 Giovanni Tebaldini, Italian composer, born in Brescia, Lombardy, Italy (d. 1952)
  • Oct 25 Alexander Gretchaninov, Russian composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1956)
  • Oct 26 Joseph Moorat, British composer (Prunella); (d. 1938)
  • Oct 30 Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, American pianist and philanthropist, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1953)
  • Nov 10 Alexandre Levy, Brazilian composer and pianist, born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 1892)
  • Dec 9 Sidney Homer, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1953)
  • Dec 17 John Felix August Korling, composer
  • Dec 19 Adolf Sandberger, composer
  • Dec 30 Alessandro Longo, Italian composer and musicologist, born in Amantea, Italy (d. 1945)