Birthdays in Music in 1871

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  • Jan 5 Frederick Shepherd Converse, composer, born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Jan 15 Bertram Shapleigh, composer
  • Jan 22 Leon Jessel, German composer (The Parade of the Tin Soldiers), born in Stettin (d. 1942)
  • Jan 29 Eduardo Lopez-Chavarri y Marco, composer
  • Feb 7 Karl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammer, composer
  • Mar 1 Ben Harney, American composer and ragtime pianist (d. 1938)
  • Mar 28 Willem Mengelberg, Dutch conductor (Concertgebouw Orchestra, NY Philharmonic 1922-30), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d.
  • Apr 1 F Melius Christiansen, composer
  • Apr 9 Arthur Fickenscher, composer
  • Apr 16 Martin Lunssens, composer
  • Apr 21 Leo Blech, German composer and conductor, born in Aachen, Rhenish Prussia (d. 1958)
  • Apr 21 Vojtech Rihovsky, composer
  • Apr 27 Arthur Finlay Nevin, composer
  • May 5 Alberto Cametti, composer
  • May 6 August Reusner, composer
  • May 23 Sigurd Lie, Norwegian composer and conductor, born in Drammen (d. 1904)
  • Jul 3 Vicente Arregui Garay, composer
  • Jul 8 Clement Harris, English composer, born in London (d. 1897)
  • Jul 22 Akos Buttykai, composer
  • Aug 1 Oskar Fried, German Russian composer, born in Berlin (d. 1941)
  • Aug 8 William Henry Squire, composer
  • Aug 16 Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer
  • Sep 30 Ruben Mattias Liljefors, composer
  • Oct 14 Alexander von Zemlinsky, composer (Schneeman), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Oct 26 Hermann Löhr, British composer, born in Plymouth, England (d. 1943)
  • Nov 1 Alexander Afanasii Spendiaryan, composer
  • Nov 18 Amadeo Vives, composer
  • Nov 21 Panayot Pipkov, composer
  • Dec 20 Henry Kimball Hadley, composer