Birthdays in Music in 1872

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  • Jan 6 Alexander Scriabin, Russian composer (Prometheus) and pianist, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1915)
  • Jan 11 Paul Graener, composer
  • Jan 16 Henri-Paul Busser, composer
  • Mar 7 Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, composer
  • Mar 8 Paul Juon, Russian/Swiss violinist/composer
  • Mar 10 Felix Borowski, composer
  • Mar 18 Frank Hoyt Losey, composer
  • Mar 18 Anna Held, Polish-born French actress and singer (A Parisian Model), born in Warsaw (d. 1918) date of birth disputed
  • Mar 20 Bernhard Seklas, composer
  • Mar 30 Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, composer
  • Mar 31 Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev, Russian dance master (Imperial Ballet)
  • Apr 1 Tadeusz Joteyko, composer
  • Apr 4 Nikolai Amani, composer
  • Apr 4 Pauline de Haan-Manifarges, Dutch singer
  • Apr 23 Violet Gordon-Woodhouse, British musician (d. 1951)
  • Apr 29 Eyvind Alnaes, composer
  • Jul 7 Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer
  • Jul 18 Julius Fucik, composer
  • Jul 20 Alick Maclean, composer
  • Jul 20 Deodat de Severac, composer
  • Jul 27 Stanislav Binicki, composer
  • Aug 15 Harold Fraser-Simson, English composer, born in London (d. 1944)
  • Aug 15 Rubin Goldmark, American composer and teacher, born in New York (d. 1936)
  • Aug 28 Alfred Baldwin Sloan, American composer, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1925)
  • Sep 9 Josef Stransky, composer
  • Sep 22 Luis Villalba Munoz, composer
  • Oct 3 Edward Faber Schneider, composer
  • Oct 12 Ralph Vaughan Williams, English composer (Hugh the Drover), born in Down Ampney, England (d. 1958)
  • Nov 4 Herman Finck, composer
  • Nov 29 Anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director
  • Dec 6 Mikulas Moyzes, composer
  • Dec 10 Johann Babtist Thaller, composer
  • Dec 20 Lorenzo Perosi, Italian composer