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Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Hugo Leichtentritt, composer
  • Jan 4 Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer (Asrael)
  • Jan 29 Robert Lach, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1958)
  • Feb 11 Fritz Bennicke Hart, composer
  • Feb 15 Emilis Melngailis, Latvian composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Vidriži, Russian Empire (d. 1954)
  • Feb 16 Marie Gutheil-Schoder, German soprano (d. 1935)
  • Feb 20 Mary Garden, Aberdeen Scotland, opera star
  • Feb 26 Carl Vogler, Swiss composer, born in Oberrohrdorf (d. 1958)
  • Mar 9 Richard Ohlsson, Swedish composer (d. 1940)
  • Mar 12 Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer
  • Mar 26 Oskar Nedbal, Czech composer, born in Tábor, Czech Republic (d. 1930)
  • Apr 3 Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, Cuban composer, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1944)
  • Apr 9 Julius Bittner, Austrian composer (Little Violet), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1939)
  • May 13 Henry Clough-Leiter, composer
  • May 22 Francesco Paolo Neglia, composer
  • Jun 7 Theodor Streicher, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1940)

  • Jun 11 Richard Stöhr, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1967)
  • Jun 12 Willem Landré, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1948)
  • Jun 16 Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1936)
  • Jun 28 Oley Speaks, American composer (On the Road to Mandalay), born in Canal Winchester, Ohio (d. 1948)
  • Jun 29 Georg Göhler, German composer (Rückert), born in Zwickau, Germany (d. 1954)
  • Jul 5 Gerhard von Keussler, German composer, born in Gulbene, Latvia (d. 1949)
  • Jul 26 Serge Koussevitzky, Russian-American conductor (Boston Symp), born in Vyshny Volochyok, Russia (d. 1951)
  • Aug 10 Bill Johnson, American musician (d. 1972)
  • Aug 22 Edward Bairstow, English composer, born in Trinity Street, Huddersfield, England (d. 1946)
  • Sep 1 Heinrich Otto Ludwig, composer
  • Sep 11 Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, German composer, born in Landau, Germany (d. 1953)

Person of interestArnold Schoenberg

Sep 13 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (2nd Quartet) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • Sep 21 Gustav Holst, English composer (Planets), born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1934)
  • Oct 15 Otallo Morales, Spanish composer, born in Almería, Spain (d. 1957)
  • Oct 20 Charles Ives, American composer (Holiday Quick Step), born in Danbury, Connecticut (d. 1954)
  • Nov 18 Riccardo Martin, composer
  • Nov 19 Karl Adrian Wohlfart, composer
  • Dec 1 Dominicus Johner, composer
  • Dec 22 Franz Schmidt, composer
  • Dec 25 Lina Cavalieri, Italian soprano (d. 1944)
  • Dec 27 Max Ettinger, Jewish-German composer (Jiddische Requiem), born in Lwow, Poland (d. 1951)
  • Dec 31 Ernest Austin, composer