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Birthdays in Music in 1875

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 11 Reinhold Glière, Russian-Soviet composer, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1956)
  • Jan 14 Albert Schweitzer, Alsatian theologian & writer (Nobel 1954), born in Kayserberg, France (d. 1965)
  • Jan 28 Julian Antonio Carillo-Trujillo, composer
  • Feb 1 Eddie Pola, composer (Lullabye of Broadway)
  • Feb 2 Fritz Kreisler, violinist/composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Feb 4 Raymond Moulaert, composer
  • Feb 7 Erkki Gustav Melartin, composer
  • Feb 7 Walter Courvoisier, composer
  • Feb 9 Sidney Hugo Nicholson, composer
  • Feb 11 Sara Wennerberg-Reuter, composer
  • Feb 26 Richard Wetz, German composer (Requiem Op. 50 in B minor), born in Gleiwitz, Upper Silesia (d. 1935)
  • Feb 28 Viliam Figus, composer
  • Mar 7 Maurice Ravel, French pianist & composer (Daphnis et Chloé; Boléro), born in Ciboure (d. 1937)
  • Mar 9 Martin Shaw, English composer, born in London (d. 1958)
  • Mar 10 Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser, Russian pianist & composer (Contrapuntal Sketches), born in Kishinev, Russia (d. 1961)
  • Mar 12 Julio Garreta, composer

  • Mar 14 Norman O'Neill, English composer, born in Kensington, London (d. 1934)
  • Mar 29 Paul Rubens, English musical comedy composer (Miss Hook of Holland), born in London (d. 1917)
  • Apr 4 Jozef Szulc, Polish composer, born in Warsaw (d. 1956)
  • Apr 4 Pierre Monteux, French-American conductor (Boston Symph Orch 1919-24), born in Paris, France (d. 1964)
  • Apr 24 Jeno Huszka, Hungarian composer, born in Szeged, Hungary (d. 1960)
  • May 18 Guido Alberto Fano, Italian composer and pianist, born in Padua (d. 1961)
  • May 31 Italo Montemezzi, Italian composer (L'amore dei tre re), born in Vigasio, Italy (d. 1952)
  • Jun 13 Max d'Ollone, French composer and writer (Le Ménestrel), born in Besançon, France (d. 1959)
  • Jun 26 Camille Zeckwer, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1924)
  • Jul 17 Donald Francis Tovey, Eton England, musicologist/composer
  • Jul 30 James W. Tate, English composer, born in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire (d. 1922)
  • Aug 6 Marcel Labey, French conductor and composer, born in Vésinet, France (d. 1968)
  • Aug 9 Albert William Ketèlbey, British pianist and composer (In A Monastery Garden), born in Aston, Birmingham (d. 1959)
  • Aug 9 Reynaldo Hahn, Venezuelan-French composer, born in Caracas, Venezuela (d. 1947)
  • Aug 12 Ettore Panizza, composer
  • Aug 12 Mezio Agostini, Italian composer, born in Fano, Italy (d. 1944)
  • Aug 15 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, African-British composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast), born in London, England (d. 1912)
  • Sep 10 Paul Scheinpflug, composer
  • Sep 17 Vyacheslav Gavrilovich Karatigin, composer
  • Sep 22 Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, composer
  • Oct 2 Henry Février, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1957)
  • Oct 5 Cyril Rootham, English composer, born in Redland, Bristol (d. 1938)
  • Nov 3 Emils Darzins, composer
  • Nov 13 Rogelio del Villar, Spanish composer, born in Leon, Spain (d. 1937)
  • Dec 14 Dobri Khristov, Bulgarian composer, born in Varna, Bulgaria (d. 1941)
  • Dec 15 Friedrich Niggli, Swiss composer, born in Aarburg, Switzerland (d. 1959)
  • Dec 22 Antoine Mariotte, French composer, born in Avignon (d. 1944)