Birthdays in Music in 1876

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  • Jan 7 William Yeates Hurlstone, composer
  • Jan 12 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, born in Venice, Italy
  • Jan 20 Józef Hofmann, Polish pianist (d. 1967)
  • Jan 29 Carl Henrik Ludolf Nielsen, composer
  • Jan 29 [William] Havergal Brian, British composer ("Gothic" symphony), born in Dresden, Staffordshire (d. 1972)
  • Feb 4 Victor Jean Leonard Vreuls, composer
  • Feb 20 Théodore "Fyodor" Akimenko, Ukrainian composer, born in Kharkiv Drapeau, Ukraine (d. 1945)
  • Feb 23 Wadih Sabra, Lebanese composer (Kulluna lil Watan), born in Beirut (d. 1952)
  • Feb 24 Jean Poveigh, composer
  • Feb 28 John Alden Carpenter, composer (Sea Drift), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 8 Franco Alfano, Italian opera composer (Puccini's Turandot), born in Posillipo, Italy (d. 1954)
  • Mar 11 Charles "Carl" Ruggles, American composer (Evocations), born in Marion, Massachusetts (d. 1927)
  • Mar 17 Frederic Ayers, composer
  • Apr 5 Patrick Vretblad, Swedish composer, born in Svartnäs, Sweden (d. 1953)
  • Apr 25 Rubén M. Campos, Mexican novelist (Claudio Oranos) and musicologist (El folklore y la musica mexicana), born in Ciudad Manuel Doblado, Guanajuato, Mexico (d. 1945)
  • May 13 Raoul Laparra, composer
  • May 20 John Owen Jones, composer
  • May 29 Jan Ingenhoven, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Breda (d. 1951)
  • Jun 2 Hakon Borresen, composer
  • Jun 5 Tony Jackson, American musician, born in New Orleans (d. 1920)
  • Jun 12 Narciso Garay, Panamanian composer, born in Panama (d. 1953)
  • Jul 17 Vittorio Gnecchi, Italian composer (Cassandra), born in Milan, Italy (d. 1954)
  • Jul 23 William Gillies Whittaker, composer
  • Jul 26 Ernest Schelling, American composer and conductor (Victory Ball), born in Belvidere, New Jersey (d. 1939)

Person of interestMata Hari

Aug 7 Mata Hari [Margaretha Geertruida Zelle], Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German WWI spy, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1917)

Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy Mata Hari
Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy
Mata Hari
  • Sep 11 Alfonso Broqua, composer
  • Sep 12 Flor Alpaerts, Flemish composer (Tyl Uilenspiegel, Pallieter), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1954)
  • Sep 15 Bruno Walter, [B W Schlesinger], conductor (NY Phil), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Oct 10 Walter Niemann, composer
  • Nov 2 Eugeniusz Morawski-Dabrowa, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1948)
  • Nov 23 Manuel de Falla, Spanish composer (d. 1946)
  • Dec 7 Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven-Archiv)
  • Dec 11 Mieczyslaw Karlowicz, composer
  • Dec 19 Carlo Gatti, Italian composer (d. 1965)
  • Dec 29 Pablo Casals [Pau Casals i Defilló], Spanish cellist, conductor and composer, born in Vendrell, Catalonia, Spain (d. 1973)