On This Day

Musicians Born in 1882

  • Jan 22 Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer, born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1956)
  • Feb 5 Felice Lattuada, Italian composer and educator (Civica Scuola di Musica, Milan, 1935-62), born at Caselle di Morimondo, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1962)
  • Feb 7 Wilbur Sweatman, American ragtime and dixieland jazz clarinetist, composer, and bandleader, born in Brunswick, Missouri (d. 1961) [1]
  • Feb 11 Gheorghe Cucu, Romanian composer, born in Puiești, Romania (d. 1932)
  • Feb 14 Ignaz Friedman, Polish pianist & composer, born in Podgórze, Kraków, Austrian Poland (d. 1948)
  • Feb 17 Kurt Schindler, German-American composer and conductor, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1935)
  • Feb 23 Ladislav Vycpalek, composer
  • Feb 28 Geraldine Farrar, American soprano and actress (Story of American Singer), born in Melrose, Massachusetts (d. 1967)
  • Feb 28 Richard Stein, German composer, born in Halle, Germany (d. 1942)
  • Mar 1 Ida Moore, American character actress (Mr. Music; Ma and Pa Kettle; Desk Set), born in Altoona, Kansas (d. 1964)
  • Mar 18 Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer
  • Mar 25 Haydn Wood, English composer, born in Slaithwaite (d. 1959)
  • Apr 4 Mary Howe, American composer (Sand) and pianist, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1964)
  • Apr 16 Seth Bingham, American organist and composer (Six Pieces for Organ), born in Bloomfield, New Jersey (d. 1972)
  • Apr 17 Artur Schnabel, Austrian pianist (Beethoven Piano Sonatas), born in Lipnik, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1951)
  • Apr 18 Leopold Stokowski, British conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra, 1912-40; Disney's Fantasia, 1939; American Symphony Orchestra, 1962-72), born in London, England (d. 1977)
  • Apr 23 Albert Coates, English conductor and composer (Eagle), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • May 6 Georgi Atanasov, Bulgarian composer (Gergana), born in Plovdiv (d. 1931)
  • May 11 Joseph Marx, Austrian composer/critic
  • May 12 Kyrylo Stetsenko, Ukrainian composer (Burlaka), choral conductor, music critic, teacher, and later, Ukrainian Orthodox priest, born in Kvitkiv, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 1922)
  • May 18 Eduardo Fabini, Uruguayan composer, born in Solís de Mataojo, Uruguay (d. 1950)
  • May 25 Harry Fox [Arthur Carringford], American vaudeville dancer, comedian and actor (Talent Scout), born in Pomona, California (d. 1959)
  • Jun 14 Michael Zadora, American pianist and composer, born in New York City (d. 1946)

Igor Stravinsky

Jun 17 Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (Le Sacre du Printemps - The Rite of Spring; The Firebird), born in Oranienbaum, Russia (d. 1971) [OS 5th June]

  • Jul 5 Inayat Khan, Indian singer, musicologist, and philosopher (founder of Sufi Order - London, 1914), born in Vadodra, Bombay State, British India (d. 1927)
  • Jul 7 Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer
  • Jul 8 Percy Grainger, Australian-American concert pianist and composer (Hill Songs; Country Garden), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Jul 10 Ima Hogg, American society leader, Texas art patron and founder of Houston Symphony, born in Mineola, Texas (d. 1975)
  • Jul 10 Riccardo Pick-Mangiagalli, Italian composer, born in Strakonice, Czech Republic (d. 1949)
  • Aug 1 Vaclav Klicka, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1953)
  • Aug 3 Segundo Luis Moreno Andrade, composer, born in Cotacachi, Ecuador (d. 1972)
  • Aug 10 Max Kowalski, German pianist, singer, and composer (Pierrot Lunaire), born in Kowal, Russian Empire/Poland (d. 1956)
  • Aug 18 Marcel Samuel-Rousseau, French organist and opera composer (Le Bon Roi Dagobert), born in Paris (d. 1955)
  • Aug 27 Jaroslav Křička, Czech composer, born in Kelč, Czech Republic (d. 1969)
  • Aug 31 Charles O'Neill, Canadian composer and bandmaster, born in Duntocher, near Glasgow, (d. 1964)
  • Sep 6 John Powell, American pianist and composer, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1963)
  • Sep 13 Henri Potiron, French composer, born in Rezé-lès-Nantes, Loire-Atlantique (d. 1972)
  • Sep 14 Harald Fryklöf, Swedish composer, born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 1919)
  • Sep 19 Paul-Marie Masson, French musicologist (L’Opéra de Rameau), and composer, born in Sète, France (d. 1954)
  • Sep 21 Alf Hurum, Norwegian composer (Lilja), and painter, born in Kristiania, Norway (d. 1972)
  • Sep 22 Emil Ábrányi, Hungarian composer and conductor (d. 1970)
  • Sep 28 Mart Saar, Estonian composer, born in Hüpassaare, Viljandi County (d. 1963)
  • Oct 6 Karol Maciej Szymanowski, Polish pianist and composer (Symphony No. 3 - Song Of The Night), born in Tymoszówka, Russian Empire (now Tymoshivka, Ukraine) (d. 1937)
  • Oct 11 R. Nathaniel Dett, Canadian-American pianist, organist, choral director, and composer (In The Bottoms), born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (d. 1943)
  • Oct 12 Hermann Wolfgang Sartorius Waltershausen, German musicologist and composer, born in Göttingen, Germany (d. 1954)
  • Oct 24 Emmerich Kálmán, Hungarian composer of operettas, born in Siófok, Austria-Hungary (d. 1953)
  • Oct 25 Tony Jackson, American ragtime pianist and singer-songwriter ("Pretty Baby"), born in New Orleans (d. 1921)
  • Nov 8 Lazare Saminsky, Russian-American composer, born in Valegotsulova, near Odessa (d. 1959)
  • Nov 13 John Lowry, American NYC builder (Radio City Music Hall), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 1962)
  • Nov 18 Amelita Galli-Curci, Italian-American operatic soprano (Cave of the Winds), born in Milan, Italy (d. 1963)
  • Dec 8 Manuel Ponce, Mexican composer (Estrellita), born in Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico (d. 1948)
  • Dec 9 Joaquín Turina, Spanish pianist and composer (Rima), born in Seville, Spain (d. 1949)
  • Dec 16 Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer and ethno-musicologist, (Psalmus Hungaricus; Hary Janos), born in Kecskemét, Hungary (d. 1967)
  • Dec 19 Walter Braunfels, German composer (Die Vögel -The Birds), born in Frankfurt am Main (d. 1954)