Birthdays in Music in 1890

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  • Jan 22 Vinko Zganec, Croatian ethnomusicologist (d. 1976)
  • Jan 29 Marguerite Canal, composer
  • Feb 16 Semyon Semyonovich Bogatiryov, composer
  • Feb 24 Antonio Massana, composer
  • Feb 25 Myra Hess, concert pianist, born in London, England
  • Feb 27 Freddie Keppard, American jazz musician (d. 1933)
  • Feb 28 Vaslav Nijinsky, ballet dancer (3/12 NS), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Mar 12 Vaslav Nijinsky, Ukrainian/US ballet dancer (Petroesjka) [OS=Feb 28]
  • Mar 13 Michael Taube, composer
  • Mar 13 Fritz Busch, German conductor (d. 1951)
  • Mar 17 Harold Morris, composer
  • Mar 20 Lauritz Melchior, Copenhagen Denmark, baritone tenor (National Symphony)
  • Mar 28 Paul Whiteman, orchestra leader (Paul Whiteman's TV Teen Club), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Apr 23 Donald Nichols Tweedy, composer
  • May 17 Philip James, composer
  • May 20 Beniamino Gigli, Italian tenor (Enzo-La Gioconde)
  • May 21 Albert van Raalte, conductor (AVRO-orchestra)
  • May 29 Francis de Bourguignon, composer
  • Jun 6 Ted Lewis [Theodore Leopold Friedman], American entertainer, bandleader and musician (Is Everybody Happy?), born in Circleville, Ohio (d. 1971)
  • Jun 10 Powell Weaver, composer
  • Jul 10 Andre Souris, composer
  • Aug 2 Pauline Hall, composer
  • Aug 5 Erich Kleiber, conductor (NBC Symphony 1945-46), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 5 Hans Gál, Austrian-British composer (d. 1987)
  • Aug 9 Cesar Cortinas, composer
  • Aug 9 Sandor Jemnitz, composer
  • Aug 12 Al Goodman, Nikopol Russia, orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour)
  • Aug 15 Jacques Ibert, composer (Escales), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 24 Franz Philipp, German composer, born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany (d. 1972)
  • Aug 28 Ivor Gurney, English composer and poet, born in Gloucester (d. 1937)
  • Sep 6 Manfred Gurlitt, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1973)
  • Sep 11 Marius Ulfrstad, Norwegian composer, born in Ellingsøya (d. 1968)
  • Sep 12 Guido Guerrini, Italian composer, born in Faenza, Italy (d. 1965)
  • Sep 15 Frank Martin, composer (In Terra Fax), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Sep 18 Vladimir Ambros, composer
  • Sep 23 Arthur Walter Kramer, American composer, born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 1 Constantin Nottara, composer
  • Oct 9 Alfred Swan, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1970)
  • Oct 9 Janis Medins, Latvian composer, born in Riga, Latvia (d. 1966)
  • Oct 12 Luis de Freitas Branco, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1955)
  • Oct 13 Gosta Nystroem, composer
  • Oct 15 Arcady Dubensky, composer
  • Oct 20 Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, jazz pianist/composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Oct 24 Kathleen Lockhart Manning, composer
  • Oct 28 Andres Isasi, composer
  • Nov 16 Aloys-Henri-Gerard Fornerod, composer
  • Nov 30 John Tasker Howard, composer
  • Dec 8 Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Policka Czechoslovakia, composer (Hry o Marti)

Person of interestCarlos Gardel

Dec 11 Carlos Gardel, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1935)

  • Dec 20 Yvonne Arnaud, French-born pianist, singer and actress (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre), born in Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France (d. 1958)
  • Dec 27 Maurice Schoemaker, composer