Birthdays in Music in 1891

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 20 Mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist
  • Jan 21 Nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer
  • Jan 21 Timothy Mather Spelman, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1970)
  • Jan 28 Karel Boleslav Jirak, composer
  • Jan 31 Max Drischner, composer
  • Feb 7 Joachim Stutschewsky, composer
  • Feb 8 Edgar Palm, Curacao, pianist/composer
  • Feb 12 Maurice Yvain, French operetta composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1965)
  • Feb 22 Lucien Cailliet, composer
  • Feb 27 Georges E Migot, French composer
  • Mar 3 Federico Moreno Torroba, composer
  • Mar 23 Catherine Murphy Urner, composer
  • Mar 31 Erich Walter Sternberg, composer
  • Apr 15 Vaino Raitio, composer
  • Apr 23 Sergei Prokofiev, Russian composer (Peter and the Wolf), born in Sontsovka, Ukraine (d. 1953)
  • May 4 Frederick Jacobi, American composer, born in San Francisco (d. 1952)

  • May 14 Egon Kornauth, composer
  • May 22 Eddie Edwards, American jazz trombonist (d. 1963)
  • May 27 Claude Adonai Champagne, composer
  • Jun 2 Ernst Kunz, Swiss composer, born in Bern (d. 1980)
  • Jun 4 Erno Rapee, American conductor and composer (Radio City Music Hall), born in Narva, Estonia (d. 1945)
  • Jun 6 István Kardos, Hungarian composer, born in Debrecen, Hungary (d. 1975)
  • Jun 7 Athos Palma, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1951)
  • Jun 9 Cole Porter, America composer and lyricist (Anything Goes, Kiss Me Kate), born in Peru, Indiana (d. 1964)
  • Jun 10 Al Dubin, Swiss songwriter (Tiptoe Thru the Tulips)
  • Jun 18 Con Conrad, American songwriter and producer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1938)
  • Jun 21 Hermann Scherchen, German conductor (Nature of Music), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1966)
  • Jun 26 Heinrich Lemacher, German composer, born in Solingen, Dusseldorf, Germany (d. 1966)
  • Jul 13 Franco Casavola, composer
  • Aug 2 Arthur Bliss, English composer (Olympians), born in London, England
  • Aug 2 Mihail Jora, Romanian composer, born in Roman (d. 1971)
  • Aug 8 Adolf Busch, German violinist (d. 1952)
  • Aug 9 Max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator
  • Aug 14 Marinus de Jong, composer
  • Aug 24 Alexander Mikhaylovich Dzegelyonok, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1969)
  • Aug 25 Alberto Savinio [Andrea Francesco Alberto de Chirico], Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), born in Athens (d. 1952)
  • Aug 25 Luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, composer
  • Aug 25 Samuel Gardner, American composer, born in Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine (d. 1984)
  • Sep 11 Noel Gallon, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1966)
  • Sep 12 Adolph Weiss, American composer, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1971)
  • Sep 16 Czeslaw Josef Marek, composer
  • Sep 22 Jacob H "Jaap" Stotijn, oboist/conductor (Residence Orchestra)
  • Sep 29 Fabien Sevitzky [Koussevitzky], Russian-American conductor (Indianapolis Symphony), born in Vishny Volotchok, Russia (d. 1967)
  • Oct 18 1891 Václav Kálik, Czech composer, born in Opava; (d. 1951)
  • Oct 21 Ted Shawn, US dancer/choreographer (Dance We Must)
  • Oct 22 Fidelio Friedrich Finke, Bohemian German composer, born in Josefsthal, Austria-Hungary (d. 1968)
  • Nov 1 Dirk Vollenhoven, Dutch composer/philosopher
  • Nov 4 Miroslav Krejci, Czech composer
  • Nov 10 Carl Stalling, American film composer, born in Lexington, Missouri (d. 1972)
  • Nov 17 Guido Pannain, composer
  • Nov 22 Bengt Axel von Torne, composer
  • Nov 29 Richard Frank Donovan, composer
  • Dec 15 A. P. (Alvin) Carter, Virginia, American musician (Carter Family)