Composers in History (Part 24)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 2301 - 2,400 of 7,546


Person of interestPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1840-05-07 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer of the late-Romantic period (1812 Overture; Swan Lake), born in Votkinsk, Russia (d. 1893)

  • 1840-05-11 Filippo Capocci, composer
  • 1840-06-06 John Stainer, English organist, composer (The Crucifixion), musicologist, and educator, born in Southwark, London (d. 1901)
  • 1840-06-24 Louis Brassin, Belgian composer and pianist, born in Aix-la-Chapelle (d. 1884)
  • 1840-07-04 James McGranahan, American composer, born in Adamsville, Pennsylvania (d. 1907)
  • 1840-08-01 Aldine Silliman Kieffer, American composer, born in Miami, Missouri (d. 1904)
  • 1840-08-28 Ira D. Sankey, American evangelist, composer and singer (Gospel hymns), born in Edinburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1908)
  • 1840-09-03 Jacob Christian Fabricius, Danish composer, born in Aarhus, Denmark (d. 1919)
  • 1840-09-09 Gentil Theodoor Antheunis, Flemish poet, born in Oudenaarde, Belgium (d. 1907)
  • 1840-09-14 George Elbridge Whiting, American composer, born in Holliston, Massachusetts (d. 1923)
  • 1840-09-30 Johan Svendsen, Norwegian composer, born in Christiania, Norway (d. 1911)
  • 1840-10-04 Charles Lenepveu, French composer, born in Rouen, France (d. 1910)
  • 1840-10-05 Fran Gerbič, Slovenian composer and tenor, born in Cerknica (d. 1917)
  • 1840-11-16 Frederick Scotson Clark, English organist and composer, born in Southwark, London (d. 1883)
  • 1840-12-07 Hermann Goetz, German composer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1876)
  • 1840-12-17 C. F. E. Horneman, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1906)
  • 1841-01-18 (Alexis) Emmanuel Chabrier, French pianist and composer (España; Joyeuse marche; Le roi malgré lui), born in Ambert, Puy-de-Dôme (d. 1894)
  • 1841-01-28 Viktor Ernst Nessler, composer
  • 1841-02-10 Walter Parratt, British organist and composer, born in Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 1924)
  • 1841-02-18 Samuel Prowse Warren, Canadian organist and composer, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1915)
  • 1841-02-19 Felipe Pedrell, Spanish guitarist, composer (Excelsior; La Celestina), and musical scholar, born in Tortosa, Spain (d. 1922)
  • 1841-03-01 Romualdo Marenco, Italain composer and conductor, born in Novi Ligure, Italy (d. 1907)
  • 1841-05-15 Giovanni Bolzoni, composer
  • 1841-05-21 Joseph Parry, Welsh composer and musician, born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 1903)
  • 1841-05-24 Tito Mattei, Italian pianist and composer, born in Campobasso, Italy (d. 1914)
  • 1841-05-28 Giovanni Sgambati, Italian pianist and composer, born in Rome (d. 1914)
  • 1841-06-03 Eduardo Caudella, Romanian composer, born in Iași, Moldavia (d. 1924)
  • 1841-07-09 Carl Lumbye, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1911)
  • 1841-07-11 Daniël de Lange, Dutch composer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1918)
  • 1841-09-08 Antonín Dvořák, Czech composer (Slavonic Dances; New World Symphony; Cello Concerto in b, Op. 104), born in Nelahozeves, Czech Republic (d. 1904)
  • 1841-09-26 Pavel Ivanovich Blaramberg, Russian composer, born in Orenburg (d. 1907)
  • 1841-10-01 Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, Ukrainian composer, born in Sin′yava, Galicia (d. 1908)
  • 1841-10-04 Stephen Albert Emery, American composer and pianist, born in Paris, Maine (d. 1891)
  • 1841-10-11 Friedrich Hegar, Swiss composer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1927)
  • 1841-11-04 Carl Tausig, Polish pianist, student and protégé of Liszt, and composer noted for his transcriptions, born in Warsaw (d. 1871)
  • 1841-11-05 Alexander Sergeyevich Famintsin, Russian composer, born in Kaluga, Russia (d. 1896)
  • 1842-01-07 Johan Lindegren, Swedish composer, musician and teacher, born in Ullared, Sweden (d. 1908)
  • 1842-01-22 Charles Henri Marechal, composer
  • 1842-02-03 Sidney Clopton Lanier, American composer/poet (Hall of Fame)
  • 1842-02-24 Arrigo Boito, Itlaian opera composer (Mefistofele), and librettist (Verdi's "Falstaff"; mention Ponchielli's "La Gioconda"), born in Padua, Italy (d. 1918)
  • 1842-03-22 Carl Rosa, German violinist and composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1889)
  • 1842-03-22 Mykola Lysenko, Ukrainian composer (Taras Bulba), conductor and ethno-musicologist, born in Hrynky, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 1912)
  • 1842-04-14 Sven August Körling, Swedish composer, born in Misterhult, Sweden (d. 1919)
  • 1842-04-29 Carl Millöcker, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1899)
  • 1842-05-05 Johann Nepomuk Fuchs, Austrian composer, born in Frauental, Styria, Austria (d. 1899)

Person of interestJules Massenet

1842-05-12 Jules Massenet, French composer (Manon, Le Cid), born in Montaud, France (d. 1912)

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  • 1842-05-13 Arthur Sullivan, English operatic composer (Pirates of Penzance, H.M.S Pinafore), born in London (d. 1900)
  • 1842-06-12 Rikard Nordraak, Norwegian composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d.1866)
  • 1842-06-19 Carl Johann Adam Zeller, Austrian composer, born in Sankt Peter in der Au, Austria (d. 1898)
  • 1842-06-29 Josef Labor, Austrian composer, born in Hořovice, Bohemia (d. 1924)
  • 1842-07-04 Gyula Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel, born in Pest (d. 1909)
  • 1842-08-30 Victor Alphonse Duvernoy, French pianist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1907)
  • 1842-09-13 Ödön Mihalovich, Hungarian composer, born in Fericsánci, Slavonia (d. 1929)
  • 1842-09-23 Karl Munzinger, composer
  • 1842-10-24 Josef Nešvera, Czech composer, born in Praskolesy, Czech Republic (d. 1914)
  • 1842-11-02 Otto Reubke, German organist, conductor, and composer, born in Hausneindorf, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1913)
  • 1842-12-15 Henry Gadsby, English musician and composer, born in Hackney, England (d. 1907)
  • 1842-12-24 Nicola d' Arienzo, Italian composer and writer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1915)
  • 1842-12-28 Calixa Lavallee, Canadian composer (O Canada), born in Verchères (d. 1891)
  • 1843-01-01 Nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer
  • 1843-01-09 Christiaan A Ulder, Curacao, composer (waltzes/tumbas)
  • 1843-01-23 Bolko von Hochberg, German diplomat & composer, born in Castle Fürstenstein, Silesia (d. 1926)
  • 1843-03-05 William F. Sudds, American composer, music publisher, and teacher, born in London, England (d. 1920) [1]
  • 1843-03-06 Artur Napoleao dos Santos, composer
  • 1843-03-08 Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1904)
  • 1843-04-04 Hans Richter, Austrian-Hungarian composer, born in Raab, Kingdom of Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1916)
  • 1843-04-08 Asger Hamerik [Hammerich], Danish composer, and educator (Peabody Institute, 1878-91), born in Frederiksberg, Denmark (d. 1923)
  • 1843-04-14 Gustave Leon Huberti, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1910)
  • 1843-04-15 Carl Eilhardt, German composer and conductor, born in Erfurt, Germany (d. 1911)
  • 1843-05-02 Karl Michael Ziehrer, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1922)
  • 1843-05-20 Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, Spanish violinist and composer, born in Palma, Majorca (d. 1918)
  • 1843-05-29 Émile Pessard, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1917)
  • 1843-06-10 Heinrich von Herzogenberg, Austrian composer, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1900)
  • 1843-06-15 Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (Bewitched One), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1907)
  • 1843-06-16 David Popper, composer
  • 1843-06-16 Jan Malat, Czech composer (d. 1915)
  • 1843-06-19 Charles-Édouard Lefebvre, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1917)
  • 1843-08-04 Florimond Van Duyse, Belgian composer and musicologist, born in Ghent (d. 1910)
  • 1843-08-05 James Scott Skinner, Scottish composer and dancing master, born in Arbeadie, Scotland (d. 1927)
  • 1843-08-26 Georg August Lumbye, Danish composer and conductor (Tivoli Concert Hall Orchestra), born in Copenhagen (d. 1922)
  • 1843-09-04 Ján Levoslav Bella, Slovak composer, born in Liptovský Mikuláš, Austrian Empire (d. 1936)
  • 1843-09-21 David Emlyn Evans, British composer, born in Pen’ralltwen, Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthen, Wales (d. 1913)
  • 1843-11-02 Caryl Florio [William James Robjohn], English-American composer, born in Tavistock, Devon, England (d. 1920)
  • 1843-11-02 Elek Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel, born in Pest (d. 1893)
  • 1843-11-16 Manuel Gregorio Tavárez, Puerto Rican composer, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1883)
  • 1843-11-23 Josef Sucher, Hungarian composer and conductor (Aus alten Märchen), born in Döbör, Hungary
  • 1843-12-13 George Stephănescu, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1925)
  • 1844-01-04 Thomas H Rollinson, composer
  • 1844-01-14 Clara Kathleen Rogers, American composer, born in Cheltenham, London (d. 1931)
  • 1844-01-20 Johan Peter Selmer, Norwegian composer, born in Christiania, Norway (d. 1910)
  • 1844-01-25 Frederick E. Kitziger, German composer, born in Altenburg, Germany (d. 1903)
  • 1844-02-02 Leander Schlegel, composer
  • 1844-02-21 Charles-Marie Widor, French organist (Saint-Sulpice, 1870-1933), composer (10 organ symphonies), and professor (American Conservatory at Fontainebleau, 1921-34), born in Lyon, France (d. 1937)
  • 1844-02-22 Kazamierz Julian Kratzer, Polish composer, born in Krakow (d. 1890)
  • 1844-03-10 Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist and composer (Spanish Dancer), born in Pamplona, Spain (d. 1908)
  • 1844-03-18 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian composer (Scheherazade), born in Tikhvin (d. 1908) (OS 6 Mar)
  • 1844-03-23 Eugène Gigout, French organist (St Augustin de Paris, 1863-1925), and composer (10 pièces pour orgue), born in Nancy, France (d. 1925)
  • 1844-04-06 Joseph Ludwig, composer
  • 1844-05-08 Hermann Gradener, German composer, born in Kiel, Germany (d. 1929)
  • 1844-05-28 Léon Vasseur, French composer, born in Bapaume, France (d. 1917)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 2301 - 2,400 of 5,969

  • 1906-07-12 Henrique Alves de Mesquita, Brazilian composer, conductor and educator, dies at 70
  • 1906-07-29 Alexandre Luigini, French composer (Ballet égyptien), dies at 56
  • 1906-09-13 Georges Jacobi, German violinist, composer (The Black Crook), and conductor (Alhambra Theatre, London, 1872-98), dies at 66
  • 1906-12-21 Adalbert von Goldschmidt, Austrian composer, dies at 58
  • 1907-01-01 Cyrill Kistler, German composer, educator, and music theorist, dies at 58
  • 1907-01-03 Josef Foerster, Czech composer, and music teacher, dies at 73
  • 1907-01-07 Anton Urspruch, composer, dies at 56
  • 1907-01-14 Karl von Perfall, German composer, dies at 82
  • 1907-02-05 Ludwig Thuille, Austrian composer (sextet for piano and wind quintet), dies of a heart attack at 45
  • 1907-02-24 Otto Goldschmidt, German composer, dies at 77
  • 1907-03-07 Victor Alphonse Duvernoy, French pianist and composer, dies at 64
  • 1907-03-28 Pavel Ivanovich Blaramberg, Russian composer, dies at 65
  • 1907-04-26 Pietro Platania, Italian composer, dies at 79
  • 1907-05-11 John Albert Delany, Australian composer, dies at 54
  • 1907-06-04 Agathe Backer Grøndahl, Norwegian pianist, composer, and teacher, dies at 59
  • 1907-07-07 James McGranahan, American composer, dies at 67
  • 1907-08-05 Gentil Theodoor Antheunis, Flemish poet, dies at 66
  • 1907-09-04 Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (Peer Gynt Suite), dies at 64
  • 1907-09-17 Ignaz Brull, Moravian-born composer, dies at 60
  • 1907-10-03 Alfred Reisenauer, German pianist and composer, dies at 43
  • 1907-10-04 Alfredo Keil, Portuguese composer, dies at 57
  • 1907-10-09 Romualdo Marenco, composer, dies at 66
  • 1907-10-25 Edmund Hart Turpin, English composer, dies at 72
  • 1907-11-11 Henry Gadsby, English musician and composer, dies at 64
  • 1907-11-15 Horatio Richmond Palmer, American composer and choir director, dies at 73
  • 1907-11-21 Gaetano Braga, composer, dies at 78
  • 1907-11-28 Ricardo Castro Herrera, composer, dies at 43
  • 1908-01-23 Edward Alexander MacDowell, American composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47
  • 1908-02-14 Georges Jean Pfeiffer, French composer, dies at 72
  • 1908-02-24 Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, Ukrainian composer, dies at 66
  • 1908-03-11 Peter Milne, Scottish composer, dies at 83
  • 1908-04-04 Josef Sucher, Hungarian composer and conductor (Aus alten Märchen), dies at 64
  • 1908-04-05 Gaetano Coronaro, Italian conductor, pedagogue, and composer (La Creola), dies at 55
  • 1908-05-12 Melesio Morales, Mexican composer, dies at 69
  • 1908-06-05 Luca Fumagalli, Italian pianist and composer (Luigi XI), dies at 71
  • 1908-06-08 Johan Lindegren, Swedish composer, musician and teacher, dies at 66
  • 1908-06-14 "Blind" Tom Wiggins, African-American pianist and composer, dies at 59
  • 1908-06-21 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64 (OS 8 Jun)
  • 1908-07-14 William Mason, composer, dies at 79
  • 1908-07-18 Jaime Nunó, Spanish composer (Mexican national anthem), dies at 83
  • 1908-07-20 Federico Chueca, Spanish composer, dies at 62
  • 1908-08-13 Ira D. Sankey, American evangelist, composer and singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67
  • 1908-08-20 Louis Varney, French composer, dies at 64
  • 1908-09-20 Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist and composer (Spanish Dancer), dies at 64
  • 1908-11-19 Albert Dietrich, German composer and conductor, dies at 79
  • 1908-12-23 Eduard Wachmann, Romanian composer, dies at 72
  • 1908-12-23 Francois A. Gevaert, Belgium Dutch composer (Diable au Moulin), dies at 68
  • 1908-12-24 François-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian composer (Le diable au moulin), dies at 80
  • 1909-01-15 Ernest Reyer, composer, dies at 85
  • 1909-02-03 Johann Georg Herzog, composer, dies at 86
  • 1909-02-08 Edouard Silas, Dutch composer, dies at 80
  • 1909-02-08 Mieczysław Karłowicz, Polish composer and conductor (Rebirth Symphony, Op. 7), dies in an avalanche while on a skiing excursion at 32
  • 1909-03-22 Gyula Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel, dies at 66
  • 1909-03-25 Ruperto Chapi, Spanish composer, dies at 57
  • 1909-03-26 Nikolai Arkas, Ukrainian composer, dies at 56
  • 1909-04-03 Benjamin Johnson Lang, composer, dies at 71
  • 1909-04-12 Hermann Kotzschmar, German-American composer, dies at 79
  • 1909-05-18 Isaac Albéniz, Spanish pianist & composer (Suite española; Tango in D), dies from nephritis at 48
  • 1909-06-01 Giuseppe Martucci, composer, dies at 53
  • 1909-06-18 Learmont Drysdale, Scottish composer, dies at 42
  • 1909-07-05 Emil Bohn, composer, dies at 70
  • 1909-07-23 Zygmunt Noskowski, Polish composer, dies at 63
  • 1909-08-17 Richard Hoffman, English-American composer, dies at 78
  • 1909-10-06 Dudley Buck, American organist, composer, and music writer, dies at 70
  • 1909-10-14 Gottfred Matthison-Hansen, Danish composer, dies at 76
  • 1909-10-17 Nicola Spinelli, composer, dies at 44
  • 1909-11-08 Charles Bordes, composer, dies at 46
  • 1909-11-08 Eduard de Hartog, Dutch composer, dies at 80
  • 1909-11-10 Ludvig Schytte, Danish composer, dies at 61
  • 1909-11-16 Francis Thome, French composer, dies at 59
  • 1909-12-15 Francisco Tárrega, Spanish composer, dies at 57
  • 1909-12-20 Benjamin Ipavec, composer, dies at 79
  • 1910-01-28 Jose Garcia Robles, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • 1910-02-15 Albert Fuchs, Swiss-German composer, dies at 51
  • 1910-02-16 Albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75
  • 1910-03-10 Carl Reinecke, German pianist, composer and teacher (Undine Sonata), dies at 85
  • 1910-03-17 Joaquin Valverde Durán, Spanish composer, dies at 64
  • 1910-03-27 David Duffle Wood, composer, dies at 72
  • 1910-05-18 Florimond Van Duyse, Belgian composer, dies at 66
  • 1910-05-18 Pauline Viardot, French pianist, mezzo-soprano, and composer (Cendrillon), dies at 88
  • 1910-05-20 Jean-Baptiste Theodore Weckerlin, French composer, dies at 88
  • 1910-05-29 Mily Balakirev, Russian pianist and composer (Islamej; Tamara), dies at 73
  • 1910-06-16 Wendelin Weißheimer, German composer and conductor, dies at 72
  • 1910-06-28 Gustave Leon Huberti, Belgian composer, dies at 67
  • 1910-07-04 Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer, dies at 70
  • 1910-07-21 Johan Peter Selmer, Norwegian composer, dies at 66
  • 1910-08-05 Wojciech Gawronski, Polish composer, dies at 42
  • 1910-08-16 Charles Lenepveu, French composer, dies at 69
  • 1910-08-20 Arthur Coquard, French composer, dies at 64
  • 1910-08-31 Emīls Dārziņš, Latvian composer, dies at 34
  • 1910-09-05 Julian Edwards, American composer, dies at 54
  • 1910-09-24 Rudolf Dellinger, German Bohemian composer, dies at 53
  • 1910-10-17 Julia Ward Howe, American poet and author (Battle Hymn of the Republic), dies at 91
  • 1910-10-25 Hermann Kipper, German music teacher and composer, dies at 84
  • 1910-12-10 Pablo Hernandez Salces, composer, dies at 76
  • 1911-01-09 Edwin Arthur Jones, American composer (Song of our Saviour), dies at 57
  • 1911-01-15 Wilhelm Berger, German composer, pianist and conductor, dies at 49
  • 1911-01-24 Carl Eilhardt, German composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1911-02-20 Alexander Alexandrovich Kopilov, composer, dies at 56
  • 1911-02-20 Peter Nicolai von Wilm, composer, dies at 76

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