Composers in History (Part 26)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 2501 - 2,600 of 7,413

  • 1850-03-05 Daniel Brink Towner, American hymn composer (d. 1919)
  • 1850-03-09 Alexandre Luigini, French composer (Ballet égyptien), born in Lyon, France (d. 1906)
  • 1850-03-13 Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, Spanish composer, born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain (d. 1939)
  • 1850-04-09 Hermann Zumpe, German composer, born in Oppach, Germany (d. 1903)
  • 1850-05-16 Arthur Henry Mann, organist/composer
  • 1850-05-17 Antonio Scontrino, Italian composer, born in Trapani, Italy (d. 1922)
  • 1850-05-20 Eaton Faning, composer
  • 1850-05-22 Johann Schrammel, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1893)
  • 1850-06-18 Richard Heuberger, Austrian composer, critic and teacher, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1914)
  • 1850-06-27 Jacob Adolf Hägg, Swedish composer, born in Östergarn, Sweden (d. 1928)
  • 1850-06-29 Joseph Paul Skelly, Irish-American composer (I Should Say So!), born in Ireland (d. 1895)
  • 1850-07-03 Alfredo Keil, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal (d. 1907)
  • 1850-07-04 Ole Olsen, Norwegian composer, organist, and military bandleader, born in Hammerfest, Finnmark, Norway (d. 1927)
  • 1850-08-05 Anton Simon, Russian composer, born in Paris (d. 1916)
  • 1850-09-09 Leopoldo Miguez, Brazilian composer, born in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro (d. 1902)
  • 1850-10-18 Francis Thome, French composer, born in Port Louis, Mauritius (d. 1909)
  • 1850-11-08 Karel Komzák II, Viennese composer, born in Prague (d. 1905)
  • 1850-11-20 Arthur Goring Thomas, English composer, born Ratton Park, Sussex, , England (d. 1892)
  • 1850-12-01 Peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer
  • 1850-12-13 Iver Holter, Norwegian conductor (Oslo Philharmonic, 1886-1911), and composer (St. Hans Kveld), born in Gausdal, Norway (d. 1941)
  • 1850-12-21 Zdenek Fibich, Czech classical composer (Šárka, The Bride of Messina), born in Všebořice (d. 1900)
  • 1850-12-29 Tomás Bretón, Spanish conductor and composer, born in Salamanca, Spain (d. 1923)
  • 1851-01-09 Giuseppi Gallignani, Italian composer and conductor, born in Faenza, Emilia-Romagna, Papal State (now Italy) (d. 1923)
  • 1851-01-25 Jan Blockx, Belgian opera composer (Sea Bride, Princess of Herberg), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1912)
  • 1851-03-15 Jozef Surzynski, composer
  • 1851-03-27 Ruperto Chapi, Spanish composer, born in Villena, Spain (d. 1909)

Person of interestVincent d'Indy

1851-03-27 Vincent d'Indy, French composer (Symphony on a French Mountain Air), and teacher, born in Paris (d. 1931)

Composer Vincent d'Indy
Composer
Vincent d'Indy
  • 1851-04-07 Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer
  • 1851-04-12 Emil Liebling, German-American composer, born in Pless, Silesia (d. 1914)
  • 1851-05-23 Antoni Stolpe, Polish pianist and composer, born in Pulawy, Poland (d. 1872)
  • 1851-07-07 Charles Tindley, American gospel music composer (d. 1933)
  • 1851-09-15 Josif Marinković, Serbian composer, born in Vranjevo, Novi Bečej (d. 1931)
  • 1851-10-23 Guillaume Couture, Canadian choir conductor, composer, and teacher, born In Montreal, Quebec (d. 1915)
  • 1852-01-26 Frederick Corder, British composer (The Nabob's Pickle), born in Hackney, London, England (d. 1932)
  • 1852-01-29 Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer
  • 1852-03-06 Joseph Bayer, composer
  • 1852-04-14 Henrique Oswald, Brazilian composer, born in Rio de Janeiro (d. 1931)
  • 1852-05-22 Émile Sauret, French violinist and composer, born in Dun-le-Roi, France (d. 1920)
  • 1852-05-29 Heinrich Kàan-Albest, Bohemian pianist and composer, born in Ternopil, Austrian Empire (d. 1926)
  • 1852-06-23 Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer
  • 1852-06-28 Hans Huber, Swiss composer, born in Eppenberg-Wöschnau (d. 1921)
  • 1852-07-05 Stefano Gobatti, Italian composer, born in Bergantino, Italy (d. 1913)
  • 1852-07-06 John Albert Delany, Australian composer, born in Ratcliff, London (d. 1907)
  • 1852-08-21 Benedetto Junck, Italian composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1903)
  • 1852-09-30 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish organist, conductor, composer, and music teacher (Royal College of Music, 1882-1924), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1924)
  • 1852-10-15 Wilhelm Posse, German composer, born in Bromberg (d. 1925)
  • 1852-11-07 Bohdan Borkowski, Polish composer, born in Tenczynek, Krakow, Poland (d. 1901)
  • 1852-11-21 Francisco Tárrega, Spanish composer, born in Villarreal, Spain (d. 1909)
  • 1852-11-29 Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer
  • 1852-12-05 Thomas Laub, Danish organist and composer, born in Langå, Denmark (d. 1927)
  • 1852-12-18 Gaetano Coronaro, Italian conductor, pedagogue, and composer (La Creola), born in Vicenza, Austrian Empire (now Italy) (d. 1908)
  • 1853-01-01 Hans Koessler, composer
  • 1853-01-03 Iwan Knorr, German composer, born in Mewe (d. 1916)
  • 1853-01-07 Nikolai Arkas, Ukrainian composer (Katerina), and musicologist, born in Nikolayev (d. 1909)
  • 1853-02-12 Bertram Luard-Selby, British organist and composer, born in Ightham, Kent, England (d. 1918)
  • 1853-03-05 Arthur Foote, American classical composer, and a member of the "Boston Six" (Suite for Strings in E), born in Salem, Massachusetts (d. 1937)
  • 1853-03-08 Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvels, Flemish composer (Parisina), born in Antwerp (d. 1916)
  • 1853-04-05 Alfonso Rendano, Italian composer, born in Consenza, Italy (d. 1931)
  • 1853-04-21 Charles Malherbe, French violinist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1911)
  • 1853-05-01 Charles Lee Williams, English composer and organist, born in Winchester (d. 1935)
  • 1853-05-26 Monroe Althouse, American composer, born in Centre Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania (d. 1924)
  • 1853-05-30 Karl Valentin, Swedish composer, born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 1918)
  • 1853-06-16 Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer
  • 1853-06-28 Edwin Arthur Jones, American composer (Song of our Saviour), born in Stoughton, Massachusetts (d. 1911)
  • 1853-07-17 Francesco Fanciulli, American-Italian composer, born in Porto Santo Stefano, Tuscany (d. 1915)
  • 1853-07-22 Victor Roger, French composer (Les vingt-huit jours de Clairette), born in Montpellier, France (d. 1903)
  • 1853-07-29 Henry Morton Dunham, composer
  • 1853-08-12 Jean Louis Nicode, composer
  • 1853-10-14 Ciprian Porumbescu, Romanian composer, born in Șipotele Sucevei, Duchy of Bukovina, Austrian Empire (d. 1883)
  • 1853-12-13 Joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao musician, composer and screenwriter, born in Curacao (d. 1911)
  • 1853-12-22 Maria Teresa Carreno, Venezuelan pianist, singer, composer, and conductor, born in Caracas, Venezuela (d. 1917)
  • 1853-12-30 André Charles Prosper Messager, French organist, composer and conductor (Les Deux Pigeons, Véronique), born in Montluçon, France (d. 1929)
  • 1854-01-10 Heinrich Köselitz [Peter Gast], German composer, born in Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany (d. 1918)
  • 1854-02-16 Oscar Fetrás [Otto Faster], German composer (Mondnacht auf der Alster), born in Hamburg, German Confederation (d. 1931)
  • 1854-02-28 Juliusz Zarebski, Polish composer, born in Zhytomyr, Polish Kingdom (d. 1885)
  • 1854-03-26 Braulio Dueno Colon, Puerto Rican composer, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1934)
  • 1854-04-05 Vicente Goicoechea Errasti, Basque composer, born in Ibarra, Álava (d. 1916)
  • 1854-04-09 Seaborn McDaniel Denson, American composer, born in Cleburne County, Alabama (d. 1936)
  • 1854-04-21 Władysław Rzepko, Polish composer, born in Piórków, Poland (d. 1932)
  • 1854-05-05 Antonio Smareglia, Italian composer, born in Pula, Austria-Hungary (d. 1929)
  • 1854-05-13 Paul Klengel, German pianist, violinist, composer and educator, born in Leipzig (d. 1935)
  • 1854-05-18 Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (Gisbertus of Aemstel, To My Fatherland), born in Amsterdam (d. 1924)
  • 1854-06-14 Frederik Rung, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1914)
  • 1854-06-19 Alfredo Catalani, Italian operatic composer, born in Lucca, Italy (d. 1893)
  • 1854-07-03 Leoš Janáček, Czech composer, born in Hukvaldy, Moravia, Austrian Empire (d. 1928)
  • 1854-07-04 Heinrich Zöllner, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1941)
  • 1854-07-14 Alexander Alexandrovich Kopilov, composer
  • 1854-08-03 Fernand de La Tombelle, French organist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1928)
  • 1854-08-23 Moritz Moszkowski, Polish-German composer, born in Breslau, Prussia (d. 1925)
  • 1854-08-24 Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, Russian pianist and composer, born in St. Petersburg; (d. 1922)
  • 1854-09-01 Engelbert Humperdinck, German opera composer (Hänsel und Gretel), born in Siegburg, Westphalia (d. 1921)
  • 1854-09-29 Martin Pluddemann, composer
  • 1854-10-10 Gerónimo Giménez, Spanish composer, born in Seville, Spain (d. 1923)
  • 1854-11-09 Joseph Miroslav Weber, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1906)
  • 1854-11-13 George Whitfield Chadwick, American composer (Judi Van Winke), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1931)
  • 1854-12-09 P. J. Hannikainen, Finnish composer, born in Nurmes, Finland (d. 1924)
  • 1855-01-20 Ernest Chausson, French Romantic composer (Poème; Solitude dance le bois), born in Paris, France (d. 1899)
  • 1855-01-22 Ernst Kullak, German pianist, and composer of parlor music, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1914)
  • 1855-01-26 Arthur Hervey, Irish orchestral and operatic composer, and musicologist, born in Paris, France (d. 1922)
  • 1855-02-15 Gustav Hollaender, German violinist, conductor, and composer, born in Leobschütz, Germany (d. 1915)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 2501 - 2,600 of 5,893

  • 1916-05-17 Gervais Bernard Gaston Salvayre, composer, dies at 68
  • 1916-06-04 Mildred J. Hill, American composer and musician (Happy Birthday To You), dies at 56
  • 1916-07-26 Gellio Benevenuto Coronaro, Italian pianist and composer, dies at 52
  • 1916-08-02 Hamish MacCunn, Scottish composer (The Land of the Mountain and the Flood), and teacher, dies at 48
  • 1916-08-05 George Butterworth, English composer, dies at 31
  • 1916-08-05 Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, Russian composer, dies at 46
  • 1916-08-13 Fritz Steinbach, German conductor and composer, dies at 61
  • 1916-09-10 Friedrich Gernsheim, German composer, dies at 77
  • 1916-09-15 Isidore Edouard Legouix, composer, dies at 82
  • 1916-09-25 Julius Fučík, Czech composer, dies at 44
  • 1916-10-30 Silas Gamaliel Pratt, American composer (The Tragedy of the Deep), dies at 70
  • 1916-11-13 Frederik Septimus Kelly, Australian-British composer and rower (Summer Olympic gold 1908), dies at 35
  • 1916-11-23 Eduard Napravnik, Czech conductor and composer, dies at 77
  • 1916-11-24 John Francis Barnett, British composer, dies at 79
  • 1916-11-27 James Cutler Dunn Parker, composer, dies at 88
  • 1916-12-02 Paolo Tosti, Italian composer, dies at 69
  • 1916-12-05 Hans Richter, Austrian-Hungarian composer, dies at 73
  • 1916-12-20 Manuel Giro, Spanish composer, dies at 68
  • 1916-12-20 William Wallace Gilchrist, American composer, dies at 70
  • 1916-12-26 Bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81
  • 1916-12-27 Nicolai Soloviev, Russian music critic and composer, dies at 70
  • 1916-12-28 Eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81
  • 1916-12-31 Ernst Rudorff, composer, dies at 76
  • 1917-02-05 Paul Rubens, English musical comedy composer, (Miss Hook of Holland), dies at 41
  • 1917-02-10 Émile Pessard, French composer, dies at 73
  • 1917-02-13 Joel Angel, Russian musicologist and composer, dies at 48
  • 1917-03-29 Fran Gerbič, Slovenian composer, dies at 76

Person of interestScott Joplin

1917-04-01 Scott Joplin, American ragtime composer (The Entertainer, Maple Leaf Rag), dies at 48

Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin
Ragtime Composer
Scott Joplin
  • 1917-04-07 Spyridon Filiskos Samaras, Greek composer, dies at 53
  • 1917-05-11 Otto Adolf Klauwell, German composer, dies at 66
  • 1917-05-25 Léon Vasseur, French composer, dies at 72
  • 1917-06-06 Iacob Mureșianu, Romanian composer, dies at 59
  • 1917-06-12 Maria Teresa Carreno, composer, dies at 63
  • 1917-07-16 Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, German composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70
  • 1917-09-08 Charles-Édouard Lefebvre, French composer, dies at 74
  • 1917-12-07 [Aloysius] Ludwig Minkus, Austrian violinist, and ballet composer (La Bayadère), dies at 91
  • 1918-01-18 Bohuslav Jeremiáš, Czech composer, dies at 58
  • 1918-01-31 Daniël de Lange, Dutch composer, dies at 76
  • 1918-02-07 Alexander Sergeyevich Taneyev, Russian composer, dies at 68
  • 1918-02-26 Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, Spanish violinist and composer, dies at 74
  • 1918-03-01 Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, Swedish composer, dies at 64
  • 1918-03-04 Eugène d'Harcourt, French composer, dies at 58
  • 1918-03-13 Karel Stecker, Czech organist, pedagogue, and composer of organ and sacred music dies at 57
  • 1918-03-15 Jose Silvestre de los Dolores White Lafitte, composer, dies at 82
  • 1918-03-15 Lili [Marie-Juliette Olga] Boulanger, French composer (first female winner of the Prix de Rome composition prize), dies at 24
  • 1918-03-18 Willem Coenen, composer, dies at 80
  • 1918-03-23 César Cortinas, Uruguayan composer, dies at 27
  • 1918-03-24 Théophile "Théo" Ysaÿe, Belgian composer and pianist, dies at 53

Person of interestClaude Debussy

1918-03-25 Claude Debussy, French composer (Nocturnes, La Mer), dies of cancer at 55

Composer Claude Debussy
Composer
Claude Debussy
  • 1918-03-26 Caesar A. Cui, Lithuanian fort builder and composer, dies at 83
  • 1918-04-01 Karl Valentin, Swedish composer, dies at 64
  • 1918-05-18 Toivo Kuula, Finnish composer, dies after being shot in a quarrel at 34
  • 1918-06-01 Friedrich Richard Faltin, composer, dies at 83
  • 1918-06-01 Jaroslav Novotny, Czech composer, dies at 32
  • 1918-06-10 Arrigio Enrico Boito, composer, dies at 76
  • 1918-08-08 Gertrude E Durden Rush, American composer/playwright, dies at 38
  • 1918-08-15 Heinrich Köselitz [Peter Gast], German composer, dies at 64
  • 1918-09-18 Ernest Farrar, English composer and musician, dies at 33
  • 1918-09-19 Liza Lehmann, English composer, dies at 56
  • 1918-10-07 Hubert Parry, English musicologist and composer (Jerusalem), dies at 70
  • 1918-10-16 Felix Arndt, American composer, dies during the Spanish Flu pandemic at 29
  • 1918-10-24 Alexander Charles Lecocq, composer, dies at 86
  • 1918-11-15 Georges Antoine, Belgian composer, dies at 26
  • 1918-11-28 Alexis Contant, Canadian pianist, organist and composer, dies at 60
  • 1918-12-18 Henryk Jarecki, Polish composer, dies at 72
  • 1918-12-26 Bertram Luard-Selby, British organist and composer, dies at 65
  • 1919-01-16 Jaroslav Jeremiáš, Czech pianist and composer, dies at 19
  • 1919-02-02 Xavier Henry Napoleon Leroux, French composer, dies at 55
  • 1919-02-21 Giovanni Bolzoni, composer, dies at 77
  • 1919-02-24 Josephine McGill, composer, dies at 41
  • 1919-03-05 Jozef Surzynski, composer, dies at 67
  • 1919-03-08 Auguste Tolbecque, composer, dies at 88
  • 1919-03-11 Harald Fryklöf, Swedish composer, dies at 36
  • 1919-03-16 Sigurd von Koch, Swedish composer, dies at 39
  • 1919-04-03 Paul Geisler, composer, dies at 62
  • 1919-04-06 Stefan Surzynski, Polish conductor and composer, dies at 63
  • 1919-05-17 Bohumil Pazdirek, composer, dies at 80
  • 1919-06-02 Ernest Ford, English composer, dies at 61
  • 1919-06-08 Jacob Christian Fabricius, Danish composer, dies at 78
  • 1919-08-09 Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza), dies at 62
  • 1919-10-03 Daniel Brink Towner, American Hymn composer, dies at 69
  • 1919-10-05 Jean Louis Nicode, composer, dies at 66
  • 1919-10-16 Charles Harford Lloyd, British organist and composer, dies on his 70th birthday
  • 1919-10-21 Sven August Körling, Swedish composer, dies at 77
  • 1919-12-13 Amintore Galli, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • 1919-12-18 Horatio Parker, American organist and composer, dies at 56
  • 1919-12-27 Achilles Alferaki, Russian composer, dies at 73
  • 1920-01-16 Reginald De Koven, American composer, dies at 60
  • 1920-02-12 Émile Sauret, French violinist and composer, dies at 67
  • 1920-02-23 Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer, dies at 61
  • 1920-04-03 Homer Newton Bartlett, composer, dies at 74
  • 1920-04-08 Charles Tomlinson Griffes, American composer (White Peacock), dies of influenza at 35
  • 1920-04-16 John Conrad Nordqvist, Swedish composer, dies at 80
  • 1920-06-15 Michel-Gaston Carraud, French composer, dies at 55
  • 1920-07-26 Carlos Troyer, American composer, dies at 83
  • 1920-08-04 Vladimir Rebikov, Russian pianist and composer, dies at 54
  • 1920-09-25 William F. Sudds, American composer, music publisher, and teacher,, dies at 77
  • 1920-10-02 Max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), dies at 82
  • 1920-10-16 Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer and conductor (Artemis), dies at 56
  • 1920-10-29 Johann Ernst Perabo, composer, dies at 74

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