Composers in History (Part 27)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 2601 - 2,700 of 7,003

  • 1855-07-25 Edward Solomon, English composer, born in Lambeth, London (d. 1895)
  • 1855-08-31 Stefan Surzynski, Polish conductor and composer, born in Srem, Poland (d. 1919)
  • 1855-09-06 Ferdinand Hummel, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1928)
  • 1855-09-29 Michele Esposito, Italian composer who worked in Ireland, born in Castellamare di Stabia (d. 1929)
  • 1855-10-14 George Edwardes, British composer (Gaiety Girl), born in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England (d. 1915)
  • 1855-11-06 Iosif Kotek, Russian composer and violinist, born in Kamenets-Podolsk, Ukraine (d. 1885)
  • 1855-12-10 Marios Varvoglis, Greek composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1967)
  • 1855-12-11 Julian Edwards, American composer, born in Manchester, England (d. 1910)
  • 1855-12-23 Alan Gray, British composer (Trinity College), born in York (d. 1935)
  • 1855-12-26 Arnold Mendelssohn, German composer, born in Ratibor, Province of Silesia (d. 1933)
  • 1856-01-06 Giuseppe Martucci, Italian composer, born in Capua, Italy (d. 1909)
  • 1856-01-09 Stevan Mokranjac [Stojanović], Serbian cellist, educator and composer of choral music (Garlands), born in Negotin, Principality of Serbia (d. 1914)
  • 1856-01-11 Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer
  • 1856-01-18 John Hyatt Brewer, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1931)
  • 1856-02-02 Makar Grigori Ekmalyan, composer
  • 1856-02-16 Willem Kes, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor (Parkorkest Amsterdam)
  • 1856-05-26 George Templeton Strong, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1948)
  • 1856-06-08 Natalia Janotha, Polish pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1932)
  • 1856-07-23 Arthur H. Bird, American composer, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1923)
  • 1856-08-10 Paul Geisler, composer
  • 1856-08-18 Charles H. Gabriel, American Gospel composer, born in Wilton, Iowa (d. 1932)
  • 1856-08-18 Jan Karol Gali, composer
  • 1856-08-24 Felix Mottl, Austrian conductor and composer (Agnes Bernauer), born in Unter-St.-Veit, Austria (d. 1911)
  • 1856-08-31 Nikoghayos Fadeyi Tigranyan, Armenian composer, born in Gyumri, Armenia (d. 1951)
  • 1856-09-12 Johann Heinrich Beck, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1924)
  • 1856-09-30 Andrejs Jurjans, composer
  • 1856-10-28 Franz Xavier Arens, American composer, born in Neef, Germany (d. 1932)
  • 1856-11-13 Sigwart Aspestrand, Norwegian composer, born in Fredrikshald, Norway (d. 1941)
  • 1856-11-25 Sergei Taneyev, Russian pianist and composer (Oresteia), born in Vladimir, Russia (d. 1915)
  • 1856-11-28 Alexander Kastalsky, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1926)
  • 1856-12-02 Robert Kajanus, Finnish conductor and composer, born in Helsingfors, Finland, Russian Empire (d. 1933)
  • 1856-12-27 André Gedalge, French composer (le Petit Savoyard, Phoebé) and Mayor of Chessy, Seine-et-Marne, born in Paris, France (d. 1926)
  • 1857-01-17 Wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann)
  • 1857-02-28 Gustave Kerker, German born American composer for Broadway musicals ( The Belle of New York), born in Hertford, Germany (d. 1923)
  • 1857-03-03 Alfred Bruneau, composer
  • 1857-03-08 Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1919)
  • 1857-04-14 Edgar Stillman Kelley, American composer (Gulliver), born in Sparta, Wisconsin (d. 1944)
  • 1857-04-29 František Ondříček, Czech violinist and composer, born in Prague (d. 1922)
  • 1857-05-02 Frederic Cliffe, English composer, born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1931)
  • 1857-05-16 Juan Morel Campos, composer

Person of interestEdward Elgar

1857-06-02 Edward Elgar, English composer (Coronation Ode, Pomp and Circumstance), born in Lower Broadheath, Worcestershire (d. 1934)

Composer Edward Elgar
Composer
Edward Elgar
  • 1857-06-12 Achille Simonetti, Italian violinist and composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1928)
  • 1857-07-02 Francesco Spetrino, Italian conductor and composer, born in Palermo, Italy (d. 1948)
  • 1857-07-08 Rudolf Dellinger, composer
  • 1857-07-11 Iacob Muresianu, Romanian composer, born in Blaj, judetul Alba, Romania (d. 1917)
  • 1857-08-08 Cecile Chaminade, composer
  • 1857-08-14 Max Wagenknecht, German composer, born in Woldisch Tychow, Pomerania, Free State of Prussia (d. 1922)
  • 1857-10-04 Henry Schoenfeld, American composer, born in Milwaukee (d. 1936)
  • 1857-12-07 Niccolò van Westerhout, Italian composer, born in Mola di Bari, Italy (d. 1898)
  • 1857-12-15 Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, Polish composer, born in Siedlce, Poland (d. 1898)
  • 1858-01-25 Giuseppi Radiciotti, Italian musicologist & composer, born in Iesi, Italy (d. 1931)
  • 1858-02-14 C. B. Hawley, American organist and composer, born in Brookfield, Connecticut (d. 1915)
  • 1858-02-17 Ernest Ford, English composer, born in Warminster, Wiltshire (d. 1919)
  • 1858-03-07 Nikolai Artzibushev, Russian composer, born in Tsarskoye Selo (d. 1937)
  • 1858-03-27 Peter C. Lutkin, composer, born in Thomp­son­ville, Wis­con­sin (d. 1931)
  • 1858-03-30 Siegfried Alkan, German composer, born in Dillingen, Saarland (d. 1941)
  • 1858-04-19 Siegfried Ochs, German composer, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1929)
  • 1858-04-20 Auguste Chapuis, French composer, born in Dampierre-sur-Salon, France (d. 1933)
  • 1858-04-22 Ethel Smyth, English composer, born in Sidcup, Kent (d. 1944)
  • 1858-05-01 Anthony Johnson Showalter, American composer, born in Cherry Grove, Virginia (d. 1924)
  • 1858-05-06 Georges Hüe, French composer, born in Versailles, France (d. 1948)
  • 1858-05-10 Frederick Zech Jr, American composer and pianist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1926)
  • 1858-05-16 Frank Lynes, American composer, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1913)
  • 1858-05-16 Hanus Trnecek, Czech composer and conductor, born in Prague (d. 1914)
  • 1858-06-08 Harry Rowe Shelley, American composer (known for his hymn music), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1947)
  • 1858-06-08 Antoni Nicolau, Spanish composer and conductor, born in Barcelona (d. 1933)
  • 1858-07-10 Karl Flodin, Finnish composer and critic, born in Vassa (d. 1925)
  • 1858-07-16 Eugene Ysaye, Belgian composer and violinist, born in Liège (d. 1931)
  • 1858-08-01 Hans Rott, Austrian composer and organist, born in Vienna (d. 1884)
  • 1858-08-02 Catharina van Rennes, Dutch composer, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1940)
  • 1858-08-06 Albert Fuchs, Swiss-German composer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1910)
  • 1858-09-13 Catherinus Elling, Norwegian composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1942)
  • 1858-09-15 Jenő Hubay, Hungarian composer, born in Pest, Hungary (d. 1937)
  • 1858-09-29 Leopoldo Mugnone, composer
  • 1858-10-15 Frank Valentine der Stucken, American-Belgian composer, born in Fredericksburg, Texas (d. 1929)
  • 1858-11-12 Alexis Contant, Canadian pianist, organist and composer, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1918)
  • 1858-12-13 Jakab Gyula Major, Hungarian pianist and composer, born in Kosice, Czech Republic (d. 1925)

Person of interestGiacomo Puccini

1858-12-22 Giacomo Puccini, Italian opera composer (La bohème, Tosca, Madame Butterfly), born in Lucca, Italy (d. 1924)

Composer Giacomo Puccini
Composer
Giacomo Puccini
  • 1859-01-21 Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, Polish composer and pianist, born in Warsaw (d. 1886)
  • 1859-01-24 Alexander Alexandrovich Ilyinsky, Russian composer (The Fountain of Bakhchisaray), born in Tsarskoye Selo, Russia (d. 1920)
  • 1859-02-01 Victor Herbert, composer (Babes in Toyland, Kiss in Dark), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1859-03-08 Otto Taubmann, German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1929)
  • 1859-03-12 Josef Cyril Sychra, Czech composer and choirmaster, born in Ústí nad Orlicí (d. 1935)
  • 1859-03-26 Nikolay Alexandrovich Sokolov, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1922)
  • 1859-04-03 Reginald De Koven, American composer, born in Middletown, Connecticut (d. 1920)
  • 1859-04-05 Wilhelm Harteveld, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm (d. 1927)
  • 1859-04-11 Basil Harwood, English organist and composer, born in Woodhouse, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1949)
  • 1859-05-01 Bohuslav Jeremiáš, Czech composer, born in Řestoky, Czechia (d. 1918)
  • 1859-05-02 Eugène d'Harcourt, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1918)
  • 1859-05-13 August Enna, Danish composer (The Witch), (d. 1939)
  • 1859-06-27 Mildred J. Hill, American composer and musician (Happy Birthday To You), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1916)
  • 1859-09-04 Edoardo Mascheroni, Italian composer, born in Milan (d. 1941)
  • 1859-09-17 Richard Henry Warren, American organist and composer, born in Albany, New York (d. 1933)
  • 1859-09-24 Julius Klengel, German cellist and composer, born in Leipzig, Kingdom of Saxony (d. 1933)
  • 1859-10-14 Camille Chevillard, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1923)
  • 1859-10-16 Henryk Pachulski, Polish composer, born in Lazy, Poland (d. 1921)
  • 1859-10-26 Arthur Friedheim, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1932)
  • 1859-11-01 W. H. Grattan Flood, Irish author and composer, born in Lismore, County Waterford, Ireland (d. 1928)
  • 1859-11-04 Stanisław Niewiadomski, Polish composer, born in Soposzyn (d. 1936)
  • 1859-11-17 Gerhard Schjelderup, Norwegian composer, born in Kristiansand. Norway (d. 1933)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 2601 - 2,700 of 5,528

  • 1921-02-03 Max Wilhelm Zach, composer, dies at 56
  • 1921-03-02 Henryk Pachulski, Polish composer, dies at 61
  • 1921-03-24 Deodat de Severac, composer, dies at 48
  • 1921-04-05 Alphonsus J M Diepenbrock, Dutch composer (Missa), dies at 58
  • 1921-05-01 Louis Campbell-Tipton, American composer, dies at 43
  • 1921-09-27 Engelbert Humperdinck, German opera composer (Hänsel und Gretel), dies at 67
  • 1921-11-29 Ivan Caryll, composer (Pink Lady), dies at 60
  • 1921-12-10 Viktor Jacobi, composer, dies at 38
  • 1921-12-16 Camille Saint-Saens, French composer (Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso), dies at 86
  • 1921-12-25 Hans Huber, Swiss composer, dies at 69
  • 1922-01-07 Antonio Scontrino, Italian composer, dies at 71
  • 1922-01-26 Luigi Denza, Italian composer (Funiculì, Funiculà), dies at 77
  • 1922-01-31 Heinrich Reinhardt, Austrian composer, dies at 56
  • 1922-02-05 James W. Tate, English composer, dies at 46
  • 1922-02-24 Dmitri B. Shostakovich, father of Russian composer Dmitri D S, dies
  • 1922-02-28 Vicente Lleo, Spanish composer (La corte de Faraón), dies at 51
  • 1922-03-10 Arthur Hervey, composer, dies at 67
  • 1922-03-10 Horace Wadham Nicholl, composer, dies at 73
  • 1922-03-27 Nikolay Alexandrovich Sokolov, Russian composer, dies at 63
  • 1922-04-12 František Ondříček, Czech violinist and composer, dies at 64
  • 1922-04-24 Richard Batka, Austrian music critic and composer, dies at 53
  • 1922-04-26 Hans Sommer, German theatre composer, dies at 84
  • 1922-05-07 Max Wagenknecht, German composer, dies at 64
  • 1922-05-28 Carl Teike, German military composer, dies at 58
  • 1922-06-20 Vittorio Monti, composer, dies at 54
  • 1922-07-25 Jarolslaw Zielinski, composer, dies at 75
  • 1922-08-01 Vaclav Juda Novotny, composer, dies at 72
  • 1922-08-19 Felipe Pedrell, composer, dies at 81
  • 1922-08-27 Carl Fuchs, German composer, dies at 83
  • 1922-09-10 Arpad Szendy, composer, dies at 59
  • 1922-09-11 Louis Coerne, composer, dies at 52
  • 1922-09-28 Andrejs Jurjans, Latvia's first professional classical composer, dies at 65
  • 1922-10-01 Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, Russian pianist and composer, dies at 63
  • 1922-10-29 George August Lumbye, composer, dies at 79
  • 1922-11-06 William Baines, composer, dies at 23
  • 1922-11-14 Karl Michael Ziehrer, Austrian composer, dies at 79
  • 1922-12-25 Alphonse Goovaerts, Belgian composer and musicologist (Histoire et Bibliographie de la Typographie Musicale dans les Pays-Bas), dies at 75
  • 1923-02-19 Gerónimo Giménez, Spanish composer, dies at 68
  • 1923-02-27 Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer, dies at 67
  • 1923-04-19 Thomas Paine Westendorf, composer, dies at 75
  • 1923-05-30 Camille Chevillard, French composer, dies at 63
  • 1923-06-20 Joseph Leopold Rockel, composer, dies at 85
  • 1923-06-29 Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer, dies at 66
  • 1923-06-30 Claude Antoine Terrasse, composer, dies at 56
  • 1923-07-13 Asger Hamerik [Hammerich], Danish composer, dies at 80
  • 1923-07-14 Louis Ganne, French composer, dies at 61
  • 1923-08-23 Richard Adler, American composer and songwriter (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game), dies at 90
  • 1923-09-15 Sayed Darwish, composer, dies at 31
  • 1923-10-14 George Elbridge Whiting, American composer, dies at 83
  • 1923-12-02 Tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer, dies at 72
  • 1923-12-14 Giuseppi Gallignani, Italian composer, dies at 72
  • 1923-12-16 Kacsóh Pongrác, Hungarian composer, dies at 50
  • 1923-12-22 Arthur H. Bird, American composer, dies at 67
  • 1924-01-02 Sabine Baring-Gould, English composer & novelist, dies at 89
  • 1924-01-04 Alfred Grünfeld, Austrian pianist, composer (b. 1852)
  • 1924-01-15 Geza Zichy, Hungarian composer and one-armed pianist, dies at 74
  • 1924-01-29 Joseph Ludwig, composer, dies at 79
  • 1924-02-05 Alexis Hollander, composer, dies at 83
  • 1924-02-15 Lionel Monckton, British composer (Edwardian musical comedy), dies at 62
  • 1924-02-17 Oskar Merikanto, composer, dies at 55
  • 1924-02-21 Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78
  • 1924-03-18 Frederick Bridge, English organist and composer, dies at 79
  • 1924-03-19 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/author, dies at 71
  • 1924-03-26 Augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer, dies at 78
  • 1924-03-27 Walter Parratt, composer, dies at 83
  • 1924-03-29 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/writer, dies at 71
  • 1924-04-15 Eduardo Caudella, Romanian opera composer, dies at 82
  • 1924-04-26 Josef Labor, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • 1924-05-12 Charles Henri Marechal, composer, dies at 82
  • 1924-05-25 Theodore F. Morse, American composer, dies at 51
  • 1924-05-26 Johann Heinrich Beck, American composer, dies at 67
  • 1924-05-26 Victor Herbert, Irish/US cellist/composer/conductor, dies at 65
  • 1924-06-11 Theodore Dubois, French composer, dies at 86
  • 1924-07-27 Ferruccio Busoni, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 58
  • 1924-08-06 John Henry Roberts, composer, dies at 76
  • 1924-08-07 Camille Zeckwer, American composer, dies at 49
  • 1924-08-13 Julian Aguirre, composer, dies at 56
  • 1924-09-11 Mieczyslaw Surzynski, Polish organ virtuoso and composer (1904 Organ Concerto), dies at 57
  • 1924-09-13 P. J. Hannikainen, Finnish composer, dies at 69
  • 1924-09-15 Anthony Johnson Showalter, American gospel composer, dies at 66
  • 1924-10-05 Joseph Vezina, composer, dies at 75
  • 1924-10-12 Monroe Althouse, American composer, dies at 71
  • 1924-10-21 Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, Belgian composer, dies at 76
  • 1924-11-04 Gabriel Urbain Fauré, French composer (Requiem), dies at 79
  • 1924-11-08 Sergei Lyapunov, Russian composer and pianist, dies at 64
  • 1924-11-16 Alexander Andreyevich Archangel'sky, composer, dies at 78
  • 1924-11-16 Edward Everett Rice, composer, dies at 75

Person of interestGiacomo Puccini

1924-11-29 Giacomo Puccini, Italian composer (Mme Butterfly), dies in Brussels at 65

Composer Giacomo Puccini
Composer
Giacomo Puccini
  • 1924-12-08 Franz X Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha), dies at 74
  • 1924-12-09 Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (Gisbertus of Aemstel, To My Fatherland), dies at 70
  • 1925-01-30 Jakab Gyula Major, Hungarian pianist and composer, dies at 66
  • 1925-02-21 Alfred Baldwin Sloan, American composer, dies at 52
  • 1925-03-04 Moritz Moszkowski, Polish-German composer, dies at 70
  • 1925-03-11 Andreas Hallen, composer, dies at 78
  • 1925-04-01 Francis William Davenport, English composer, dies at 77
  • 1925-04-22 André Caplet, French composer & conductor (Conte Fantastic, Le miroir de Jesus), dies at 45
  • 1925-04-25 George Stephănescu, Romanian composer, dies at 81
  • 1925-05-12 Arthur Napoleao dos Santos, Portugese composer, dies at 82
  • 1925-06-04 Gheorghe Dima, Romanian composer, dies at 77
  • 1925-06-20 Wilhelm Posse, German composer, dies at 72