Composers in History (Part 28)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 2701 - 2,800 of 7,422

  • 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 pianist, composer, and educator (Moscow Conservatory, 1886-1917) born in Łazy, 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 opera composer and musicologist, born in Kristiansand, Norway (d. 1933)
  • 1859-11-19 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer and musician (Armenian Rhapsody), born in Gatchina, Russia (d. 1935)
  • 1859-11-30 Sergei Lyapunov, Russian pianist and composer (Lezghinka), born in Yaroslavl, Russian Empire (d. 1924)
  • 1859-12-09 Algernon Ashton, British composer, born in Durham, England (d. 1937)
  • 1859-12-24 Roman Statkowski, Polish composer, born in Szczypiorno, Poland (d. 1925)
  • 1859-12-25 Raoul Gunsbourg, Romanian born French composer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1955)
  • 1859-12-28 Gerard Brucken Fock, Dutch composer and painter, born in Koudekerke, Netherlands (d. 1935)
  • 1859-12-30 Josef Bohuslav Foerster, Czech composer, born in Prague, Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1951)
  • 1859-12-31 Max Fiedler, German conductor and composer, born in Zittau, Saxony, (d. 1939)
  • 1860-01-07 Emanuil Manolov, composer
  • 1860-03-12 Salvatore Di Giacomo, Italian poet and songwriter during "Golden Age of Neapolitan Song", born in Naples (d. 1934)
  • 1860-03-13 Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer, born in Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia (d. 1903)
  • 1860-05-04 Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, Austrian composer (Donna Diana), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1945)
  • 1860-05-29 Isaac Albéniz, Spanish pianist and composer (Suite española, Tango in D), born in Camprodon, Spain (d. 1909)
  • 1860-06-25 Gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), born in Dieuze, France (d. 1956)
  • 1860-07-03 William Wallace, Scottish composer, born in Greenock, Scotland (d. 1940)
  • 1860-07-07 Gustav Mahler, Kalischat Bohemia Austria, composer/conductor (Titan)
  • 1860-09-18 Alberto Franchetti, Italian composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1942)
  • 1860-09-22 Heinrich Reitsch, composer
  • 1860-10-08 Felix Woyrsch, German composer, born in Opava, Czech Republic (d. 1944)
  • 1860-10-17 Dionyssios Lavrangas, composer
  • 1860-11-16 Edmund Schücker, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1911)

Person of interestIgnacy Jan Paderewski

1860-11-18 Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Polish composer and 1st premier of Poland (1919), born in Kuryłówka, Russian Empire (d. 1941)

Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
  • 1860-12-18 Edward Alexander MacDowell, American composer (Indian Suite), born in New York (d. 1908)
  • 1860-12-28 Alexander von Fielitz, composer
  • 1861-01-05 Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, Austrian violinist and composer (Kaleidoscope), born in Graz (d. 1928)
  • 1861-01-18 Raymond Huntington Woodman, American organist, choirmaster (Brooklyn First Pres­by­ter­i­an Church, 1880–1941), and hymn composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1943)
  • 1861-01-22 Karel Stecker, Czech organist, pedagogue, and composer of organ and sacred music, born on Kosmanos, Bohemia, Austrian Empire (d. 1918)
  • 1861-01-30 Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler [Martin Karl Löffler], German-born US violinist and composer, born in Schöneberg, Germany (d. 1935)
  • 1861-02-21 Pierre de Bréville, French composer, author and professor (Une histoire du théâtre lyrique en France), born in Bar-le-Duc, Meuse (d. 1949)
  • 1861-04-27 Georgy Catoire, Russian composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1926)
  • 1861-06-11 Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, Ukrainian-Russian composer, born in Zhytomyr, Ukraine (d. 1915)
  • 1861-06-17 Sidney Jones, British conductor and composer (The Geisha, A Gaiety Girl), born in Islington, London (d. 1946)
  • 1861-06-20 Arthur Battelle Whiting, American composer and teacher, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1936)
  • 1861-07-12 Anton Arensky, Russian composer, born in Novgorod, Russia (d. 1906)
  • 1861-08-09 Wilhelm Berger, German composer, pianist and conductor, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1911)
  • 1861-10-04 João Marcellino Arroyo, Portuguese composer, born in Porto, Portugal (d. 1930)
  • 1861-10-14 Bjarni Thorsteinsson, Icelandic organist, composer, musical folklorist, and priest, born Melur, Mýrasýsla, Iceland (d. 1938)
  • 1861-11-16 Václav Suk, Czech-born Russian composer and violinist, born in Kladno, Bohemia (1933)
  • 1861-11-30 Ludwig Thuille, Austrian composer (sextet for piano and wind quintet), born in Bozen, Tyrol (now Bozano, Italy) (d. 1907)
  • 1861-12-17 Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer
  • 1861-12-18 Lionel Monckton, British composer (Edwardian musical comedy), born in London, England (d. 1924)
  • 1862-01-29 Frederick Delius, British composer (A Mass of Life; Brigg Fair; In a Summer Garden), born in Bradford, England (d. 1934)
  • 1862-01-30 Walter Damrosch, German-American conductor (New York Symphony, 1885-1928; commissioned Gershwin's Piano Concerto), and composer (The Man Without A Country), born in Breslau, Silesia (d. 1950) [1]
  • 1862-02-05 Felipe Villanueva y Gutierrez, Mexican composer
  • 1862-02-13 Karel Weis, Czech composer and folk song collector, born in Prague (d. 1944)
  • 1862-02-17 Edward German (Jones), English composer (Merrie England), born in Whitchurch, Shropshire (d. 1936)
  • 1862-03-13 Vasiliy Metallov, Russian composer and musical historian, born in Saratov, Russian Empire (d. 1926)
  • 1862-03-28 George William Louis Marshall-Hall, English composer, born in London (d. 1915)
  • 1862-04-05 Louis Ganne, French composer, born in Buxières-les-Mines (d. 1923)
  • 1862-04-29 Vittorio Mario Vanzo, Italian composer, born in Padua, Italy (d. 1945)
  • 1862-05-02 Maurice Emmanuel, French composer and musicologist (Salamine), born in Bar-sur-Aube, France (d. 1938)
  • 1862-06-21 Henry Holden Huss, American composer, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1953)
  • 1862-06-25 Vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1901)
  • 1862-07-03 Friedrich Ernst Koch, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1927)
  • 1862-07-11 Liza Lehmann, English composer, born in London (d. 1918)

Person of interestClaude Debussy

1862-08-22 Claude Debussy, French composer (La Mer; Clair de lune), born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France (d. 1918)

Composer Claude Debussy
Composer
Claude Debussy
  • 1862-09-01 Alphons Diepenbrock, Dutch composer [or Sept 2]
  • 1862-09-25 Leon Boellmann, French organist and composer (Variations Symphoniques), born in Ensisheim, France (d. 1897)
  • 1862-09-30 Georgy Eduardovich Konyus (Conus), Russian composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1933)
  • 1862-10-10 Arthur De Greef, Belgian composer, born in Louvain, Belgium (d. 1940)
  • 1862-11-01 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1941)
  • 1862-11-23 Alberto Williams, Argentine pianist and composer (Etrerno Reposo), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1952)
  • 1862-11-25 Ethelbert Nevin, American pianist and composer (The Rosary; Narcissus), born in Edgeworth, Pennsylvania (d. 1901) [1]
  • 1862-11-29 Friedrich Klose, German-Swiss composer (König Elf), born in Karlsruhe, Germany (d. 1942)
  • 1862-12-09 Karel Kovařovic, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1920)
  • 1863-01-17 Henry Charles Tonking, British organist and composer, born in Camborne, Cornwall (d. 1926)
  • 1863-02-05 Armand Parent, composer
  • 1863-02-07 Mieczyslaw Soltys, composer
  • 1863-02-19 Emánuel Moór, Hungarian composer, pianist, and inventor of musical instruments, born in Kecskemét, Hungary (d. 1931)
  • 1863-03-20 Ernesto Nazareth, composer
  • 1863-03-21 Hugo Kaun, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1932)
  • 1863-04-17 Johannes Petrus Boskaljon, Curacaoian composer and conductor, born in Willemstad (d. 1936)
  • 1863-04-19 Felix Blumenfeld, Russian composer, conductor and pianist, born in Kirovohrad, Ukraine (d. 1931)
  • 1863-05-12 Charles Bordes, French composer, born in La Roche-Corbon, France (d. 1909)
  • 1863-06-05 Arthur Somervell, English composer, born in Windermere, Westmorland (d. 1937)
  • 1863-06-13 Josef Venantius von Woss, Austrian composer, born in Kotor, Montenegro (d. 1943)
  • 1863-06-16 Paul Antonin Vidal, composer
  • 1863-07-26 Jāzeps Vītols, Latvian composer, born in Valmiera, Russian Empire (d. 1948)
  • 1863-08-11 Arpad Szendy, composer
  • 1863-09-08 Gustavo Campa, Mexican composer, born in Mexico City (d. 1934)
  • 1863-09-15 Horatio Parker, American organist and composer, born in Auburndale, Massachusetts (d. 1919)
  • 1863-10-09 Alexander Siloti, Russian pianist and composer, born in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1945)
  • 1863-10-11 Xavier Henry Napoleon Leroux, French composer, born in Velletri, Italy (d. 1919)
  • 1863-10-24 Manuel Manrique de Lara, Spanish composer (The Oresteia), born in Cartagena, Murcia (d. 1929)
  • 1863-11-01 Alfred Reisenauer, German pianist and composer, born in Königsberg (d. 1907)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 2701 - 2,800 of 5,902

  • 1925-04-22 André Caplet, French composer & conductor (Conte Fantastic, Le miroir de Jesus), dies from WWI gas attack issues at 45
  • 1925-04-25 George Stephănescu, Romanian composer, dies at 81
  • 1925-05-12 Arthur Napoleao dos Santos, Portuguese composer, dies at 82
  • 1925-06-04 Gheorghe Dima, Romanian composer, dies at 77
  • 1925-06-20 Wilhelm Posse, German composer, dies at 72
  • 1925-07-01 Erik Satie, French composer (Dreamy Fish), dies at 59
  • 1925-07-05 Hjalmar Borgstrom, composer, dies at 61
  • 1925-09-16 Leo Fall, Austria operetta composer (That Pink von Stambul), dies at 52
  • 1925-10-07 Hubert Main, American hymn composer, dies at 86
  • 1925-10-23 Vyacheslav Gavrilovich Karatigin, composer, dies at 50
  • 1925-10-27 Wilhelm Gericke, Austrian composer, dies at 80
  • 1925-11-12 Roman Statkowski, composer, dies at 65
  • 1925-11-14 Agnes Zimmermann, German composer, dies at 78
  • 1925-11-26 Johannes Haarklou, Norwegian organist, composer, and educator, dies at 78
  • 1925-11-29 Karl Flodin, Finnish composer, dies at 67
  • 1925-12-01 Vicente Arregui Garay, Spanish composer, dies at 54
  • 1925-12-02 Julio Garreta, composer, dies at 50
  • 1925-12-09 Eugène Gigout, French organist (St Augustin de Paris, 1863-1925), and composer (10 pièces pour orgue), dies at 81
  • 1925-12-19 José Ignacio Quintón, Puerto-Rican composer (El coquí; Requiem por Angel Mislán), dies at 44
  • 1926-01-08 Emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81
  • 1926-01-15 Enrico Toselli, Italian pianist and composer, dies at 42
  • 1926-01-23 Joseph Carl Breil, American composer (Les amours de la reine Élisabeth), dies at 55
  • 1926-02-05 André Gedalge, French composer (le Petit Savoyard, Phoebé) and Mayor of Chessy, Seine-et-Marne, dies at 69
  • 1926-02-26 Peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, Danish composer and pianist, dies at 75
  • 1926-03-03 Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 58
  • 1926-03-07 Heinrich Kàan-Albest, Bohemian pianist and composer, dies at 73
  • 1926-05-21 Georgy Catoire, Russian composer, dies at 65
  • 1926-05-23 Hans Koessler, composer, dies at 73
  • 1926-06-01 Vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer, dies at 64
  • 1926-06-06 Henry Tate, Australian composer and poet, dies at 52
  • 1926-06-07 Henry Charles Tonking, British organist and composer, dies at 63
  • 1926-06-22 Hermann Suter, Swiss composer, dies at 56
  • 1926-07-12 Charles Wood, Irish composer, dies at 40
  • 1926-09-12 Edmund Jenkins, American clarinetist and composer (Charlestonia; Afram), dies at 32
  • 1926-10-25 Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68
  • 1926-11-23 Frederic Ayers, American composer, dies at 50
  • 1926-12-01 Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer, dies at 83
  • 1926-12-17 Alexander Kastalsky, Russian composer, dies at 70
  • 1927-01-30 Friedrich Ernst Koch, German composer, dies at 64
  • 1927-02-04 Thomas Laub, Danish organist and composer, dies at 74
  • 1927-02-19 Robert Fuchs, Austrian composer, and teacher (Vienna Conservatory, 1875-1912), dies at 80
  • 1927-02-23 Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson, Icelandic composer (Lofsöngur - National Anthem of Iceland), dies at 79
  • 1927-03-17 James Scott Skinner, composer, dies at 83
  • 1927-03-28 Karl Prohaska, Austrian composer, dies at 57
  • 1927-06-02 Friedrich Hegar, Swiss composer, dies at 85
  • 1927-06-05 Paul Lacombe, French composer, dies at 89
  • 1927-09-22 Giannotto Bastianelli, Italian musician and composer, dies at 44
  • 1927-10-01 Wilhelm Harteveld, Swedish composer, dies at 68
  • 1927-10-20 Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ivanov, composer, dies at 78
  • 1927-10-28 Eaton Faning, composer, dies at 77
  • 1927-11-09 Ole Olsen, Norwegian composer, organist, and military bandleader, dies at 77
  • 1927-11-20 Wilhelm Stenhammar [Carl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammar], Swedish composer considered the finest Swedish pianist of his time, dies of a stroke at 56
  • 1927-12-12 Heinrich Reitsch, composer, dies at 67
  • 1927-12-16 Hugh Archibald Clarke, composer, dies at 88
  • 1928-01-08 Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer, dies at 61
  • 1928-03-01 Herbert Brewer, English composer, dies at 62
  • 1928-03-01 Jacob Adolf Hägg, Swedish composer, dies at 77
  • 1928-03-27 Leslie Stuart [Thomas Barrett], British musical theater composer (Florodora), dies at 64
  • 1928-03-28 Giuseppe Ferrata, composer, dies at 63
  • 1928-04-13 Luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, Basque priest, organist and composer of religious music, dies at 36
  • 1928-04-18 Henryk Melcer-Szczawiński, Polish pianist, composer, and conductor, dies of a heart attack at 58
  • 1928-04-24 Ferdinand Hummel, German composer, dies at 72
  • 1928-05-07 Alexander Spendiaryan, Russian-Soviet composer, dies at 56
  • 1928-05-09 Constantin Dimitrescu, Romanian composer (Dans ţănănesc), dies at 81
  • 1928-05-19 Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, American composer, dies at 59
  • 1928-06-06 Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, Austrian violinist and composer, dies at 67
  • 1928-06-13 Damaso Ledesma, composer, dies at 60
  • 1928-06-23 Thomas H. Rollinson, American composer, dies at 84
  • 1928-08-06 W. H. Grattan Flood, Irish author and composer, dies at 68
  • 1928-08-12 Leoš Janáček, Czech composer, dies at 74
  • 1928-08-13 Fernand de La Tombelle, French organist and composer, dies at 74
  • 1928-11-19 Achille Simonetti, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 71
  • 1928-12-18 Lucien Capet, French composer and violinist, dies at 55
  • 1929-02-01 August Halm, German composer, dies at 59
  • 1929-02-05 Siegfried Ochs, German composer, dies at 70
  • 1929-02-24 André Charles Prosper Messager, French organist, composer and conductor (Les Deux Pigeons, Véronique), dies at 75
  • 1929-02-27 Manuel Manrique de Lara, Spanish composer (The Oresteia), dies at 65
  • 1929-02-28 John Ebenezer West, English composer, dies at 65
  • 1929-03-22 Anton Beer-Walbrun, German composer, dies at 64
  • 1929-04-15 Antonio Smareglia, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • 1929-04-22 Ödön Mihalovich, Hungarian composer, dies at 86
  • 1929-05-04 Henry Morton Dunham, composer, dies at 75
  • 1929-07-04 Otto Taubmann, German composer, dies at 70
  • 1929-07-22 Bror Beckman, Swedish composer, dies at 63
  • 1929-08-16 Frank Valentine der Stucken, American-Belgian composer, dies at 70
  • 1929-09-18 Hermann Gradener, German composer, dies at 85
  • 1929-11-11 Mieczyslaw Soltys, Polish composer, dies at 66
  • 1929-11-19 Arthur H Mann, English composer (Church of England Hymnal), dies
  • 1929-11-23 Arvid Kleven, Norwegian flautist and composer, dies at 29
  • 1929-11-26 Michele Esposito, Italian composer who worked in Ireland, dies at 74
  • 1929-12-13 Knut Algot Håkanson, Swedish composer, dies at 42
  • 1930-01-27 Jean Hure, French composer and organist, dies at 52
  • 1930-04-01 Cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner, dies at 92
  • 1930-05-08 Lvar Henning Mankell, composer, dies at 61
  • 1930-05-18 João Marcellino Arroyo, Portuguese composer, dies at 68
  • 1930-07-29 Alexander von Fielitz, composer, dies at 69
  • 1930-08-04 Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer and conductor, dies at 61
  • 1930-10-01 Ricardo Drigo, Italian composer, dies at 84
  • 1930-12-17 Peter Warlock [Philip Heseltine], British composer, dies of a probable suicide at 36
  • 1930-12-24 Oskar Nedbal, Czech composer, dies at 56

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