Composers in History (Part 29)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 2801 - 2,900 of 7,403

  • 1863-11-03 Eugène Samuel-Holeman, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1942)
  • 1863-11-04 William Faulkes, English organist, transcriber and composer, born in Liverpool on 4 November 1863 (d. 1933)
  • 1863-11-29 Spyridon Filiskos Samaras, composer
  • 1863-11-30 Gellio Benevenuto Coronaro, Italian pianist and composer, born in Vicenza, Italy (d. 1916)
  • 1863-12-02 Gustav Wohlgemuth, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1937)
  • 1863-12-07 John Ebenezer West, English composer, born in Hackney, London (d. 1929)
  • 1863-12-07 Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer (Cavalleria Rusticana), born in Livorno, Italy (d. 1945)
  • 1863-12-17 Ion Vidu, Romanian composer and conductor, born in Mânerău, Arad district (d. 1931)
  • 1864-01-29 Adolf Philipp, composer
  • 1864-02-05 Carl Teike, German military composer, born in Stettin-Altdamm, Pomerania (d. 1922)
  • 1864-02-07 Ricardo Castro Herrera, composer
  • 1864-03-15 Johan Halvorsen, Norwegian violinist, conductor (Nationaltheatret Orchestra, 1899-1929), and composer (Bergensiana), born in Drammen, Norway (d. 1934)
  • 1864-03-15 Leslie Stuart, [Thomas Barrett], British musical theater composer (Florodora), born in Southport, Lancashire, England (d. 1928) coast.
  • 1864-03-23 Hjalmar Borgstrom, composer
  • 1864-03-23 Louis Glass, Danish pianist and composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1936)
  • 1864-04-10 Eugene Francis Charles D'Albert, German pianist and composer (Golem), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1932)
  • 1864-05-14 Eleanor Everest Freer, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1942)

Person of interestRichard Strauss

1864-06-11 Richard Strauss, German composer (Also sprach Zarathustra, Don Quixote), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1949)

Composer and Conductor Richard Strauss
Composer and Conductor
Richard Strauss
  • 1864-06-15 Guy Ropartz [Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz], French composer, born in Guingamp, France (d. 1955)
  • 1864-06-29 Anton Beer-Walbrun, German composer, born in Kohlberg, Germany (d. 1929)
  • 1864-07-06 Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer and conductor (Artemis), born in Fortaleza, State of Ceará, Brazil (d. 1920)
  • 1864-07-24 Michel-Gaston Carraud, French composer, born in Le Mée-sur-Seine, France (d. 1920)
  • 1864-08-05 Resurreccion Maria de Azkue, Basque priest, composer and first head of the Euskaltzaindia, born in Lekeitio, Spain (d. 1951)
  • 1864-08-31 Max Wilhelm Zach, Polish-American violinist and conductor (Boston Symphony 1896-1907; St. Louis Symphony, 1907-21), born in Lemberg, Galicia (now L’vov, Ukraine) (d. 1921)
  • 1864-09-03 Hale A. VanderCook, American composer, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 1949)
  • 1864-09-07 Giovanni Tebaldini, Italian composer, born in Brescia, Lombardy, Italy (d. 1952)
  • 1864-10-25 Alexander Gretchaninov, Russian composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1956)
  • 1864-10-26 Joseph Moorat, British composer (Prunella) (d. 1938)
  • 1864-10-30 Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, American pianist and philanthropist, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1953)
  • 1864-11-10 Alexandre Levy, Brazilian composer and pianist, born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 1892)
  • 1864-12-09 Sidney Homer, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1953)
  • 1864-12-17 (John) Felix Körling, Swedish composer and conductor, born in Kristdala, Sweden (d. 1937)
  • 1864-12-19 Adolf Sandberger, German composer and musicologist, born in Würzburg (d. 1943)
  • 1864-12-27 Joseph Lauber, Swiss concert pianist and composer, born in Ruswil, Switzerland (d. 1952)
  • 1864-12-30 Alessandro Longo, Italian composer and musicologist, born in Amantea, Italy (d. 1945)
  • 1865-01-01 Giuseppe Ferrata, composer
  • 1865-02-05 Harvey Worthington Loomis, American composer (Lyrics of the Red Man), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1930)
  • 1865-03-02 Théophile "Théo" Ysaÿe, Belgian composer and pianist, born in Verviers, Belgium (d. 1918)
  • 1865-03-03 Alexander Winkler, Russian composer, born in Kharkiv (d. 1935)
  • 1865-04-13 Heinrich Reinhardt, Austrian composer, born in Pressburg (d. 1922)
  • 1865-05-05 Felicjan Szopski, Polish composer, born in Krzeszowice, Poland (d. 1939)
  • 1865-05-09 August de Boeck, Flemish composer, born in Merchtem, Belgium (d. 1937)
  • 1865-05-22 Enric Morera i Viura, Spanish musician and composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1942)
  • 1865-06-04 Guido Gasperini, Italian composer, born in Florence (d. 1942)
  • 1865-06-09 Carl Nielsen, Danish violinist and composer (Det Uudslukkelige), born in Sortelung, Denmark (d. 1931)
  • 1865-06-09 Lucien-Denis-Gabriel-Alberic Magnard, French composer
  • 1865-06-14 Auguste Serieyx, French composer and pedagogue, born in Amiens, France (d. 1949)
  • 1865-06-15 Paul Gilson, Belgian composer, born in Brussels (d. 1942)
  • 1865-06-21 Herbert Brewer, English composer, born in Gloucester, England (d. 1928)
  • 1865-07-06 Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, Swiss musician, composer, and pedagogue (Dalcroze Eurythmics), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1950)
  • 1865-07-21 Robert Kahn, German composer, born in Mannheim (d. 1951)
  • 1865-07-29 Nicola Spinelli, composer
  • 1865-08-10 Alexander K Glazunov, composer (Chopiniana), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1865-09-09 Edwin H. Lemare, British organist and composer (Andantino in D-flat, also known as "Moonlight and Roses"), born in Ventnor, on the Isle of Wight (d. 1934)
  • 1865-09-11 Alfred Hollins, British composer, born in Hull, Yorkshire (d. 1942)
  • 1865-10-01 Paul Dukas, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1935)
  • 1865-11-26 Earl Ross Drake, American composer, born in Aurora, Illinois (d. 1916)

Person of interestJean Sibelius

1865-12-08 Jean Sibelius, Finnish composer (Valse Triste, Finlandia), born in Tavastehus, Finland (d. 1957)

Composer Jean Sibelius
Composer
Jean Sibelius
  • 1865-12-13 Gustav Luders, German-American composer, born in Bremen, Germany (d. 1913)
  • 1866-01-13 Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer
  • 1866-02-05 Rossetter Gleason Cole, composer
  • 1866-02-10 Bror Beckman, Swedish composer, born in Kristinehamn, Sweden (d. 1929)
  • 1866-02-16 Johann Strauss III, Austrian composer and conductor (Dem Muthigen gehört die Welt), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1939)
  • 1866-03-18 Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer
  • 1866-04-01 Ferruccio Busoni, Italian pianist, composer, and conductor (Arlecchino), born in Empoli (d. 1924)
  • 1866-04-20 Victor Hollaender, German composer, born in Leobschutz, Silesia (d. 1940)
  • 1866-05-13 Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer
  • 1866-05-17 Erik Satie, French composer (Gymnopédies), born in Honfleur, Normandy (d. 1925)
  • 1866-05-31 Vladimir Rebikov, Russian pianist and composer, born in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia (d. 1920)
  • 1866-07-23 Francesco Cilea, Italian composer (L'arlesiana), born in Palmi (d. 1950)
  • 1866-08-05 Alfred Holy, Czech composer and harpist, born in Oporto (d. 1948)
  • 1866-09-10 Tor Aulin, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1914)
  • 1866-09-20 Gustave Doret, Swiss composer, born in Aigle, Switzerland (d. 1943)
  • 1866-09-23 Edouard Combe, composer
  • 1866-10-03 Learmont Drysdale, Scottish composer, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1909)
  • 1866-10-19 Clarence Lucas, composer
  • 1866-10-25 Georg Alfred Schumann, German composer, born in Königstein, Saxony, Germany (d. 1952)
  • 1866-11-05 Daniel Protheroe, Welsh conductor and composer, born in Ystradgynlais, Brecknockshire, Wales (d. 1934)
  • 1866-11-07 Paul Lincke, German composer and theater conductor considered the "father" of the Berlin operetta (Frau Luna, Lysistrata), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1946)
  • 1866-11-29 Waldemar von Baussnern, composer
  • 1866-12-02 Harry Burleigh, African American composer (Springarn Medal), born in Erie, Pennsylvania (d. 1949)
  • 1866-12-22 Mieczyslaw Surzynski, Polish organ virtuoso and composer (1904 Organ Concerto), born in Środa, Poland (d. 1924)
  • 1867-01-06 Georges Martin Witkowski, French conductor & composer, born in Mostaganem, Algeria (d. 1943)
  • 1867-01-23 Herbert Bedford, English author and composer, born in Holborn, London (d. 1945)
  • 1867-01-27 Claude Antoine Terrasse, composer
  • 1867-02-09 Edward Naylor, English composer and organist, born in Scarborough (d. 1934)
  • 1867-02-27 Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, Swedish composer and music critic, born in Ullånger, Sweden (d. 1942)
  • 1867-03-03 Gustav Strube, composer
  • 1867-03-15 Will Rossiter, composer
  • 1867-05-04 Dynam-Victor Fumet, French composer and organist, born in Toulouse, France (d. 1949)
  • 1867-05-05 T. Tertius Noble, English composer, born in Bath, England (d. 1953)
  • 1867-05-21 Marie Joseph Leon Desire Paque, composer
  • 1867-06-07 Luigi Maurizio Tedeschi, Italian composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1944)
  • 1867-07-27 Enrique Granados, Spanish opera composer (Goyescas), born in Lérida, Spain (d. 1916)
  • 1867-08-27 Umberto Giordano, Italian composer, born in Foggia, Apulia, Italy (d. 1948)
  • 1867-08-28 Umberto Giordano, Italian composer (La cena delle beffe), born in Foggia, Italy (d. 1948)
  • 1867-09-05 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, American pianist and composer (Gaelic Symphony), born in Henniker, New Hampshire (d. 1944)
  • 1867-10-20 Fini Henriques, Danish composer & violinist (Vølund Smed), born in Frederiksberg, Denmark (d. 1940)
  • 1867-10-24 Franco Leoni, Italian composer, born in Milan (d. 1949)
  • 1867-11-03 Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, German composer, born in Bad Schachen (d. 1944)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 2801 - 2,900 of 5,886

  • 1930-12-25 Harvey Worthington Loomis, American composer (Lyrics of the Red Man), dies at 65
  • 1931-01-10 Oscar Fetrás [Otto Faster], German composer (Mondnacht auf der Alster), dies at 76
  • 1931-01-21 Felix Blumenfeld, Russian composer, conductor and pianist, dies at 67
  • 1931-02-07 Ion Vidu, Romanian composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1931-03-08 Clara Kathleen Rogers, composer, dies at 87
  • 1931-04-04 George Whitefield Chadwick, composer, dies at 76
  • 1931-04-06 Giuseppi Radiciotti, composer, dies at 73
  • 1931-04-09 Paul Antonin Vidal, composer, dies at 67
  • 1931-05-03 Frank Hoyt Losey, composer, dies at 59
  • 1931-05-03 Otto Winter-Hjelm, Norwegian musician and composer, dies at 93
  • 1931-05-12 Eugene Ysaye, Belgian composer and violinist, dies at 72
  • 1931-05-13 Josif Marinković, Serbian composer, dies at 79
  • 1931-06-09 Henrique Oswald, Brazilian composer, dies at 79
  • 1931-08-20 Waldemar von Baussnern, composer, dies at 64
  • 1931-09-10 Alfonso Rendano, Italian composer, dies at 78
  • 1931-09-28 Sylvain Dupuis, Belgian conductor, composer, and music educator (Le Chant de la Création), dies at 74
  • 1931-10-03 Carl Nielsen, Danish violinist and composer (Det Uudslukkelige), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • 1931-10-20 Emánuel Moór, Hungarian composer, pianist, and inventor of musical instruments, dies at 68
  • 1931-10-29 Luciano Gallet, Brazilian composer, dies at 38
  • 1931-11-17 Georgi Atanasov, Bulgarian composer (Gergana), dies at 50
  • 1931-11-19 Frederic Cliffe, English composer, dies at 74
  • 1931-11-30 John Hyatt Brewer, American composer, dies at 75
  • 1931-11-30 Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, French composer, dies at 46

Person of interestVincent d'Indy

1931-12-02 Vincent d'Indy, French composer and teacher, dies at 80

Composer Vincent d'Indy
Composer
Vincent d'Indy
  • 1931-12-27 Peter C. Lutkin, composer, dies at 73
  • 1931-12-27 Walter Courvoisier, composer, dies at 56
  • 1932-01-28 Franz Xavier Arens, composer, dies at 75
  • 1932-03-03 Eugene Francis Charles D'Albert, German pianist and composer (Golem), dies at 67

Person of interestJohn Philip Sousa

1932-03-06 John Philip Sousa, American composer (Stars & Stripes Forever), dies at 77

  • 1932-03-26 Jean Cartan, French composer, dies at 25
  • 1932-04-02 Hugo Kaun, German composer, dies at 69
  • 1932-04-19 Władysław Rzepko, Polish composer, dies at 77
  • 1932-06-09 Natalia Janotha, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 76
  • 1932-07-31 Francesco Paolo Neglia, Italian composer, dies at 58
  • 1932-08-02 Gheorghe Cucu, composer, dies at 50
  • 1932-08-20 Emille-Louis-Victor Mathieu, composer, dies at 87
  • 1932-08-20 Tadeusz Joteyko, composer, dies at 60
  • 1932-08-21 Frederick Corder, British composer (The Nabob's Pickle), dies at 80
  • 1932-08-24 Gheorghe Cucu, Romanian composer, dies at 50
  • 1932-09-10 Percy Fletcher, British composer, dies at 52
  • 1932-09-13 Julius Röntgen, German-Dutch composer, dies at 77
  • 1932-09-14 Jean Cras, French composer, dies at 53
  • 1932-09-15 Charles Hutchison Gabriel, composer, dies at 76
  • 1932-10-19 Arthur Friedheim, Russian composer, dies at 72
  • 1932-11-23 Percy Pitt, English composer (BBC), dies at 63
  • 1932-12-01 Amadeo Vives, Spanish composer, dies at 61
  • 1932-12-24 Eyvind Alnaes, Norwegian composer, dies at 60
  • 1933-01-12 Václav Suk, Czech-born Russian composer and violinist, dies at 71
  • 1933-01-25 William Faulkes, English organist, transcriber and composer, dies at 59
  • 1933-02-12 Henri Duparc, French composer, dies at 85
  • 1933-02-17 Henri Viotta, Dutch conductor and composer (Handbook of Music), dies at 84
  • 1933-02-19 Arnold Mendelssohn, German composer, dies at 77
  • 1933-02-26 Antoni Nicolau, Spanish composer and conductor, dies at 74
  • 1933-04-09 Sigfrid Karg-Elert, German composer, dies at 55
  • 1933-06-14 Albert Ross Parsons, American composer, dies at 85
  • 1933-07-06 Robert Kajanus, Finnish conductor and composer, dies at 76
  • 1933-07-23 Max Schillings, German composer/conductor (Mona Lisa), dies at 65
  • 1933-07-24 Max von Schillings, German composer and conductor (Der Pfeifertag), dies at 65
  • 1933-07-29 Gerhard Schjelderup, Norwegian opera composer and musicologist, dies at 73
  • 1933-08-13 Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer, dies at 80
  • 1933-08-29 Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer, dies at 70
  • 1933-10-06 Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer, dies at 62
  • 1933-10-27 Julius Klengel, German cellist and composer, dies at 74
  • 1933-10-30 Guillermo M. Tomás, Cuban composer, dies at 65
  • 1933-11-26 Edward Julius Biedermann, American organist and composer, dies at 84
  • 1933-12-02 Josef Gruber, Austrian organist and composer, dies at 78
  • 1933-12-03 Richard Henry Warren, American organist and composer, dies at 74
  • 1933-12-12 Theodore Moses Tobani, German composer, dies at 78
  • 1934-01-12 Pawel Kochanski, Polish violinist, composer and arranger (b. 1887)
  • 1934-01-16 Annie Patterson, Irish organist, composer, and musicologist, dies at 65
  • 1934-01-19 Armand Parent, composer, dies at 70
  • 1934-02-02 Ernesto Nazareth, composer, dies at 70
  • 1934-02-22 Willem Kes, violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 78

Person of interestEdward Elgar

1934-02-23 Edward Elgar, English composer (Coronation Ode, Pomp and Circumstance), dies of colorectal cancer at 76

Composer Edward Elgar
Composer
Edward Elgar
  • 1934-02-25 Daniel Protheroe, Welsh conductor and composer, dies at 67
  • 1934-03-03 Norman O'Neill, English composer, dies at 58
  • 1934-03-13 Fritz Cortolezis, German conductor, opera director, and composer, dies at 56
  • 1934-03-21 Franz Schreker [Schrecker], Austrian conductor, composer (Die Gezeichneten; Der ferne Klang), teacher, and administrator dies of a heart attack at 55
  • 1934-04-04 Braulio Dueno Colon, Puerto Rican composer, dies at 80
  • 1934-04-05 Salvatore Di Giacomo, Italian poet and songwriter during "Golden Age of Neapolitan Song", dies at 74
  • 1934-05-01 Alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko, Soviet composer, dies at 35
  • 1934-05-07 Edward Naylor, English composer, dies at 67
  • 1934-05-25 Gustav Holst, English composer (Ode to Death), dies at 59
  • 1934-06-10 Frederick Delius, British composer (A Mass of Life, Brigg Fair, In a Summer Garden), dies at 72
  • 1934-06-15 Alfred Bruneau, composer, dies at 77
  • 1934-06-18 Francisco Lacerda, Portuguese composer, dies at 65
  • 1934-07-09 Otakar Zich, Czech composer, dies at 55
  • 1934-08-01 Piotr Maszyński, Polish composer, dies at 79
  • 1934-09-10 George Henschel, composer, dies at 84
  • 1934-09-15 David Vaughan Thomas, Welsh musician and composer, dies at 61
  • 1934-09-17 Edmund van der Straeten, German composer, dies at 79
  • 1934-09-24 Edwin H. Lemare, British organist and composer (Andantino in D-flat, also known as "Moonlight and Roses"), dies at 69
  • 1934-10-29 Gustavo Campa, Mexican composer, dies at 71
  • 1934-12-08 Bernhard Seklas, composer, dies at 62
  • 1935-01-16 Richard Wetz, German composer (Requiem, Op. 50 in B minor), dies of lung cancer at 59
  • 1935-01-28 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer and musician (Armenian Rhapsody), dies at 75
  • 1935-02-28 Chiquinha Gonzaga, Brazilian composer (b. 1847).
  • 1935-03-30 Romanos Hovakimi Melik'yan, composer, dies at 51
  • 1935-04-05 Emil Młynarski, Polish conductor and composer, dies at 64
  • 1935-04-24 Paul Klengel, German pianist, violinist, composer and educator, dies at 80

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