Composers in History (Part 31)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 3001 - 3,100 of 7,422

  • 1871-07-03 Vicente Arregui Garay, Spanish composer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1925)
  • 1871-07-08 Clement Harris, English composer, born in London (d. 1897)
  • 1871-07-22 Akos Buttykai, Hungarian composer, born in Halmi (d. 1935)
  • 1871-08-01 Oskar Fried, German-Russian composer, born in Berlin (d. 1941)
  • 1871-08-08 William Henry Squire, composer
  • 1871-08-16 Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, Georgian composer (Abesalom and Eteri), born in Kutaisi (d. 1933)
  • 1871-09-30 Ruben Liljefors, Swedish composer, born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 1936)
  • 1871-10-14 Alexander von Zemlinsky, Austrian composer, conductor, and arranger (The Mermaid; Lyric Symphony), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1942)
  • 1871-10-26 Hermann Löhr, British composer, born in Plymouth, England (d. 1943)
  • 1871-11-01 Alexander Spendiaryan, Russian-Soviet composer, born in Kakhovka, Russian Empire (d. 1928)
  • 1871-11-18 Amadeo Vives, Spanish composer, born in Collbató, Spain (d. 1932)
  • 1871-11-21 Panayot Pipkov, Bulgarian composer, born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (d. 1942)
  • 1871-12-20 Henry Kimball Hadley, American composer and conductor, born in Somerville, Massachusetts (d. 1937)
  • 1872-01-06 Alexander Scriabin, Russian composer (Prometheus) and pianist, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1915)
  • 1872-01-11 Paul Graener, composer
  • 1872-01-16 Henri-Paul Büsser, French composer and conductor, born in Toulouse, France (d. 1973)
  • 1872-03-07 Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, Russian composer and teacher, born in Taganrog, Russia (d. 1964)
  • 1872-03-08 Paul Juon, Russian-Swiss violinist and composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1940)
  • 1872-03-10 Felix Borowski, British-American composer, educator (Chicago Musical College, 1896-1925), and musicologist (Chicago Symphony, 1908-56), born in Burton-in-Kendal, England (d. 1956)
  • 1872-03-20 Bernhard Seklas, composer
  • 1872-03-30 Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, composer
  • 1872-04-01 Tadeusz Joteyko, Polish conductor, composer, and musicologist (Zygmunt August), born in Poczujki, Russian Empire (d. 1932)
  • 1872-04-04 Nikolai Amani, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1904)
  • 1872-04-29 Eyvind Alnaes, Norwegian composer, born in Fredrikstad, Norway (d. 1932)
  • 1872-07-07 Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer
  • 1872-07-18 Julius Fučík, Czech composer, born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1916)
  • 1872-07-20 Alexander "Alick" Maclean, British composer and conductor (Scarborough Spa Orchestra, 1912-35), born in Windsor, Berkshire, England (d. 1936) [1]
  • 1872-07-20 Déodat de Séverac, French composer (Cerdaña), born in Saint-Félix-de-Caraman, France (d. 1921)
  • 1872-07-27 Stanislav Binički, Serbian composer, born in Jasika, Kruševac, Principality of Serbia (d. 1942)
  • 1872-08-15 Harold Fraser-Simson, English composer, born in London (d. 1944)
  • 1872-08-15 Rubin Goldmark, American composer and teacher, born in New York (d. 1936)
  • 1872-08-28 Alfred Baldwin Sloan, American composer, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1925)
  • 1872-09-09 Josef Stránský, Czech conductor (New York Philharmonic, 1911-23), born in Humpolec, Bohemia (d. 1936)
  • 1872-09-09 Edward Burlingame Hill, American composer and educator (Harvard, 1908-40), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1960)
  • 1872-09-22 Luis Villalba Munoz, composer
  • 1872-10-12 Ralph Vaughan Williams, English composer (Hugh the Drover), born in Down Ampney, England (d. 1958)
  • 1872-11-04 Herman Finck, British composer (In The Shadows), born in London (d. 1939)
  • 1872-12-06 Mikulas Moyzes, Slovak composer, born in Zvolenská Slatina, Slovakia (d. 1944)
  • 1872-12-10 Johann Babtist Thaller, German composer, born in Röhrmoos, Germany (d. 1952)
  • 1872-12-20 Lorenzo Perosi, Italian priest and sacred oratorio composer, born in Tortona, Italy (d. 1956)
  • 1873-01-08 Lucien Capet, French composer and violinist, born in Paris, France (d. 1928)
  • 1873-01-17 Francois Rasse, Belgian composer, born in Helchin (d. 1955)
  • 1873-02-02 Leopold Fall, Austrian operetta composer (Dollar Princess)
  • 1873-02-23 Dmitri Arakishvili, composer
  • 1873-03-15 David Vaughan Thomas, Welsh musician and composer, born in Ystalyfera (d. 1934)
  • 1873-03-19 Max Reger, German concert pianist, organist, composer (Hebbel Requiem), and professor (Royal Conservatory - Leipzig, 1907-16), born in Brand, Bavarian Empire (d. 1916)
  • 1873-03-20 Sergei Rachmaninoff, Russian-American piano virtuoso, conductor, and composer (Aleko; Piano Concerto No. 3), born in Oneg or Semyonovo, Russian Empire (d. 1943) [NS=Apr 1]
  • 1873-04-01 Sergei Rachmaninoff, Russian-American piano virtuoso, conductor, and composer (Aleko; Piano Concerto No. 3), born in Oneg or Semyonovo, Russian Empire (d. 1943) [OS=Mar 20]
  • 1873-04-13 Theodore F. Morse, American composer, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1924)
  • 1873-04-14 Viktor Josef Keldorfer, Austrian composer, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1959)
  • 1873-04-18 Jean Roger-Ducasse, French composer, born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1954)
  • 1873-05-07 Clarence Dickinson, American composer, born in Lafayette, Indiana (d. 1969)
  • 1873-05-15 Nikolay Tcherepnin, Russian composer of ballets, born in St Petersburg, Russia [OS: 03/05]
  • 1873-05-19 Federico Gerdes, composer
  • 1873-06-07 Landon Ronald, British composer, pianist and teacher (Guildhall School of Music), born in Kensington, London (d. 1938)
  • 1873-06-24 Thomas Carl Whitmer, American composer, born in Altoona, Pennsylvania (d. 1959)
  • 1873-07-20 Witold Maliszewski, Polish composer (founder and first director of Odessa Conservatory), born in Mohyliv-Podilskyi, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 1939)
  • 1873-07-22 Ettore Pozzoli, Italian composer and pianist, born in Seregno (d. 1957)
  • 1873-08-06 Mary Carr Moore, American composer, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1957)
  • 1873-08-11 John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)
  • 1873-08-20 William Henry Bell, English composer, born in St Albans, England (d. 1946)
  • 1873-09-26 Amilcare Zanella, Italian composer and conductor, born in Monticelli d'Ongina, Italy (d. 1949)
  • 1873-10-06 Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer
  • 1873-10-14 José Serrano Simeón, Spanish composer, born in Sueca, Valencia, Spain (d. 1941)
  • 1873-10-27 Henry Tate, Australian composer and poet, born in Melbourne (d. 1926)
  • 1873-11-10 Henri Rabnaud, French composer (Le Premer Glaire), born in Paris, France (d. 1949)

Person of interestW. C. Handy

1873-11-16 W. C. Handy, American composer and musician known as the "Father of the Blues" (Memphis Blues, St Louis Blues), born in Florence, Alabama (d. 1958)

Musician and Father of the Blues W. C. Handy
Musician and Father of the Blues
W. C. Handy
  • 1873-11-20 Daniel Gregory Mason, American composer (Chanticker), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1953)
  • 1873-12-14 Joseph Jongen, Belgian organist and composer (Symphonie concertante, Op. 81), born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1953) [1]
  • 1873-12-15 Kacsóh Pongrác, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1923)
  • 1873-12-18 Adolf Vogl, German composer, born in Munich (d. 1961)
  • 1873-12-21 Blagoje Bersa, Croatian composer, born in Dubrovnik, Croatia (d. 1934)
  • 1873-12-26 Hubert Cuypers, Dutch organist, composer, and choir conductor (Minstrels), born in Baexem, Netherlands (d. 1960)
  • 1873-12-26 Karel Moor, Czech composer and conductor, born in Belgrade (d. 1945)
  • 1874-01-01 Hugo Leichtentritt, composer
  • 1874-01-04 Josef Suk, Czech violinist (Bohemian String Quartet, 1891-1933), composer (Asrael), and educator, born in Křečovice, Bohema (d. 1935)
  • 1874-01-29 Robert Lach, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1958)
  • 1874-02-11 Fritz Bennicke Hart, composer
  • 1874-02-15 Emilis Melngailis, Latvian composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Vidriži, Russian Empire (d. 1954)
  • 1874-02-26 Carl Vogler, Swiss composer, born in Oberrohrdorf (d. 1951)
  • 1874-03-09 Richard Ohlsson, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1940)
  • 1874-03-12 Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer, mostly of operettas (Bruder Straubinger; The Golden Mistress), born in Hernals, Austria (d. 1949)
  • 1874-03-26 Oskar Nedbal, Czech composer, born in Tábor, Czech Republic (d. 1930)
  • 1874-04-03 Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, Cuban composer, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1944)
  • 1874-04-09 Julius Bittner, Austrian composer (Little Violet), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1939)
  • 1874-05-13 Henry Clough-Leiter, American composer, born in Washington D.C. (d. 1956)
  • 1874-05-22 Francesco Paolo Neglia, Italian composer, born in Enna, Italy (d. 1932)
  • 1874-06-07 Theodor Streicher, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1940)
  • 1874-06-11 Richard Stöhr, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1967)
  • 1874-06-12 Willem Landré, Dutch composer and music educator, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1948)
  • 1874-06-16 Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1936)
  • 1874-06-28 Oley Speaks, American composer (On the Road to Mandalay), born in Canal Winchester, Ohio (d. 1948)
  • 1874-06-29 Georg Göhler, German composer (Rückert), born in Zwickau, Germany (d. 1954)
  • 1874-07-05 Gerhard von Keussler, German composer, born in Gulbene, Latvia (d. 1949)
  • 1874-08-22 Edward Bairstow, English composer, born in Trinity Street, Huddersfield, England (d. 1946)
  • 1874-09-01 Heinrich Otto Ludwig, composer
  • 1874-09-11 Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, German composer, born in Landau, Germany (d. 1953)

Person of interestArnold Schoenberg

1874-09-13 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (2nd Quartet) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1874-09-21 Gustav Holst, English composer (Planets), born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1934)
  • 1874-10-15 Otallo Morales, Spanish composer, born in Almería, Spain (d. 1957)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 3001 - 3,100 of 5,902

  • 1939-09-28 Felicjan Szopski, Polish composer, dies at 74
  • 1939-10-16 Carl Henrik Ludolf Nielsen, composer, dies at 63
  • 1939-11-04 Charles Arnold Tournemire, French organist and composer, dies at 69
  • 1939-11-20 Desire Paque, Belgian composer, dies at 72
  • 1939-12-01 Max Fiedler, German composer, dies at 79
  • 1939-12-08 Ernest Schelling, American composer and conductor (Victory Ball), dies at 63
  • 1939-12-10 Wilhelm Grosz, composer, dies at 45
  • 1939-12-19 Eric Fogg, English composer, dies under a train at 36
  • 1940-03-25 Ion Nonna Otescu, Romanian composer, dies at 51
  • 1940-04-06 Andrés Isasi, Spanish Basque composer, dies at 49
  • 1940-05-28 Theodor Streicher, Austrian composer, dies at 65
  • 1940-06-08 Frederick Converse, American composer (The Pipe of Desire), dies at 69
  • 1940-06-16 Vitezslava Kapralova, composer, dies at 25
  • 1940-06-19 Maurice Jaubert, French composer and soldier, dies a few hours after being fatally wounded in action at 40
  • 1940-06-20 Jehan Alain, French organist/composer, dies in battle at 29
  • 1940-07-02 Bertram Shapleigh, composer, dies at 69
  • 1940-07-10 Donald Francis Tovey, English musicologist/composer, dies at 64
  • 1940-07-28 Richard Ohlsson, Swedish composer, dies at 66
  • 1940-08-21 Paul Juon, Russian-Swiss violinist and composer, dies at 68
  • 1940-08-29 Arthur De Greef, Belgian composer, dies at 77
  • 1940-09-30 Walter Kollo, composer, dies at 62
  • 1940-10-05 Silvestre Revueltas, Mexican composer: Cuauhnahuac/Planos, dies at 40
  • 1940-10-06 Ferdinando Liuzzi, Italian composer and musicologist, dies at 55
  • 1940-10-24 Victor Hollaender, German composer, dies at 74
  • 1940-10-27 Fini Valdemar Henriques, composer, dies at 72
  • 1940-10-28 Andrea d' Angeli, Italian composer, dies at 71
  • 1940-11-12 Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer, dies at 34
  • 1940-11-23 Catharina van Rennes, Dutch composer, dies at 82
  • 1940-11-30 Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer, dies at 78
  • 1940-12-05 Jan Kubelik, Czech composer, dies at 60
  • 1940-12-16 William Wallace, Scottish composer, dies at 80
  • 1940-12-30 Fritz Volbach, composer, dies at 79
  • 1941-01-02 Mischa Levitzki, Russian-born American pianist & composer (The Enchanted Nymph), dies of a heart attack at 42
  • 1941-01-10 Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer (Sea), dies at 61
  • 1941-01-23 Dobri Khristov, Bulgarian composer, dies at 65
  • 1941-01-27 Iver Holter, Norwegian conductor (Oslo Philharmonic, 1886-1911), and composer (St. Hans Kveld), dies at 90
  • 1941-02-19 Hamilton Harty, Irish composer and conductor called "the prince of accompanists", dies at 61
  • 1941-03-04 Edoardo Mascheroni, Italian composer, dies at 81
  • 1941-03-08 José Serrano Simeón, Spanish composer, dies at 67
  • 1941-03-09 Carlos Pedrell, Uruguayan guitarist and composer, dies at 62
  • 1941-03-11 Walford Davies, English composer, dies at 71
  • 1941-03-12 Charles Sanford Skilton, composer, dies at 72
  • 1941-04-19 Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer, dies at 63
  • 1941-05-08 Heinrich Zöllner, German composer, dies at 86
  • 1941-05-23 Slavko Osterc, Slovenian composer, dies at 45
  • 1941-06-17 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 78
  • 1941-07-05 Oskar Fried, German-Russian composer, dies at 69
  • 1941-07-08 Philippe Gaubert, French musician and composer, dies at 62
  • 1941-07-10 Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton [LeMothe], American jazz pioneer pianist and composer (King Porter Stomp), dies in LA at 56
  • 1941-07-18 Dionyssios Lavrangas, composer, dies at 80
  • 1941-10-03 Wilhelm Kienzl, Austria composer (Kuhreigen), dies at 84
  • 1941-10-26 Victor Schertzinger, American composer and director (Uptown NY), dies at 53
  • 1941-12-03 Johann Christian August Sinding, composer, dies at 85
  • 1941-12-03 Christian Sinding, Norwegian composer (Rustle of Spring) dies at 85
  • 1941-12-07 Cecil Forsyth, English composer, dies at 71
  • 1941-12-22 Leopoldo Mugnone, composer, dies at 83
  • 1941-12-24 Siegfried Alkan, German composer (b. 1858)
  • 1941-12-31 Sigwart Aspestrand, Norwegian composer, dies at 85
  • 1942-01-01 Jaroslav Ježek, Czechoslovakian composer, dies at 35
  • 1942-01-04 Leon Jessel, German composer (The Parade of the Tin Soldiers), dies at 70
  • 1942-01-08 Arvo Hannikainen, Finnish composer, dies at 44
  • 1942-01-17 Frederick Jerome Work, African American composer, dies at 61
  • 1942-01-21 Henryk Opieński, Polish violinist, conductor, choral director, composer (Zygmunt August and Barbara), and musicologist (Moniuszko), dies at 72
  • 1942-01-25 Eugène Samuel-Holeman, Belgian composer, dies at 78
  • 1942-01-28 Pablo Luna, Spanish composer (De España vengo), dies at 61
  • 1942-01-29 Ladislao Joseph Philip Paul Zavrtal, Czech-Italian conductor and composer, dies at 92
  • 1942-01-30 Vasily Pavovlich Kalafati, composer, dies at 72
  • 1942-02-15 Stanislav Binički, Serbian composer, dies at 69
  • 1942-02-20 Guido Gasperini, Italian composer, dies at 76
  • 1942-02-25 Leo Ascher, Austrian-born composer who moved to the US, dies at 61
  • 1942-03-04 Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer, dies at 62
  • 1942-03-12 Enric Morera i Viura, Spanish musician and composer, dies at 76
  • 1942-03-15 Alexander von Zemlinsky, Austrian composer, conductor, and arranger (The Mermaid; Lyric Symphony), dies from a stroke at 70 [1]
  • 1942-03-20 Theodoro Valcarcel, composer, dies at 41
  • 1942-03-20 Vasily Kalafati, Russian composer (Cygany), dies in the siege of Leningrad during World War II at 73
  • 1942-04-03 Albert Siklós, Hungarian composer, dies at 63
  • 1942-04-03 Paul Gilson, Belgian composer, dies at 76
  • 1942-04-30 Catherine Murphy Urner, American composer, dies at 51
  • 1942-05-07 Felix Paul von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79
  • 1942-05-13 Hyam Greenbaum, composer, dies at 41
  • 1942-05-17 Alfred Hollins, British composer, dies at 76
  • 1942-06-01 Ernest Pingoud, Finnish composer, dies at 53
  • 1942-06-12 Walter Leigh, composer, dies at 36
  • 1942-06-18 Arthur Pryor, American band composer and trombone player, dies at 71
  • 1942-07-08 Catherinus Elling, Norwegian organist, composer, educator, and ethno-musicologist, dies at 83
  • 1942-08-04 Alberto Franchetti, Italian composer, dies at 81
  • 1942-08-11 Richard Heinrich Stein, composer, dies at 60
  • 1942-08-18 Erwin Schulhoff, Czech-Russian composer and pianist (Ogelala), dies of tuberculosis at 48 in a German concentration camp in Wülzburg, Bavaria
  • 1942-08-22 Henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72
  • 1942-08-25 Panayot Pipkov, Bulgarian composer, dies at 70
  • 1942-10-11 Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, Russian-Soviet composer, dies at 64
  • 1942-10-23 Ralph Rainger, composer, dies at 41
  • 1942-11-01 Hugo Distler, German organist, choral conductor and composer, dies at 34
  • 1942-11-19 Edouard Combe, composer, dies at 76
  • 1942-12-03 Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, Swedish composer and music critic, dies at 75
  • 1942-12-13 Eleanor Everest Freer, American composer, dies at 78
  • 1942-12-20 Jean Gilbert [Max Winterfeld], German composer, dies at 63
  • 1942-12-24 Friedrich Klose, German-Swiss composer (König Elf), dies at 80
  • 1942-12-25 Vojislav Vuckovic, composer, dies at 32
  • 1943-01-14 Adolf Sandberger, German composer and musicologist, dies at 78

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