Composers in History (Part 32)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 3101 - 3,200 of 7,000

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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 Theodore Holst, Cheltenham, England, composer (Planets)
  • 1874-10-15 Otallo Morales, composer
  • 1874-10-20 Charles Edward Ives, Danbury Ct, composer (Holiday Quick Step)
  • 1874-11-18 Riccardo Martin, composer
  • 1874-11-19 Karl Adrian Wohlfart, composer
  • 1874-12-01 Dominicus Johner, composer
  • 1874-12-22 Franz Schmidt, composer
  • 1874-12-27 Max Ettinger, composer
  • 1874-12-31 Ernest Austin, composer
  • 1875-01-11 Reinhold Glière, Russian-Soviet composer, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1956)
  • 1875-01-28 Julian Antonio Carillo-Trujillo, composer
  • 1875-02-01 Eddie Pola, composer (Lullabye of Broadway)
  • 1875-02-02 Fritz Kreisler, violinist/composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1875-02-04 Raymond Moulaert, composer
  • 1875-02-07 Erkki Gustav Melartin, composer
  • 1875-02-07 Walter Courvoisier, composer
  • 1875-02-09 Sidney Hugo Nicholson, composer
  • 1875-02-11 Sara Wennerberg-Reuter, composer
  • 1875-02-26 Richard Wetz, composer
  • 1875-02-28 Viliam Figus, composer
  • 1875-03-07 Maurice Ravel, French composer (d. 1937)
  • 1875-03-09 Martin Fallas Shaw, composer
  • 1875-03-10 Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser, composer
  • 1875-03-12 Julio Garreta, composer
  • 1875-03-14 Norman Houstoun O'Neill, composer
  • 1875-03-29 Paul Rubens, English musical comedy composer (Miss Hook of Holland), born in London (d. 1917)
  • 1875-04-04 Jozef Szulc, Polish composer, born in Warsaw (d. 1956)
  • 1875-04-24 Jeno Huszka, Hungarian composer, born in Szeged (d. 1960)
  • 1875-05-18 Guido Alberto Fano, Italian composer and pianist, born in Padua (d. 1961)
  • 1875-05-31 Italo Montemezzi, composer
  • 1875-06-13 Max d' Ollone, composer
  • 1875-06-26 Camille Zeckwer, composer
  • 1875-07-17 Donald Francis Tovey, Eton England, musicologist/composer
  • 1875-07-30 James William Tate, composer
  • 1875-08-06 Marcel Labey, composer
  • 1875-08-09 Albert William Ketelbey, Aston England, composer (Wonder Worker)
  • 1875-08-09 Reynaldo Hahn, French composer, conductor, music critic and diarist
  • 1875-08-12 Ettore Panizza, composer
  • 1875-08-12 Mezio Agostini, Italian composer, born in Fano, Italy (d. 1944)
  • 1875-08-15 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, African-British composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast), born in London, England (d. 1912)
  • 1875-09-10 Paul Scheinpflug, composer
  • 1875-09-17 Vyacheslav Gavrilovich Karatigin, composer
  • 1875-09-22 Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, composer
  • 1875-10-02 Henry Fevrier, composer
  • 1875-10-05 Cyril Rootham, composer
  • 1875-11-03 Emils Darzins, composer
  • 1875-11-13 Rogelio del Villar, Spanish composer, born in Leon, Spain (d. 1937)
  • 1875-12-14 Dobri Khristov, composer
  • 1875-12-15 Friedrich Niggli, composer
  • 1875-12-22 Antoine Mariotte, French composer, born in Avignon (d. 1944)
  • 1876-01-07 William Yeates Hurlstone, composer
  • 1876-01-12 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, born in Venice, Italy
  • 1876-01-29 Carl Henrik Ludolf Nielsen, composer
  • 1876-01-29 Havergal Brian, Dresden Staffordshire, composer
  • 1876-02-04 Victor Jean Leonard Vreuls, composer
  • 1876-02-20 Fyodor Akimenko, composer
  • 1876-02-23 Wadih Sabra, Lebanese composer (Kulluna lil Watan), born in Beirut (d. 1952)
  • 1876-02-24 Jean Poveigh, composer
  • 1876-02-28 John Alden Carpenter, composer (Sea Drift), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1876-03-08 Franco Alfano, Italian opera composer (Il dottore Antonio)
  • 1876-03-11 Carl Ruggles, Marion Mass, composer (Evocations)
  • 1876-03-17 Frederic Ayers, composer
  • 1876-04-05 Viktor Patrick Vretblad, composer
  • 1876-04-25 Ruben Marcos Campos, composer
  • 1876-05-13 Raoul Laparra, composer
  • 1876-05-20 John Owen Jones, composer
  • 1876-05-29 Jan Ingenhoven, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Breda (d. 1951)
  • 1876-06-02 Hakon Borresen, composer
  • 1876-06-12 Narciso Garay, composer
  • 1876-07-17 Vittorio Gnecchi, composer
  • 1876-07-23 William Gillies Whittaker, composer
  • 1876-07-26 Ernest Schelling, American composer and conductor (Victory Ball), born in Belvidere, New Jersey (d. 1939)
  • 1876-09-11 Alfonso Broqua, composer
  • 1876-09-12 Flor Alpaerts, Flemish composer (Tyl Uilenspiegel, Pallieter), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1954)
  • 1876-10-10 Walter Niemann, composer
  • 1876-11-02 Eugeniusz Morawski-Dabrowa, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1948)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 3101 - 3,200 of 5,148

  • 1942-10-11 Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer, dies at 64
  • 1942-10-23 Ralph Rainger, composer, dies at 41
  • 1942-11-01 Hugo Distler, 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, composer, dies at 78
  • 1942-12-20 Jean Gilbert [Max Winterfeld], German composer, dies at 63
  • 1942-12-24 Friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80
  • 1942-12-25 Vojislav Vuckovic, composer, dies at 32
  • 1943-01-14 Adolf Sandberger, composer, dies at 78
  • 1943-01-20 Giacomo Benvenuti, composer, dies at 57
  • 1943-01-21 Otakar Sini, composer, dies at 61
  • 1943-02-15 William Victor Harris, composer, dies at 73
  • 1943-02-17 Armand J. Piron, American jazz violinist and composer, dies at 54
  • 1943-03-19 Vicente Ripolles, composer, dies at 75
  • 1943-03-23 Joseph Moiseyevich Schillinger, composer, dies at 47
  • 1943-03-28 Sergei Vasilievitch Rachmaninov, Russian composer and pianist, dies at 69
  • 1943-04-04 Raoul Laparra, composer, dies at 66
  • 1943-04-14 Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer, dies at 63
  • 1943-04-15 Raffaele Casimiro Casimiri, composer, dies at 62
  • 1943-04-19 Gustave Doret, composer, dies at 76
  • 1943-04-29 Joseph Achron, Latvian violinist/composer (Golem suite), dies at 56
  • 1943-04-29 Karl Adrian Wohlfart, composer, dies at 68
  • 1943-04-30 Leo Smit, Dutch composer, dies in Sobibór extermination camp at 42
  • 1943-05-03 Leslie Heward, composer, dies at 45
  • 1943-05-12 Albert Stoessel, American composer, dies at 48
  • 1943-05-29 Hermann Hans Wetzler, composer, dies at 72
  • 1943-07-10 Arthur Finlay Nevin, composer, dies at 72
  • 1943-07-30 Benjamin James Dale, composer, dies at 58
  • 1943-08-12 Georges Martin Witkowski, composer, dies at 76
  • 1943-08-23 Johann P Zilcher, German composer, dies at 88
  • 1943-09-15 Hans Ulrich Humpert, composer, dies at 2
  • 1943-09-27 Waclaw Gieburowski, composer, dies at 65
  • 1943-10-02 Robert Nathaniel Dett, composer, dies at 60
  • 1943-10-22 Josef Venantius von Woss, composer, dies at 80
  • 1943-10-27 Bela Reinitz, composer, dies at 64
  • 1943-11-17 Paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer, dies at 74
  • 1943-11-22 Pietro Alessandro Yon, composer, dies at 57
  • 1943-12-06 Hermann Löhr, British composer, dies at 72
  • 1943-12-25 Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer, dies at 82
  • 1944-01-19 Harold Fraser-Simson, composer, dies at 71
  • 1944-02-01 Martin Lunssens, composer, dies at 72
  • 1944-02-11 Ivan Sollertinski, friend of Russian composer D Sjostakovitsj, dies
  • 1944-02-16 Edmund von Borck, composer, dies at 37
  • 1944-02-19 Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, German composer, dies at 76
  • 1944-03-14 Pavel Grigor'yevich, composer, dies at 66
  • 1944-03-20 Felix Woyrsch, German composer, dies at 83
  • 1944-04-02 Mikulas Moyzes, composer, dies at 71
  • 1944-04-04 Karel Weis, Czech composer and folk song collector, dies at 82
  • 1944-04-09 Boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer, dies at 59
  • 1944-04-13 Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 86
  • 1944-04-18 Cécile Chamindale, composer, dies
  • 1944-04-22 Mezio Agostini, Italian composer, dies at 68
  • 1944-05-09 Ethel Mary Smyth, composer, dies at 86
  • 1944-05-16 Leone Sinigaglia, composer, dies at 75
  • 1944-06-05 Riccardo Zandonai, composer, dies at 61
  • 1944-06-24 Rio Gebhardt, German composer, dies at 36
  • 1944-06-27 Werner Wehrli, composer, dies at 52
  • 1944-07-05 William Gillies Whittaker, composer, dies at 67
  • 1944-07-19 Will Marion Cook, composer, dies at 75
  • 1944-07-27 Victor Jean Leonard Vreuls, composer, dies at 68
  • 1944-08-16 Roman Padlewski, composer, dies at 28
  • 1944-08-23 Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer, dies at 63
  • 1944-09-03 Frantisek Alois Drdla, composer, dies at 75
  • 1944-09-07 Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer, dies at 70
  • 1944-09-08 Jan van Gilse, composer/Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 63
  • 1944-09-25 Leo Justinus Kauffmann, composer, dies at 43
  • 1944-10-16 Eric Westberg, composer, dies at 52
  • 1944-10-17 Pavel Haas, Czech Jewish composer, murdered at Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp at 45 (b. 1899)
  • 1944-10-20 Gabriel Groulez, composer, dies at 65
  • 1944-10-30 Paul Emile Ladmirault, composer, dies at 66
  • 1944-11-12 Edgar Stillman Kelley, US composer (Gulliver), dies at 87
  • 1944-11-12 Roy Agnew, Australian composer (Sonata Ballade), dies at 51
  • 1944-11-13 Paul Graener, composer, dies at 72
  • 1944-11-24 Vaclav Stepan, composer, dies at 54

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1944-12-15 Glenn Miller, American bandleader and jazz composer (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood), dies in a suspected plane crash at 40

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller
  • 1944-12-22 Antoine Mariotte, French composer, dies on 69th birthday
  • 1944-12-24 Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66
  • 1944-12-27 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, American composer and pianist, dies at 77
  • 1945-01-01 Vit Nejedly, Czech composer, dies at the front during WWII at 33
  • 1945-01-03 Fyodor Akimenko, composer, dies at 68
  • 1945-01-14 Sandor Vandor, composer, dies at 43
  • 1945-01-22 Carlo Felice Boghen, composer, dies a day before 76th birthday
  • 1945-01-30 William Busch, composer, dies at 43
  • 1945-02-03 José Roló, Mexican composer, dies at 61
  • 1945-02-10 Juan de Hernandez, composer, dies at 63
  • 1945-03-06 Rudolph Karel, Czech composer, dies at 64
  • 1945-03-13 Herbert Bedford, composer, dies at 78
  • 1945-03-30 Karel Moor, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 71
  • 1945-04-05 Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer, dies at 41
  • 1945-04-24 Hubert Bath, British film composer and music director, dies at 61
  • 1945-05-01 Desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist/composer, dies at 59
  • 1945-06-07 Ruben Marcos Campos, composer, dies at 69
  • 1945-06-26 Erno Rapee, American conductor and composer (Radio City Music Hall), dies at 54
  • 1945-06-26 Nikolay Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, composer, dies at 72
  • 1945-08-02 Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer (Donna Diana), dies at 85
  • 1945-08-02 Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer (Cavalleria Rusticana), dies at 81
  • 1945-08-16 Nico Richter, composer, dies at 29
  • 1945-08-17 Gino Marinuzzi, composer, dies at 61
  • 1945-09-10 Vaino Raitio, composer, dies at 54