Composers in History (Part 33)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 3201 - 3,300 of 7,424

  • 1877-09-20 Armand Marsick, Belgian composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1959)
  • 1877-10-11 John Parsons Beach, American composer, born in Gloversville, New York (d. 1953)
  • 1877-10-20 Josephine McGill, composer
  • 1877-10-24 Pavel Chesnokov, Russian-Soviet composer, born in Voskresensk, Moscow Oblast, Russia (d. 1944)
  • 1877-11-01 Roger Quilter, British composer, born in Hove, Sussex (d. 1953)
  • 1877-11-07 Henry Balfour Gardiner, English composer and musician, born in Kensington, England (d. 1950)
  • 1877-11-21 Louis Campbell-Tipton, American composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1921)
  • 1877-11-21 Sigfrid Karg-Elert, German composer, born in Oberndorf am Neckar, Germany (d. 1933)
  • 1877-12-08 Paul Ladmirault, French composer, born in Nantes, France (d. 1944)
  • 1877-12-13 Mykola Leontovych, Ukrainian composer, born in Selevyntsi, Podolia, Russian Empire (d. 1921)
  • 1877-12-14 Lieven Duvosel, Flemish music composer (Leiecyclys), born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1956)
  • 1878-01-01 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer
  • 1878-01-15 Johanna Muller-Hermann, Austrian composer (Lied der Erinnerung), born in Vienna (d. 1941)
  • 1878-01-23 Rutland Boughton, British composer (The Immortal Hour), born in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire (d. 1960)
  • 1878-01-28 Walter Kollo, German composer of operettas, Singspiele, and popular songs (Der Juxbaron), born in Neidenburg, Kingdom of Prussia. (d. 1940)
  • 1878-02-06 Waclaw Gieburowski, Polish conductor & composer, born in Bydgoszcz, Poland (d. 1943)
  • 1878-02-07 Ossip Gabrilovich, Russian-American pianist, conductor (Detroit Symphony, 1918-36), and composer, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1936)
  • 1878-02-16 Selim Palmgren, Finnish pianist and composer (Daniel Hjort), born in Pori, Finland (d. 1951)
  • 1878-02-21 Fritz Cortolezis, German conductor, opera director, and composer, born in Passau, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1934)
  • 1878-02-28 Artur Kapp, Estonian organist, composer (Peace Symphony; Paradise and Peri), and educator, born in Suure-Jaani, Russian Empire (now Estonia) (d. 1952)
  • 1878-03-01 Gabriel Édouard Xavier Dupont, French composer, born in Caen, France (d. 1914)
  • 1878-03-12 Joseph Gustav Mraczek, German violinist, conductor, composer (Max und Moritz) and pedagogue, born in Brno, Bohemia (d. 1944)
  • 1878-03-21 Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer
  • 1878-03-23 Franz Schreker [Schrecker], Austrian conductor, composer (Die Gezeichneten; Der ferne Klang), teacher, and administrator born in Monaco (d. 1934)
  • 1878-03-25 Theodore Samuel Holland, British composer and pedagogue, born in Wimbledon (d. 1947)
  • 1878-04-06 Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer
  • 1878-04-08 Rudolf Nelson, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1960)
  • 1878-05-15 Francisco Pujol, composer
  • 1878-05-19 Adam von Ahn Carse, composer
  • 1878-06-25 Jean Gallon, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1959)
  • 1878-06-26 Albert Siklós, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1942)
  • 1878-07-05 Joseph Holbrooke, English pianist, conductor and composer (3 Blind Mice), born in Croydon, Surrey (d. 1958)
  • 1878-07-17 Henri Zagwijn, Dutch composer and musicologist, born in Nieuwer-Amstel, Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • 1878-07-25 Heinrich Gebhard, German-born American composer, born in Sobernheim, Rhineland-Palatinate (d. 1963)
  • 1878-08-03 Constantino Gaito, Argentinian composer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1945)
  • 1878-08-13 Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, Russian-Soviet composer, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1942)
  • 1878-08-18 Fritz Brun, Swiss composer and conductor, born in Lucerne (d. 1959)
  • 1878-08-27 Joseph John Richards, American composer, born in Cwmafan, Wales (d. 1956)
  • 1878-08-31 Albert Riemenschneider, American pianist, educator, musicologist, and founder of America'a oldest Bach Festival, born in Berea, Ohio (d. 1950)
  • 1878-09-17 Vincenzo Tommasini, Italian composer (Le donne de buon umore), born in Rome (d. 1950)
  • 1878-10-16 Carlos Pedrell, Uruguayan guitarist and composer, born in Minas, Uraguay (d. 1941)
  • 1878-10-17 Henri Mulet, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1967)
  • 1878-11-06 Ernest Irving, English composer, born in Godalming, Surrey (d. 1953)
  • 1878-11-23 André Caplet, French composer and conductor (Conte Fantastic; Le miroir de Jesus), born on a boat sailing between Le Havre (Seine-Maritime) and Honfleur (Calvados) in France (d. 1925)
  • 1878-11-27 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, American composer (Deep Forest, The Desolate City), born in Swampscott, Massachusetts (d. 1971)
  • 1878-12-05 Arrigo Pedrollo, Italian composer, born in Montebello Vicentino, Veneto, Italy (d. 1964)
  • 1878-12-19 Anton Lajovic, Slovenian composer, born in Vače, Slovenia (d. 1960)
  • 1879-01-02 Sydney Baynes, British conductor, arranger, band leader and composer (Destiny Waltz; Endure to Conquer), born in Sudbury, England (d. 1938)
  • 1879-01-24 Stanislaw Lyudkevich, Ukranian composer, born in Jaroslaw, Habsburg Empire (now Poland) (d. 1979)
  • 1879-01-27 Sven Holger Körling, Swedish organist, music teacher, and composer of children's songs, born in Ystad, Sweden (d. 1948)
  • 1879-02-09 [Carl] Natanael Berg, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm (d. 1957)
  • 1879-02-10 Franz Carl Bornschein, American composer, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1948)
  • 1879-02-11 Jean Gilbert [Max Winterfeld], German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1942)
  • 1879-02-25 Otakar Ostrcil, composer
  • 1879-02-26 Frank Bridge, English violinist, composer, conductor and tutor of Benjamin Britten, born in Brighton, England (d. 1941)
  • 1879-02-27 Jose Sancho Marraco, composer
  • 1879-03-11 Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer
  • 1879-03-19 Joseph Haas, German late romantic opera composer (Tobias Wunderlich, Totenmesse), born in Maihingen, Bavaria, German Empire (d. 1960)
  • 1879-03-25 Otakar Zich, Czech composer, born in Městec Králové (d. 1934)
  • 1879-04-04 Gabriel Grovlez, French pianist, conductor (Opéra de Paris, 1914-34), and composer (L'Almanach aux images), born in Lille, France (d. 1944)
  • 1879-04-29 Thomas Beecham, English composer (found London Philharmonic), born in St Helens, Lancashire (d. 1961)
  • 1879-05-22 Eastwood Lane, American composer, born in Brewerton, New York (d. 1951)
  • 1879-05-22 Jean Cras, French composer, born in Brest, France (d. 1932)
  • 1879-05-31 Mark Hambourg, Russian-British composer, born in Boguchar, Russia (d. 1960)
  • 1879-06-05 Adolf Wiklund, Swedish composer, born in Långserud, Värmland, Sweden (d. 1950)
  • 1879-06-10 Benjamin Lambord, American composer, born in Portland, Maine (d. 1915)
  • 1879-06-28 Sigurd von Koch, Swedish composer, born in Ägnö, Stockholm archipelago, Sweden (d. 1919)
  • 1879-07-03 Philippe Gaubert, French musician and composer, born in Cahors, France (d. 1941)
  • 1879-07-05 Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor and composer (Tonhalle Orchestra), born in Bern, Switzerland (d. 1962)
  • 1879-07-07 Jacob Weinberg, Russian-born Jewish composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 1956)
  • 1879-07-09 Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (Pines of Rome), born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1936)
  • 1879-07-22 Gustaf Heintze, Swedish pianist, organist, pedagogue and composer, born in Jönköping (d. 1946)
  • 1879-08-13 John Ireland, English composer and pianist (Mai-Dun), born in Bowdon, Cheshire, England (d. 1962)
  • 1879-08-23 Alfrēds Kalniņš, Latvian composer, born in Cēsis, Russian Empire (d. 1951)
  • 1879-08-24 Rentaro Taki, Japanese pianist and composer, born in Tokyo (d. 1903)
  • 1879-08-31 Viktor Alexandrovich Uspensky, composer
  • 1879-08-31 Alma Mahler, Viennese composer and Wife of Gustav Mahler, Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1964)
  • 1879-09-25 Luís Costa, Portuguese composer, born in Monte de Fralães, Barcelos (d. 1960)
  • 1879-09-27 Cyril Scott, English composer and author (Heroic Suite), born in Oxton, Cheshire (d. 1970)
  • 1879-09-29 Joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer
  • 1879-09-30 Henri Casadesus, French violist and composer (Preludes for Viola d'amour), born in Paris, France (d. 1947)
  • 1879-10-05 Halfdan Cleve [née Klewe], Norwegian pianist and composer, born in Kongsberg, Norway (d. 1951)
  • 1879-10-07 Joseph Bovet, composer
  • 1879-10-13 Peter Van Anrooy, Dutch conductor and composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie), born in Zaltbommel, the Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • 1879-10-18 Grzegorz Fitelberg, Polish violinist/conductor/composer, born in Daugavpils, Russian Empire (now Latvia); (d. 1953)
  • 1879-10-21 Marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer
  • 1879-10-25 Jean Rogister, Belgian virtuoso violist and composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1964)
  • 1879-10-25 Mayhew Lester Lake, American composer, born in Southville, Massachusetts (d. 1955)
  • 1879-10-28 Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, Spanish composer, born in Madrid (d. 1953)
  • 1879-11-13 Maurice Delage, French composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1961)
  • 1879-11-14 Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer
  • 1879-11-27 Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Russian Empire (d. 1950)
  • 1879-11-29 Jacob Gade, Danish violinist and composer (Jalousie ; Cinema Music), born in Vejle, Denmark (d. 1963)
  • 1879-12-04 Hamilton Harty, Irish composer and conductor called "the prince of accompanists", born in Hillsborough, Ireland (d. 1941)
  • 1879-12-07 Rudolf Friml, Czech-American composer (Bohemian suite), born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 1972)
  • 1879-12-12 Percy Fletcher, British composer, born in Derby (d. 1932)
  • 1879-12-19 Otto Emanuel Olsson, Swedish organist and composer, born in Stockholm (d. 1964)
  • 1879-12-24 Stanislav Pylypovych Lyudkevych, Polish composer, born in Jarosław, Poland (d. 1979)
  • 1879-12-26 Armen Tigran Tigranyan, Armenian music composer and conductor, born in Alexandropol, Armenia (d. 1950)
  • 1879-12-26 Julius Weismann, German pianist, conductor, and composer (Schwanenweiß), born in Freiburg im Breisgau (d. 1950)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 3201 - 3,300 of 5,905

  • 1946-01-29 Sidney Jones, British conductor and composer (The Geisha, A Gaiety Girl), dies at 84
  • 1946-03-13 Thomas Frederick Dunhill, composer, dies at 69
  • 1946-03-23 Alexandru Zirra, composer, dies at 62
  • 1946-03-24 Gustaf Heintze, Swedish composer, dies at 66
  • 1946-04-05 Vincent Youmans, American composer and songwriter (Tea for Two), dies at 47
  • 1946-04-13 William Henry Bell, English composer, dies at 72
  • 1946-04-23 Jesús Castillo, Guatemalan composer (Quiché Vinak), dies at 68
  • 1946-05-01 Edward Bairstow, English composer, dies at 71
  • 1946-05-01 Percy Whitlock, English composer and organist, dies at 42
  • 1946-05-25 Patty Smith Hill, American composer, teacher and songwriter (Happy Birthday to You), dies at 78
  • 1946-06-16 Miloje Milojević, Serbian composer, dies at 61
  • 1946-06-21 Heinrich Kaminski, German composer, dies at 59
  • 1946-06-30 Michael Zadora, composer, dies at 64
  • 1946-07-08 Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, Russian composer {Alexnadrov Ensemble}, dies at 63
  • 1946-08-13 Valery Viktorovich Zhelobinsky, composer, dies at 33
  • 1946-08-29 Milan Harašta, Czech composer, dies at 26
  • 1946-08-31 Paul August von Klenau, Danish opera composer/conductor, dies at 63
  • 1946-09-03 Paul Lincke, German composer and theater conductor considered the "father" of the Berlin operetta (Frau Luna, Lysistrata), dies at 79
  • 1946-10-16 Granville Bantock, English composer and conductor (Hebridean Symphony), dies at 78
  • 1946-11-05 Sigismond Stojowski, composer, dies at 77
  • 1946-11-06 Zygmunt Stojowski, Polish composer, dies at 76
  • 1946-11-14 Manuel de Falla, Spanish pianist and composer (Atlántida), dies of cardiac arrest at 69
  • 1946-11-24 Alfonso Broqua, Uruguayan composer, dies at 70
  • 1946-12-06 Maximilian Steinberg, Russian composer, dies at 63
  • 1946-12-15 Gordon Frederic Norton, composer, dies at 77
  • 1946-12-28 Carrie Jacobs Bond, American composer (I Love You Truly), dies at 85
  • 1946-12-30 Charles Wakefield Cadman, American composer (Shanewis (or The Robin Woman); The Sky Hawk), dies at 65
  • 1947-01-28 Reynaldo Hahn, Venezuelan-French singer, composer, conductor, and music critic, dies at 72
  • 1947-02-06 Luigi Russolo, Italian Futurist composer (The Art of Noises), dies at 61
  • 1947-02-08 Ernest Williams, American composer, dies at 65
  • 1947-03-05 Alfredo Casella, Italian composer and conductor (La Giara), dies at 63
  • 1947-03-11 Victor Hely-Hutchinson, British composer (Carol Symphony), dies of pneumonia at 45
  • 1947-03-19 Willem Pijper, Dutch composer and music critic, dies at 52
  • 1947-03-28 Rudolph Hermann Simonsen, Danish composer (Symphony Number 2, Hellas), dies at 57
  • 1947-04-06 Václav Kaprál, Czech composer, pianist, and pedagogue, dies at 58
  • 1947-04-09 Konrad Friedrich Noetel, German composer, dies at 43
  • 1947-05-11 Ture Rangström, Swedish composer, dies at 62
  • 1947-05-30 Sidney Nicholson, English composer, dies at 72
  • 1947-05-31 Henri Casadesus, French violist and composer (Preludes for Viola d'amour), dies at 67
  • 1947-06-02 Herman Darewsky, British composer, dies at 64
  • 1947-06-12 Jazeps Medins, Latvian composer, dies at 70
  • 1947-07-01 Clarence Lucas, Canadian composer, dies at 80
  • 1947-07-15 Walter Donaldson, American pianist and popular song composer ("Makin' Whoopee"; "My Blue Heaven"; My Buddy"), dies at 54
  • 1947-07-24 Ernest Austin, composer, dies at 72
  • 1947-09-12 Harry Rowe Shelley, American composer (known for his hymn music), dies at 89
  • 1947-09-28 Francisco Santiago, composer, dies at 58
  • 1947-10-06 Leevi Antti Madetoya, composer, dies at 60
  • 1947-10-29 Theodore Samuel Holland, composer, dies at 69
  • 1948-01-01 Hermann Zilcher, German pianist and composer (Dr Eisenbart, Die Liebesmesse), dies at 66
  • 1948-01-01 Willem Landré, Dutch composer, and music educator, dies at 73
  • 1948-01-21 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Italian light opera composer, dies at 72
  • 1948-01-26 Ignaz Friedman, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 65
  • 1948-02-21 Frederick Archibald Lamond, composer, dies at 80
  • 1948-03-27 Karel Candael, Flemish composer, dies at 64
  • 1948-04-21 Carlos Lopez Buchardo, Argentine composer, dies at 66
  • 1948-04-24 Joseph Wihtol, composer, dies at 84
  • 1948-04-24 Manuel Ponce, Mexican composer (Ferial), dies at 65
  • 1948-04-24 Jāzeps Vītols, Latvian composer, dies at 84
  • 1948-05-08 Alfred Holy, Czech composer and harpist, dies at 81
  • 1948-05-12 Isidor Achron, composer, dies at 55
  • 1948-05-24 Alfred Kastner, Austrian-American harpist and composer, dies at 78
  • 1948-05-31 José Vianna da Motta, Portuguese composer, dies at 80
  • 1948-06-07 Georges Hüe, French composer, dies at 90
  • 1948-06-08 Franz Carl Bornschein, American composer, dies at 69
  • 1948-06-14 Ernst Henrik Ellberg, Swedish composer, dies at 79
  • 1948-06-14 John Blackwood McEwen, Scottish classical composer, dies at 80
  • 1948-06-20 George Frederick Boyle, Australian-American composer, dies at 61
  • 1948-06-27 George Templeton Strong, American composer, dies at 92
  • 1948-07-21 Donald Nichols Tweedy, American composer, dies at 58
  • 1948-07-27 Francesco Spetrino, Italian conductor and composer, dies at 91
  • 1948-08-20 David John de Lloyd, Welsh musician composer, dies at 65
  • 1948-08-26 Oscar L Fernandez, Brazilian conductor/composer (Imbapara), dies at 50
  • 1948-08-27 Oley Speaks, American composer (On the Road to Mandalay), dies at 74
  • 1948-08-27 Oscar Lorenzo Fernández, Brazilian conductor and composer (Imbapara), dies at 50
  • 1948-10-08 Sven Holger Körling, Swedish organist, music teacher, and composer of children's songs, dies at 69
  • 1948-10-23 Eugeniusz Morawski-Dabrowa, Polish composer, dies at 71
  • 1948-10-24 Franz Lehár, Austrian-Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78
  • 1948-11-12 Umberto Giordano, Italian composer, dies at 81
  • 1948-11-23 Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Soviet composer who composed the anthem used by Azerbaijan during the Soviet period, dies at 63
  • 1948-11-24 Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer, dies at 64
  • 1948-11-30 Franco Vittadini, Italian composer, dies at 64
  • 1948-12-07 Godfrey Turner, composer, dies at 35
  • 1948-12-14 R. O. Morris [Reginald Owen], British composer & music teacher, dies at 62
  • 1948-12-17 Edgar Istel, German composer, dies at 68
  • 1949-01-09 Amilcare Zanella, Italian composer and conductor, dies at 75
  • 1949-01-14 Joaquín Turina, Spanish pianist and composer (Rima), dies at 66
  • 1949-01-25 Emil Axman, Czech composer, dies at 61
  • 1949-01-27 Boris Asafiev, composer, dies at 64
  • 1949-01-28 Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, Swedish organist and composer, dies at 62
  • 1949-02-01 Herbert Stothart, American composer, dies at 63
  • 1949-02-05 Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer, dies at 50
  • 1949-02-08 Franco Leoni, Italian composer, dies at 81
  • 1949-02-08 Leonid Alexeyevich Polovinkin, Russian composer, dies at 54
  • 1949-02-09 Poul Schierbeck, Danish organist and composer, dies at 60
  • 1949-02-19 Auguste Jean Maria Charles Serieyx, composer, dies at 83
  • 1949-02-21 Ernest Walker, British composer, dies at 78
  • 1949-02-28 Stanley Marchant, English composer, dies at 65
  • 1949-03-11 Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer, dies at 76
  • 1949-03-28 Grigoras Dinicu, Romanian violin virtuoso and composer, dies at 59
  • 1949-04-03 Basil Harwood, English composer, dies at 89

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