Composers in History (Part 34)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 3301 - 3,400 of 7,413

  • 1880-01-05 Nikolai Medtner, Russian pianist and composer (Skazi), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1951)
  • 1880-01-06 Yuliya Veysberg, Russian music critic & composer, born in Orenburg, Russia (d. 1942)
  • 1880-01-11 Rudolf T Palm, Curacao, pianist/composer
  • 1880-01-25 Francis George Scott, Scottish composer, born in Hawick, Roxburghshire (d. 1958)
  • 1880-02-01 Francesco Balilla Pratella, Italian composer, born in Lugo, Italy (d. 1955)
  • 1880-02-14 Edgar Bainton, British-Australian composer, born in Hackney, London (d. 1956)
  • 1880-02-18 Eric De Lamarter, American organist, composer and conductor (Chicago Symphony), born in Lansing, Michigan (d. 1953)
  • 1880-02-19 Arthur Shepherd, American composer, born in Paris, Indiana (d. 1958)
  • 1880-02-23 Edgar Istel, German composer, born in Mainz (d. 1948)
  • 1880-03-17 Guillermo Uribe Holguin, composer
  • 1880-05-21 Pablo Luna, Spanish composer (De España vengo), born in Alhama de Aragón, Spain (d. 1942)
  • 1880-07-02 Albert Szirmai, Hungarian operetta composer, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1967)
  • 1880-07-03 Carl Schuricht, German conductor and composer, born in Gdańsk, Poland (d. 1967)
  • 1880-07-05 Jan Kubelik, Czech composer and violinist, born in Michle (d. 1940)
  • 1880-07-18 Otto Vrieslander, German composer, born in Münster, Germany (d. 1950)
  • 1880-07-24 Ernest Bloch, Swiss-born American composer (MacBeth, Schelomo, Israel), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1959)
  • 1880-08-05 Gertrude E Durden Rush, American composer/playwright (Black Girls Burden), born in Navasota, Texas (d. 1962)
  • 1880-08-10 Clarence Cameron White, American composer, born in Clarksville, Tennessee
  • 1880-08-11 Frederick Jerome Work, composer
  • 1880-08-17 Leo Ascher, Austrian-born composer who moved to the US, born in Vienna (d. 1942)
  • 1880-08-25 Robert E. Stolz, Austrian composer and conductor, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1975)
  • 1880-09-07 Attilio Brugnoli, Italian pianist and composer, born in Rome (d. 1937)
  • 1880-09-07 Kurt von Wolfurt, German composer, born in Lettin (d. 1957)
  • 1880-09-20 Ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, born in Parma, Italy (d. 1968)
  • 1880-10-02 George Alexander Russell, American organist, composer and the first Frick Professor of Music for Princeton University, born in Franklin, Tennessee (d. 1953)
  • 1880-10-07 Jaime Pahissa, composer
  • 1880-10-12 (James) Healey Willan, British-Canadian organist, composer, and educator, born in Balham, London, England (d. 1968)
  • 1880-11-02 John Foulds, British cellist, musicologist, and composer (World Requiem; Three Mantras), born in Hulme, Manchester, England (d. 1939)
  • 1880-11-03 Raffaele Casimiri, Italian musicologist and composer, born in Gualdo Tadino, Italy (d. 1943)
  • 1880-11-09 Rudolf Karel, Czech composer (Three Hairs of the Wise Old Man), born in Pilseň, Czech Republic (d. 1945)
  • 1880-12-19 Nemesio Otaño, Spanish organist, choral director, educator, and composer (Basque Suite), born in Azcoitia, Spain (d. 1956) [1]
  • 1880-12-29 Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, French composer (Ophellia), born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1952)
  • 1881-01-05 Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, Russian composer, born in Surazh, Russia (d. 1944)
  • 1881-02-01 José Ignacio Quintón, Puerto-Rican composer (El coquí; Requiem por Angel Mislán), born in Caguas , Puerto Rico (d. 1925)
  • 1881-02-06 Karl Weigl, Austrian-American pianist, composer, and educator, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1949)
  • 1881-02-19 Armin Knab, German composer (Eichendorff-cycle)
  • 1881-02-22 James Reese Europe, American ragtime and early jazz arranger, composer, and bandleader in New York, and with the military in France during WWI, born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 1919) [1]
  • 1881-03-18 Paul Le Flem, French composer and music critic, born in Radon, France (d. 1984)
  • 1881-03-21 Hermann Sandby, composer

Person of interestBéla Bartok

1881-03-25 Béla Bartok, Hungarian composer and pianist (Concerto for Orchestra), born in Nagyszentmiklós, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary (d. 1945)

Composer and Pianist Béla Bartok
Composer and Pianist
Béla Bartok
  • 1881-04-08 Fernand Lamy, French composer, born in Chauvigny, France (d. 1966)
  • 1881-04-11 Harvey Bartlett Gaul, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1945)
  • 1881-04-20 Nikolai Myaskovsky, Russian composer (Kirov is With Us), born in Modlin Fortress, Poland (d. 1950)
  • 1881-04-20 Sem Dresden, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1957)
  • 1881-05-11 Jan van Gilse, composer/resistance fighter (Frau Helga von Staveren)
  • 1881-05-11 Pascual Rogatis, composer
  • 1881-05-24 Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský, Slovak composer, born in Trnava, Slovakia (d. 1958)
  • 1881-05-29 Frederik Septimus Kelly, Australian-British composer and rower (Summer Olympic gold 1908), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1916)
  • 1881-06-08 Prospero Bisquertt, Chilean composer, born in Santiago, Chile (d. 1959)
  • 1881-07-09 Richard Hageman, Dutch born American pianist, composer and conductor (Caponsacchi), born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1966)
  • 1881-08-01 Stanislaw Kazuro, Polish composer, born in Vilnius Region (d. 1961)
  • 1881-08-12 Vaclav Vackar, composer
  • 1881-08-18 Hermann Zilcher, German pianist and composer (Dr Eisenbart, Die Liebesmesse), born in Frankfurt am Main (d. 1948)
  • 1881-08-19 Georges Enesco, Romanian violinist and composer (Romanian Dances), born in Liveni, Dorohoi, Romania (d. 1955)
  • 1881-08-28 Arne Eggen, Norwegian composer, born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 1955)
  • 1881-08-29 Edvin Kallstenius, Swedish composer and librarian, born in Filipstad, Sweden (d. 1967)
  • 1881-09-27 Ernest Williams, American composer, born in Wayne County, Indiana (d. 1947)
  • 1881-09-28 Henry Geehl, English composer, born in London (d. 1961)
  • 1881-10-01 Leonid Sabaneyev, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1968)
  • 1881-10-02 Ferdinand [Fred] Barlow, French composer, born in Mulhouse (d. 1951)
  • 1881-10-03 Ludomir Michał Rogowski, Polish composer, born in Lublin, Poland (d. 1954)
  • 1881-10-12 Carlos Lopez Buchardo, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1948)
  • 1881-10-13 George Bacovia [Vasiliu], Romanian poet and composer (Plumb), born in Bacău, Romania (d. 1957)
  • 1881-11-04 Gena Branscombe, Canadian pianist and composer, born in Picton, Ontario (d. 1977)
  • 1881-11-25 Peder Gram, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1956)
  • 1881-12-19 Joseph "King" Oliver, American jazz cornet player, composer, bandleader, and mentor to Louis Armstrong, born in Aben, Louisiana (d. 1938)
  • 1881-12-24 Bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1955)
  • 1881-12-24 Charles Wakefield Cadman, American composer, born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 1946)
  • 1882-02-05 Felice Lattuada, Italian composer and educator (Civica Scuola di Musica, Milan, 1935-62), born at Caselle di Morimondo, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1962)
  • 1882-02-07 Wilbur Sweatman, American ragtime and dixieland jazz clarinetist, composer, and bandleader, born in Brunswick, Missouri (d. 1961) [1]
  • 1882-02-11 Gheorghe Cucu, Romanian composer, born in Puiești, Romania (d. 1932)
  • 1882-02-14 Ignaz Friedman, Polish pianist & composer, born in Podgórze, Kraków, Austrian Poland (d. 1948)
  • 1882-02-17 Kurt Schindler, German-American composer and conductor, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1935)
  • 1882-02-23 Ladislav Vycpalek, composer
  • 1882-02-28 Richard Stein, German composer, born in Halle, Germany (d. 1942)
  • 1882-03-18 Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer
  • 1882-03-25 Haydn Wood, English composer, born in Slaithwaite (d. 1959)
  • 1882-04-04 Mary Howe, American composer (Sand) and pianist, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1964)
  • 1882-04-16 Seth Bingham, American organist and composer (Six Pieces for Organ), born in Bloomfield, New Jersey (d. 1972)
  • 1882-04-23 Albert Coates, English conductor and composer (Eagle), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1882-05-06 Georgi Atanasov, Bulgarian composer (Gergana), born in Plovdiv (d. 1931)
  • 1882-05-11 Joseph Marx, Austrian composer/critic
  • 1882-05-18 Eduardo Fabini, Uruguayan composer, born in Solís de Mataojo, Uruguay (d. 1950)
  • 1882-06-14 Michael Zadora, American pianist and composer, born in New York City (d. 1946)

Person of interestIgor Stravinsky

1882-06-17 Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (Le Sacre du Printemps - The Rite of Spring; The Firebird), born in Oranienbaum, Russia (d. 1971) [OS 5th June]

Composer Igor Stravinsky
Composer
Igor Stravinsky
  • 1882-07-07 Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer
  • 1882-07-08 Percy Grainger, Australian-American concert pianist and composer (Hill Songs; Country Garden), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1882-07-10 Riccardo Pick-Mangiagalli, Italian composer, born in Strakonice, Czech Republic (d. 1949)
  • 1882-08-01 Vaclav Klicka, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1953)
  • 1882-08-03 Segundo Luis Moreno Andrade, composer, born in Cotacachi, Ecuador (d. 1972)
  • 1882-08-10 Max Kowalski, German pianist, singer, and composer (Pierrot Lunaire), born in Kowal, Russian Empire/Poland (d. 1956)
  • 1882-08-18 Marcel Samuel-Rousseau, French organist and opera composer (Le Bon Roi Dagobert), born in Paris (d. 1955)
  • 1882-08-27 Jaroslav Křička, Czech composer, born in Kelč, Czech Republic (d. 1969)
  • 1882-08-31 Charles O'Neill, Canadian composer and bandmaster, born in Duntocher, near Glasgow, (d. 1964)
  • 1882-09-06 John Powell, American pianist and composer, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1963)
  • 1882-09-13 Henri Potiron, French composer, born in Rezé-lès-Nantes, Loire-Atlantique (d. 1972)
  • 1882-09-14 Harald Fryklöf, Swedish composer, born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 1919)
  • 1882-09-19 Paul-Marie Masson, French musicologist (L’Opéra de Rameau), and composer, born in Sète, France (d. 1954)
  • 1882-09-21 Alf Hurum, Norwegian composer, born in Kristiania, Norway (d. 1972)
  • 1882-09-22 Emil Abranyi, composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 3301 - 3,400 of 5,893

  • 1949-05-06 Kunihiko Hashimoto, Japanese composer, violinist, conductor, and musical educator, dies of gastric cancer at 44
  • 1949-05-22 Hans Pfitzner, German composer (Palestrina), dies at 80
  • 1949-06-02 Dynam-Victor Fumet, French composer, dies at 82
  • 1949-07-08 Riccardo Pick-Mangiagalli, Italian composer, dies at 66
  • 1949-07-09 Fritz Bennicke Hart, composer, dies at 75
  • 1949-07-18 Vítězslav Novák, Czech composer, dies at 78
  • 1949-08-11 Karl Weigl, Austrian-American pianist, composer, and educator, dies of bone marrow cancer at 68
  • 1949-08-18 Paul J Mares, US jazz trumpetist/composer (Tin Roof Blues), dies at 49
  • 1949-08-21 Gerhard von Keussler, German composer, dies at 75
  • 1949-08-31 Paul Hoffer, German composer, dies at 53

Person of interestRichard Strauss

1949-09-08 Richard Strauss, German composer (Also sprach Zarathustra, Don Quixote), dies at 85

Composer and Conductor Richard Strauss
Composer and Conductor
Richard Strauss
  • 1949-09-11 Henri Rabaud, French composer/conductor (L'ete), dies at 75
  • 1949-09-12 Harry Burleigh, African American composer (Springarn Medal), dies at 82
  • 1949-09-20 Nikolaos Skalkottas, composer, dies at 45
  • 1949-09-24 Pierre de Bréville, French composer, author and professor (Une histoire du théâtre lyrique en France), dies at 88
  • 1949-10-04 Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer, mostly of operettas (Bruder Straubinger; The Golden Mistress), dies from injuries from falling off of a stage at 75
  • 1949-10-09 Viktor Alexandrovich Uspensky, composer, dies at 70
  • 1949-10-16 Hale A. VanderCook, American composer, dies at 85
  • 1949-10-24 Joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer, dies at 70
  • 1949-12-17 David Stanley Smith, American composer (Merrymount), dies at 72
  • 1950-01-12 Koos van de Griend, Dutch composer, dies at 44
  • 1950-02-10 Armen Tigran Tigranyan, Armenian music composer and conductor, dies at 70
  • 1950-03-08 Jaroslav Kocian, composer, dies at 67
  • 1950-04-03 Adolf Wiklund, Swedish composer, dies at 70
  • 1950-04-03 Kurt Weill, German composer (Die Dreigroschenoper - The Threepenny Opera), dies at 50
  • 1950-04-19 Lord Berners [Gerald Tyrwhitt], English composer (1st Childhood), dies at 66
  • 1950-04-27 Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, Polish composer, dies at 70
  • 1950-05-17 Eduardo Fabini, composer, dies at 67
  • 1950-06-22 Julio Fonseca, Costa Rican composer, dies at 65
  • 1950-06-28 Henry Balfour Gardiner, English composer and musician, dies at 72
  • 1950-07-11 Timotei Popovici, composer, dies at 79
  • 1950-07-21 Albert Riemenschneider, American pianist, educator, musicologist, and founder of America'a oldest Bach Festiva, dies at 71
  • 1950-08-08 Nicolai Yakovlevich Miaskovsky, composer, dies at 69
  • 1950-08-08 Nikolai Myaskovsky, Russian composer (Kirov is With Us), dies at 69
  • 1950-09-15 Vojtěch Říhovský, Czech composer, dies at 79
  • 1950-11-19 Thomas Wood, English composer, dies at 57
  • 1950-11-20 Francesco Cilea, Italian composer (Adriana Lecouvreur), dies at 84
  • 1950-12-01 Ernest John Moeran, British composer, dies at 55
  • 1950-12-02 Constantin "Dinu" Lipatti, Romanian classical pianist and composer, dies of Hodgkins disease complications at 33
  • 1950-12-15 Robert Müller-Hartmann, German composer, dies at 66
  • 1950-12-16 Otto Vrieslander, German composer, dies at 70
  • 1950-12-22 Julius Weismann, German pianist, conductor, and composer (Schwanenweiß), dies at 70
  • 1950-12-22 Walter Damrosch, German-American conductor (New York Symphony, 1885-1928; commissioned Gershwin's Piano Concerto), and composer (The Man Without A Country), dies at 88
  • 1950-12-23 Vincenzo Tommasini, Italian composer (Le donne de buon umore), dies at 72
  • 1950-12-26 Emile Enthoven, Dutch composer and lawyer, dies at 47
  • 1950-12-31 Charles Koechlin, French composer (The Jungle Book), dies at 83
  • 1951-01-03 Ferdinand [Fred] Barlow, French composer, dies at 69
  • 1951-01-10 Athos Palma, Argentine composer, dies at 59
  • 1951-01-19 Constantin C. Nottara, Romanian composer, dies at 60
  • 1951-01-22 Eastwood Lane, American composer, dies at 71
  • 1951-02-10 Joseph Bovet, composer, dies at 71
  • 1951-02-17 Nikoghayos Fadeyi Tigranyan, Armenian composer, dies at 94
  • 1951-02-20 Howard Brockway, American composer, dies at 80
  • 1951-03-06 Ivor Novello [David Ivor Davies], Welsh composer, writer and actor (Keep the Home Fires Burning, The Truth Game), dies at 58
  • 1951-03-08 John Winter Thompson, composer, dies at 83
  • 1951-03-20 Kathleen Lockhart Manning, American composer, dies at 60
  • 1951-04-01 Clement D'Hooghe, Belgian composer, dies at 51
  • 1951-04-06 Halfdan Cleve, Norwegian composer, dies at 71
  • 1951-04-12 Harold Vincent Milligan, American musician and composer, dies at 62
  • 1951-04-25 Jerzy Fitelberg, Polish composer, dies at 47
  • 1951-04-26 John Alden Carpenter, American composer (Sea Drift), dies at 75
  • 1951-05-17 Karl Heinrich David, composer, dies at 66
  • 1951-05-20 Jan Ingenhoven, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 74
  • 1951-05-29 Dimitrios Levidis, Greek composer, dies at 66
  • 1951-05-29 Josef Bohuslav Foerster, Czech organist and composer, dies at 91
  • 1951-05-29 Robert Kahn, German composer, dies at 85
  • 1951-06-17 Carl Vogler, Swiss composer, dies at 77
  • 1951-06-23 Armin Knab, German composer (Wunderhorn), dies at 70
  • 1951-07-06 Josef Hüttel, Czech composer, dies at 57
  • 1951-07-09 Jorgen Bentzon, Danish composer, dies at 54

Person of interestArnold Schoenberg

1951-07-13 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (Verklärte Nacht) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, dies at 76

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1951-07-19 Max Ettinger, Jewish-German composer (Jiddische Requiem), dies at 77
  • 1951-08-11 Ebbe Hamerik, Danish composer, dies at 52
  • 1951-08-21 Leonard Constant Lambert, English composer (Rio Grande), dies at 45
  • 1951-09-03 Robert Hernried, Austrian born American composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1951-09-09 Cecil Gray, Scottish composer and music critic, dies at 56
  • 1951-09-10 Giuseppe Mulè, Italian composer, dies at 66
  • 1951-09-15 Jacinto Guerrero, Spanish musician and composer, dies at 56
  • 1951-11-05 Bedrich Antonin Wiedermann, Czech organist and composer, dies at 67
  • 1951-11-09 Resurreccion Maria de Azkue, composer, dies at 87
  • 1951-11-09 Sigmund Romberg, Hungarian/American composer (Blossom Time), dies at 64
  • 1951-11-13 Nikolai Medtner, Russian pianist and composer (Skazi), dies at 71
  • 1951-11-13 Hugo Leichtentritt, composer, dies at 77
  • 1951-11-13 Nikolai Karlovich Metner, composer, dies at 71
  • 1951-11-18 Václav Kálik, Czech composer, dies at 60
  • 1951-11-18 Will Vodery, African-American composer, dies at 66
  • 1951-12-01 Felix Petyrek, composer, dies at 59
  • 1951-12-13 Selim Palmgren, Finnish pianist and composer (Daniel Hjort), dies at 73
  • 1951-12-15 María Grever, Mexican-American composer ("What A Difference A Day Makes" / "Cuando vuelva a tu lado"), dies at 66
  • 1951-12-22 Powell Weaver, American composer, dies at 61
  • 1951-12-23 Alfrēds Kalniņš, Latvian composer, dies at 72
  • 1952-01-14 Artur Kapp, Estonian composer (Peace Symphony; Paradise and Peri), and educator, dies at 73
  • 1952-01-20 Arthur Farwell, American composer, dies at 74
  • 1952-02-02 Johann Babtist Thaller, German composer, dies at 79
  • 1952-03-05 Vladimir Scherbachov, Russian composer and professor (Blokovskaya, Thunderstorm), dies at 63
  • 1952-04-11 Wadih Sabra, Lebanese composer (Kulluna lil Watan), dies at 76
  • 1952-04-30 Charles Radoux-Rogier, Belgian composer, dies at 74
  • 1952-05-06 Alberto Savinio [Andrea Francesco Alberto de Chirico], Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60
  • 1952-05-11 Giovanni Tebaldini, Italian composer, dies at 87
  • 1952-05-15 Italo Montemezzi, Italian composer (L'amore dei tre re), dies at 76

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