Composers in History (Part 35)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 3401 - 3,500 of 7,419

  • 1882-09-28 Mart Saar, Estonian composer, born in Hüpassaare, Viljandi County (d. 1963)
  • 1882-10-06 Karol Maciej Szymanowski, Polish pianist and composer (Symphony No. 3 - Song Of The Night), born in Tymoszówka, Russian Empire (now Tymoshivka, Ukraine) (d. 1937)
  • 1882-10-11 Robert Nathaniel Dett, Canadian pianist and composer (In The Bottoms), born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (d. 1943)
  • 1882-10-12 Hermann Wolfgang Sartorius Waltershausen, German musicologist and composer, born in Göttingen, Germany (d. 1954)
  • 1882-10-24 Emmerich Kálmán, Hungarian composer of operettas, born in Siófok, Austria-Hungary (d. 1953)
  • 1882-11-08 Lazare Saminsky, Russian-American composer, born in Valegotsulova, near Odessa (d. 1959)
  • 1882-12-08 Manuel Ponce, Mexican composer (Estrellita), born in Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico (d. 1948)
  • 1882-12-09 Joaquín Turina, Spanish pianist and composer (Rima), born in Seville, Spain (d. 1949)
  • 1882-12-16 Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer and ethno-musicologist, (Psalmus Hungaricus; Hary Janos), born in Kecskemét, Hungary (d. 1967)
  • 1882-12-19 Walter Braunfels, German composer (Die Vögel -The Birds), born in Frankfurt am Main (d. 1954)
  • 1883-01-08 Josue Teofilo Wilkes, composer
  • 1883-02-02 Mikhail Fabianovich Gnesin, composer
  • 1883-02-11 Paul August von Klenau, Danish composer & conductor (Sulamith), born in Copenhagen (d. 1946)
  • 1883-02-13 Bainbridge Crist, American composer (Egyptian Impressions), born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana (d. 1969)
  • 1883-02-22 Jaroslav Kocian, composer
  • 1883-03-07 Carl Deis, American composer and organist, born in New York City (d. 1960)
  • 1883-03-08 Manuel Gómez Carrillo, Argentine composer, born in Santiago del Estero, Argentina (d. 1968)
  • 1883-03-12 Judge Jackson, composer
  • 1883-03-13 Enrico Toselli, Italian pianist and composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1926)
  • 1883-03-14 Juan Manén, Spanish composer and violinist, born in Barcelona (d. 1971)
  • 1883-03-19 Josef Matthias Hauer, composer
  • 1883-03-20 Karl Hasse, German composer, born in Dohna (d. 1960)
  • 1883-03-21 Jules van Nuffel, composer
  • 1883-03-27 Jan Kunc, Czech composer (Czech State Anthem), born in Doubravice nad Svitavou (d. 1976)
  • 1883-03-28 William Henry Harris, English composer, born in Fulham, London (d. 1973)
  • 1883-04-01 Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, Russian Soviet composer, born in Plakhino, Ryazan Governorate (d. 1946) [OS date]
  • 1883-04-09 Renzo Bossi, Italian composer, born in Como (d. 1965)
  • 1883-04-17 Herman Darewsky, British composer, born in Minsk, Russian Empire (d. 1947)
  • 1883-04-30 David John de Lloyd, Welsh musician and composer, born in Skewen, Wales (d. 1948)
  • 1883-05-05 Léopold Samuel, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1975)
  • 1883-05-05 Petar Konjović, Serbian composer, born in Čurug, Serbia (d. 1970)
  • 1883-05-07 Gino Roncaglia, Italian composer, born in Modena, Italy (d. 1968)
  • 1883-05-15 Stanley Marchant, English composer, born in London (d. 1949)
  • 1883-05-28 George Dyson, English musician and composer, born in Halifax, Yorkshire (d. 1964)
  • 1883-05-28 Luigi Perrachio, Italian composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1966)
  • 1883-05-29 William Beatton Moonie, Scottish composer (The Weird of Colbar; Echoes of Perthshire), born in Stobo, Pebbleshire (d. 1961)
  • 1883-05-30 Riccardo Zandonai, Italian composer, born in Borgo Sacco, Rovereto, Austria-Hungary (d. 1944)
  • 1883-06-17 Alexandre Eugène Cellier, French organist and composer, born in Molières-sur-Cèze, France (d. 1968)
  • 1883-06-20 Giannotto Bastianelli, Italian musician and composer, born in Fiesole, Italy (d. 1927)
  • 1883-06-22 José Rolón, Mexican composer, born in Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco (d. 1945)
  • 1883-07-04 Maximilian Steinberg, Russian composer, born in Vilnius, Russian Empire (d. 1946)
  • 1883-07-07 Toivo Kuula, Finnish composer, born in Vehkakoski (d. 1918)
  • 1883-07-14 Alexandru Zirra, composer
  • 1883-07-25 Alfredo Casella, Italian composer and conductor (La Giara), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1947)
  • 1883-07-29 Manuel Infante, Spanish composer/conductor
  • 1883-08-06 Francesco Santoliquido, Italian composer, born in San Giorgio a Cremano, Naples, Italy (d. 1971)
  • 1883-08-10 Carlos Lavin, composer
  • 1883-09-17 Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th Baron Bernes, British composer and novelist, born in Apley Hall, Shropshire (d. 1950)
  • 1883-09-18 Lord Berners [Gerald Tyrwhitt], English composer (1st Childhood), born in Apley Hall, Shropshire (d. 1950)
  • 1883-09-22 Robert Franz Richard Hernried, composer
  • 1883-10-05 Charles Maduro, Antillean composer, born in Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles (d. 1947)
  • 1883-10-11 Archibald T Davison, American musicologist and composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1961)
  • 1883-10-22 Viktor Jacobi, composer
  • 1883-11-02 Frico Kafenda, Slovak composer, born in Mošovce, Slovakia (d. 1963)
  • 1883-11-06 Hubert Bath, British film composer and music director, born in Barnstaple, Devon (d. 1945)
  • 1883-11-08 Arnold Bax, English composer (Farewell My Youth), born in London (d. 1953)
  • 1883-11-10 Bedrich Antonin Wiedermann, Czech organist and composer, born in Ivanovice na Hané, Czech Republic (d. 1951)
  • 1883-11-11 Ernest Ansermet, Swiss conductor (Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, 1918-67). and composer (Feuilles de Printemps), born in Vevey, Switzerland (d. 1969)
  • 1883-11-16 Eugeen Van de Velde, Flemish musicologist and composer (In Tempore Belli) (d. 1958)
  • 1883-11-28 Paul Hastings Allen, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1952)
  • 1883-12-01 Romanos Hovakimi Melik'yan, composer
  • 1883-12-03 Anton (Friedrich Wilhelm) von Webern, Austrian 12-tone composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1945)
  • 1883-12-14 Manolis Kalomiris, Greek opera composer, born in Smyrna, Greece (d. 1962)
  • 1883-12-22 Edgard Varèse, French-American composer (Ionisation; Poème électronique), born in Burgundy, France (d. 1965)
  • 1883-12-25 Fran Lhotka, Czech composer, born in Mladá Vožice (d. 1962)
  • 1884-01-03 Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, Polish pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1948)
  • 1884-01-10 James Philip Dunn, American composer, born in New York (d. 1936)
  • 1884-01-12 Louis Horst, American dance choreographer and composer, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1964)
  • 1884-01-19 Albert Louis Wolff, composer
  • 1884-01-25 Edward Kilenyi, Sr. [Ede Kilényi], Hungarian composer & teacher (Clipped Wings, Outside the Law), born in Békésszentandrás, Hungary (d. 1968)
  • 1884-01-29 Juhan Aavic, Estonian composer, born in Holstre, Russian Empire (d. 1982)
  • 1884-02-11 Alfonso Leng, Chilean dentist and composer (Doloras), born in Santiago (d. 1974)
  • 1884-02-26 Dina Appeldoorn, Dutch pianist and composer, born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (d. 1938)
  • 1884-02-29 Alfred Sendrey, American composer and musicologist, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1976)
  • 1884-03-02 Léon Jongen, Belgian organist, composer, and academic, born in Liège (d. 1969)
  • 1884-03-14 Wintter Haynes Watts, American composer, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1962)
  • 1884-03-15 Rudolf Piskacek, composer
  • 1884-03-23 Glauco Velasquez, composer
  • 1884-03-24 Gino Marinuzzi, Italian conductor and composer, born in Palermo, Sicily, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1945)
  • 1884-04-09 Franco Vittadini, Italian composer, born in Pavia, Italy (d. 1948)
  • 1884-04-22 Armas Launis, Finnish composer, born in Hämeenlinna, Finland (d. 1959)
  • 1884-04-30 Albert Elkus, American composer, born in Sacramento, California (d. 1962)
  • 1884-05-01 Felipe Boero, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1958)
  • 1884-05-19 Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer (Adriaan Brouwer) (or 5/10)
  • 1884-05-22 Alceo Toni, Italian composer, born in Lugo di Romagna (d. 1969)
  • 1884-05-27 Max Brod, Czech-born Israeli composer, writer and biographer of Kafka, born in Prague (d. 1968)
  • 1884-06-05 Ralph Benatzky, Czech composer, born in Moravské Budějovice, Czech Republic (d. 1957)
  • 1884-07-13 John Francis Larchet, composer
  • 1884-07-15 Enrique Soro, Chilean composer, born in Concepción, Chile (d. 1954)
  • 1884-07-23 Apolinary Szeluto, Polish pianist and composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1966)
  • 1884-08-03 Louis Gruenberg, Russian-American composer (Daniel Jazz), born in Brest-Litovsk, Russia (now Belarus) (d. 1964)
  • 1884-09-06 Emerson Whithorne, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1958)
  • 1884-09-15 Floro Manuel Ugarte, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1975)
  • 1884-09-17 Charles Tomlinson Griffes, American composer (White Peacock), born in Elmira, New York (d. 1920)
  • 1884-09-18 Ludomir Różycki, Polish composer and conductor (Eros i Psyche; Pan Twardowski), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1953)
  • 1884-09-20 Piotr Rytel, Polish composer, born in Vilnius (d. 1970)
  • 1884-09-29 Boris Asafiev, composer
  • 1884-10-11 Robert Müller-Hartmann, German composer, born in Hamburg (d. 1950)
  • 1884-10-28 Miloje Milojević, Serbian composer, born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 1946)
  • 1884-11-30 Ture Rangström, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm (d. 1947)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 3401 - 3,500 of 5,898

  • 1952-05-18 Rossetter Gleason Cole, American composer, dies at 86
  • 1952-05-23 Georg Alfred Schumann, German composer, dies at 85
  • 1952-05-28 Joseph Lauber, Swiss concert pianist and composer, dies at 87
  • 1952-06-09 Adolf Busch, German composer (b. 1891)
  • 1952-06-17 Alberto Williams, Argentine pianist and composer (Etrerno Reposo), dies at 89
  • 1952-06-24 Lodewijk Mortelmans, Belgian composer, dies at 84
  • 1952-07-02 Henriëtte Bosmans, Dutch cellist, pianist and composer, dies at 56
  • 1952-07-03 Daniel Zamudio, Columbian organist, composer and folklorist, dies at 64
  • 1952-07-03 Henriette Bosmans, composer, dies
  • 1952-07-10 Rued Immanuel Langgaard, Danish composer and organist, dies at 58
  • 1952-07-22 Antonio Maria Valencia, Colombian composer, dies at 49
  • 1952-07-25 Herbert Murrill, composer, dies at 43
  • 1952-08-11 Riccardo Martin, American tenor and composer, dies at 77
  • 1952-09-06 Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer, dies at 54
  • 1952-09-28 Paul Hastings Allen, American composer, dies at 68
  • 1952-10-24 Frederick Jacobi, American composer, dies at 61
  • 1952-10-25 Sergei Bortkiewicz, composer, dies at 75
  • 1952-11-25 Antonio Guarnieri, Italian cellist and opera conductor (La Scala, 1929-50), dies at 72
  • 1952-11-25 Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, French composer (Ophellia), dies at 71
  • 1952-12-29 Beryl Rubinstein, American pianist and composer, dies at 54
  • 1953-01-01 Ludomir Różycki, Polish composer and conductor (Eros i Psyche; Pan Twardowski), dies at 69
  • 1953-01-08 Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, German composer, dies at 78
  • 1953-01-10 Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Golden Cage), dies at 56
  • 1953-01-12 Simeon Roncal, Bolivian composer, dies at 82
  • 1953-01-15 Patrick Vretblad, Swedish composer, dies at 76
  • 1953-02-02 Gustav Strube, composer, dies at 85
  • 1953-02-25 Jesus Garcia Leoz, composer, dies at 49
  • 1953-02-26 Elisabeth "Ilse" Kuyper, Dutch/US (opera)composer, dies
  • 1953-03-05 Sergei Prokofiev, Russian composer (Peter and the Wolf), dies at 61
  • 1953-03-17 Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer, dies at 73
  • 1953-03-27 Narciso Garay, Panamanian composer, dies at 76
  • 1953-03-30 Roderich Mojsisovics-Mojsvar, composer, dies at 75
  • 1953-05-04 T. Tertius Noble, English composer, dies at 85

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1953-05-16 Django Reinhardt, Belgium born Romani-French jazz guitarist and composer considered the most significant European Jazz musician, dies at 43

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  • 1953-05-17 Eric De Lamarter, American organist, composer and conductor (Chicago Symphony), dies at 73
  • 1953-05-22 Vaclav Klicka, Czech composer, dies at 70
  • 1953-05-26 Albert Spalding, American violinist and composer, dies at 64
  • 1953-06-03 Florence Price, American composer (Wanamaker Prize 1932) and 1st African-American woman to have a composition played by a major orchestra, dies at 66
  • 1953-06-10 Grzegorz Fitelberg, Polish composer, dies at 73
  • 1953-06-17 Walter Niemann, German composer, dies at 76
  • 1953-06-29 Jules van Nuffel, composer, dies at 70
  • 1953-06-30 Gote Carlid, Swedish composer, dies at 32
  • 1953-07-10 Sidney Homer, American composer, dies at 88
  • 1953-07-12 Joseph Jongen, Belgian organist and composer (Symphonie concertante, Op. 81), dies at 79 [1]
  • 1953-07-17 Bernhard van den Sigtenhorst Meyer, Dutch composer, dies at 65
  • 1953-08-13 Dmitri Arakishvili, composer, dies at 80
  • 1953-08-27 Nicolai Berezowsky, Russian-American composer, dies at 53
  • 1953-08-30 Dimitar Nenov, Bulgarian composer, pianist and architect, dies at 51
  • 1953-09-17 Henry Holden Huss, American composer, dies at 91
  • 1953-09-21 Roger Quilter, British composer, dies at 75
  • 1953-10-03 Arnold Bax, English composer known for his orchestral music (Coronation March), dies at 69
  • 1953-10-18 Federico Gerdes, composer, dies at 80
  • 1953-10-24 Ernest Irving, English composer, dies at 74
  • 1953-10-27 Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer, dies at 71
  • 1953-10-30 Emmerich Kálmán, Hungarian composer of operettas, dies at 71
  • 1953-11-04 Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, American pianist and philanthropist, dies at 89
  • 1953-11-06 John Parsons Beach, American composer, dies at 76
  • 1953-11-24 George Alexander Russell, American organist, composer and the first Frick Professor of Music for Princeton University, dies at 73
  • 1953-12-04 Daniel Gregory Mason, American composer (Chanticker), dies at 80
  • 1953-12-15 Kishio Hirao, composer, dies at 46
  • 1954-01-10 Fred Raymond, Austrian composer, dies at 53
  • 1954-01-11 Oscar Straus, Austrian composer (Brave Soldier), dies at 83
  • 1954-01-13 Roland Diggle, English-born American composer and organist, dies at 69
  • 1954-01-27 Paul-Marie Masson, French musicologist (L’Opéra de Rameau), and composer, dies at 71
  • 1954-02-02 Theodor Rogalski, Romanian composer, dies at 52
  • 1954-02-04 Vaclav Vackar, composer, dies at 72
  • 1954-02-05 Vittorio Gnecchi, composer, dies at 77
  • 1954-02-07 Jan Adam Maklakiewicz, composer, dies at 54
  • 1954-03-04 Georg Göhler, German composer (Rückert), dies at 79
  • 1954-03-04 Noel Gay [Reginald Moxon Armitage], British composer (Who's been polishing the Sun), dies at 55
  • 1954-03-14 Ludomir Michał Rogowski, Polish composer, dies at 72
  • 1954-03-15 Arthur Fickenscher, American composer, dies at 82
  • 1954-03-19 Walter Braunfels, German composer (Die Vögel -The Birds), dies at 71
  • 1954-03-21 Harry Lawrence Freeman, African-American composer, dies at 84
  • 1954-04-05 Claude Delvincourt, composer, dies at 66
  • 1954-04-09 Philip Greeley Clapp, American composer and educator (University of Iowa, 1919-54), dies at 65
  • 1954-04-15 Juan Vicente Lecuna, Venezuelan diplomat & composer, dies at 54
  • 1954-05-19 Charles Ives, American composer (Unanswered Question), dies at 79
  • 1954-05-21 János Hammerschlag, Hungarian composer, dies at 68
  • 1954-05-28 Achille Longo, Italian composer, dies at 54
  • 1954-06-10 Will Rossiter, composer, dies at 87
  • 1954-06-13 Nikolai Obukhov, Russian composer, dies at 62
  • 1954-06-27 Francis L Casadesus, French violinist, composer and conductor, dies at 83
  • 1954-07-09 Henri Dillon, French composer (Arlequin), dies in combat in Indo-China at 41
  • 1954-07-19 Jean Roger-Ducasse, French composer, dies at 81
  • 1954-08-02 Rene Amengual, Chilean pianist, composer and educator, dies at 42
  • 1954-08-08 Gino Tagliapietra, Italian pianist and composer (Antologia di musica antica e moderna per pianoforte), dies at 67
  • 1954-08-13 Hermann W S Waltershausen, German musicologist/composer, dies at 71
  • 1954-09-09 Alfred Gradstein, Polish composer, dies at 49
  • 1954-09-11 Licinio Refice, Italian priest and composer (Cecilia), dies at 69
  • 1954-09-19 Tibor Harsányi, Hungarian composer, dies at 56
  • 1954-10-05 Flor Alpaerts, Flemish composer (Tyl Uilenspiegel, Pallieter), dies at 78
  • 1954-10-06 Hakon Børresen, Danish composer, dies at 78
  • 1954-10-23 Henri Zagwijn, Dutch composer and musicologist, dies at 76 [1]
  • 1954-10-27 Franco Alfano, Italian opera composer (Puccini's Turandot), dies at 78
  • 1954-11-11 J. Rosamund Johnson, American composer ("Lift Every Voice And Sing"), dies at 81
  • 1954-11-21 Karol Rathaus, German-Austrian composer, dies at 59
  • 1954-12-03 Enrique Soro, Chilean composer, dies at 70
  • 1954-12-04 Nina Vasar, wife of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich, dies
  • 1954-12-20 Emilis Melngailis, composer, dies at 80

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