Composers in History (Part 36)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 3501 - 3,600 of 7,413

  • 1884-12-19 Ferdinando Liuzzi, Italian composer and musicologist, born in Senigallia, Italy (d. 1940)
  • 1884-12-27 Bernard van Dieren, composer
  • 1884-12-30 Karl Heinrich David, Swiss composer, born in St. Gallen, Switzerland (d. 1951)
  • 1885-01-01 Roland Diggle, English-born American composer and organist (d. 1954)
  • 1885-01-23 Boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, Polish composer and conductor, born in Lviv, Ukraine (d. 1944)

Person of interestJerome Kern

1885-01-27 Jerome Kern, American Broadway composer (Showboat, Roberta), born in NYC, New York

Broadway Composer Jerome Kern
Broadway Composer
Jerome Kern
  • 1885-01-27 Eduard Künneke, German composer (d. 1953)
  • 1885-02-09 Alban Berg, a Lulu of a composer!, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1935)
  • 1885-02-12 Licinio Refice, Italian priest and composer (Cecilia), born in Patrica, Italy (d. 1954)
  • 1885-02-15 Richard Würz, German composer, and music critic, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1965)
  • 1885-03-16 Giacomo Benvenuti, Italian composer, born in Toscolano, Italy (d. 1943)
  • 1885-03-22 Adriano Lualdi, Italian composer and conductor (d. 1971)
  • 1885-03-22 Jēkabs Mediņš, Latvian composer, born in Riga, Russian Empire (now Latvia) (d. 1971)
  • 1885-03-26 Julius Harrison, British composer and conductor (Bredon Hill), born in Stourport, Worcestershire (d. 1963)
  • 1885-03-28 Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, French composer, born in Saint-Quentin, France (d. 1931)
  • 1885-04-05 Dimitrie Cuclin, Romanian composer, born in Galați County, Romania (d. 1978)
  • 1885-04-06 Carlos Leon Salzedo, composer
  • 1885-04-08 Dimitrios Levidis, Greek composer, born in Athens, Greece (d. 1951)
  • 1885-04-16 Leo Weiner, Hungarian composer (Fasching), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1960)
  • 1885-04-16 Alexandre Stellio [Fructueux], Martinican biguine clarinetist, composer, and bandleader, born in Anses d'Arlet, Martinique (d. 1939)
  • 1885-04-17 Cecil Burleigh, American composer, born in Wyoming, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1885-04-29 Wallingford Riegger, American composer (Bacchangle), born in Albany, Georgia (d. 1961)
  • 1885-04-30 Luigi Russolo, Italian Futurist composer (The Art of Noises), born in 30 April 1885 Portogruaro, Italy (d. 1947)
  • 1885-05-14 Otto Klemperer, Breslau Germany, conductor/composer (Das Ziel)
  • 1885-05-22 Julio Fonseca, Costa Rican composer, born in San José, Costa Rica (d. 1950)
  • 1885-06-07 Percy Brier, Australian composer, born in North Pine, Queensland (d. 1970)
  • 1885-06-12 Werner Erich Josten, German composer (Jungle), born in Elberfeld, Germany (d. 1963)
  • 1885-06-19 Stevan Hristić, Serbian composer, born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 1958)
  • 1885-06-27 Artúr Harmat, Hungarian composer, born in Bojná, Hungary (d. 1962)
  • 1885-06-28 Giuseppe Mulè, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1951)
  • 1885-06-29 André Gailhard, French classical music composer, born in Paris (d. 1966)
  • 1885-07-07 Ernest Bristow Farrar, composer
  • 1885-07-12 George Butterworth, English composer, born in Paddington, London (d. 1916)
  • 1885-07-17 Benjamin James Dale, composer
  • 1885-07-24 Desider Antalffy-Zsiross, Hungarian organist and composer, born in Nagybecskerek, Hungary (d. 1945)
  • 1885-08-03 Siegfried Salomon, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1962)
  • 1885-08-12 Alexander Albrecht, composer
  • 1885-08-15 Andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, Russian composer (A Symphonic Mystery, for Theremin and Orchestra), born in Rostov-on-Don (d. 1972)
  • 1885-08-28 Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, Finnish composer and organist, born in Rautavaara, Finland (d. 1960)
  • 1885-09-11 Herbert Stothart, American composer, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1949)
  • 1885-09-14 Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor and composer (Batture d'aspetto), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1975)
  • 1885-09-14 María Grever, Mexican-American composer ("What A Difference A Day Makes" / "Cuando vuelva a tu lado"), born in Guanajuato, Mexico (d. 1951)
  • 1885-09-17 Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Soviet composer who composed the anthem used by Azerbaijan during the Soviet period, born in Agjabadi, Russian Empire (d. 1948)
  • 1885-09-18 Muslim Magomayev, Azerbaijani-Soviet composer, born in Grozny, Chechen Republic, Russia (d. 1937)
  • 1885-09-21 Thomas de Hartmann, Russian composer, born in Khoruzhivka, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1956)
  • 1885-10-08 Will Vodery, African-American composer, born in Philadelphia (d. 1951)
  • 1885-10-21 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austrian-English composer, teacher, and musicologist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1974)
  • 1885-10-22 Lothar Windsperger, German composer and music publisher, born in Ampfing, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1935)
  • 1885-11-13 Montague Fawcett Phillips, British composer, born in Tottenham, London (d. 1969)
  • 1885-11-27 Rudolph Reti, Serbian composer, born in Užice, Kingdom of Serbia (D. 1957)
  • 1885-12-01 Guy de Lioncourt, composer
  • 1885-12-10 János Hammerschlag, Hungarian composer, born in Prague (d. 1954)
  • 1885-12-10 Marios Varvoglis, Greek composer (Behind the Barbed Wire Fence), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1967)
  • 1885-12-22 Joseph Deems Taylor, American composer (Peter Ibbetson) and promoter of classical music, born in NYC, New York (d. 1966)
  • 1886-01-10 Jose Antonio de Donostia, Basque musicologist & composer, born in Donostia/San Sebastián, Spain (d. 1956)
  • 1886-01-22 John Joseph Becker, composer
  • 1886-02-03 Erwin Kroll, German composer, born in German Eylau (d. 1976)
  • 1886-02-12 Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, Swedish organist & composer, born in Stockholm (d. 1949)
  • 1886-02-12 Michel Brusselmans, Belgian composer (Flemish Rhapsody), born in Paris, France (d. 1960)
  • 1886-02-19 George Luther Foote, composer
  • 1886-02-23 Albert Edward Sammons, composer
  • 1886-03-03 James Friskin, composer
  • 1886-03-03 R O Morris [Reginald Owen], British composer and music teacher, born in York, England (d. 1948)
  • 1886-03-13 Henri D Gagnebin, Belgian-Swiss organist and composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1977)
  • 1886-03-28 Jaroslav Novotny, Czech composer, born in Jičín, Austria-Hungary (d. 1918)
  • 1886-03-29 Gustaf Adolf Tiburtius Bengtsson, Swedish composer, born in Vadstena, Sweden (d. 1965)
  • 1886-04-01 Casimir von Pászthory, Austrian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1966)
  • 1886-04-13 Ethel Leginska, British pianist and composer, born in Hull, Yorkshire, England (d. 1970)
  • 1886-04-16 Jēkabs Graubiņš, Latvian composer, born in Preiļi Palace, Latvia (d. 1961)
  • 1886-04-16 Konstantin G. Mostras, Russian composer, born in Tambovsky District, Tambov Oblast, Russia (d. 1965)
  • 1886-04-30 Frank Merrick, English composer, born in Clifton, Bristol, England (d. 1981)
  • 1886-05-03 Marcel Dupré, French organist and composer, born in Rouen, France (d. 1971)
  • 1886-05-05 Manuel Borguno, Spanish composer and pedagogue, born in Rubí (d. 1973)
  • 1886-05-08 Jef van Hoof, Flemish composer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1959)
  • 1886-05-12 Hermann Grabner, Austrian composer (Die Richterin), born in Graz, Austria (d. 1969)
  • 1886-05-13 Joseph Achron, Latvia/US violinist/composer (Golem suite)
  • 1886-05-18 Ole Windingstad, Norwegian composer (The Tide), born in Sandefjord, Norway (d. 1959)
  • 1886-05-24 Paul Paray, French organist, conductor (Detroit Symphony, 1951-62), and composer, born in Le Tréport, France (d. 1979)
  • 1886-06-09 Kusaku Yamada, Japanese composer and conductor, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1965)
  • 1886-06-09 Kōsaku Yamada, Japanese composer (Nagauta Symphony), and conductor, born in Tokyo (d. 1965)
  • 1886-06-15 Charles Wood, Irish composer of church music, born in Armagh, United Kingdom (d. 1926)
  • 1886-06-19 Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer and writer (Hiawatha's Song), born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1974)
  • 1886-06-29 George Frederick Boyle, Australian-American composer, born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1948)
  • 1886-07-04 Heinrich Kaminski, German composer, born in Tiengen, Schwarzwald, Germany (d. 1946)
  • 1886-07-30 Algot Haquinius, Swedish composer, born in Sveg, Sweden (d. 1966)
  • 1886-08-05 Óscar Esplá Spanish composer, born in Alicante, Spain (d. 1976)
  • 1886-08-06 Edward Ballantine, American composer and music professor, born in Oberlin, Ohio (d. 1971)
  • 1886-08-08 Daniel Ruyneman, composer
  • 1886-08-08 Pietro Alessandro Yon, Italian organist and composer, born in Settimo Vittone, Italy
  • 1886-08-19 Robert Heger, composer
  • 1886-08-23 Gottfried Rudinger, German composer, born in Lindau, Germany (d. 1946)
  • 1886-08-27 Eric Coates, English viola player and composer, born in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire (d. 1957)
  • 1886-08-27 Rebecca Clarke, British-American violist and classical composer (Morpheus), born in Harrow, England (d. 1979)
  • 1886-09-01 Othmar Schoeck, composer
  • 1886-09-25 Jesús Guridi, Sapnish composer, born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain (d. 1961)
  • 1886-10-26 Gustav Hermann Unger, German composer, born in Kamenz, Germany (d. 1958)
  • 1886-12-20 Domingo Julio Gómez Garcia, Spanish composer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1973)
  • 1886-12-21 George Norman Peterkin, English composer & music publisher, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1982)
  • 1887-01-21 Alfred Henry Ackley, American composer, born in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania (d. 1960)
  • 1887-01-28 Lily (Theresa) Strickland, American composer of art songs, piano, and silent film music, and ethnomusicologist (The Music Courier), born in Anderson, South Carolina (d. 1958)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 3501 - 3,600 of 5,893

  • 1954-12-25 Rosario Scalero, composer, dies at 84
  • 1954-12-31 Peter Van Anrooy, Dutch conductor and composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie), dies at 75
  • 1955-01-04 Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80
  • 1955-01-04 Francois Rasse, Belgian composer, dies at 81
  • 1955-02-14 Charles Cuvillier, French composer of operetta (The Naughty Princess), dies at 77
  • 1955-03-16 Mayhew Lake, composer, dies at 75
  • 1955-04-10 Oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer, dies at 68
  • 1955-05-02 Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
  • 1955-05-04 Georges Enesco, Romanian violinist and composer (Romanian Dances), dies at 73
  • 1955-05-17 Francesco Balilla Pratella, composer, dies at 75
  • 1955-05-31 Raoul Gunsbourg, composer, dies at 95
  • 1955-06-01 F Melius Christiansen, composer, dies at 84
  • 1955-06-11 Marcel Samuel-Rousseau, French organist and opera composer (Le Bon Roi Dagobert), dies at 72
  • 1955-06-18 Walter Rein, German composer, dies at 61
  • 1955-06-18 Willy Burkhard, Swiss composer, dies at 55
  • 1955-07-06 Paolo Gallico, Italian-American pianist and composer (The Apocalypse), dies at 87
  • 1955-07-07 Franco Casavola, composer, dies at 63
  • 1955-07-17 Bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer, dies at 73
  • 1955-07-25 Ilmari Hannikainen, composer, dies at 62
  • 1955-07-25 Isaak Iosifovich Dunayevsky, Soviet operetta and film composer, dies at 55
  • 1955-08-09 Marion Eugene Bauer, American composer, dies at 57
  • 1955-09-02 Rudolf Kattnigg, Austrian composer, dies at 60
  • 1955-10-15 Fumio Hayasaka, Japanese film score composer (Rashomon; Seven Samurai), dies of tuberculosis at 41
  • 1955-10-20 Eino Roiha, Finnish composer, dies at 51
  • 1955-10-26 Arne Eggen, Norwegian composer, dies at 74
  • 1955-10-27 Vladimir Mikhaylovich Deshevov, composer, dies at 66
  • 1955-11-17 James P. Johnson, American jazz composer and pianist (Charleston), dies at 64
  • 1955-11-22 Guy Ropartz [Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz], French composer, dies at 91 (b. 1864)

Person of interestArthur Honegger

1955-11-27 Arthur Honegger, Swiss composer (King David, Pacific 231), dies of a heart attack at 63

Composer Arthur Honegger
Composer
Arthur Honegger
  • 1955-11-27 Luis de Freitas Branco, Portuguese composer, dies at 65
  • 1955-11-30 Josip Slavenski, Croatian composer, dies at 59
  • 1955-12-11 Franz Adolf Syberg, Danish composer, dies at 51
  • 1956-01-03 Alexander Tikhonovich Gretshaninov, Russian/American composer, dies at 91
  • 1956-01-04 Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91
  • 1956-01-09 Paul Malengreau, Belgian organist, composer, and educator (Brussels Conservatory, 1813-53), dies at 71
  • 1956-02-04 Peder Gram, Danish composer, dies at 74
  • 1956-02-18 Gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), dies at 95
  • 1956-02-21 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 78
  • 1956-02-25 Marij Kogoj, Slovenian composer, dies at 59
  • 1956-02-27 Gunther Ramin, German organist and composer, dies at 57
  • 1956-03-05 Erich Itor Kahn, German composer of Jewish descent, dies at 50
  • 1956-03-11 Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, Russian opera composer, dies at 83
  • 1956-03-16 Joseph John Richards, American composer, dies at 77
  • 1956-03-25 George Luther Foote, composer, dies at 70
  • 1956-03-26 Thomas de Hartmann, Russian composer, dies at 70
  • 1956-04-10 Bozidar Sirola, composer, dies at 66
  • 1956-04-10 Jozef Szulc, Polish composer, dies at 81
  • 1956-04-20 Jaap Vranken, Dutch organist and composer (Stabat mater), dies at 59
  • 1956-04-20 Lieven Duvosel, Flemish music composer (Levensschets), dies at 78
  • 1956-04-29 Nemesio Otaño, Spanish organist, choral director, educator, and composer (Basque Suite), dies at 75
  • 1956-05-12 Vladimír Ambros, Czech composer, dies at 65
  • 1956-06-04 Max Kowalski, composer, dies at 73
  • 1956-06-13 Reginald Goss-Custard, British organist, arranger and composer (Chelsea Fayre), dies at 79
  • 1956-06-23 Reinhold Glière, Russian-Soviet composer, dies at 81
  • 1956-06-26 Clifford Brown, American jazz trumpeter and composer (Joyspring, Jordu), dies at 25
  • 1956-07-13 Vladimir Grigor'yevich Zakharov, Soviet-Russian composer, dies at 54
  • 1956-07-14 Jaroslav Řídký, Czech composer, dies at 58
  • 1956-07-26 Miguel Bernal Jiménez, Mexican organist, composer and pedagogue (Tata Vasco; Tres Cartas de México), dies of a heart attack at 46
  • 1956-08-30 Anita Donostia [Jose Antonio de Donostia], Spanish composer, musicologist and priest, dies at 70
  • 1956-09-06 Felix Borowski, British-American composer, educator (Chicago Musical College, 1896-1925), and musicologist (Chicago Symphony, 1908-56), dies at 84
  • 1956-09-15 Henry Clough-Leiter, American composer, dies at 82
  • 1956-09-21 Robert Mills Delaney, American composer, dies at 53
  • 1956-09-27 Gerald Finzi, British composer (Dies natalis), dies at 55 of disseminated shingles, complicated by encephalitis
  • 1956-10-26 Walter Gieseking, German pianist and composer, dies at 60
  • 1956-11-02 Jacob Weinberg, Russian-born Jewish composer, dies at 77
  • 1956-11-05 Art Tatum [Arthur Tatum Jr], American jazz pianist and composer, dies from complications of uremia at 47
  • 1956-11-11 Victor Young, American composer and orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56
  • 1956-12-08 Edgar Bainton, British-Australian composer, dies at 76
  • 1956-12-09 Hans Barth, German-born American composer, dies at 59
  • 1956-12-12 Lorenzo Perosi, composer, dies at 83
  • 1957-01-09 Mary Carr Moore, American composer, dies at 83
  • 1957-02-07 Rudolph Reti, Serbian composer, dies at 71
  • 1957-02-16 Józef Hofmann, Polish-American pianist, composer, educator (Curtis Institute, 1924-38), and inventor, dies of pneumonia at 81
  • 1957-02-25 Kurt von Wolfurt, German composer, dies at 76
  • 1957-03-08 Othmar Schoeck, composer, dies at 70
  • 1957-03-25 Fud Livingston, American jazz clarinetist and composer, dies at 50
  • 1957-04-29 Otallo Morales, Spanish composer, dies at 82
  • 1957-05-02 Tadeusz Zygfryd Kassern, Polish composer and cultural attache, dies at 53
  • 1957-05-05 Mikhail Fabianovich Gnesin, composer, dies at 74
  • 1957-05-17 Shalva Azmayparashvili, composer, dies at 54
  • 1957-05-29 George Bacovia [Vasiliu], Romanian poet and composer (Plumb), dies at 75
  • 1957-06-09 Robert Oboussier, Swiss composer, dies at 56
  • 1957-06-28 Ede Poldini, Hungarian composer (La poupée valsante), dies at 88
  • 1957-07-03 Richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), dies at 52
  • 1957-07-08 Henry Février, French composer, dies at 81
  • 1957-07-09 Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, composer, dies at 80
  • 1957-07-30 Sem Dresden, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 76
  • 1957-08-18 Wawrzyniec Żuławski, Polish composer, dies during an alpine rescue mission on Mont Blanc, in the Alps, at 41
  • 1957-08-24 Albert Edward Sammons, composer, dies at 71
  • 1957-09-09 Ettore Pozzoli, composer, dies at 84
  • 1957-09-11 Petar Stojanovic, Serbian composer, dies at 80

Person of interestJean Sibelius

1957-09-20 Jean Sibelius, Finnish composer (Valse Triste, Finlandia), dies at 91

Composer Jean Sibelius
Composer
Jean Sibelius
  • 1957-09-28 Luis Cluzeau-Mortet, Uruguayan composer, dies at 67
  • 1957-10-14 [Carl] Natanael Berg, Swedish composer, dies at 78
  • 1957-11-04 Marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer, dies at 78
  • 1957-11-20 Weldon Hart, American composer, commits suicide at 46
  • 1957-11-29 Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Austrian-American composer (Violanta, The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 60
  • 1957-12-12 Robert Frank Kurka, American composer ("The Good Soldier Schweik"), dies of leukemia at 35
  • 1957-12-21 Eric Coates, English viola palyer and composer, dies at 71
  • 1957-12-26 Artur Malawski, Polish composer, dies at 53

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