Composers in History (Part 38)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 3701 - 3,800 of 7,524

  • 1889-11-16 Luis Cluzeau-Mortet, Uruguayan composer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1957)
  • 1889-12-07 Heathcote Dicken Statham, English composer (d. 1973)
  • 1889-12-12 Václav Štěpán, Czech pianist and composer, born in Pečky, Austria-Hungary (d. 1944)
  • 1889-12-20 Božidar Širola, Croatian composer, born in Žakanje, Croatia (d. 1956)
  • 1890-01-29 Marguerite Canal, composer
  • 1890-02-16 Semyon Semyonovich Bogatiryov, composer
  • 1890-02-24 Antonio Massana, composer
  • 1890-03-13 Michael Taube, Polish composer, born in Lodz, Poland (1972)
  • 1890-03-17 Harold Morris, composer
  • 1890-04-23 Donald Tweedy, American composer, and educator, born in Danbury, Connecticut (d. 1948)
  • 1890-05-17 Philip James, American composer, and conductor (New Jersey Symphony, 1922-29; Bamberger Little Symphony, 1929-36), and educator (NYU, 1934-56), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1975)
  • 1890-05-29 Francis de Bourguignon, Belgian composer, born in Brussels (d. 1961)
  • 1890-06-10 Powell Weaver, American composer, born in Clearfield, Pennsylvania (d. 1951)
  • 1890-07-10 André Souris, Belgian composer, born in Marchienne-au-Pont, Belgium (d. 1970)
  • 1890-08-02 Pauline Hall, Norwegian composer, born in Hamar, Hedmark, Norway (d. 1969)
  • 1890-08-05 Hans Gál, Austrian-British composer (Die heilige Ente (The Sacred Duck)), born in Brunn am Gebirge, Austria (d. 1987)
  • 1890-08-09 César Cortinas, Uruguayan composer, born in San José de Mayo, Uruguay (d. 1918)
  • 1890-08-09 Sándor Jemnitz, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1963)
  • 1890-08-15 Jacques Ibert, French composer (Escales), born in Paris, France (d. 1962)
  • 1890-08-24 Franz Philipp, German composer, born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany (d. 1972)
  • 1890-08-28 Ivor Gurney, English composer and poet, born in Gloucester (d. 1937)
  • 1890-09-06 Manfred Gurlitt, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1973)
  • 1890-09-11 Marius Ulfrstad, Norwegian composer, born in Ellingsøya (d. 1968)
  • 1890-09-12 Guido Guerrini, Italian composer, born in Faenza, Italy (d. 1965)
  • 1890-09-15 Frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1974)
  • 1890-09-18 Vladimír Ambros, Czech composer, born in Prostějov, Czech Republic (d. 1956)
  • 1890-09-23 Arthur Walter Kramer, American composer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1890-10-01 Constantin C. Nottara, Romanian composer (d. 1951)
  • 1890-10-09 Alfred Swan, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1970)
  • 1890-10-09 Jānis Mediņš, Latvian composer, born in Riga, Latvia (d. 1966)
  • 1890-10-12 Luis de Freitas Branco, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1955)
  • 1890-10-13 Gösta Nystroem, Swedish composer, born in Silvbergs, Sweden (d. 1966)
  • 1890-10-15 Arcady Dubensky, Russian composer, born in Kirov, Russia (d. 1966)
  • 1890-10-20 Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton [LeMothe], American jazz pioneer pianist and composer (King Porter Stomp), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1941)
  • 1890-10-24 Kathleen Lockhart Manning, American composer, born in Hollywood, California (d. 1951)
  • 1890-10-28 Andrés Isasi, Spanish Basque composer, born in Bilbao, Spain (d. 1940)
  • 1890-11-16 Aloÿs-Henri-Gérard Fornerod, Swiss composer, born in Montet-Cudrefin, Switzerland (d. 1965)
  • 1890-11-30 John Tasker Howard, American composer and music historian, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1964)
  • 1890-12-08 Bohuslav Martinů, Czech, composer (Hry o Marti), born in Polička, Bohemia (d. 1959)
  • 1890-12-27 Maurice Schoemaker, composer
  • 1891-01-21 Nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer
  • 1891-01-21 Timothy Mather Spelman, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1891-01-28 Karel Boleslav Jirak, Czech composer and pedagogue, born in Prague, Bohemia (d. 1972)
  • 1891-01-31 Max Drischner, composer
  • 1891-02-07 Joachim Stutschewsky, Austrian-Israeli cellist, composer, and musicologist, born in Romni, Ukraine (d. 1982)
  • 1891-02-08 Edgar Palm, Curacao, pianist/composer
  • 1891-02-12 Maurice Yvain, French operetta composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1965)
  • 1891-02-27 Georges E Migot, French composer
  • 1891-02-27 Georges Migot, French composer, and poet (Les Agrestide; L'Arche), born in Paris (d. 1976)
  • 1891-03-03 Federico Moreno Torroba, composer
  • 1891-03-23 Catherine Murphy Urner, composer
  • 1891-03-31 Erich Walter Sternberg, composer
  • 1891-04-15 Väinö Raitio, Finnish composer, born in Sortavala, Grand Duchy of Finland (d. 1945)
  • 1891-04-21 František Suchý, Czech composer and folk song collector, born in Březové Hory, Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1973)
  • 1891-04-23 Sergei Prokofiev, Russian composer (Peter and the Wolf; Alexander Nevsky), born in Sontsovka, Russian Empire (now Sontsivka, Ukraine) (d. 1953)
  • 1891-05-04 Frederick Jacobi, American composer, born in San Francisco (d. 1952)
  • 1891-05-14 Egon Kornauth, Austrian composer, born in Olmütz, Moravia (d. 1959)
  • 1891-05-22 Lucien Cailliet, French-American composer, conductor and teacher (Philadelphia Orchestra, 1919-1937), born in Châlons-sur-Marne, France (d. 1985)
  • 1891-05-27 Claude Champagne, Canadian composer, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1965)
  • 1891-06-02 Ernst Kunz, Swiss composer, born in Bern (d. 1980)
  • 1891-06-04 Erno Rapee, American conductor and composer (Radio City Music Hall), born in Narva, Estonia (d. 1945)
  • 1891-06-06 István Kardos, Hungarian composer, born in Debrecen, Hungary (d. 1975)
  • 1891-06-07 Athos Palma, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1951)

Person of interestCole Porter

1891-06-09 Cole Porter, American composer and lyricist ("Anything Goes"; "Night And Day"; "I've Got You Under My Skin"), born in Peru, Indiana (d. 1964)

Composer and Lyricist Cole Porter
Composer and Lyricist
Cole Porter
  • 1891-06-26 Heinrich Lemacher, German composer, born in Solingen, Dusseldorf, Germany (d. 1966)
  • 1891-07-13 Franco Casavola, composer
  • 1891-08-02 Arthur Bliss, English composer (Olympians), born in London, England
  • 1891-08-02 Mihail Jora, Romanian composer, born in Roman (d. 1971)
  • 1891-08-14 Marinus de Jong, Dutch composer, born in Oosterhout, Netherlands (d. 1984)
  • 1891-08-24 Alexander Mikhaylovich Dzegelyonok, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1969)
  • 1891-08-25 Alberto Savinio [Andrea Francesco Alberto de Chirico], Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), born in Athens (d. 1952)
  • 1891-08-25 Luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, Basque priest, organist and composer of religious music, born in Yurre, Viscaya, Spain (d. 1928)
  • 1891-08-25 Samuel Gardner, American composer, born in Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine (d. 1984)
  • 1891-09-11 Noel Gallon, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1966)
  • 1891-09-12 Adolph Weiss, American bassoonist and composer, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1971)
  • 1891-09-16 Czesław Marek, Polish composer, born in Przemyśl, Eastern Galicia, Lwów (d. 1985)
  • 1891-10-18 Václav Kálik, Czech composer, born in Opava; (d. 1951)
  • 1891-10-22 Fidelio Friedrich Finke, Bohemian German composer, born in Josefsthal, Austria-Hungary (d. 1968)
  • 1891-11-01 D. H. Th. Vollenhoven, Dutch composer and philosopher, born in Amsterdam (d. 1978)
  • 1891-11-04 Miroslav Krejčí, Czech composer, born in Rychnov nad Kněžnou, Austria-Hungary (d. 1964)
  • 1891-11-10 Carl W. Stalling, American film composer (Disney's Silly Symphonies; Warner Brothers Cartoons), born in Lexington, Missouri (d. 1972)
  • 1891-11-17 Guido Pannain, composer
  • 1891-11-22 Bengt Axel von Torne, Finnish composer (d. 1967)
  • 1891-11-29 Richard Frank Donovan, composer
  • 1892-01-01 Artur Rodzinski, Spalato, Dalmatia, Polish conductor/composer
  • 1892-01-01 Miklos Radnai, composer
  • 1892-01-07 Rudolf Moser, composer
  • 1892-01-08 Werner Wehrli, composer
  • 1892-01-15 Frank Hutchens, New Zealand-born composer working in Australia, born in Leeston, New Zealand (d. 1965)
  • 1892-01-27 Mitya Stillman, composer
  • 1892-01-30 Charles Trowbridge Haubiel, American composer, pianist and lecturer (Tre Ritratti Characteristici), born in Delta, Ohio (d. 1978)
  • 1892-02-01 Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer and musicologist (Amsterdam Concert Hall), born in Krefeld, Germany (d. 1959)
  • 1892-03-03 Rui Coelho, Portuguese composer, born in Alcacer do Sal (d. 1986)

Person of interestArthur Honegger

1892-03-10 Arthur Honegger, Swiss composer (King David; Pacific 231), born in Le Havre, France (d. 1955)

Composer Arthur Honegger
Composer
Arthur Honegger
  • 1892-03-13 Alec Rowley, English composer, born in London (d. 1958)
  • 1892-03-17 Sayed Darwish, Egyptian singer & songwriter, "father of Egyptian popular music" (Ana Haweet), born in Kôm el-Dikka, Alexandria (d. 1923)
  • 1892-03-19 Robert Denzler, composer
  • 1892-03-27 Ferde Grofé, American pianist, composer (Grand Canyon Suite), and arranger (Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue), born in New York (d. 1972)
  • 1892-04-06 Mateusz Glinski, composer
  • 1892-04-10 Victor de Sabata, Italian conductor and composer (Il Macigno), born in Trieste, Italy (d. 1967)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 3701 - 3,800 of 5,957

  • 1960-09-09 Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, Finnish composer and organist, dies at 75
  • 1960-09-12 Jules Buffano, American composer and pianist (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 62
  • 1960-09-13 Leo Weiner, Hungarian composer (Toldi), dies at 75
  • 1960-09-17 Jose Sancho Marraco, composer, dies at 81
  • 1960-09-20 Michel Brusselmans, composer, dies at 74
  • 1960-09-24 Mátyás Seiber, Hungarian-British classical and jazz composer (Scherzando), dies at 55
  • 1960-10-02 Jaroslav Doubrava, Czech composer, dies at 51
  • 1960-10-19 Günter Raphael, German composer (Busskantate), dies at 57
  • 1960-10-25 José Padilla, Spanish composer and pianist (La Violetera - City Lights; Ça c'est Paris - Moulin Rouge), dies at 71
  • 1960-10-30 Alfred Hill, Australian-New Zealand composer and conductor (Hinemoa), dies at 90
  • 1960-11-02 Dimitri Mitropoulos, Greek/US conductor/composer, dies at 64
  • 1960-11-10 Isadore Freed, composer, dies at 60
  • 1960-12-01 Ion Vasilescu, Romanian composer, dies at 57
  • 1960-12-03 Hermann Stephani, composer, dies at 83
  • 1960-12-31 Semyon Semyonovich Bogatiryov, composer, dies at 70
  • 1961-01-14 Henry Geehl, English composer, dies at 79
  • 1961-01-15 Francesco Maria Saraceni, Italian composer, dies at 49
  • 1961-01-16 Janos Viski, Hungarian composer, dies at 54
  • 1961-01-21 John Joseph Becker, composer, dies a day before 75th birthday
  • 1961-02-02 Adolf Vogl, composer, dies at 87
  • 1961-02-06 Archibald T Davison, American musicologist and composer, dies at 77
  • 1961-02-20 Percy Grainger, Australian-American concert pianist and composer (Hill Songs; Country Gardens), dies at 78
  • 1961-02-22 Nick LaRocca, American jazz coronetist and composer (Tiger Rag), dies at 71
  • 1961-03-09 Wilbur Sweatman, American ragtime and dixieland jazz clarinetist, composer, and bandleader, dies at 79
  • 1961-03-19 Edric Cundell, composer, dies at 68
  • 1961-03-27 Jack Kane, British-Canadian arrranger, composer, and orchestra leader (Steve & Eydie; Andy Williams Show), dies at 37
  • 1961-04-02 Wallingford Riegger, American cellist, composer (New Dance; Cooper Square), and educator, dies from head injuries in a dog walking accident at 75
  • 1961-04-07 Jesús Guridi, Spanish composer, dies at 74
  • 1961-04-07 Yusef Greiss, Egyptian composer, dies at 61
  • 1961-04-11 Francis de Bourguignon, Belgian composer, dies at 70
  • 1961-04-12 Nils-Eric Fougstedt, Finnish composer (Angoscia, Trittico sinfonico), dies at 50
  • 1961-04-29 (Irving Milford) "Miff" Mole, American jazz trombonist, and composer (Red Nichols and His Five Pennies - "Slippin' Around"; Sophie Tucker), dies at 63
  • 1961-05-17 Henri Gagnon, composer, dies at 74
  • 1961-05-29 Uuno Klami, Finnish composer (Psalmus; Kalevala Suite), dies of a heart attack while sailing at 60
  • 1961-07-08 Julián Bautista, Spanish composer, dies at 60
  • 1961-07-11 Erskine Butterfield American swing and boogie-woogie jazz pianist, singer, and composer, dies at 48
  • 1961-07-27 Theodore Chanler, American composer, dies at 59
  • 1961-08-14 Guido Alberto Fano, Italian composer and pianist, dies at 86
  • 1961-08-17 Carlos Leon Salzedo, French born American composer and harpist, dies at 76
  • 1961-09-19 Maurice Delage, French pianist, and composer (Ragamalika; Seven Haikais), dies at 81 [date of passing may be 21 Sept]
  • 1961-09-21 Maurice Delage, French composer, dies at 81
  • 1961-09-23 Elmer Diktonius, Finnish poet, composer, and musicologist (Janne Kubrik; Stenkol), dies at 65
  • 1961-10-19 John Axel Fernstrom, Swedish composer, dies at 63
  • 1961-11-26 Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser, composer, dies at 86
  • 1961-11-30 Stanislaw Kazuro, Polish composer, dies at 80
  • 1961-12-03 Jēkabs Graubiņš, Latvian composer, dies at 75
  • 1961-12-08 William Beatton Moonie, Scottish composer (The Weird of Colbar; Echoes of Perthshire), dies at 71
  • 1961-12-16 Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer, dies at 61
  • 1961-12-24 Guy de Lioncourt, composer, dies at 76
  • 1962-01-09 Leroy Shield, American pianist and composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68
  • 1962-01-12 Richard de Guide, composer, dies at 52
  • 1962-01-18 Raymond Moulaert, Belgian pianist and composer, dies at 86
  • 1962-01-26 Fran Lhotka, Czech composer, dies at 78
  • 1962-01-29 Friedrich-Max "Fritz" Kreisler, Austrian-American violinist and composer (Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen), dies at 86
  • 1962-02-05 Jacques Ibert, French composer (Escales), dies at 71
  • 1962-02-19 Albert Elkus, American composer, dies at 77
  • 1962-02-26 Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, German composer, dies at 83
  • 1962-03-05 Otakar Jeremias, composer, dies at 69
  • 1962-03-06 Rezso Kokai, Hungarian composer, dies at 56
  • 1962-03-16 John Owen Jones, composer, dies at 85
  • 1962-03-30 Jack Purvis, American jazz trumpet player and composer, dies at 55
  • 1962-04-03 Manolis Kalomiris, Greek opera composer, dies at 78
  • 1962-04-20 Artúr Harmat, Hungarian composer, dies at 76
  • 1962-04-22 Solomon Pimsleur, French composer, dies at 61
  • 1962-05-31 Eduardo Toldrà, Spanish Catalan composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1962-06-12 John Ireland, English composer and pianist (Epic March), dies at 82
  • 1962-06-13 Eugene Goossens, British conductor and composer (Perseus), dies at 69
  • 1962-06-14 Mykhaylo Verikivsky, Ukrainian composer, dies at 65
  • 1962-06-18 Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor and composer (Bruckner), dies at 82
  • 1962-08-23 Irving Fine, American composer (Toccata), dies of heart disease at 47
  • 1962-08-24 Henry George Ley, composer, dies at 74
  • 1962-08-27 Carlos Lavin, composer, dies at 79
  • 1962-09-05 Gertrude E. Durden Rush, American composer/playwright (Black Girls Burden). dies at 82
  • 1962-09-06 Hanns Eisler, Austrian composer (East German National Anthem), dies at 64
  • 1962-09-14 Marcel Delannoy, French composer, dies at 64
  • 1962-10-08 Solomon Linda, South African singer and composer
  • 1962-10-28 Pierre Froidebise, composer, dies at 48
  • 1962-10-29 Siegfried Salomon, Danish composer, dies at 77
  • 1962-11-01 Wintter Haynes Watts, American composer, dies at 78
  • 1962-11-02 Felice Lattuada, Italian composer and educator (Civica Scuola di Musica, Milan, 1935-62), dies at 80
  • 1962-11-12 Alexander Spitzmuller-Harmersbach, composer, dies at 68
  • 1962-12-20 Erik William Gustav Leidzen, Swedish American composer, dies at 68
  • 1962-12-20 Luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer, dies at 75
  • 1963-01-10 Tadeusz Szeligowski, Polish composer (The Peacock and the Girl), dies at 66
  • 1963-01-16 Gilardo Gilardi, Argentine composer, pianist and conductor (La leyenda del urutaú, Réquiem, Misa de Gloria), dies at 73
  • 1963-01-30 Francis Poulenc, French pianist and composer (Concert champêtre; Les Biches), dies of a heart attack at 64
  • 1963-02-06 Werner Erich Josten, German composer (Jungle), dies at 77
  • 1963-02-16 László Lajtha, Hungarian composer, ethno-musicologist and conductor, dies at 70
  • 1963-02-20 Jacob Gade, Danish violinist and composer (Jalousie ; Cinema Music), dies at 83
  • 1963-02-28 Bobby Jaspar, Belgian jazz saxophonist, flautist and composer dies of a heart attack at 37
  • 1963-03-17 William Henry Squire, composer, dies at 91
  • 1963-03-28 Alec Templeton, Welsh pianist and composer (Concertino Lirico), dies at 52
  • 1963-03-30 Alexander Gauk, Russian-Soviet composer, dies at 69
  • 1963-04-05 Julius Harrison, composer, dies at 78
  • 1963-04-12 Herbie Nichols, American jazz pianist and composer ("Lady Sings the Blues"), dies of leukemia at 43
  • 1963-05-02 Tomás Vačkář , Czech composer, dies at 17
  • 1963-05-05 Heinrich Gebhard, German-born American composer, dies at 84
  • 1963-05-12 Stanisław Wiechowicz, Polish composer, dies at 69
  • 1963-05-28 Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, Soviet composer, dies at 60
  • 1963-07-04 Fritz Reutter, German composer, dies at 66

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