Composers in History (Part 39)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 3801 - 3,900 of 7,003

  • 1892-11-28 Thomas Wood, English composer, born in Chorley, Lancashire (d. 1950)
  • 1892-12-15 David Guion, American composer (Home on the Range), born in Ballinger, Texas (d. 1981)
  • 1892-12-15 José María Castro, Argentine composer, born in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires (d. 1964)
  • 1892-12-27 Feliks Roderyk Labunski, Polish pianist, composer and educator (Triptych Champétre), born in Ksawerynow (d. 1979)
  • 1892-12-30 Jaromír Fiala, Czech composer, born in Postoloprty, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d 1967)
  • 1893-01-04 Manuel Palau Boix, composer
  • 1893-01-13 Jan Evangelista Zelinka, Czech composer (Meluzina), born in Prague, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1969)
  • 1893-01-15 Ivor Novello [David Ivor Davies], Welsh composer, writer and actor (Keep the Home Fires Burning, The Truth Game), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1951)
  • 1893-01-18 John Lawrence Seymour, American composer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1893-01-28 Elliot Griffis, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1968)
  • 1893-01-29 Edric Cundell, composer
  • 1893-01-29 Martian Negrea, composer
  • 1893-02-04 Bernard Rogers, American composer (Warrior, Marriage of Aude, Passion), born in NYC, New York
  • 1893-02-15 Walter Donaldson, US pianist/composer (Girl Crazy, Whoopee)
  • 1893-02-27 Joseph Messner, Austrian organist and composer, born in Schwaz, Tyrol (d. 1969)
  • 1893-03-02 Maxime Dumoulin, composer
  • 1893-03-09 Hans Münch, Swiss conductor and composer, born in Mulhouse, France (d. 1983)
  • 1893-04-16 Federico Mompou, Spanish composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1987)
  • 1893-04-16 Joseph Yasser, Russian-American composer, born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1981)
  • 1893-05-14 Ivan Alexandrovich Vishnegradsky, composer
  • 1893-05-15 Michel Gusikoff, composer
  • 1893-05-16 Paul Amadeus Pisk, composer
  • 1893-05-26 Eugene Goossens, British conductor and composer (Perseus), born in London, England (d. 1962)
  • 1893-06-03 Asen Karastoyanov, Bulgarian composer, born in Samokov, Bulgaria (d. 1976)
  • 1893-06-06 Ludovic Feldman, Romanian composer, born in Galați, Romania (d. 1987)
  • 1893-06-21 Alois Hába, Czech composer, born in Vizovice, Zlín Region, Czech Republic (d. 1973)
  • 1893-06-22 Osvald Chlubna, Czech composer, born in Brno (d. 1971)
  • 1893-06-28 Luciano Gallet, Brazilian composer, born in Rio de Janeiro (d. 1931)
  • 1893-06-28 Nils Björkander, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1972)
  • 1893-06-29 Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (12-tones music), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1958)
  • 1893-07-18 Josef Hüttel, Czech composer, born in Melnik, Bohemia (d. 1951)
  • 1893-07-28 Rued Immanuel Langgaard, Danish composer and organist, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1952)
  • 1893-07-31 Charles Wilfred Orr, English pianist and composer (settings of A.E. Housman poems), born in Cheltenham (d. 1976)
  • 1893-08-10 Douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)
  • 1893-08-14 Alfred Alessandrescu, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest (d. 1959)
  • 1893-08-15 Alexander Gauk, Russian-Soviet composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 1963)
  • 1893-08-18 Ernest MacMillan, composer
  • 1893-08-21 Lili [Marie-Juliette Olga] Boulanger, French composer (first female winner of the Prix de Rome composition prize), born in Paris (d. 1918)
  • 1893-08-23 Roy Agnew, Australian composer (Sonata Ballade), born in Sydney (d. 1944)
  • 1893-09-18 Arthur Benjamin, Australian composer (Jamaican Rumba), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1960)
  • 1893-09-21 Moses Pergament, Finnish composer, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1977)
  • 1893-10-02 Leroy Shield, American pianist and composer (Laurel & Hardy), born in Waseca, Minnesota (d. 1962)
  • 1893-10-03 Bedřich Havlík, Czech composer, born in Řípec, Czech Republic (d. 1964)
  • 1893-10-12 Pall Isolfsson, Icelandic composer, born in Stokkseyri, Iceland (d. 1974)
  • 1893-10-17 Jean Binet, Swiss composer, born in Geneva (d. 1960)
  • 1893-10-23 Jean Absil, Belgian organist and composer (Peau d'Ane), born in Bonsecours; (d. 1974)
  • 1893-11-27 Stanisław Wiechowicz, Polish composer, born in Kroszyce, Kielce, Poland (d. 1963)
  • 1893-12-02 Leo Ornstein, Russian-American composer (Bio in Sonata Form), born in Kremenchuk, Russia (d. 2002) (birth date uncertain)
  • 1893-12-10 Walter Rein, German composer, born in Stotternheim (d. 1955)
  • 1893-12-26 Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, Polish/Belorussian composer, born in St. Petersburg (d. 1970)
  • 1893-12-26 Yury Nikolayevich Tyulin, Russian composer and music theorist, born in Reval, Russian Empire (d. 1976)
  • 1894-01-04 Wesley La Violette, composer
  • 1894-01-07 Jose Rozo Contreras, Colombian composer (d. 1976)
  • 1894-01-11 Jaroslav Vogel, Czech composer and conductor (d. 1970)
  • 1894-01-20 Walter Hamor Piston, Rockland Maine, composer (Incredible Flutis)
  • 1894-02-01 James P. Johnson, American pianist and composer (Charleston), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey (d. 1955)
  • 1894-02-22 Alexander Spitzmuller-Harmersbach, composer
  • 1894-02-27 Robert-Lucien Siohan, composer
  • 1894-03-02 Renaat Veremans, Flemish composer/conductor
  • 1894-03-14 Josef Schelb, German composer, born in Bad Krozingen, Germany (d. 1977)
  • 1894-03-15 Slava Vorlova, composer
  • 1894-03-25 Erik William Gustav Leidzen, composer
  • 1894-04-09 Ernest Kanitz, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1978)
  • 1894-04-13 Ludvig Irgens-Jensen, Norwegian composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1969)
  • 1894-04-27 Nicolas Slonimsky, Russian-American composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1995)
  • 1894-05-06 Filip Lazar, Romanian composer, born in Craiova (d. 1936)
  • 1894-05-10 Dimitri Tiomkin, Russian-American film score composer and conductor (Academy Award 1954-High & Mighty), born in Kremenchuk, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1979)
  • 1894-06-06 Sabin Drăgoi, Romanian composer, born in Seliște, Romania (d. 1968)
  • 1894-06-08 Erwin Schulhoff, Czech-Russian composer and pianist (Ogelala) who died in a German concentration camp, born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1942)
  • 1894-06-10 Pavel Bořkovec, Czech composer (Stmivani, [Twilight]), born in Prague (d. 1972)
  • 1894-06-15 Robert Russell Bennett, American composer and arranger (Oklahoma!), born in Kansas City, Kansas (d. 1981)
  • 1894-07-10 Jimmy McHugh, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1969)
  • 1894-07-18 Bernard Wagenaar, Dutch-American composer (3 Songs for Chinese), born in Arnherm, Netherlands (d. 1971)
  • 1894-07-24 Walter Schulthess, Swiss composer, born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 1971)
  • 1894-07-31 Roy Bargy, American pianist and composer (Jimmy Durante Show), born in Newaygo, Michigan (d. 1974)
  • 1894-08-11 Wilhelm Grosz, composer
  • 1894-08-13 Leonid Alexeyevich Polovinkin, Russian composer, born in Kurgan, Russia (d. 1949)
  • 1894-09-08 Willem Pijper, Dutch composer and music critic, born in Zeist, Netherlands (d. 1947)
  • 1894-09-22 Hieronim Feicht, composer
  • 1894-09-29 Franco Capuana, composer
  • 1894-10-01 Ricardo Castillo, Guatemalan composer, born in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala (d. 1966)
  • 1894-10-11 Albert Stoessel, American composer, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1943)
  • 1894-10-30 Peter Warlock [Philip Heseltine], British composer, born in London (d. 1930)
  • 1894-11-11 Aaron Avshalomov, Russian-born Jewish composer, born in Nikolayevsk-on-Amur, Russia (d. 1965)
  • 1894-12-14 Joaquin Zamacois Soler, Chilean-Spanish composer, born in Santiago de Chile, Chile (d. 1976)
  • 1894-12-19 Paul Dessau, German composer and conductor (Adventures of Casanova, Never Trust a Woman), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1894-12-26 Antonio Molina, Filipino composer, conductor and music administrator (Ana Maria, Hatinggabi), born in Quiapo, Manila, Captaincy General of the Philippines (d. 1980)
  • 1894-12-31 Ernest John Moeran, English composer, born in London Borough of Hounslow, United Kingdom (d. 1950)
  • 1895-01-03 Boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, Ukrainian composer and the father of modern Ukrainian music, born in Zhytomyr, Russian Empire (d. 1968)
  • 1895-01-03 Mihail Andricu, composer
  • 1895-01-27 Claudio Carneyro, composer
  • 1895-01-27 Harry Ruby [Harry Rubenstein], American composer and screen writer, born NYC, New York
  • 1895-02-11 Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer
  • 1895-02-25 Henri Martelli, French composer, born in Bastia, Corsica, France (d. 1980)
  • 1895-03-03 Alexander Nicolaas Voormolen, Dutch composer (d. 1980)
  • 1895-03-04 Bjarne Brustad, Norwegian composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1978)
  • 1895-03-07 Juan Jose Castro, composer
  • 1895-03-23 Dane Rudhyar, composer
  • 1895-04-01 Alberta Hunter, blues singer/composer (Downhearted Blues)
  • 1895-04-03 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Italian composer, born in Florence (d. 1968)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 3801 - 3,900 of 5,528

  • 1964-08-27 Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer, dies at 59
  • 1964-09-01 George Georgescu, Romanian conductor and composer, dies at 76
  • 1964-09-03 Joseph Marx, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • 1964-09-09 Charles O'Neill, Canadian composer, dies at 82
  • 1964-09-14 Mary Howe, American composer and pianist (Sand), dies at 82
  • 1964-09-28 George Dyson, English musician and composer, dies at 81
  • 1964-09-28 Nacio Herb Brown, American composer (Singin' In The Rain), dies at 68
  • 1964-10-01 Ernst Toch, Austrian composer (Melodie Lehre), dies at 76
  • 1964-10-10 Bedřich Havlík, Czech composer, dies at 71
  • 1964-10-15 Cole Porter, American composer and lyricist (Still of the Night), dies at 73
  • 1964-11-05 Alexander Uriah Boskovich, Israeli composer, dies at 57
  • 1964-11-11 Edward Steuermann, composer, dies at 72
  • 1964-11-16 Albert Hay Malotte, composer, dies at 69
  • 1964-11-20 John Tasker Howard, American composer and music historian, dies at 73
  • 1964-12-22 Bonifacio Gil Garcia, Spanish composer and folklorist, dies at 66
  • 1964-12-23 Arrigo Pedrollo, Italian composer, dies at 86
  • 1964-12-29 Miroslav Krejčí, Czech composer, dies at 73
  • 1965-01-01 Juan Bautista Plaza, Venezuelan composer, dies at 66
  • 1965-01-08 Aloÿs-Henri-Gérard Fornerod, Swiss composer, dies at 74
  • 1965-01-25 Staf Nees, Flemish composer (Maria-oratorio), dies at 63
  • 1965-01-28 Jef van Durme, Belgian composer, dies at 57
  • 1965-01-29 Michael Spisak, Polish composer, dies at 50
  • 1965-02-02 Richard Wurz, composer, dies at 79
  • 1965-02-14 Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht, French composer/conductor, dies at 84
  • 1965-03-01 Boleslav Vomáček, Czech composer, dies at 77
  • 1965-03-03 Carlo Gatti, Italian composer, dies at 88
  • 1965-03-06 Ruvim Pergament, composer, dies at 58
  • 1965-03-09 Anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist and composer, dies at 65
  • 1965-03-25 Giorgio Federico Ghedini, Italian composer, dies at 72
  • 1965-04-02 Renzo Bossi, Italian composer, dies at 81
  • 1965-04-26 Aaron Avshalomov, Russian-born Jewish composer, dies at 70
  • 1965-05-01 Leo Spies, Russian-born German composer, dies at 65
  • 1965-06-07 Pierre Cardevielle, Fren composer/conductor (L'ile Rouge), dies at 59
  • 1965-06-14 Guido Guerrini, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • 1965-06-18 George Melachrino, English composer, dies at 56
  • 1965-06-28 Red Nichols, American jazz cornettist, composer and jazz bandleader, dies at 60
  • 1965-07-01 Claude Thornhill, composer, dies at 55
  • 1965-07-17 Luiz Cosme, Brazilian composer, dies at 57
  • 1965-07-18 Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, Russian composer, dies at 64
  • 1965-07-28 Maurice Yvain, composer, dies at 74
  • 1965-08-01 Kiyoshi Nobutoki, Japanese cellist and composer, dies at 77
  • 1965-08-02 Milton B Babbitt, American composer (Widow's Lament), dies at 49
  • 1965-08-06 Peter Ronnefeld, German composer and conductor (Die Nachtausgabe), dies at 30
  • 1965-08-16 Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer, dies at 64
  • 1965-08-27 Otto Reinhold, German composer, dies at 66
  • 1965-09-06 Konstantin G. Mostras, Russian composer, dies at 79
  • 1965-09-09 Julian Antonio Carillo-Trujillo, composer, dies at 90
  • 1965-09-16 Ahn Eak-tai, Korean musician, composer, and conductor (b. 1906)
  • 1965-10-05 Gustaf Adolf Tiburtius Bengtsson, Swedish composer, dies at 79
  • 1965-10-18 Frank Hutchens, composer, dies at 73
  • 1965-11-04 Krsto Odak, Croatian composer, dies at 77
  • 1965-11-06 Clarence Williams, American composer, dies at 67
  • 1965-11-06 Edgard Varèse, French-born composer, dies at 81
  • 1965-11-07 Friedrich Wildgans, Austrian composer, dies at 52
  • 1965-11-27 Carl Parrish, American composer, dies at 61
  • 1965-12-10 Henry (Dixon) Cowell, US pianist/composer (Aeolian Harp), dies at 68
  • 1965-12-14 Hermann Sandby, Danish cellist & composer, dies at 84
  • 1965-12-16 Tito Schipa [Raffaele Attilio Amedeo Schipa], Italian tenor/composer (La Rondine), dies at 77
  • 1965-12-21 Claude Champagne, Canadian composer, dies at 74
  • 1965-12-29 Kusaku Yamada, Japanese composer and conductor, dies at 79
  • 1966-01-09 Haro Levoni Step'anian, Armenian composer, dies at 68
  • 1966-01-29 Pierre Mercure, composer, dies at 38
  • 1966-02-06 Algot Haquinius, Swedish composer, dies at 79
  • 1966-02-18 Casimir von Paszthory, composer, dies at 79
  • 1966-03-04 Janis Medins, Latvian composer, dies at 75
  • 1966-03-06 Richard Hageman, Dutch born American pianist, composer and conductor (Caponsacchi), dies at 84
  • 1966-03-15 Heinrich Lemacher, German composer, dies at 74
  • 1966-03-17 Walter Lang, Swiss composer, dies at 69
  • 1966-05-04 Juan María Thomas Sabater, Spanish composer, dies at 69
  • 1966-05-09 Alfred Mendelsohn, Romanian composer, dies at 56
  • 1966-05-25 Ricardo Castillo, Guatemalan composer, dies at 71
  • 1966-06-19 Marjan Kozina, Slovene composer, dies at 59
  • 1966-06-29 Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer, dies at 82
  • 1966-07-03 André Gailhard, French classical music composer, dies at 81
  • 1966-07-03 Joseph Deems Taylor, American composer (Peter Ibbetson) and promoter of classical music, dies at 80
  • 1966-07-17 August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Piranesi-suite), dies at 71
  • 1966-07-18 German Germanovich Galinin, composer, dies at 44
  • 1966-07-29 Pal Jardanyi, composer, dies at 44
  • 1966-08-01 Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell, American jazz pianist and composer, dies at 41
  • 1966-08-09 Gösta Nystroem, Swedish composer, dies at 75
  • 1966-08-22 Apolinary Szeluto, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 82
  • 1966-09-06 Luigi Perrachio, Italian composer, dies at 83
  • 1966-09-09 Antonio Massana, composer, dies at 76
  • 1966-09-18 Fernand Lamy, French composer, dies at 85
  • 1966-09-18 Jeno Vecsey, Hungarian composer, dies at 57
  • 1966-10-12 Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer, dies at 74
  • 1966-10-14 Arcady Dubensky, Russian composer, dies at 75
  • 1966-11-03 Eric Spear, British film and TV composer (Coronation Street theme), dies at 58
  • 1966-11-12 Quincy Porter, American composer, dies at 69
  • 1966-11-18 Bela Tardos, Hungarian composer, dies at 56
  • 1966-11-28 Vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63
  • 1966-12-06 Hermann Heiss, German composer, dies at 69
  • 1966-12-09 Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, Russian-Ukrainian Soviet composer, dies at 79
  • 1966-12-10 Boris Koutzen, Russian violinist, composer & educator, dies at 65
  • 1966-12-17 Gustaf Paulson, composer, dies at 68
  • 1966-12-24 Gaspar Cassadó, Spanish cellist and composer, dies at 69
  • 1966-12-26 Noel Gallon, French composer, dies at 75
  • 1967-01-07 Carl Schuricht, German conductor and composer, dies at 86
  • 1967-01-10 Vilem Petrzelka, composer, dies at 77
  • 1967-01-14 Renato Lunelli, composer, dies at 71