Composers in History (Part 39)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 3801 - 3,900 of 7,534

  • 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)
  • 1892-04-19 Germaine Tailleferre, French composer (Le Marin du Bolivar), born in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Val-de-Marne, France (d. 1983)
  • 1892-04-21 Jaroslav Kvapil, Czech composer, born in Fryšták, Czech Republic (d. 1959)
  • 1892-04-22 Nikolai Obukhov, Russian composer, born in Ol'shanka village, Kursk Province, Russian Empire (d. 1954)
  • 1892-04-28 Georges Antoine, Belgian composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1918)
  • 1892-04-28 John Jacob Niles, American composer, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1980)
  • 1892-05-09 Eric Westberg, Swedish composer, born in Hudiksvall, Sweden (d. 1944)
  • 1892-05-14 Arthur Vincent Lourie, Russian composer, born in Propoysk, Russia (d. 1966)
  • 1892-05-14 Felix Petyrek, Austrian composer, born in Brno, Austria (d. 1951)
  • 1892-05-31 Louis Fourestier, French cellist, composer (Polynice; Patria), conductor (Paris Opera, 1938-65), and pedagogue (Paris Conservatoire, 1945-65), born in Montpellier, France (d. 1976)
  • 1892-06-01 Samuel L M Barlow II, American composer (Mon Ami Pierrot), born in NYC, New York (d. 1982)
  • 1892-06-12 John Donald Robb, American composer, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1989)
  • 1892-06-18 Edward Steuermann, Austrian-American pianist and composer, born in Sambor, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1964)
  • 1892-06-30 László Lajtha, Hungarian composer, ethno-musicologist and conductor, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1963)
  • 1892-07-03 Wilhelm Rettich, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1988)
  • 1892-07-11 Giorgio Federico Ghedini, Italian composer (Concerto dell'albatro), born in Cuneo, Piedmont, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1965)
  • 1892-07-11 Hugo Myrtelius, Swedish conductor, composer, and educator, born in Nosaby, Sweden (d. 1977)
  • 1892-07-23 Petros John Petridis, Greek composer (Isotope Suite), born in Nigdé (Capodocia), Turkey (d. 1977)
  • 1892-07-26 Philipp Jarnach, French composer, born in Noisy-le-Sec, France (d. 1982)
  • 1892-08-03 Oscar van Hemel, Belgian-Dutch violinist and composer, born in Antwerp (d. 1981)
  • 1892-08-04 Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman, Dutch composer, born in Rotterdam (d. 1971)
  • 1892-08-14 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji [Leon Dudley Sorabji], Parsi-British pianist and composer (Opus clavicembalisticum), born in Chingford, Essex (d. 1988)
  • 1892-08-15 Knud Christian Jeppesen, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1974)
  • 1892-09-02 Felix Wolfes, composer

Person of interestDarius Milhaud

1892-09-04 Darius Milhaud, French composer (Maximilien), born in Marseille, France (d. 1974)

Composer Darius Milhaud
Composer
Darius Milhaud
  • 1892-09-09 Bruno Stürmer, German conductor, composer and educator, born in Freiburg, Germany (d. 1958)
  • 1892-09-17 Hendrik Andriessen, Dutch organist and composer (Ballade of Merel; Te Deum), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • 1892-10-17 Herbert Norman Howells, composer
  • 1892-10-17 Otakar Jeremias, composer
  • 1892-10-19 Ilmari Hannikainen, Finnish pianist and composer, born in Jyväskylä; (d. 1955)
  • 1892-10-31 Olof Thiel, Swedish film score composer, under the pseudonym of Jacques Armand, born in Stockholm (d. 1978)
  • 1892-11-02 Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Viktoria und ihr Huzar), born in Apatin, Austria-Hungary (d. 1960)
  • 1892-11-17 Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, born in Vienna (d. 1982)
  • 1892-11-24 Isidor Achron, composer
  • 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)
  • 1893-01-03 Godfried Devreese, Belgian violinist, composer (Gothic Symphony), and conductor, born in Kortrijk, Belgium (d. 1972)
  • 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 (d. 1986)
  • 1893-01-28 Elliot Griffis, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1967)
  • 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, American pianist and popular song composer ("Makin' Whoopee"; "My Blue Heaven"; My Buddy"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1947)
  • 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, Catalan composer (Música Callada -'The Voice of Silence'), born in Barcelona, Spain (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 (Lemminkäinen; Juha; Schott Concerto), born in Helsinki, Grand Duchy of Finland (d. 1958)
  • 1893-06-29 Aare Merikanto, Finnish composer (Juha; Schott Concerto), born in Helsinki, Kingdom of Finland (d. 1958)
  • 1893-07-18 Josef Hüttel, Czech composer, born in Mělník, Bohemia (d. 1951)
  • 1893-07-28 Rued Immanuel Langgaard, Danish composer and organist, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1952) [1]
  • 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)
  • 1893-08-11 J. Rosamund Johnson, American composer ("Lift Every Voice And Sing"), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 1954)
  • 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, Canadian organist, conductor and composer, born in Etobicoke, Ontario (d. 1973)
  • 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-Swedish classical composer (The Jewish Song Choral Symphony) and music critic, 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 Páll Ísólfsson, Icelandic organist and 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 (Benedictions; 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, Jr., American two-time Pulitzer Prize winning composer (Incredible Flutist), music theorist, and educator (Harvard, 1926-60), born in Rockland, Maine (d. 1876)
  • 1894-02-01 James P. Johnson, American pianist and composer ("The Charleston": "If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)"), 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 organist, composer, and conductor (Flemish Opera, Antwerp, 1921-44), born in Lierre, Belgium (d. 1969)
  • 1894-03-14 Josef Schelb, German composer, born in Bad Krozingen, Germany (d. 1977)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 3801 - 3,900 of 5,962

  • 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
  • 1963-07-05 Daniel Ruyneman, composer, dies at 76
  • 1963-07-29 Dorian Le Gallienne, Australian composer, dies at 48
  • 1963-08-05 Salvador Bacarisse, Spanish composer, dies at 64
  • 1963-08-08 Sándor Jemnitz, Hungarian composer, dies at 72
  • 1963-08-15 John Powell, American composer, dies at 80
  • 1963-09-03 Frico Kafenda, Slovak composer, dies at 79
  • 1963-09-30 Arnold Foster, English composer, dies at 66
  • 1963-10-09 Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer, dies at 85
  • 1963-10-18 Claudio Carneyro, composer, dies at 68
  • 1963-10-25 Abu-Bakr Khairat, Egyptian composer, dies at 53
  • 1963-10-28 Mart Saar, Estonian composer, dies at 81
  • 1963-11-08 Simon Jurovsky, composer, dies at 51
  • 1963-12-05 Karl Amadeus Hartmann, German composer, dies at 58
  • 1963-12-13 Stan Jones, American songwriter, composer and actor (Rio Grande, The Sheriff of Cochise), dies of cancer at 49
  • 1963-12-18 Winfried Zillig, German opera composer, and conductor (Fantasia Irica), dies at 58
  • 1963-12-20 Paul Constantinescu, composer, dies at 54

Person of interestPaul Hindemith

1963-12-28 Paul Hindemith, German composer (Composer's World), dies at 68

Composer Paul Hindemith
Composer
Paul Hindemith
  • 1964-01-01 Otto Olsson, Swedish composer, dies at 84
  • 1964-01-07 Colin McPhee, Canadian composer (H2O, Mechanical Principles) and musicologist (Bali), dies at 62
  • 1964-01-20 Jan Rychlik, Czech composer, dies at 47
  • 1964-01-22 Marc Blitzstein, American composer (Cradle Will Rock), dies at 58
  • 1964-01-23 Louis Horst, American dance choreographer and composer, dies at 80
  • 1964-01-27 Lieb Glantz, Ukrainian-born tenor, composer and Zionist, dies at 65
  • 1964-03-01 Sergius Kagen, American pianist & composer, dies at 54
  • 1964-03-20 Jean Rogister, Belgian virtuoso violist and composer, dies at 84
  • 1964-03-30 Willem Andriessen, Dutch composer and pianist (Beethoven), dies at 76
  • 1964-04-01 Božidar Kunc, Croatian composer, dies at 60
  • 1964-04-18 Albe Vidaković, Croatian composer, dies at 49
  • 1964-05-06 Harold Morris, American pianist and composer, dies at 74
  • 1964-05-10 Ignace Lilien, Dutch-Austrian composer, dies at 66
  • 1964-05-25 Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, Russian composer (Rhapsodie hébraïque; Prince Lake), and teacher, dies at 92
  • 1964-06-01 Rutkowski Bronislaw, composer, dies at 66
  • 1964-06-10 Louis Gruenberg, Russian-American composer (Daniel Jazz), dies at 79
  • 1964-06-18 Alexander Shamil'yevich Melik-Pashayev, Georgian conductor and composer (Bol’shoy Theatre, 1931-62), dies at 58
  • 1964-06-27 Daniel Lazarus, French composer, dies at 65
  • 1964-06-29 Milenko Živković, Yugoslavian composer, dies at 63
  • 1964-08-02 José María Castro, Argentine composer, dies at 71
  • 1964-08-24 Maurice Schoemaker, composer, dies at 73
  • 1964-08-27 Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer, dies at 59
  • 1964-09-01 George Georgescu, Romanian conductor and composer, dies at 76
  • 1964-09-01 Otto Emanuel Olsson, Swedish organist and composer, dies at 84
  • 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 (Geographical Fugue), music theorist (Melodielehre), and Pulitzer Prize winner (1956), dies at 76
  • 1964-10-10 Bedřich Havlík, Czech composer, dies at 71

Person of interestCole Porter

1964-10-15 Cole Porter, American composer and lyricist ("Anything Goes"; "Night And Day"; "I've Got You Under My Skin"), dies at 73

Composer and Lyricist Cole Porter
Composer and Lyricist
Cole Porter
  • 1964-11-05 Alexander Uriah Boskovich, Israeli composer, dies at 57
  • 1964-11-05 (Edwin) "Buddy" Cole, American jazz and session pianist, Hammond organist, orchestra leader, and composer ("Truth Or Consequences"), dies at 47
  • 1964-11-11 Edward Steuermann, Austrian American 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 Michał Spisak, Polish composer (Hymne Olympique), dies at 50
  • 1965-02-02 Richard Würz, German composer, and music critic, 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 musicologist (Verdi), 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
  • 1965-03-19 Lavere "Buster" Harding, Canadian-American jazz pianist, composer and arranger (Count Basie; Dizzy Gillespie; Billie Holiday), dies at 53
  • 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
  • 1965-06-08 Erik Chisholm, Scottish conductor, composer (Hindustani Piano Concerto), and educator (South African College of Music, 1949-65),, dies of a heart attack at 61
  • 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
  • 1965-06-29 Joseph Ryelandt, Belgian composer (Christus Rex - Christ the King), dies at 95
  • 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, French 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-American composer (Ionisation; Poème électronique), dies at 81
  • 1965-11-07 Friedrich Wildgans, Austrian composer, dies at 52
  • 1965-11-27 Carl Parrish, American composer, dies at 61

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