Composers in History (Part 42)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 4101 - 4,200 of 7,403

  • 1898-11-18 Erich Sehlbach, German composer, born in Barmen, Germany (d. 1985)
  • 1898-12-03 Lev Knipper, Soviet composer, born in Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi, Georgia] (d. 1974)
  • 1898-12-13 Daniel Lazarus, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1964)
  • 1898-12-14 Frederick Douglass Hall, American composer, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1982)
  • 1898-12-15 Fernando Remacha, Spanish composer, born in Tudela, Navarre, Spain (d. 1984)
  • 1898-12-29 Jeanne Leleu, French pianist & composer, Saint-Mihiel, France (d. 1979)
  • 1899-01-01 Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer
  • 1899-01-01 Raymond Loucheur, composer
  • 1899-01-06 Sophie-Carmen "Sonia" Eckhardt-Gramatté, Russian-Canadian pianist and composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1974) [1]
  • 1899-01-07 Francis Poulenc, French pianist and composer (Concert champêtre; Les Biches), born in Paris, France (d. 1963)
  • 1899-01-19 [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
  • 1899-01-21 Alexander Tcherepnin, Russian pianist and composer, born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1977)
  • 1899-01-27 Granville English, American composer, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1968)
  • 1899-01-27 Sulo Nikolai Salonen, Finnish composer, born in Pyhtää (d. 1976)
  • 1899-02-12 Albert Huybrechts, Belgian composer, born in Dinant, Belgium (d. 1936)
  • 1899-02-14 Lovro von Matačić, Croatian conductor & composer (Bruckner Medal), born in Sušak, Croatia (d. 1985)
  • 1899-02-15 Georges Auric, French composer (one of Les Six), born in Lodève, Hérault, France (d. 1983)
  • 1899-03-02 Harald Søltoft Agersnap, Danish cellist, pianist, conductor, and composer (Royal Danish Theatre, 1931-66), born in Vinding, Denmark  (d. 1982)
  • 1899-03-05 Patrick Hadley, composer
  • 1899-03-10 Finn Høffding, Danish composer (Karlsvognen), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1997)
  • 1899-03-13 Pancho Vladigerov, Bulgarian composer, born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 1978)
  • 1899-03-26 William Baines, English composer, born in Hornbury, England (d. 1922)
  • 1899-04-07 Robert Casadesus, French concert pianist and composer (Symphony No. 7 - "Israel"), born in Paris (d. 1972)
  • 1899-04-13 Alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko, Soviet composer, born in Odessa (d. 1934)
  • 1899-04-21 Clement D'Hooghe, Belgian composer, born in Temse, Belgium (d. 1951)
  • 1899-04-21 Randall Thompson, American composer (Trip to Nahant), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)

Person of interestDuke Ellington

1899-04-29 Duke Ellington, American bandleader, composer and pianist (Take the A Train), born in Washington, District of Columbia (d. 1974)

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington
  • 1899-04-29 Yngve Sköld, Swedish composer, born in Vallby, Södermanland County, Sweden (d. 1992)
  • 1899-06-01 Werner Janssen, American conductor/composer (New Years Eve in NY), born in NYC, New York
  • 1899-06-04 Leo Spies, Russian-born German composer, born in Moscow (d. 1965)
  • 1899-06-11 George Frederick McKay, American composer, born in Harrington, Washington (d. 1970)
  • 1899-06-13 Carlos Chávez, Mexican conductor and composer (Sinfonía india), born in Mexico City (d. 1978)
  • 1899-06-20 Anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist and composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1965)
  • 1899-06-21 Pavel Haas, Czech Jewish composer killed during the Holocaust, born in Brno, Czech Republic (d. 1944)
  • 1899-06-23 Alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, Russian composer, born in Balta, Ukraine (d. 1958)
  • 1899-07-03 Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, Ukrainian composer, born in Verkhnodniprovsk, Ukraine (d. 1958)
  • 1899-07-03 Otto Reinhold, German composer, born in Erzgebirge (d. 1965)
  • 1899-07-05 Domingo Santa Cruz Wilson, Chilean composer, born in La Cruz, Chile (d. 1987)
  • 1899-07-30 John Woods Duke, American composer, born in Cumberland, Maryland (d. 1984)
  • 1899-08-14 Jaroslav Jeremiáš, Czech pianist and composer, born in Pisek, Bohemia Austria-Hungary (d. 1919)
  • 1899-08-31 Walter Muller von Kulm, Swiss composer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1967)
  • 1899-09-09 Louis Cheslock, British-born American violinist, composer and educator of Polish heritage (Peabody Institute, 1916-76), born in London (d. 1981)
  • 1899-09-23 William Levi Dawson, composer
  • 1899-09-24 Eduardo Hernández Moncada, Mexican composer and pianist, born in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico (d. 1995)
  • 1899-10-01 Lajos Bárdos, Hungarian conductor, composer, musicologist and professor, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1986)
  • 1899-10-05 Bolesław Woytowicz, Polish pianist and composer, born in Dunaivtsi, Ukraine (d. 1980)
  • 1899-10-13 Marcelle de Manziarly, French pianist and composer, born in Kharkiv, Russian Empire (d. 1989)
  • 1899-11-20 Juan Vicente Lecuna, Venezuelan diplomat and composer, born in Valencia, Venezuela (d. 1954)
  • 1899-11-22 Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael, American composer, singer and actor (In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening), born in Bloomington, Indiana (d. 1981)
  • 1899-11-24 Jan Adam Maklakiewicz, composer
  • 1899-11-29 Gustave Reese, composer
  • 1899-11-29 Arvid Kleven, Norwegian flautist and composer, born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 1929)
  • 1899-12-13 Yusef Greiss, Egyptian composer, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1961)
  • 1899-12-31 Silvestre Revueltas, Mexican composer (Sensemaya), born in Santiago Papasquiaro, Mexico (d. 1940)
  • 1900-01-03 Maurice Jaubert, French composer, born in Nice (d. 1940)
  • 1900-01-06 Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer (Sarabande, Jeunesse), born in Chasselay, Rhône, France (d. 1936)
  • 1900-01-09 Joseph Frederick Wagner, American conductor & composer, born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
  • 1900-01-12 Vaino Hannikainen, Finnish composer, born in Jyväskylä, Finland (d. 1960)
  • 1900-01-13 Yasuji Kiyose, Japanese composer, born in Yokkaichi, Oita Prefecture (d. 1981)
  • 1900-01-20 Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, Russian composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1961)
  • 1900-01-22 Franz Salmhofer, Austrian conductor (Vienna State Opera, 1945-54), and composer (mostly of ballet and opera), born in Vienna (d. 1975)
  • 1900-01-22 Juan Tizol, Puerto Rican jazz trombonist (Duke Ellington), and composer ("Caravan"; "Perdido"), born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico (d. 1984)
  • 1900-01-28 Michael Dewar Head, composer
  • 1900-01-29 Marco Tajcevic, composer
  • 1900-01-30 Isaak Iosifovich Dunayevsky, Soviet operetta & film composer, born in Lokhvitsa, Russian Empire (d. 1955)
  • 1900-02-08 Guy Douglas Hamilton Warrack, composer
  • 1900-02-13 Joseph "Wingy" Manone American jazz trumpeter, composer, singer, and bandleader ("Tar Paper Stomp"; "Downright Disgusted Blues"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1982)
  • 1900-02-20 Antonio Veretti, composer
  • 1900-02-23 Elinor Remick Warren, American composer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1991)
  • 1900-03-02 Kurt J Weill, German composer/Bertolt Brecht collaborator (Mahogany), born in Dessau, Germany
  • 1900-03-07 Evald Aav, Estonian composer (Vikerlased), born in Tallinn (d. 1939) [OS 22 Feb]
  • 1900-03-15 Colin McPhee, Canadian composer (H2O, Mechanical Principles) and musicologist (Bali), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1964)
  • 1900-03-17 Alfred Newman, American film music arranger, conductor and composer, winner of 9 Academy Awards (The Robe; How The West Was Won; Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1970)
  • 1900-03-21 Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor
  • 1900-03-23 Jose Antonio Calcano, composer
  • 1900-03-26 Isadore Freed, Russian American composer, born in Brest-Litovsk, Russia (d. 1960)
  • 1900-03-28 Achille Longo, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1954)
  • 1900-04-06 Andres Sas, Belgian Peruvian composer, born in Paris (d. 1967)
  • 1900-04-20 Fred Raymond, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1954)
  • 1900-04-23 Ary Verhaar, Dutch composer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • 1900-04-23 Henry Barraud, French composer, born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1997)
  • 1900-05-05 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, German composer and conductor (Hassan gewinnt), born in Berlin (d. 1973)
  • 1900-05-14 Leo Smit, Dutch composer who died in a Nazi extermination camp, born in Amsterdam (d. 1943)
  • 1900-05-17 Nicolai Berezowsky, Russian-American composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1953)
  • 1900-06-02 David Wynne, Welsh composer (Owain ab Urien), born in Penderyn (d. 1983)
  • 1900-06-12 Amadeo Roldán, Cuban composer and violinist, born in Paris (d. 1939)
  • 1900-06-15 Otto Luening, German American conductor, composer and electronic music pioneer (Sonority Canon), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1996)
  • 1900-06-15 Paul J Mares, American jazz trumpetist/composer (Farewell blues)
  • 1900-06-17 Hermann Reuter, German composer, born in Stuttgart (d. 1985)
  • 1900-06-21 Gunnar Ek, Swedish composer and musician, born in Asarum Blekinge (d. 1981)
  • 1900-07-08 George Antheil, American composer (Airplane Sonata), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1900-07-09 Robert Oboussier, Swiss composer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1957)
  • 1900-07-27 Hans Haug, Swiss composer, born in Luasanne (d. 1967)
  • 1900-07-28 Maurice Johnstone, English brass band composer, born in Manchester, England (d. 1976)
  • 1900-07-29 Alexander Vasil'yevich Mosolov, composer [OS]
  • 1900-07-31 Erich Katz, German-born American composer and musicologist, born in Posen, Prussia (d. 1973)
  • 1900-08-02 Marinus Adam, Dutch conductor and composer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1977)
  • 1900-08-11 Alexander Mosolov, composer (Zavod) [NS], born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1900-08-12 Jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta, composer
  • 1900-08-23 Ernst Krenek, Austrian-American composer (Johnny Spielt Auf), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1991)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 4101 - 4,200 of 5,886

  • 1970-10-01 Petar Konjović, Serbian composer, dies at 87
  • 1970-10-02 Alfred Swan, Russian composer, dies at 79
  • 1970-10-02 Bo Linde, Swedish composer, dies at 37
  • 1970-10-04 George Frederick McKay, American composer, dies at 71
  • 1970-10-11 Anis Fuleihan, American composer, dies at 69
  • 1970-10-28 Eduardo López-Chávarri y Marco, Spanish composer, music critic and lawyer, dies at 99
  • 1970-11-06 Agustín Lara, Mexican composer and one of the most popular songwriters of his era (Granada, Solamente Una Vez), dies at 73
  • 1970-11-24 Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer, dies at 76
  • 1970-11-29 Robert Ruthenfranz, German composer, dies at 65
  • 1970-11-29 Karl Ottó Runólfsson, Icelandic composer, dies at 70
  • 1970-12-24 Gideon Nxumalo, South African jazz composer and pianist, dies at 41
  • 1970-12-31 Cyril Scott, English composer and author (Alchemist), dies at 91
  • 1971-01-08 Adriano Lualdi, composer, dies at 85
  • 1971-01-09 Giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926)
  • 1971-01-13 Robert Still, English composer, dies at 60
  • 1971-01-14 Ethel Glenn Hier, American composer, dies at 82
  • 1971-02-15 Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer, dies at 63
  • 1971-02-20 Alexander Tsfasman, Soviet Russian jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, dies at 64
  • 1971-02-21 Adolph Weiss, American bassoonist and composer, dies at 79
  • 1971-02-22 Rudolf Mauersberger, composer, dies at 82
  • 1971-02-26 Josef Berg, Czech composer, dies at 43
  • 1971-03-09 Jean-Pierre Guézec, French composer (Colorful Architectures), dies of a heart attack at 36
  • 1971-03-10 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, American composer (Deep Forest, The Desolate City), dies at 92
  • 1971-03-13 Piero Coppola, Italian composer, dies at 82
  • 1971-03-23 Armin Loos, German-born American composer, dies at 67
  • 1971-03-28 Felix Wolfes, German-American educator, conductor and composer, dies at 78

Person of interestIgor Stravinsky

1971-04-06 Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (Le Sacre du Printemps - The Rite of Spring; The Firebird), dies of pneumonia at 88

Composer Igor Stravinsky
Composer
Igor Stravinsky
  • 1971-04-17 Roberto Lupi, Italian composer, dies at 62
  • 1971-04-18 Masao Oki, Japanese composer (Symphony No.5 "Hiroshima"), dies of cancer at 69
  • 1971-04-24 Lennie Hayton, American pianist, composer, conductor and arranger (Paul Whiteman; Bing Crosby; MGM), dies at of heart attack at 63
  • 1971-04-25 Max Drischner, composer, dies at 80
  • 1971-05-10 Mihail Jora, Romanian composer, dies at 79
  • 1971-05-10 Shukichi Mitsukuri, Japanese composer (10 Haikai de Basho), dies at 75
  • 1971-05-13 Valerian Mikhaylovich Bogdanov-Berezovsky, Russian composer, dies 67
  • 1971-05-19 Bernard Wagenaar, Dutch-American composer (3 Songs for Chinese), dies at 76
  • 1971-05-25 Mark Brunswick, composer, dies at 69
  • 1971-05-29 Max Trapp, German composer, dies at 83
  • 1971-05-30 Marcel Dupré, French organist and composer, dies at 85
  • 1971-06-06 Arnold Elston, composer, dies at 63
  • 1971-06-23 Walter Schulthess, Swiss composer, dies at 76
  • 1971-06-26 Guillermo Uribe Holguin, composer, dies at 91
  • 1971-06-26 Juan Manen, composer, dies at 88
  • 1971-07-02 Edward Ballantine, American composer and music professor, dies at 84
  • 1971-07-24 Alan Rawsthorne, composer, dies at 66
  • 1971-07-25 Leroy Robertson, composer, dies at 74
  • 1971-07-27 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austrian conductor/composer, dies at 83
  • 1971-08-05 Josef Stanislav, composer, dies at 74
  • 1971-08-23 Gisela Hernandez Gonzalo, composer, dies at 58
  • 1971-08-26 Francesco Santoliquido, Italian composer, dies at 88
  • 1971-10-03 Seán Ó Riada, Irish composer, dies at 40
  • 1971-10-08 Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman, Dutch composer, dies at 79
  • 1971-10-24 Carl Ruggles, American composer (Evocations), dies at 95
  • 1971-10-24 Fernand Quinet, Belgian composer/conductor (Guerre), dies at 73
  • 1971-10-28 Yves de La Casiniere, composer, dies at 74
  • 1971-10-30 Osvald Chlubna, composer, dies at 78
  • 1971-11-27 Jekabs Medinš, Latvian composer, dies at 86
  • 1971-11-29 Heinz Tiessen, German composer, dies at 84
  • 1971-12-06 Hugo Godron, Dutch composer, dies at 71
  • 1971-12-23 Carlo Jachino, Italian composer, dies at 84
  • 1971-12-25 Byron Arnold, American composer, dies at 70
  • 1971-12-28 Max Steiner, Austrian composer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 83
  • 1971-12-30 Jan Mul, Dutch composer, dies at 60
  • 1972-01-04 Carl-Olof Anderberg, Swedish composer, dies at 57
  • 1972-01-10 Sverre Jordan, Norwegian composer, orchestra conductor and pianist (Norwegian Rapsody), dies at 82
  • 1972-01-18 Rudolf Wittelsbach, Swiss pianist and composer, dies at 69
  • 1972-01-30 Karel Boleslav Jirak, Czech composer and pedagogue, dies at 81
  • 1972-01-31 Istvan Szelenyi, composer, dies at 67
  • 1972-02-14 Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Dike), dies at 65
  • 1972-02-17 Gavril Nikolayevich Popov, Soviet Russian composer, dies at 67
  • 1972-02-20 Herbert Menges, English composer, dies at 69
  • 1972-02-23 Michael Taube, Polish composer, dies at 81
  • 1972-03-01 Victor Babin, Russian composer, dies at 63
  • 1972-03-05 Nils Björkander, Swedish composer, dies at 78
  • 1972-04-03 Ferde Grofé American composer (Grand Canyon Suite), dies at 80
  • 1972-04-04 Stefan Wolpe, German composer (Zeus & Elidco), dies at 69
  • 1972-04-12 Henri Potiron, French composer, dies at 89
  • 1972-04-26 Margaret Bonds, American composer & pianist, dies at 59
  • 1972-04-26 Margaret Allison Bonds,  American composer (The Ballad of the Brown King), pianist, arranger, and teacher, dies at 59
  • 1972-05-16 Maxime Dumoulin, composer, dies at 79
  • 1972-05-18 Eero Sipilä, Finnish composer, dies at 53
  • 1972-05-29 Margaret Ruthven Lang, American composer (Irish Love Song), dies at 104
  • 1972-05-30 Margaret Ruthven Lang, composer, dies at 104
  • 1972-06-02 Franz Philipp, German composer, dies at 81
  • 1972-06-04 Godfried Devreese, composer, dies at 79
  • 1972-06-21 Seth Bingham, American organist and composer (Six Pieces for Organ), dies at 90
  • 1972-07-16 Giorgio Nataletti, Italian composer, dies at 65
  • 1972-07-16 Max Zehnder, Swiss composer, dies at 70
  • 1972-07-22 Hugo Kauder, Austrian composer, dies at 84
  • 1972-07-22 Pavel Bořkovec, Czech composer (Suite for Piano), dies at 78
  • 1972-08-02 Rudolph Ganz, Swiss-American pianist, conductor (St. Louis Symphony, 1921-27), composer, and educator (Chicago Musical College, 1928-54), dies at 95
  • 1972-08-03 Giannis "Yannis" Papaioannou, Greek musician and composer, dies at 64
  • 1972-08-09 Richard Elsasser, American composer and organist, dies at 45
  • 1972-08-15 Alf Hurum, Norwegian composer, dies at 89
  • 1972-08-16 John Barnes Chance, American composer, dies at 39
  • 1972-08-23 Balys Dvarionas, Lithuanian pianist, composer and educator, dies at 68
  • 1972-08-25 Juan Carlos Paz, composer, dies at 71
  • 1972-08-25 Robert Denzler, composer, dies at 80
  • 1972-08-29 Rene Leibowitz, Polish French composer, dies at 59
  • 1972-09-01 May Aufderheide, American ragtime composer (Dusty Rag), dies at 84
  • 1972-09-15 Ulvi Cemal Erkin, Turkish composer, one of "The Turkish Five" (Köçekçe - Dance Rhapsody for Orchestra), dies from a stroke at 66

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