Composers in History (Part 43)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 4201 - 4,300 of 7,419

  • 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)
  • 1900-08-27 Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, Russian composer, born in Kvemo-Khviti, Georgia (d. 1965)
  • 1900-09-01 Kazimierz Wilkomirski, composer
  • 1900-09-12 Eric Harding Thiman, English composer, born in Ashford, Kent (d. 1975)
  • 1900-09-19 Solomon Pimsleur, French composer, born in Parigi, France (d. 1962)
  • 1900-09-20 Uuno Klami, Finnish composer (Psalmus; Kalevala Suite), born in Virolahti, Finland (d. 1961)
  • 1900-09-20 Wilhelm Weismann, German composer, born in Alfdorf, Germany (d. 1980)
  • 1900-10-08 Zeno Vancea, Romanian composer, born in Bocsa, Romania (d. 1990)
  • 1900-10-13 Marius-François Gaillard, French pianist (DeBussy), conductor and composer (La passion noire), born in Paris (d. 1973)
  • 1900-10-19 Theodoro Valcarcel, composer
  • 1900-10-20 Rodolfo Halffter, composer
  • 1900-10-24 Karl Ottó Runólfsson, Icelandic composer, born in Reykjavik, Iceland (d. 1970)
  • 1900-11-08 Georges Lonque, Belgian composer, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1967)
  • 1900-11-08 Mihailo Vukdragović, Serbian composer (d. 1967)

Person of interestAaron Copland

1900-11-14 Aaron Copland, American composer (Billy the Kid; Appalachian Spring), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)

Composer Aaron Copland
Composer
Aaron Copland
  • 1900-11-22 Hugo Godron, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1971)
  • 1900-11-24 Cornelius Kee, composer
  • 1900-11-25 Arthur Schwartz, American composer (I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans; That's Entertainment), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1900-11-27 Robert Blum, Swiss composer, born in Zurich (d. 1994)
  • 1900-12-13 Jonel Perlea, Romanian opera conductor, born in Ograda, Romania (d. 1970)
  • 1900-12-14 Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, Bulgarian composer, born in Nikopol, Bulgaria (d. 1973)
  • 1900-12-17 Lucijan Marija Škerjajanc, Slovene pianist/composer/conductor/teacher, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1973)
  • 1900-12-22 Alan Bush, English composer pianist and teacher, born in London (d. 1995)
  • 1901-01-17 Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer
  • 1901-01-22 Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Sonata Ritmica)
  • 1901-01-26 Ervin Major, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1967)
  • 1901-01-31 Blaž Arnič, Slovenian composer, born near Mount Raduha, Austria-Hungary (d. 1970)
  • 1901-02-25 Federico Ghisi, composer
  • 1901-03-17 Piotr Perkowski, Polish composer, born in Oweczacze (now Druzhne), Ukraine (d. 1990)
  • 1901-03-27 Albert Henneberg, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1991)
  • 1901-04-01 Boris Koutzen, Russian violinist, composer, and educator, born in Uman, Russia (now Ukraine) (d. 1966)
  • 1901-04-02 Anis Fuleihan, American composer, born in Kyrenia, Cyprus (d. 1970)
  • 1901-04-06 Willem Pelemans, Flemish composer, and music critic, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1991) [some sources give birthdate as April 8]
  • 1901-04-11 Theodor Rogalski, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1954)
  • 1901-04-16 Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1987)
  • 1901-04-21 Julián Bautista, Spanish composer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1961)
  • 1901-04-25 Ernst Gernot Klussmann, German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1975)
  • 1901-05-01 Heinz Roemheld, American film composer (Yankee Doodle Dandy; Ruby Gentry), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1985)
  • 1901-05-07 Marcel Poot, Belgian baron and composer, born in Vilvoorde, Belgium (d. 1988)
  • 1901-05-12 Hyam Greenbaum, English composer and conductor of the 1st TV orchestra (d. 1942)
  • 1901-05-17 Werner Egk, German composer (Die Zaubergeige), born in Donauwörth, Germany (d. 1983)
  • 1901-05-18 Harry Robert Wilson, American composer, born in Salina, Kansas (d. 1968)
  • 1901-05-18 Henri-Pierre Sauguet, composer (La Chotte), born in Bordeaux, France
  • 1901-05-19 Manuel Ivo Cruz, Portuguese composer and founder of Philharmonic Orchestra of Lisbon, born in Corumbá, Brazil (d. 1985)
  • 1901-05-23 Edmund Rubbra, English composer (Morning Watch), born in Northampton, England
  • 1901-05-25 Milenko Živković, Yugoslavian composer, born in Beograd (d. 1964)
  • 1901-05-31 Alfredo Antonini, American conductor and composer (d. 1983)
  • 1901-06-10 Frederick Loewe [Friedrich Löwe], Austrian-born American composer (My Fair Lady, Camelot), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1988)
  • 1901-06-16 Conrad Beck, Swiss composer, born in Lohn, Schaffhausen (d. 1989)
  • 1901-06-24 Harry Partch, American composer (Revelations in the Courthouse Park; Delusion Of The Fury), born in Oakland, California (d. 1974)
  • 1901-06-25 Adolf Brunner, Swiss composer (Markus-Passion), born in Zurich, Switzerland (d. 1992)
  • 1901-06-26 William Busch, British composer, born in London (d. 1945)
  • 1901-07-14 Gerald Finzi, British composer (Dies natalis), born in London, England
  • 1901-07-15 John Wesley Work III, African-American composer, musicologist and scholar of African-American folklore and music, born in Tullahoma, Tennessee (d. 1967)
  • 1901-07-16 Fritz Mahler, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1973)
  • 1901-07-28 Sándor Vándor, Hungarian Jewish composer, born in Miskolc, Hungary (d. 1945) [1]
  • 1901-08-03 Bernard Reichel, Swiss composer, born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland (d. 1992)
  • 1901-08-05 Juan Carlos Paz, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1972)
  • 1901-08-13 Ian Whyte, Scottish composer and conductor (BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra), born in Dunfermline, Scotland (d. 1960)
  • 1901-08-15 Byron Arnold, American composer, born in Vancouver, Washington (d. 1971)
  • 1901-08-15 Sulho Ranta, Finnish composer, born in Peräseinäjoki, Finland (d. 1960)
  • 1901-09-05 Mieczyslaw Kolinski, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1981)
  • 1901-09-12 Ernst Pepping, German composer, born in Duisburg, Germany (d. 1981)
  • 1901-09-20 Leo Justinus Kauffmann, Alsatian composer, born in Dannemarie, France (d. 1944)
  • 1901-10-03 Masao Oki, Japanese composer (Symphony No.5 "Hiroshima"), born in Iwata, Shizuoka (d. 1971)
  • 1901-10-03 Masao Ohki, Japanese composer (Idea of the Night; Hiroshima Symphony), born in Iwata, Japan (d. 1971)
  • 1901-10-07 Ralph Rainger, composer
  • 1901-10-08 Eivind Groven, Norwegian composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Eidsborg, Norway (d. 1977)
  • 1901-10-11 Emil Hlobil, Czech composer, born in Veselí nad Lužnicí (d. 1987)
  • 1901-10-18 Vladimir Grigor'yevich Zakharov, Soviet-Russian composer, born in Bogodukhov, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1956)
  • 1901-10-20 Hans-Otto Borgmann, composer
  • 1901-10-29 Daniele Amfiteatrov, Russian-Italian pianist, conductor and Hollywood film score composer, born in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1983)
  • 1901-11-08 Szymon Laks, Polish composer (head of prisoners orchestra at Auschwitz), born in Warsaw (d. 1983)
  • 1901-11-17 Max Zehnder, Swiss composer, born in Turgi (d. 1972)
  • 1901-11-22 Joaquín Rodrigo, Spanish composer, born in Sagunto, Spain (d. 1999)
  • 1901-11-25 Tibor Serly, Hungarian violinist and composer (American Elegy), born in Losonc, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1978)
  • 1901-12-01 Dorothy James, composer
  • 1901-12-02 Staf Nees, Flemish composer (Maria-oratorio), born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1965)
  • 1901-12-05 Hanns Jelinek, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1969)
  • 1901-12-19 Dimitar Nenov, Bulgarian composer, pianist and architect, born in Razgrad, Bulgaria (d. 1953)
  • 1901-12-26 Victor Hely-Hutchinson, British composer (Carol Symphony), born in Cape Town, Cape Colony (d. 1947)
  • 1902-01-06 Mark Brunswick, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1902-01-11 Maurice Duruflé, French organist (St. Etienne-du-Mond, 1929-75), composer (Requiem, Op. 9), and teacher (Paris Conservatory, 1943-70), born in Louviers (d. 1986)
  • 1902-01-16 Evelyn Danzig [Levine], American composer (Scarlet Ribbons), born in Waco, Texas (d. 1996)
  • 1902-02-01 Carlo Borbolla, Cuban pianist, organist, and composer, born in Manzanillo, Cuba (d. 1990)
  • 1902-02-05 Bronislaw Kaper, Polish film composer and Academy Award winner (Green Dolphin Street, Lili), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1983)
  • 1902-02-13 Valentin Ruiz Aznar, Spanish choirmaster, composer, and priest, born in Borja, Zaragoza, Spain (d. 1972)
  • 1902-03-25 Sten Broman, Swedish composer and actor, born in Uppsala, Uppsala län (d. 1983)
  • 1902-03-28 Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (Beer Barrel Polka), born in Zbraslav, Czech Republic (d. 1988)
  • 1902-03-29 William Walton, British composer (Troilus & Cressida; Wise Virgins), born in Oldham, Lancashire, England (d. 1983)
  • 1902-03-30 Ted Heath, British jazz trombonist, composer, and big band leader, born in Wandsworth, London, England (d. 1969)
  • 1902-04-02 Danilo Svara, Slovenian composer, born in San Giuseppe, Trieste, Italy (d. 1981)
  • 1902-04-03 Siguringi Eirikur Hjorleifsson, Icelandic composer, born in Bergskot, Grindavík (d. 1975)
  • 1902-04-09 František Suchý, Czech oboist and composer (Moravian Wind Quintet), born in Libina, Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1977)
  • 1902-04-20 Veselin Stoyanov, Bulgarian composer, born in Shumen, Bulgaria (d. 1969)
  • 1902-04-29 Theodore Chanler, American composer, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1961)
  • 1902-04-30 André-François Marescotti, Swiss organist and composer, born in Carouge, Switzerland (d. 1995)
  • 1902-04-30 Rudolf Wittelsbach, Swiss pianist and composer, born in Constantinople, Turkey (d. 1972)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 4201 - 4,300 of 5,898

  • 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
  • 1972-09-19 Robert Casadesus, French concert pianist and composer (Symphony No. 7 - "Israel"), dies at 73
  • 1972-09-28 Maurice Thiriet, French composer, dies at 66
  • 1972-10-14 Joseph Kaminski, composer, dies at 68
  • 1972-11-12 Rudolf Friml, Czech-American composer (Bohemian suite), dies at 92
  • 1972-11-16 Andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer, dies at 87
  • 1972-11-18 Segundo Luis Moreno Andrade, composer, dies at 90
  • 1972-11-21 Karel Haba, Czech composer and violinist, dies at 74
  • 1972-11-24 Hall Overton, American jazz pianist, and jazz and classical composer (Enchanted Pear Tree), dies from cirrhosis of the liver at 52
  • 1972-11-28 Gustave Frederic Soderlund, composer, dies at 91
  • 1972-11-28 [William] Havergal Brian, British composer ("Gothic" symphony), dies at 96
  • 1972-11-29 Carl W. Stalling, American film composer (Disney's Silly Symphonies; Warner Brothers Cartoons), dies at 81
  • 1972-11-30 Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Kubiniana, Requiem), dies at 71
  • 1972-11-30 Valentin Ruiz Azner, composer, dies at 70
  • 1972-11-30 Valentin Ruiz Aznar, Spanish choirmaster, composer, and priest, dies at 70
  • 1972-12-15 Herbert Eimert, German composer (Glockenspiel), dies at 75
  • 1972-12-17 Erwin Dressel, German composer, dies at 63
  • 1972-12-29 Fritz Behrend, composer, dies at 83
  • 1973-01-29 Johannes Paul Thilman, composer, dies at 67
  • 1973-02-03 Edward Lockspeiser, British composer and musicologist (Debussy: His Life and Mind), dies at 67
  • 1973-02-12 Benjamin Frankel, British composer, dies at 67
  • 1973-02-27 Lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslav composer/conductor, dies at 72
  • 1973-03-06 Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 72
  • 1973-03-12 Esther Williamson Ballou, American organist, composer and educator, dies at 57
  • 1973-03-14 Rafael Godoy, Colombian composer (b. 1907)
  • 1973-03-21 Antoni Szałowski, Polish-French composer (The Resurrection of Lazarus; 2 Pieces for Ondes Martenot), dies of a heart attack at 65
  • 1973-03-26 Safford Cape, American-Belgian conductor, composer and music historian, dies at 67
  • 1973-03-27 Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, Bulgarian composer, dies at 72
  • 1973-03-31 Kurt Thomas, German composer, dies at 68
  • 1973-04-29 Manfred Gurlitt, German composer, dies at 82
  • 1973-05-06 Ernest MacMillan, Canadian organist, conductor and composer, dies at 79
  • 1973-05-28 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, German composer and conductor (Hassan), dies at 73
  • 1973-06-08 Eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, composer, dies at 76
  • 1973-06-13 Alvin Derold Etler, composer, dies at 60
  • 1973-06-13 Frantisek Suchy, composer, dies at 82
  • 1973-06-18 Fritz Mahler, Austrian composer, dies at 71
  • 1973-06-22 Jacques Wolfe, Romanian-American composer, dies at 77
  • 1973-06-26 Arnold Richardson, composer, dies at 59
  • 1973-07-01 Mario Labroca, Italian composer, dies at 76
  • 1973-07-03 Karel Ančerl, Czechoslovak conductor (Czech Philharmonic, 1950-68; Toronto Symphony, 1968-73), and composer, dies at 65
  • 1973-07-11 Alexander Vasilyevich Mosolov, Russian composer (Zavod), dies at 72
  • 1973-07-13 Martian Negrea, composer, dies at 80
  • 1973-07-23 Marius-François Gaillard, French pianist (DeBussy), conductor and composer (La passion noire), dies at 72
  • 1973-07-30 Erich Katz, German-born American composer and musicologist, dies at 72
  • 1973-08-01 Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer, dies at 91
  • 1973-08-17 Jean Barraqué, French composer, dies at 44 (b. 1928)
  • 1973-08-24 Slava Vorlova, composer, dies at 79
  • 1973-09-06 William Henry Harris, English composer, dies at 90
  • 1973-09-12 Eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor/composer, dies at 77
  • 1973-09-17 Hugo Winterhalter, American composer, dies at 63
  • 1973-09-23 Manuel Borguno, Spanish composer and pedagogue, dies at 89
  • 1973-10-06 Arnold Maria Walter, Canadian composer, dies at 71
  • 1973-10-22 Pablo Casals [Pau Casals i Defilló], Spanish cellist, conductor and composer, dies at 96
  • 1973-10-29 Heathcote Dicken Statham, English composer, dies at 83
  • 1973-10-30 Ernst-Lothar von Knorr, German composer, and music educator, dies at 77
  • 1973-11-13 Bruno Maderna, Italian conductor, and avant garde composer (Quadrivium; Satyricon), dies of lung cancer at 53
  • 1973-12-06 Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer, dies at 94
  • 1973-12-14 Yitzhak Edel, Israeli composer, dies at 77
  • 1973-12-15 Orest Alexandrovich Evlahkov, composer, dies at 61
  • 1973-12-17 Patrick Hadley, composer, dies at 74
  • 1973-12-18 Julio César Brero [or Giulio Cesare], Italian-born Argentine composer and lawyer (Novella), dies at 64
  • 1973-12-22 Domingo Julio Gomez Garcia, composer, dies at 87
  • 1973-12-30 Henri-Paul Busser, composer, dies at 101
  • 1974-01-04 Karel Janeček, Czech composer, dies at 70
  • 1974-01-15 Karel Salmon, Israeli composer, dies at 76
  • 1974-01-16 Roy Bargy, American pianist and composer (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79
  • 1974-01-26 Wiktor Labunski, Polish-American composer, dies at 78
  • 1974-02-02 Jean Absil, Belgian organist and composer (Benedictions; Peau d'Ane), dies at 80
  • 1974-02-04 Mihail Andricu, composer, dies at 79
  • 1974-02-15 Kurt Magnus Atterberg, Swedish composer, dies at 86
  • 1974-02-20 David Monrad Johansen, Norwegian composer, dies at 85
  • 1974-02-23 Harry Ruby [Harry Rubenstein], American composer and screenwriter, dies at 79
  • 1974-02-25 Julian Dash, American swing jazz tenor saxophonist, and composer ("Tuxedo Junction"), dies at 67
  • 1974-03-10 Quinto Maganini, American composer (The Argonauts), dies at 76
  • 1974-04-01 Alfred Ernest Whitehead, English-Canadian composer, dies at 86
  • 1974-04-17 Herbert Elwell, American composer (Happy Hypocrite), dies at 75
  • 1974-05-04 Israel Citkowitz, composer, dies at 65
  • 1974-05-09 Lyubomir Pipkov, Bulgarian composer, dies at 69
  • 1974-06-14 Knud Christian Jeppesen, Danish composer, dies at 81

Person of interestDarius Milhaud

1974-06-22 Darius Milhaud, French composer (Maximilien), dies at 81

Composer Darius Milhaud
Composer
Darius Milhaud
  • 1974-07-06 Carlos Isamitt, Chilean composer, dies at 87
  • 1974-07-30 Lev Knipper, Soviet composer, dies at 75
  • 1974-08-11 Vicente Emilio Sojo, Venezuelan composer, dies at 86
  • 1974-09-03 Harry Partch, American composer (Revelations in the Courthouse Park; Delusion Of The Fury), dies at 73
  • 1974-09-09 Soltan Hajibeyov, Azerbaijani composer and People's Artist of the USSR, dies at 55
  • 1974-09-20 Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer (La Chanson d'Eve), dies at 88
  • 1974-10-12 Joseph Frederick Wagner, composer, dies at 74
  • 1974-11-09 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austrian-English composer, teacher and musicologist, dies at 89
  • 1974-11-11 Alfonso Leng, Chilean dentist and composer (Doloras), dies at 90
  • 1974-11-21 Frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84
  • 1974-11-23 Páll Ísólfsson, Icelandic organist and composer, dies at 81
  • 1974-12-04 Sophie-Carmen "Sonia" Eckhardt-Gramatté, Russian-Canadian pianist and composer, dies at 75
  • 1974-12-09 Jorge Croner de Vasconcelos, Portuguese composer, dies at 64
  • 1974-12-15 Erich Walter Sternberg, composer, dies at 83
  • 1974-12-20 André Jolivet, French composer (Jeune France, Mana), dies at 69
  • 1974-12-26 Robert Levine Sanders, American composer, dies at 68
  • 1974-12-26 Farid al-Atrash [El-Atrache], Syrian composer, musician, virtuoso oud player, and actor (Akher kedba), dies of heart disease at 59
  • 1974-12-26 Knudåge Riisager, Danish composer (director of the Royal Danish Academy of Music 1956-67), dies at 77
  • 1975-01-21 Ernst Gernot Klussmann, German composer, dies at 73

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