Composers in History (Part 44)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 4301 - 4,400 of 7,000

  • 1902-04-02 Danilo Svara, composer
  • 1902-04-03 Siguringi Eirikur Hjorleifsson, composer
  • 1902-04-09 Frantisek Suchy, composer [or April 21, 1891]
  • 1902-04-20 Vesselin Stoyanov, composer
  • 1902-04-29 Theodore Chanler, composer
  • 1902-04-30 Andre-Francois Marescotti, composer
  • 1902-04-30 Rudolf Wittelsbach, composer
  • 1902-05-03 Hugo Friedhofer, composer
  • 1902-05-04 Cvjetko Rihtman, composer
  • 1902-05-17 John Vincent, composer
  • 1902-05-18 [Robert] Meredith Willson, Mason City Iowa, composer (Music Man)
  • 1902-05-23 Mark Lothar, German composer (The Story of the Lazy Bear), born in Berlin (d. 1985)
  • 1902-05-25 Helvi Lemmikke Leiviska, composer
  • 1902-05-27 Celius Dougherty, composer
  • 1902-05-31 Billy Mayerl, composer
  • 1902-05-31 Ralph Walter Wood, composer
  • 1902-06-06 Avraham Daus, composer
  • 1902-06-10 Gaston Brenta, composer
  • 1902-06-11 Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, composer
  • 1902-06-17 Sammy Fain, American popular music composer (d. 1989)
  • 1902-06-21 Wilhelm Maler, composer
  • 1902-06-28 Richard Rodgers, Hammels Station NY, composer (Rodgers & Hammerstein)
  • 1902-07-18 Karel Mengelberg, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Utrecht (d. 1984)
  • 1902-07-20 Jimmy Kennedy, Irish composer (d. 1984)
  • 1902-07-22 Vladimir Nikolayevich Kryukov, composer
  • 1902-07-23 Walter Burle Marx, composer
  • 1902-07-24 Hans Chemin-Petit, composer
  • 1902-08-06 Michal Vilec, composer
  • 1902-08-16 Stefan Boleslaw Poradowski, composer
  • 1902-08-18 Julius Kalas, composer
  • 1902-08-21 Renato Fasano, composer
  • 1902-08-25 Stefan Wolpe, German composer (Zeus & Elidco), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1972)
  • 1902-08-27 Herbert Menges, composer
  • 1902-08-30 Arnold Maria Walter, composer
  • 1902-09-25 Jeno Takacs, Austrian composer, born in Cinfalva, Hungary (d. 2005)
  • 1902-10-05 Michael Kondracki, composer
  • 1902-10-06 Mihovil Logar, composer
  • 1902-10-15 Andrey Yakolevich Shtogarenko, composer
  • 1902-10-21 Hilarion Rubio, Filipino composer, born in Bacoor, Cavite (d. 1985)
  • 1902-10-23 Otmar Nussio, composer
  • 1902-10-30 Armin Kaufmann, composer
  • 1902-11-08 Walerian Josef Gniot, composer
  • 1902-11-10 Antonio Maria Valencia, Colombian composer, born in Cali, Colombia (d. 1952)
  • 1902-11-15 Frederico Freitas, composer
  • 1902-11-18 Barbara Giuranna, composer
  • 1902-11-27 Giuseppe Savagnone, composer
  • 1902-12-02 Miroslav Ponc, composer
  • 1902-12-03 Willem Arnold de Vries Robbe, composer
  • 1902-12-06 Virgilio Mortari, composer
  • 1902-12-13 Paul Kurzbach, composer
  • 1902-12-19 Dimitar Nenov, composer
  • 1902-12-27 Ferenc Szabo, composer
  • 1902-12-31 Lionel Daunais, Quebec singer and composer (d. 1982)
  • 1903-01-05 Leighton Lucas, composer
  • 1903-01-06 Boris Blacher, Newchwang China, German composer (Orchester-Ornament)
  • 1903-01-06 Maurice Abravanel, Saloniki Greece, conductor/composer
  • 1903-01-07 Shalva Azmayparashvili, composer
  • 1903-01-07 Vladimir Alexandrovich Vlasov, composer
  • 1903-01-18 Berthold Goldschmidt, German/British (opera)composer (Beatrice Cenci)
  • 1903-01-22 Robin Humphrey Milford, composer
  • 1903-02-03 Priaulx Rainier, composer
  • 1903-02-04 Siro Cisilino, composer
  • 1903-02-09 Georg Trexler, composer
  • 1903-02-10 Matvey Isaakovich Blanter, composer
  • 1903-02-11 Hans Redlich, composer
  • 1903-02-20 Karel Janeček, Czech composer, born in Czestochowa (d. 1974)
  • 1903-02-21 Eric Fogg, English composer, born in Manchester (d. 1939)
  • 1903-03-16 Nikolai Lopatnikoff, Revel Estonia, composer (Variaioni Concertanto)
  • 1903-04-05 Thomas Baron Pitfield, composer
  • 1903-04-17 Nicolas Nabokov, Near Lubcha Minsk Russia, composer (Holy Devil)
  • 1903-04-18 Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer
  • 1903-04-25 Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, composer
  • 1903-04-30 Gunther AR Raphael, German composer (Symphony Breve)
  • 1903-05-02 Oivin Fjeldstad, composer
  • 1903-05-12 Lennox R F Berkeley, British composer (Castaway)
  • 1903-05-20 Jerzy Fitelberg, composer
  • 1903-05-24 Hilding Hallnas, composer
  • 1903-06-01 Percy Whitlock, English composer and organist, born in Chatham (d. 1946)
  • 1903-06-06 Aram Khachaturian, Soviet composer, (Gayane, Sabre Dance), born in Tbilisi, Georgia (d. 1978)
  • 1903-06-13 Philipp Kutev, composer
  • 1903-06-16 Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer
  • 1903-07-04 Flor Peeters, Antwerp Belgium, organist/composer (Lied Symphony)
  • 1903-07-05 Irwin Fischer, composer
  • 1903-07-17 Valerian Mikhaylovich Bogdanov-Berezovsky, Russian composer, born in Starozhilovka (d. 1971)
  • 1903-07-18 Bozidar Kunc, composer
  • 1903-07-21 Theodore Karyotakis, composer
  • 1903-07-24 Robert Mills Delaney, composer
  • 1903-07-25 Andre Fleury, composer
  • 1903-07-27 Clive Martin Douglas, composer
  • 1903-08-07 Saburo Moroi, composer
  • 1903-08-17 Abram Chasins, composer
  • 1903-08-18 Ake Olof Sebastian Udden, composer
  • 1903-08-21 Yannis Constantinidis, composer
  • 1903-08-28 Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer, born in Transylvania, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1969)
  • 1903-09-16 Richard Hall, composer
  • 1903-09-29 Karl August Andersen, composer
  • 1903-10-10 Vernon Duke [Vladimir Alexandrovich Dukelsky], American composer and songwriter (Taking a Chance on Love), born in Parafianovo, Russian Empire (d. 1969)
  • 1903-10-13 Jens Bjerre, Danish composer, born in Aarhus (d. 1986)
  • 1903-10-16 Mario Pilati, composer
  • 1903-10-18 Emile Enthoven, composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 4301 - 4,400 of 5,148

  • 1976-02-06 Vince Guaraldi, jazz pianist and composer (Peanuts TV specials), dies at 43
  • 1976-02-12 James Clifton Williams, composer (Sinfonians), dies at 52
  • 1976-02-24 Charles Wilfred Orr, composer, dies at 82
  • 1976-03-01 Jean Martinon, French conductor/composer, dies at 66
  • 1976-03-03 Alfred Sendrey, composer, dies at 92
  • 1976-03-07 Erwin Kroll, German composer, dies at 90
  • 1976-03-18 Robert de Roos, composer, dies at 69
  • 1976-03-19 George Sklavos, composer, dies at 87
  • 1976-04-01 Miroslav Ponc, composer, dies at 73
  • 1976-04-03 Maurice Johnstone, composer, dies at 75
  • 1976-04-09 Akio Yashiro, composer, dies at 46
  • 1976-04-22 Frutuoso de Lima Viana, composer, dies at 79
  • 1976-04-29 Wilhelm Maler, composer, dies at 73
  • 1976-04-30 Edvard Fliflet Braein, composer, dies at 51
  • 1976-05-09 Raymond Chevreuille, Belgian composer, dies at 74
  • 1976-05-09 Valentino Bucchi, composer, dies at 59
  • 1976-05-11 Camille Schmit, composer, dies at 68
  • 1976-05-21 Sulo Nikolai Salonen, composer, dies at 77
  • 1976-07-13 Max Butting, German composer, dies at 87
  • 1976-08-09 Max Vredenburg, composer, dies at 72
  • 1976-08-19 Jeno Kenessey, composer, dies at 70
  • 1976-08-24 Michael Dewar Head, composer, dies at 76
  • 1976-09-08 Assen Karastoyanov, composer, dies at 83
  • 1976-09-08 Joaquin Zamacois Soler, composer, dies at 81
  • 1976-09-11 Jan Kunc, Czech composer (Czech State Anthem), dies at 93
  • 1976-09-30 Louis Fourestier, composer, dies at 84
  • 1976-10-07 Nikolai Lopatnikoff, composer, dies at 73
  • 1976-10-12 Jose Rozo Contreras, Colombian composer, dies at 82
  • 1976-10-24 Richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70
  • 1976-10-27 Deryck Victor Cooke, composer, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 57
  • 1976-11-12 Walter Hamor Piston, US composer, dies at 82
  • 1976-11-17 Victor Alessandro, composer, dies at 60
  • 1976-11-28 Robert Fleming, composer, dies at 55
  • 1976-12-04 Benjamin Britten, British composer (Beggar's Opera), dies at 63
  • 1977-01-09 Alexey Kozlovsky, composer, dies at 71
  • 1977-01-18 Paul Nordoff, American composer (Frog Prince), dies at 67
  • 1977-01-21 John Vincent, composer, dies at 74
  • 1977-01-21 Zoltan Vasarhelyi, composer, dies at 76
  • 1977-02-08 Eivind Groven, Norwegian composer and ethnomusicologist, dies at 75
  • 1977-02-10 Grace Mary Williams, composer, dies at 70
  • 1977-02-26 Maxime Jacob, composer, dies at 71
  • 1977-03-05 Lockrem Johnson, American composer, dies at 52
  • 1977-03-05 Moses Pergament, composer, dies at 83
  • 1977-03-10 E Power Biggs, English organist/composer (CBS), dies at 70
  • 1977-03-14 Gyula David, Hungarian composer (Viola Concerto) and violinist, dies at 63
  • 1977-03-24 Saburo Moroi, composer, dies at 73
  • 1977-03-27 Lodewijk de Vocht, composer, dies at 89
  • 1977-03-30 Levko Mykolayevich Revutsky, composer, dies at 88
  • 1977-04-04 Jeno Zador, composer, dies at 82
  • 1977-04-30 Clive Martin Douglas, composer, dies at 73
  • 1977-05-07 Irwin Fischer, American composer (Chicago Symphony Orchestra), dies at 73
  • 1977-05-09 Walter Kraft, composer, dies at 71
  • 1977-05-22 Marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer, dies at 80
  • 1977-05-28 Jiri Reinberger, composer, dies at 63
  • 1977-05-29 Goddard Lieberson, composer, dies at 66
  • 1977-06-02 Henri D Gagnebin, Swiss organist/composer, dies at 91
  • 1977-06-25 Endre Szervanszky, composer, dies at 65
  • 1977-06-25 Petko Staynov, composer, dies at 80
  • 1977-07-03 Hugh Le Caine, composer, dies at 63
  • 1977-07-06 Oedoen Partos, composer, dies at 69
  • 1977-07-12 Frantisek Suchy, composer, dies at 75
  • 1977-07-23 René de Vos, Dutch actor and composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
  • 1977-07-26 Gena Branscombe, composer, dies at 95
  • 1977-07-26 Hans-Otto Borgmann, composer, dies at 75
  • 1977-08-17 Petros John Petridis, Greek composer (Isotope Suite), dies at 86
  • 1977-08-26 Heinz Rottger, German composer, dies at 67
  • 1977-09-06 Guido Pannain, composer, dies at 85
  • 1977-09-06 Paul Burkhard, composer, dies at 65
  • 1977-09-07 Gustave Reese, composer, dies at 77
  • 1977-09-29 Alexander Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, Russian composer, dies at 78
  • 1977-10-08 Giorgos Papasideris, Greek country singer, composer, lyricist (b. 1902 )
  • 1977-10-21 Ferit Tuzun, composer, dies at 48
  • 1977-11-14 Richard Addinsell, English composer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 73
  • 1977-11-15 Serafin Pro, Cuban composer, dies at 71
  • 1977-12-22 Johann Nepomuk David, composer, dies at 82
  • 1977-12-26 Ivan Rezak, Czech composer, dies at 53
  • 1978-01-10 Don Gillis, American composer (b. 1912)
  • 1978-01-14 Robert Heger, composer, dies at 91
  • 1978-01-18 Ivan Ivonovich Dzerzhinsky, composer, dies at 68
  • 1978-01-27 Marguerite Canal, composer, dies at 87
  • 1978-02-27 Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, composer, dies at 65
  • 1978-03-12 Tolchard Evans, composer/conductor, dies
  • 1978-03-13 David McKinley Williams, composer, dies at 91
  • 1978-04-03 Ray Noble, English bandleader, comedian and actor (The Very Thought of You), dies at 74
  • 1978-04-04 Gino Contilli, composer, dies at 70
  • 1978-04-06 Nicolas Nabokov, composer (Holy Devil), dies at 74
  • 1978-04-07 Ernest Kanitz, composer, dies at 83
  • 1978-05-01 Aram Katchaturian, Russian composer (The Earth), dies at 74
  • 1978-05-22 Bjarne Brustad, composer, dies at 83
  • 1978-06-14 Theodore Karyotakis, composer, dies at 74
  • 1978-07-09 Aladar Zoltan, composer, dies at 49
  • 1978-07-10 Michel Gusikoff, composer, dies at 85
  • 1978-07-13 Antonio Veretti, composer, dies at 78
  • 1978-07-27 Aasan Ferit Alnar, composer, dies at 72
  • 1978-07-27 [John] Willem van Otterloo, conductor/composer (Symphonic), dies at 70
  • 1978-07-28 Jan Willem van Otterloo, composer, dies at 70
  • 1978-07-29 Wesley La Violette, composer, dies at 84
  • 1978-08-02 Carlos Chavez y Ramires, Mexican composer, dies at 79
  • 1978-08-07 Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60
  • 1978-08-15 Harrison Kerr, American composer, dies at 80