On This Day

July 1860 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 3 William Wallace, Scottish composer, born in Greenock, Scotland (d. 1940)
  • Jul 7 Gustav Mahler, Austrian composer (Symphony No. 2 - "Resurrection"), and conductor (New York Philharmonic, 1909-11), born in Kalischat, Bohemia (now Austria) (d. 1911)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 6 Alexandre Goria, French composer, dies at 37