On This Day

August 1865 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 10 Alexander Glazunov, Russian pianist, composer (Chopiniana; Stenka Razin), and educator (St Petersburg Conservatory, 1899-1930), born in St.Petersburg, Russia (d. 1936)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 17 Johann Nepomuk Poissl, Bavarian composer, dies at 82
  • Aug 27 Józef Nowakowski, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 64