On This Day

July 1870 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 15 Ernest Walker, British composer, born in Bombay, British India (d. 1949)
  • Jul 18 Emil Młynarski, Polish violinist, conductor and composer, born in Kybartai, Russian Empire (now Lithuania) (d. 1935)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 22 Josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dynamids), dies at 42
  • Jul 25 Pierre Dupont, French songwriter, dies at 49