Year 1872 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1872

  • Jan 6 Alexander Scriabin, Russian composer (Prometheus) and pianist, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1915)
  • Jan 11 Paul Graener, composer
  • Jan 16 Henri-Paul Büsser, French composer and conductor, born in Toulouse, France (d. 1973)
  • Mar 7 Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, Russian composer (Rhapsodie hébraïque; Prince Lake), and teacher, born in Taganrog, Russia (d. 1964)
  • Mar 8 Paul Juon, Russian-Swiss violinist and composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1940)

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Musicians Who Died in 1872

  • Apr 12 Nikolaos Mantzaros, Italian-Greek composer, dies at 76
  • May 15 Thomas Hastings, American composer, dies at 87
  • May 17 Eduard Sobolewski, Polish-American violinist and composer, dies at 63
  • Jun 3 Heinrich Esser, German composer and conductor, dies at 53
  • Jun 4 Stanisław Moniuszko, Polish conductor, composer (Straszny dwór - The Haunted Manor), and teacher, dies at 53

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