On This Day

July 1873 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 17 Antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Rigoletto)
  • Jul 19 Louis Zimmermann, Dutch violinist and 1st concert master of Concert building, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • Jul 20 Witold Maliszewski, Polish composer (founder and first director of Odessa Conservatory), born in Mohyliv-Podilskyi, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 1939)
  • Jul 22 Ettore Pozzoli, Italian composer and pianist, born in Seregno (d. 1957)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 3 Josef Michal Ksawery Jan Poniatowski, composer, dies at 57
  • Jul 14 Ferdinand David, German violinist and composer (Hohe Schule des Violinspiels), dies at 63