On This Day

August 1877 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 16 Karl Hoschna, Tin Pan Alley-era composer (Every Little Movement), born in Kuschwarda, Bohemia (d. 1911)
  • Aug 26 Harriet Ware (Krumbhaar), American concert pianist, composer (Women's Triumphal March; The Rose Is Red; The Varying Shore), and music educator, born in Waupun, Wisconsin (d. 1962)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 3 Karl Georg Lickl, Austrian pianist, physharmonica player, and composer, dies at 75