1882 in Music

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Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 13 Richard Wagner completes his opera "Parsifal"

Composer Richard Wagner
Composer
Richard Wagner
  • Feb 10 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's opera "Snyegurochka" premieres in St Petersburg
  • Jul 26 Richard Wagner's opera "Parsifal" premieres in Bayreuth, Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 20 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" debuts in Moscow

  • Dec 11 Boston's Bijou Theatre, 1st American playhouse lit exclusively by electricity, 1st performance, Gilbert & Sullivan's "Iolanthe"

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 22 Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer, born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1956)
  • Feb 5 Felice Lattuada, composer
  • Feb 11 Gheorghe Cucu, composer
  • Feb 14 Ignaz Friedman, Polish pianist and composer, born in Podgórze, Kraków, Austrian Poland (d. 1948)
  • Feb 17 Kurt Schindler, composer
  • Feb 23 Ladislav Vycpalek, composer
  • Feb 28 Geraldine Farrar, American soprano and actress (Story of American Singer), born in Melrose, Massachusetts (d. 1967)
  • Feb 28 Richard Heinrich Stein, composer
  • Mar 1 Ida Moore, American actress (Mr Music, Ma & Pa Kettle at Waikiki), born in Altoona, Kansas (d. 1964)
  • Mar 18 Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer
  • Mar 25 Haydn Wood, English composer, born in Slaithwaite (d. 1959)
  • Apr 4 Mary Howe, American composer (Sand) and pianist, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1964)
  • Apr 16 Seth Bingham, American composer, born in Bloomfield, New Jersey (d. 1972)
  • Apr 17 Artur Schnabel, Austrian pianist (Beethoven Piano Sonatas), born in Lipnik, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1951)
  • Apr 18 Leopold Stokowski, British conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra), born in London, England (d. 1977)
  • Apr 23 Albert Coates, English conductor and composer (Eagle), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • May 6 Georgi Atanasov, Bulgarian composer (Gergana), born in Plovdiv (d. 1931)
  • May 11 Joseph Marx, Austrian composer/critic
  • May 18 Eduardo Fabini, composer
  • May 25 Harry Fox [Arthur Carringford], American vaudeville dancer, comedian and actor (Talent Scout), born in Pomona, California (d. 1959)
  • Jun 14 Michael Zadora, American pianist and composer, born in New York City (d. 1946)

Person of interestIgor Stravinsky

Jun 17 Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (Rite of Spring), born in Oranienbaum, Russia (d. 1971) [OS 5th June]

Composer Igor Stravinsky
Composer
Igor Stravinsky
  • Jul 7 Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer
  • Jul 8 Percy Grainger, composer/pianist/conductor (Hill Songs), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Jul 10 Ima Hogg, American society leader, Texas art patron and founder of Houston Symphony, born in Mineola, Texas (d. 1975)
  • Jul 10 Riccardo Pick-Mangiagalli, Italian composer, born in Strakonice, Czech Republic (d. 1949)
  • Aug 1 Vaclav Klicka, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1953)
  • Aug 3 Segundo Luis Moreno Andrade, composer, born in Cotacachi, Ecuador (d. 1972)
  • Aug 10 Max Kowalski, German pianist, singer, and composer (Pierrot Lunaire), born in Kowal, Russian Empire/Poland (d. 1956)
  • Aug 18 Marcel Louis Auguste Samuel-Rousseau, composer
  • Aug 27 Jaroslav Křička, Czech composer, born in Kelč, Czech Republic (d. 1969)
  • Aug 31 Charles O'Neill, Canadian composer and bandmaster, born in Duntocher, near Glasgow, (d. 1964)
  • Sep 6 John Powell, American pianist and composer, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1963)
  • Sep 13 Henri Potiron, French composer, born in Rezé-lès-Nantes, Loire-Atlantique (d. 1972)
  • Sep 14 Harald Fryklöf, Swedish composer, born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 1919)
  • Sep 19 Paul-Marie Masson, composer
  • Sep 21 Alf Hurum, Norwegian composer, born in Kristiania, Norway (d. 1972)
  • Sep 22 Emil Abranyi, composer
  • Sep 28 Mart Saar, Estonian composer, born in Hüpassaare, Viljandi County (d. 1963)
  • Oct 6 Karol Maciej Szymanowski, Timoshovka Ukraine, composer (Stabatmater)
  • Oct 11 Robert Nathaniel Dett, Canadian pianist and composer (In The Bottoms), born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (d. 1943)
  • Oct 12 Hermann Wolfgang Sartorius Waltershausen, German musicologist and composer, born in Göttingen, Germany (d. 1954)
  • Oct 24 Emmerich Kálmán, Hungarian composer of operettas, born in Siófok, Austria-Hungary (d. 1953)
  • Nov 8 Lazare Saminsky, composer
  • Nov 13 John Lowry, NYC builder (Radio City Music Hall), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 1962)
  • Nov 18 Amelita Galli-Curci, Italian operatic soprano (Cave of the Winds)
  • Dec 8 Manuel Maria Ponce, Fresnillo Mexico, composer (Estrellita)
  • Dec 9 Joaquín Turina, Seville Spain, composer (Rima)
  • Dec 16 Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer (d. 1967)
  • Dec 19 Walter Braunfels, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 21 Anton Emil Titl, Austrian composer, dies at 72
  • Jan 25 Peter Singer, composer, dies at 71
  • Feb 2 Fabio Campana, composer, dies at 63
  • Feb 3 Guglielmo Quarenghi, Italian composer and cellist, dies at 55
  • Feb 11 Gustav Schmidt, composer, dies at 65
  • Mar 2 Louis Kufferath, German-Belgian composer, dies at 70
  • Apr 3 Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer, dies at 71
  • Jun 24 Joseph Joachim Raff, German opera composer (Cavatine), dies at 60
  • Jul 4 Joseph Brackett, American composer (b. 1797)
  • Jul 12 Alfred Humphreys Pease, composer, dies at 44
  • Oct 29 Martin Gustav Nottebohm, composer, dies at 64
  • Nov 2 Cenobio Paniagua y Vasques, composer, dies at 61
  • Nov 20 Bela Albrecht Pal Keler, composer, dies at 62