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 Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" opens in Moscow


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 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, composer

Person of interestIgor Stravinsky

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

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, Texas art patron/founder of Houston Symphony
  • Jul 10 Riccadro Pick-Mangiagalli, composer
  • Aug 1 Vaclav Klicka, composer
  • Aug 3 Segundo Luis Moreno Andrade, composer
  • Aug 10 Max Kowalski, composer
  • Aug 18 Marcel Louis Auguste Samuel-Rousseau, composer
  • Aug 27 Jaroslav Kricka, composer
  • 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, composer
  • Sep 14 Harald Fryklof, composer
  • Sep 19 Paul-Marie Masson, composer
  • Sep 21 Alf Thorbald Hurum, composer
  • 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, composer
  • Oct 12 Hermann Wolfgang Sartorius Waltershausen, German musicologist and composer, born in Göttingen, Germany (d. 1954)
  • Oct 24 Emmerich Kálmán, Siófok, Austria-Hungary, Hungarian composer of operettas
  • 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, 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