On This Day

August 1882 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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


Birthdays in Music

  • 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)