Year 1884 in Music History

Events in Music

Musicians Born in 1884

  • Jan 3 Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, Polish pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1948)
  • Jan 10 James Philip Dunn, American composer, born in New York (d. 1936)
  • Jan 12 (Mary Louise) "Texas" Guinan, American vaudeville singer, silent film actress, and speakeasy (saloon) proprietor, born in Waco, Texas (d. 1933)
  • Jan 12 Louis Horst, American dance choreographer and composer, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1964)
  • Jan 13 Sophie Tucker [Kalish], Russian-born American singer and actress (My Yiddish Mama) known as "last of the red hot mammas", born in Tulchyn, Russian Empire (d. 1966)

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Musicians Who Died in 1884

  • Jan 21 Auguste Franchomme, French cellist and composer, dies at 75
  • Jan 24 Johann Christian Gebauer, Danish composer, dies at 75
  • Feb 21 John Pike Hullah, English composer, dies at 71
  • Mar 19 Alfonse Charles Renaud de Vilback, composer, dies at 54
  • Mar 30 Hans Hampel, Czech composer, dies at 61

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