August 1886 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 5 Óscar Esplá Spanish composer, born in Alicante, Spain (d. 1976)
  • Aug 6 Edward Ballantine, American composer and music professor, born in Oberlin, Ohio (d. 1971)
  • Aug 8 Daniel Ruyneman, composer
  • Aug 8 Pietro Alessandro Yon, composer
  • Aug 19 Robert Heger, composer
  • Aug 23 Gottfried Rudinger, German composer, born in Lindau, Germany (d. 1946)
  • Aug 27 Eric Coates, English viola player and composer, born in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire (d. 1957)
  • Aug 27 Rebecca Clarke, English classical composer and violist, born in Harrow, England (d. 1979)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 3 Per August Olander, composer, dies at 62
  • Aug 10 Eduard Grell, German composer, dies at 85
  • Aug 13 Adolf von Doss, composer, dies at 62