On This Day

July 1886 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 4 Heinrich Kaminski, German composer, born in Tiengen, Schwarzwald, Germany (d. 1946)
  • Jul 30 Algot Haquinius, Swedish composer, born in Sveg, Sweden (d. 1966)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 29 Adolf Muller, composer, dies at 84

Person of interestFranz Liszt

Jul 31 Franz Liszt, Hungarian romantic composer and virtuoso pianist (Faust Symphony), dies of heart disease at 74

Composer & Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer & Pianist
Franz Liszt