On This Day

August 1889 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 10 Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, English composer, born in Great Baddow, Essex (d. 1960)
  • Aug 20 Witold Friemann, Polish composer, born in Konin, Poland (d. 1977)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 4 Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, German composer, dies at 75
  • Aug 17 Ernst Franck, German composer and conductor, dies at 42