On This Day

July 1889 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 22 Frederick Preston Search, American cellist, composer and conductor (Bridge Builders), born in Pueblo, Colorado (d. 1959)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 4 Auguste Mermet, composer, dies at 79
  • Jul 7 Giovanni Bottesini, Italian Romantic composer, conductor and a double bass virtuoso, dies at 67
  • Jul 13 Carli Zoeller, German composer, dies at 49