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August 5, 1890 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Erich Kleiber, conductor (NBC Symphony 1945-46), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Hans Gál, Austrian-British composer (Die heilige Ente (The Sacred Duck)), born in Brunn am Gebirge, Austria (d. 1987)
1890 in Music