August 1895 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Aug 10 1st Queen's Hall Promenade Concerto (Wagner's "Rienzi")

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 16 Jacinto Guerrero, Spanish musician and composer, born in Ajofrín, Toledo (d. 1951)
  • Aug 22 Paul Taylor White, American composer (Adante & Rondo for Cello), born in Bangor, Maine (d. 1973)
  • Aug 31 Joseph Schillinger, Ukrainian-American composer, music theorist, and eductaor, born in Kharkiv, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 1943) [some source give birthday as September 1]

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 6 George Frederick Root, American songwriter (The Battle Cry of Freedom), dies at 74