July 1895 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 3 Oles' Semyonovich Chishko, Russian-Ukrainian composer, born in Dvorichnyi Kut, Ukraine (d. 1976)
  • Jul 4 Irving Caesar, American songwriter (Sometimes I'm Happy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • Jul 5 Gordon Jacob, English composer, born in London (d. 1984)
  • Jul 10 Carl Orff, German composer (Antigonae; Mozart prize 1969), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1982)
  • Jul 12 Kirsten Flagstad, Norwegian soprano (Wagner), born in Hamar, Norway (d. 1962)
  • Jul 12 Oscar Hammerstein II, American lyricist who worked with Richard Rodgers (Sound of Music), born in NYC, New York (d. 1960)
  • Jul 25 Yvonne Printemps, French singer and actress (Paris Waltz, Voyage to America), born in Ermont, France (d. 1977)

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 11 Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan and accused spy Mata Hari (18) weds Dutch colonial army Captain Rudolph MacLeod in Amsterdam

Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy Mata Hari
Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy
Mata Hari

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 2 William Rockstro, composer, dies at 72
  • Jul 14 Alexander Ewing, composer, dies at 65