On This Day

August 1897 in Music

Events in Music

  • Aug 3 John McNally's musical "Good Mr Best" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 12 Manuel Blancafort, composer
  • Aug 12 Ramon Gonzalez Barron, composer
  • Aug 15 Marion Eugene Bauer, American composer, born in Walla Walla, Washington (d. 1955)
  • Aug 16 Vicente Ascone, Italian composer, born in Siderno, Italy (d. 1979)
  • Aug 24 Fred Rose, American songwriter and music publishing executive, born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 1954)
  • Aug 25 Jaroslav Řídký, Czech composer, born in Reichenberg, Czech Republic (d. 1956)