On This Day

August 1898 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 1 Morris Stoloff, American violinist (Picnic, Pal Joey), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1980)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 17 Carl Johann Adam Zeller, Austrian composer, dies at 56
  • Aug 21 Niccolò van Westerhout, Italian composer, dies at 40
  • Aug 23 Joseph Robinson, Irish singer, organist and composer, dies at 82