August 1900 in Music

Events in Music

  • Aug 27 Gabriel Fauré's opera/cantata "Prométhée" premieres in Beziers

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 2 Helen Morgan [Riggins], American singer and actress (Applause, Show Boat), born in Danville, Illinois (d. 1941)
  • Aug 2 Marinus Adam, Dutch conductor/composer
  • Aug 5 Bodi Rapp, [Johanna PAC Goetmakers], Dutch mezzo-soprano/teacher
  • Aug 8 Victor Young, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show, In Old California), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 11 Alexander Mosolov, composer (Zavod) [NS], born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Aug 12 Jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta, composer
  • Aug 18 Walter O'Keefe, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Aug 23 Ernst Krenek, composer (Johnny Spielt Auf), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 23 Malvina Reynolds, American folk singer and songwriter (Morningtown Ride), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1978)
  • Aug 25 Mary Bruce, American tap dance teacher, born in Chicago (d. 1995)
  • Aug 27 Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 19 Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Belgian composer (b. 1833)