On This Day

July 1901 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 14 Gerald Finzi, British composer (Dies natalis), born in London, England
  • Jul 15 John Wesley Work III, African-American composer, musicologist and scholar of African-American folklore and music, born in Tullahoma, Tennessee (d. 1967)
  • Jul 16 Fritz Mahler, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1973)
  • Jul 22 Charles Weidman, American choreographer and modern dancer (Candide), born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1975)
  • Jul 28 Rudy Vallee, American singer and one of the earliest crooners (Vagabond Dreams, My Time Is Your Time), born in Island Pond, Vermont (d. 1986)
  • Jul 28 Sandor Vandor, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 17 John Farmer, English composer, dies at 64
  • Jul 18 Alfredo Carlo Piatti, composer, dies at 79