July 1909 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 Vera Brodsky Lawrence, American concert pianist (CBS Symphony) and musicologist (Joplin; Gottschalk), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 1996)
  • Jul 4 Alec Templeton, Welsh pianist and composer (Concertino Lirico), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1963)
  • Jul 13 David Branson, British piano prodigy, composer, musicologist, and visual artist, born n Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England (d. 1987)
  • Jul 13 Paul Constantinescu, Romanian composer (Ballad of the Outlaw for cello and orchestra), and pedagogue, born in Ploiești, Romania (d. 1963)
  • Jul 13 Washington Castro, Argentine cellist, conductor, composer, and pedagogue, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2004)
  • Jul 16 (John Edward) "Teddy" Buckner, American dixieland jazz trumpeter, born in Sherman, Texas (d. 1994)
  • Jul 18 Harriet (Hilliard) Nelson [Peggy Lou Snyder], American singer and actress (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet; Follow the Fleet), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1994)
  • Jul 19 Jeno Vecsey, Hungarian composer, born in Cece (d. 1966)
  • Jul 22 Licia Albanese, Italian-American operatic soprano (NY Metropolitan Opera, 1940-66), born in Torre Pelosa (now Bari), Italy (d. 2014)
  • Jul 25 Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Italian opera conductor, musicologist, pianist and composer, born in Bergamo, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1996)
  • Jul 29 Georgy Mushel, Uzbek pianist and composer, born in Tambov, Russia (d. 1989)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 5 Emil Bohn, composer, dies at 70
  • Jul 23 Zygmunt Noskowski, Polish composer, conductor, and pedagogue, dies at 63