On This Day

August 1910 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 1 Walter Scharf, American film composer, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2003)
  • Aug 4 William Schuman, American composer (Amer Festival Overture, Juilliard), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • Aug 6 Friedrich Schroder, composer
  • Aug 12 Heinrich Sutermeister, Swiss composer (Romeo & Juliet)
  • Aug 14 Pierre Schaeffer, French electronics engineer and composer, born in Nancy, France (d. 1995)
  • Aug 15 Hugo Winterhalter, American composer, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (d. 1973)
  • Aug 17 Erkki Aaltonen, Finnish composer, born in Hämeenlinna, Finland (d. 1990)
  • Aug 18 Herman Berlinski, Polish-American organist, composer and choral conductor (The Tetragrammaton), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 2001)
  • Aug 24 Bernhard Heiden [Levi], German-American composer, born in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany (d. 2000)
  • Aug 29 Robert Pineda-Duque, Colombian composer, born in El Santuario, Colombia (d. 1977)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 5 Wojciech Gawronski, Polish composer, dies at 42
  • Aug 16 Charles Lenepveu, French composer, dies at 69
  • Aug 20 Arthur Coquard, French composer, dies at 64
  • Aug 31 Emīls Dārziņš, Latvian composer, dies at 34