August 1914 in Music

Events in Music

  • Aug 24 Jerome Kern & Michael E Rourles musical premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 1 Jack Delano [Jacob Ovcharov], Russian-born American composer and photographer, born in Voroshilovka, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
  • Aug 2 Felix Leclerc, composer
  • Aug 5 Stjepan Sulek, Croatian violinist/composer (Coriolan)
  • Aug 9 Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor
  • Aug 12 Ruth Lowe, Canadian pianist and composer (I'll Never Smile Again) (d. 1981)
  • Aug 13 Luis Mariano, Basque operetta singer (d. 1970)
  • Aug 19 Fumio Hayasaka, composer
  • Aug 25 Alexei Haieff, American composer (Princess Zondilda), born in Biagoveschensk, Siberia (d. 1994)
  • Aug 28 Glenn Osser, American orchestra leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue), born in Munising, Michigan (d. 2014)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 2 Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer, dies at 36
  • Aug 7 Boleslaw Dembinski, composer, dies at 81
  • Aug 15 Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Baba yaga), dies at 59 [NS=Aug 28]
  • Aug 28 Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS]
  • Aug 28 Anatoli Liadov, composer, dies at 59