Today in Music Teacher History

Birthdays in Music

  • 1776-06-01 John George Schetky, American violoncellist, music teacher and composer, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1831)
  • 1777-01-08 Filippo Traetta, Italian-born American composer & music teacher, born in Venice, Italy (d. 1854)
  • 1826-08-27 Hermann Kipper, German music teacher and composer, born in Koblenz, Germany (d. 1910)
  • 1833-02-22 Josef Foerster, Czech composer, and music teacher born in Osenice, Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1907)
  • 1859-06-22 Frank Damrosch, German-born American author and music teacher (found NY Musical Institute of Musical Art later Julliard), born in Breslau, Silesia (d. 1937)
  • 1886-03-03 R O Morris [Reginald Owen], British composer and music teacher, born in York, England (d. 1948)
  • 1898-01-07 Gerónimo Baqueiro Foster, Mexican woodwind player, composer and music teacher, born in Hopelchén, Campeche (d. 1967)
  • 1898-10-17 Shinichi Suzuki, Japanese music teacher (Suzuki Method), born in Nagoya, Japan (d. 1998)
  • 1926-12-26 Zlatko Pibernik, Croatian composer and music teacher, born in Zagreb, Croatia (d. 2010)
  • 1936-01-09 Peter Fletcher, British orchestral conductor & music teacher

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

1853-10-20 23rd US President Benjamin Harrison (20) weds music teacher Caroline Scott (21)

23rd US President Benjamin Harrison
23rd US President
Benjamin Harrison

Deaths in Music

  • 1831-12-11 John George Schetky, American violoncellist, music teacher and composer, dies at 55
  • 1907-01-03 Josef Foerster, Czech composer, and music teacher, dies at 73
  • 1910-10-25 Hermann Kipper, German music teacher and composer, dies at 84
  • 1948-12-14 R. O. Morris [Reginald Owen], British composer & music teacher, dies at 62
  • 1996-05-21 Peter Fletcher, music teacher, dies at 60
  • 1996-10-16 James Wild, music teacher, dies at 68
  • 1998-01-26 Shinichi Suzuki, Japanese music teacher (Suzuki Method), dies at 99
  • 2010-07-30 Zlatko Pibernik, Croatian composer and music teacher, dies at 83