Famous Conductors in Music History

Events in Music


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1891-05-05 Music Hall (Carnegie Hall) opens in New York, Tchaikovsky is guest conductor

  • 1938-01-10 Eduard van Beinum becomes world's 1st conductor at Concert Hall
  • 1956-11-16 Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor, named Musical Director of La Scala, Milan
  • 1961-01-21 Francis Poulenc's "Gloria" premieres in Boston (Boston Symphony and Chorus Pro Musica under conductor Charles Münch)
  • 1993-12-15 John Williams final appearance as conductor of Boston Pops
  • 2011-10-13 Italian conductor Ricardo Muti is awarded the second $1 million Birgit Nilsson Prize
  • 2017-10-09 Vincent La Selva, American conductor (New York Grand Opera Company, 1973-2012)dies at 88 [1]
  • 2017-12-04 New York's Metropolitan Opera suspends conductor James Levine after allegations of sexual misconduct

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 786

  • 1604-01-04 Jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)
  • 1694-09-05 František Václav Míča, Czech conductor and composer, born in Třebíč, Czech Republic (d. 1744)
  • 1694-10-26 Johan Helmich Roman, Swedish composer, conductor and violinist, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1758)
  • 1724-09-14 Ignaz Vitzthumb, Austrian musician, composer, and conductor, born in Baden bei Wien, Austria (d. 1816)
  • 1734-02-20 Franz Ignaz Beck, German violinist, composer, conductor and music teacher, born in Mannheim, Electorate of the Palatinate (d. 1809)
  • 1745-02-20 Johann Peter Salomon, German violinist, composer, conductor, and musical promoter (Hadyn), baptized in Bonn, Germany (d. 1815)
  • 1748-02-05 Christian Gottlob Neefe, German composer, conductor and tutor of Beethoven, born in Shimnitz, Saxony (d. 1798)
  • 1760-01-10 Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, German composer & conductor, born in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany (d. 1802)
  • 1764-04-18 Bernhard Anselm Weber, German pianist, conductor and composer, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1821)
  • 1766-03-28 Joseph Weigl, German-Austrian composer (La Principessa d’Amalfi; Emmeline), and conductor, born in Eisenstadt, Hungary, Austrian Empire (d. 1846)
  • 1768-03-12 Carolus Antonius Fodor [Carel Anton Fodor], Dutch pianist, conductor and prominent composer, born in Venlo, Netherlands (d. 1846)
  • 1770-06-04 James Hewitt, American composer and conductor, born in Dartmoor, England (d. 1827)
  • 1774-11-14 Gaspare Spontini, Italian opera composer and conductor (La Vestale), born in Maiolati, Papal State (now Maiolati Spontini, Italy) (d. 1851)
  • 1776-04-08 Thaddäus Weigl, German-Austrian composer, publisher, and conductor, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1844)
  • 1778-02-12 Franz Joseph Volkert, Austrian composer, conductor and organist, born in Vienna (d.1845)
  • 1779-08-17 Franz de Paula Roser, Austrian composer and conductor, born in Naarn, Upper Austra (d. 1830)
  • 1781-08-09 Michael Umlauf, Austrian violinist, composer and conductor (premiere of Beethoven's 9th), born in Vienna (d. 1842)
  • 1784-01-31 Carl Wilhelm Henning, German composer and conductor, born in Öls (d. 1867)
  • 1785-03-06 Karol Kurpiński, Polish composer and conductor (Pygmalion), born in Włoszakowice, Poland (d. 1857)
  • 1786-01-03 [Johann Christian] Friedrich Schneider, German composer and conductor (d. 1853)
  • 1786-11-18 Henry Bishop, British composer and conductor, born in London (d. 1855)
  • 1787-11-27 Christian Rummel, German conductor and composer, born in Gollachostheim, Bavaria (d. 1849)
  • 1789-02-01 Hippolyte-André-Baptiste Chélard, French violist, composer and conductor, born in Paris (d. 1861)
  • 1791-03-31 Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, Polish composer, conductor and pedagogue, born in Kraków, Poland (d. 1862)
  • 1791-05-29 Pietro Romani, Italian conductor and composer, born in Rome (d. 1877)
  • 1796-01-24 Nicholas Mori, Anglo-Italian violinist & conductor, born in London, England (d. 1839)
  • 1797-04-17 Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Tolbecque, Belgian-French composer and conductor, born in Hanzinne, Belgium (d. 1869)
  • 1804-01-16 Karl August Krebs, German conductor and composer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1880)
  • 1806-06-02 Isaac Strauss, French violinist, conductor and composer, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1888)
  • 1811-03-23 (Carl Gottfried) Wilhelm Taubert, German pianist, conductor, and composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1891)
  • 1811-03-30 Angelo Catelani, Italian composer/conductor
  • 1811-10-24 Ferdinand Hiller, German pianist, composer and conductor, born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (d. 1885)
  • 1812-04-23 Louis-Antoine Jullien, French conductor, born in Sisteron, France (d. 1860)
  • 1812-12-20 Achille Peri, Italian composer & conductor, born in Reggio Emilia, Italy (d. 1880)
  • 1813-06-05 Prosper Sainton, French violin teacher, and conductor (The Queen's Band, 1848-55), born in Toulouse, France (d. 1890)
  • 1817-02-22 Niels Wilhelm Gade, Danish violinist, organist, composer, and conductor, born in Copenhagen (d. 1890)
  • 1818-10-15 Johann Gungl, Austrian composer and conductor, born in Zsambék, Austrian Empire (d. 1883) (alternatively born March 5 1828)
  • 1819-04-14 Charles Hallé, Anglo-German pianist, conductor and founder (Halle Orchestra), born in Hagen, Westphalia (d. 1895)
  • 1819-05-05 Stanisław Moniuszko, Polish conductor, composer (Straszny dwór - The Haunted Manor), and teacher, born in Ubiel, Minsk Governate, Russian Empire (now Belarus) (d. 1872)
  • 1819-12-22 Franz Abt, German composer & choir conductor, born in Eilenburg, Germany (d. 1885)
  • 1820-01-09 Pavel Křížkovský, Czech choral composer and conductor (Sts. Cyril and Methodius), born in Kreuzendorf, Austrian Silesia (d. 1885)
  • 1820-02-13 (Albert) Béla Kéler, Hungarian composer, and conductor, born in Bártfa, Kingdom of Hungary (now Bardejov, Slovakia) (d. 1882)
  • 1821-12-22 Giovanni Bottesini, Italian Romantic composer, conductor and a double bass virtuoso, born in Crema, Lombardy (d. 1889)
  • 1822-05-16 Eduard Hille, Dutch composer/conductor
  • 1822-05-27 Henry Wylde, English composer and conductor, born in Bushey, Hertfordshire (d. 1890)
  • 1822-12-16 Charles Edward Horsley, British organist, conductor and composer, born in London (d. 1876)
  • 1824-06-22 Frédéric Louis Ritter, French composer and conductor, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1891)
  • 1825-03-05 Hans Balatka, Moravian-American conductor (Milwaukee Musikverein; Chicago Oratorio Society), author (Condensed History of Music), and composer, born in Hoffnungsthal bei Olmütz, Moravia (d. 1899)
  • 1825-07-23 Richard Hol, Dutch composer, organist and conductor, born in Amsterdam (d. 1904)
  • 1825-12-16 Robert Prescott Stewart, Irish composer, organist, conductor, and teacher, born in Dublin (d. 1894)
  • 1826-10-16 Piotr Studzinski, Polish conductor and composer, born in the Free City of Cracow (d. 1869)
  • 1827-01-19 Carlos Guido y Spano, Argentina, conductor (Rafagas,)
  • 1827-10-06 Cark Reidel, German composer and conductor, born in Cronenberg, Wuppertal (d. 1888)
  • 1829-08-28 Albert Dietrich, German composer and conductor, born in Meissen, Germany (d. 1908)
  • 1830-09-25 Karl Klindworth, German pianist and conductor, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1916)
  • 1830-12-23 Adam Minchejmer, Polish composer and conductor, born in Warsaw (d. 1904)
  • 1832-08-03 Ivan Zajc, Czech composer and conductor, born in Rijeka, Croatia (d. 1914)
  • 1832-10-22 Leopold Damrosch, German-American composer, and conductor (New York Oratorio Society; New York Symphony), born in Poznań, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1885)

Person of interestJohannes Brahms

1833-05-07 Johannes Brahms, German composer and conductor (Hung Dances), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1897)

Composer and Conductor Johannes Brahms
Composer and Conductor
Johannes Brahms
  • 1834-08-17 Peter Benoit, Flemish composer and conductor (Leie/Rubens Cantata), born in Harelbeke, Flanders (d. 1901)
  • 1835-03-15 Eduard Strauss, Austrian dance band conductor, and composer, born in Vienna (d. 1916)
  • 1836-03-15 Henrique Alves de Mesquita, Brazilian composer, conductor and educator, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 1906)
  • 1837-04-25 William Charles Levey, Irish conductor and composer, born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1894)
  • 1837-05-23 Józef Wieniawski, Polish pianist, composer, conductor and teacher, born in Lublin, Poland (d. 1912)
  • 1837-12-28 Benjamin Johnson Lang, American conductor and composer, born in Salem, Massachusetts (d. 1909)
  • 1838-02-26 Wendelin Weißheimer, German composer and conductor, born in Osthofen (d. 1910)
  • 1838-08-12 Joseph Barnby, conductor/academic principal
  • 1839-08-24 Eduard Napravnik, Czech conductor and composer, born in Býšť, Czech Republic (d. 1916)
  • 1840-02-03 Georges Jacobi, German violinist, composer (The Black Crook), and conductor (Alhambra Theatre, London, 1872-98), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1906))
  • 1840-03-08 Franco Faccio, Italian composer and conductor, born in Verona, Italy (d. 1891)
  • 1841-03-01 Romualdo Marenco, Italain composer and conductor, born in Novi Ligure, Italy (d. 1907)
  • 1842-03-22 Mykola Lysenko, Ukrainian composer (Taras Bulba), conductor and ethno-musicologist, born in Hrynky, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 1912)
  • 1842-11-02 Otto Reubke, German organist, conductor, and composer, born in Hausneindorf, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1913)
  • 1843-04-15 Carl Eilhardt, German composer and conductor, born in Erfurt, Germany (d. 1911)
  • 1843-08-26 Georg August Lumbye, Danish composer and conductor (Tivoli Concert Hall Orchestra), born in Copenhagen (d. 1922)
  • 1843-11-23 Josef Sucher, Hungarian composer and conductor (Aus alten Märchen), born in Döbör, Hungary
  • 1844-12-01 Alfred Cellier, British conductor (Glibert and Sullivan) and composer (Dorothy), born in South Hackney, London (d. 1891)
  • 1845-10-26 Hendrik Waelput, Flemish composer and conductor (Forest, Stella), born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1885)
  • 1847-02-07 Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor
  • 1848-07-16 Henri Viotta, Dutch conductor and composer (Lexicon of Music), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1933)
  • 1848-08-01 František Kmoch, Czech composer and conductor, born in Zásmuky, Austrian Empire (d. 1912)
  • 1850-12-13 Iver Holter, Norwegian conductor (Oslo Philharmonic, 1886-1911), and composer (St. Hans Kveld), born in Gausdal, Norway (d. 1941)
  • 1850-12-29 Tomás Bretón, Spanish conductor and composer, born in Salamanca, Spain (d. 1923)
  • 1851-01-09 Giuseppi Gallignani, Italian composer and conductor, born in Faenza, Emilia-Romagna, Papal State (now Italy) (d. 1923)
  • 1851-10-23 Guillaume Couture, Canadian choir conductor, composer, and teacher, born In Montreal, Quebec (d. 1915)
  • 1852-09-30 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish organist, conductor, composer, and music teacher (Royal College of Music, 1882-1924), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1924)
  • 1852-12-18 Gaetano Coronaro, Italian conductor, pedagogue, and composer (La Creola), born in Vicenza, Austrian Empire (now Italy) (d. 1908)
  • 1853-01-01 Hans Koessler, German composer, conductor and music teacher, born in Waldeck, Kingdom of Bavaria (d. 1926)
  • 1853-12-22 Maria Teresa Carreno, Venezuelan pianist, singer, composer, and conductor, born in Caracas, Venezuela (d. 1917)
  • 1853-12-30 André Charles Prosper Messager, French organist, composer and conductor (Les Deux Pigeons, Véronique), born in Montluçon, France (d. 1929)
  • 1855-02-15 Gustav Hollaender, German violinist, conductor, and composer, born in Leobschütz, Germany (d. 1915)
  • 1855-06-17 Fritz Steinbach, German conductor and composer, born in Grünsfeld, Germany (d. 1916)
  • 1855-07-19 Emil Paur, Austrian conductor (Boston Symphony; New York Philharmonic; Pittsburgh Symphony; Berlin State Opera), born in Czernowitz, Austria (d. 1932)
  • 1855-08-31 Stefan Surzynski, Polish conductor and composer, born in Srem, Poland (d. 1919)
  • 1855-10-12 Arthur Nikisch, Hungarian conductor (Berlin Philharmonic), born in Mosonszentmiklós, Hungary (d. 1922)
  • 1856-02-16 Willem Kes, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor (Parkorkest Amsterdam)
  • 1856-08-18 Jan Karol Gall, Polish conductor an composer of mostly vocal pieces (Mizerna, cicha), born in Warsaw (d. 1912)
  • 1856-08-24 Felix Mottl, Austrian conductor and composer (Agnes Bernauer), born in Unter-St.-Veit, Austria (d. 1911)
  • 1856-10-09 Sylvain Dupuis, Belgian conductor, composer, and music educator (Le Chant de la Création), born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1931)
  • 1856-12-02 Robert Kajanus, Finnish conductor and composer, born in Helsingfors, Finland, Russian Empire (d. 1933)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 100 of 574

  • 1739-09-12 Reinhard Keiser, German conductor/composer (Markus-Passion), dies at 65
  • 1744-02-15 František Václav Míča, Czech conductor and composer, dies at 49
  • 1758-10-19 Johan H Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist, dies
  • 1758-11-20 Johan Helmich Roman, Swedish composer, conductor and violinist, dies at 64
  • 1788-12-25 John Logan, Scottish conductor (Ode to the Cuckoo), dies at about 40
  • 1798-01-26 Christian Gottlob Neefe, German composer, conductor and tutor of Ludwig van Beethoven, dies at 49
  • 1816-03-23 Ignaz Vitzthumb, Austrian musician, composer, and conductor, dies at 91
  • 1821-03-23 Bernhard Anselm Weber, German pianist, conductor and composer, dies at 56
  • 1821-08-06 Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, Italian composer and conductor, dies at 64
  • 1827-08-02 James Hewitt, American composer and conductor, dies at 57
  • 1833-05-28 Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, German-Swedish organist, choirmaster, conductor, and composer, dies at 74
  • 1842-06-20 Michael Umlauf, Austrian violinist, composer and conductor (premiere of Beethoven's 9th), dies at 60
  • 1844-02-29 Thaddäus Weigl, German-Austrian composer, publisher, and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1846-02-03 Joseph Weigl, German-Austrian composer (La Principessa d’Amalfi; Emmeline), and conductor, dies at 79
  • 1846-02-22 Carolus Antonius Fodor [Carel Anton Fodor], Dutch pianist, conductor and prominent composer, dies at 77
  • 1849-02-13 Christian Rummel, German conductor and composer, dies at 61
  • 1849-05-11 Otto Nicolai, German composer & conductor, dies at 38 of a stroke
  • 1851-01-24 Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Italian opera composer and conductor (La Vestale), dies at 76
  • 1853-11-23 [Johann Christian] Friedrich Schneider, German composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1855-04-30 Henry Bishop, British composer and conductor, dies at 68
  • 1857-02-14 Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56
  • 1857-09-18 Karol Kurpiński, Polish composer and conductor (Pygmalion), dies at 72
  • 1860-03-14 Louis-Antoine Jullien, French conductor, dies at 47
  • 1861-02-12 Hippolyte-André-Baptiste Chélard, French violist, composer and conductor, dies at 72
  • 1862-05-29 Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, Polish composer, conductor and pedagogue, dies at 71
  • 1869-04-20 Piotr Studzinski, Polish conductor and composer, dies at 42
  • 1872-06-03 Heinrich Esser, German composer and conductor, dies at 53
  • 1872-06-04 Stanisław Moniuszko, Polish conductor, composer (Straszny dwór - The Haunted Manor), and teacher, dies at 53
  • 1877-01-11 Pietro Romani, Italian conductor and composer, dies at 85
  • 1882-11-20 (Albert) Béla Kéler, Hungarian composer, and conductor, dies at 62
  • 1883-06-10 Carl Grädener, German cellist, conductor, teacher, and composer, dies at 71
  • 1885-02-15 Leopold Damrosch, German-American composer, and conductor (New York Oratorio Society; New York Symphony), dies at 52
  • 1885-03-31 Franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies at 65
  • 1885-05-08 Pavel Křížkovský, Czech choral composer and conductor (Sts. Cyril and Methodius), dies at 65
  • 1885-05-10 Ferdinand Hiller, German pianist, composer and conductor, dies at 73
  • 1885-07-08 Henry Waelput, Flemish composer/conductor (Blessing of Arms), dies
  • 1888-08-09 Isaac Strauss, French violinist, conductor and composer, dies at 82
  • 1889-07-07 Giovanni Bottesini, Italian Romantic composer, conductor and a double bass virtuoso, dies at 67
  • 1889-08-17 Ernst Franck, German composer and conductor, dies at 42
  • 1890-03-13 Henry Wylde, English composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1890-12-21 Niels Wilhelm Gade, Danish violinist, organist, composer, and conductor, dies at 73
  • 1891-01-07 (Carl Gottfried) Wilhelm Taubert, German pianist, conductor, and composer, dies at 79
  • 1891-07-21 Franco Faccio, Italian composer and conductor, dies at 51
  • 1891-12-23 Holger Simon Paulli, Danish conductor and composer, dies at 81
  • 1891-12-28 Alfred Cellier, British conductor (Glibert and Sullivan) and composer (Dorothy), dies at 47
  • 1894-08-18 William Charles Levey, Irish conductor and composer, dies at 57
  • 1895-10-25 Charles Hallé, Anglo-German pianist, conductor and founder (Halle Orchestra), dies at 76

Person of interestJohannes Brahms

1897-04-03 Johannes Brahms, German composer and conductor (Hungarian Dances; A German Requiem), dies at 63

Composer and Conductor Johannes Brahms
Composer and Conductor
Johannes Brahms
  • 1899-04-17 Hans Balatka, Moravian-American conductor (Milwaukee Musikverein; Chicago Oratorio Society), author (Condensed History of Music), and composer, dies at 74
  • 1901-03-08 Peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (High Mass), dies at 66
  • 1904-05-14 Richard Hol, Dutch composer, organist and conductor, dies at 78
  • 1904-09-30 Sigurd Lie, Norwegian composer and conductor, dies of tuberculosis at 33
  • 1906-02-25 Anton Arensky, Russian composer and conductor, dies of tuberculosis at 44
  • 1906-07-12 Henrique Alves de Mesquita, Brazilian composer, conductor and educator, dies at 70
  • 1906-09-13 Georges Jacobi, German violinist, composer (The Black Crook), and conductor (Alhambra Theatre, London, 1872-98), dies at 66
  • 1908-04-04 Josef Sucher, Hungarian composer and conductor (Aus alten Märchen), dies at 64
  • 1908-04-05 Gaetano Coronaro, Italian conductor, pedagogue, and composer (La Creola), dies at 55
  • 1908-11-19 Albert Dietrich, German composer and conductor, dies at 79
  • 1909-02-08 Mieczysław Karłowicz, Polish composer and conductor (Rebirth Symphony, Op. 7), dies in an avalanche while on a skiing excursion at 32
  • 1910-03-28 Édouard Colonne, French violinist and conductor, dies at 71
  • 1910-06-16 Wendelin Weißheimer, German composer and conductor, dies at 72
  • 1911-01-15 Wilhelm Berger, German composer, pianist and conductor, dies at 49
  • 1911-01-24 Carl Eilhardt, German composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1911-05-18 Gustav Mahler, Austrian composer (Symphony No. 2 - "Resurrection"), and conductor (New York Philharmonic, 1909-11), dies of heart disease at 50
  • 1911-07-02 Felix Mottl, Austrian conductor and composer (Agnes Bernauer), dies at 54
  • 1912-04-30 František Kmoch, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 63
  • 1912-10-30 Jan Karol Gall, Polish conductor and composer of mostly vocal pieces (Mizerna, cicha), dies at 55
  • 1912-11-06 Mykola Lysenko, Ukrainian composer (Taras Bulba), conductor and ethno-musicologist, dies at 70
  • 1912-11-11 Józef Wieniawski, Polish pianist, composer, conductor and teacher, dies at 75
  • 1913-05-18 Otto Reubke, German organist, conductor, and composer, dies at 70
  • 1914-12-16 Ivan Zajc, Croatian composer and conductor, dies at 82
  • 1915-01-15 Guillaume Couture, Canadian choir conductor, composer, and teacher, dies at 63
  • 1915-12-04 Gustav Hollaender, German violinist, conductor, and composer, dies at 60
  • 1916-02-29 Edward H J Keurvels, Flemish conductor/composer (Parisina), dies at 62
  • 1916-08-13 Fritz Steinbach, German conductor and composer, dies at 61
  • 1916-11-23 Eduard Napravnik, Czech conductor and composer, dies at 77
  • 1919-04-06 Stefan Surzynski, Polish conductor and composer, dies at 63
  • 1920-10-16 Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer and conductor (Artemis), dies at 56
  • 1921-02-03 Max Wilhelm Zach, Polish-American violinist and conductor (Boston Symphony 1896-1907; St. Louis Symphony, 1907-21), dies at 56
  • 1921-02-15 Hans Haym, German conductor, dies at 60
  • 1922-01-23 Arthur Nikisch, Hungarian conductor (Berlin Philharmonic), dies at 66
  • 1922-10-29 Georg August Lumbye, Danish composer and conductor (Tivoli Concert Hall Orchestra), dies at 79
  • 1923-12-14 Giuseppi Gallignani, Italian composer and conductor, takes his own life at 72
  • 1924-03-29 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish organist, conductor, composer, and music teacher (Royal College of Music, 1882-1924), dies at 71
  • 1924-05-26 Victor Herbert, American cellist, composer, and conductor (Babes in Toyland; Eileen), dies of a heart attack at 65
  • 1926-03-03 Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 58
  • 1926-05-23 Hans Koessler, German composer, conductor and music teacher, dies at 73
  • 1928-04-18 Henryk Melcer-Szczawiński, Polish pianist, composer, and conductor, dies of a heart attack at 58
  • 1929-02-24 André Charles Prosper Messager, French organist, composer and conductor (Les Deux Pigeons, Véronique), dies at 75
  • 1930-08-04 Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer and conductor, dies at 61
  • 1931-01-21 Felix Blumenfeld, Russian composer, conductor and pianist, dies at 67
  • 1931-02-07 Ion Vidu, Romanian composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1931-09-28 Sylvain Dupuis, Belgian conductor, composer, and music educator (Le Chant de la Création), dies at 74
  • 1931-11-23 Evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor and pianist, dies at 46
  • 1932-06-07 Emil Paur, Austrian conductor (Boston Symphony; New York Philharmonic; Pittsburgh Symphony; Berlin State Opera), dies at 76
  • 1933-02-17 Henri Viotta, Dutch conductor and composer (Handbook of Music), dies at 84
  • 1933-02-26 Antoni Nicolau, Spanish composer and conductor, dies at 74
  • 1933-03-29 Alexander Schmuller, Russian-Dutch violinist and conductor, dies at 52
  • 1933-07-06 Robert Kajanus, Finnish conductor and composer, dies at 76
  • 1933-07-23 Max Schillings, German composer/conductor (Mona Lisa), dies at 65

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