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Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 62 of 62

1749-02-22 - Johann Nikolaus Forkel, musicologist/1st biographer of Bach
1773-08-29 - Raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist (Arab Music)
1777-01-08 - Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist
1800-01-14 - Ludwig Alois Ferdinand Köchel, Austrian musicologist (d. 1877)
1816-11-17 - August W Ambros, Austria musicologist (History of Music)
1826-12-03 - Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist
1835-12-07 - Dom Joseph Pothier, French monk/musicologist
1840-04-21 - Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis)
1846-11-10 - Martin Wegelius, Finnish musicologist/composer
1848-02-27 - Charles Hubert H Parry, England, musicologist/composer (Jerusalem)
1855-11-01 - Guido Adler, Austria, musicologist (Still in the Music)
1855-11-13 - Daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker
1861-12-17 - Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer
1862-05-02 - Marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine)
1868-04-16 - Joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer
1868-06-19 - Heinrich Schenker, [A Niloff], Austrian musicologist (Urlinie)
1870-09-23 - John Lomax, Miss, folk song collector/ethnomusicologist
1873-08-22 - Karl Nef, Swiss musicologist
1875-07-17 - Donald Francis Tovey, Eton England, musicologist/composer
1876-12-07 - Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven-Archiv)
1877-02-25 - Erich von Hornbostel, Austrian musicologist (d. 1935)
1877-04-02 - Arnold Schering, German musicologist (Humor, Heldentum, Tragik)
1878-10-17 - Andrei N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai
1879-05-06 - Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist
1880-12-30 - Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist/nephew of Albert Einstein
1881-06-29 - Curt Sachs, German musicologist (d. 1959)
1882-10-12 - Hermann Wolfgang Sartorius Waltershausen, German musicologist/composer
1883-09-05 - Otto E Deutsch, Austrian musicologist (Schubert-Brevier)
1883-11-16 - Eugeen Van de Velde, Flemish musicologist/composer (In Tempore Belli)
1885-10-21 - Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist
1886-04-05 - Jacques Handschin, Swiss musicologist (Der Toncharakter)
1886-06-01 - Ernst Kurth, Austrian/Swiss musicologist
1887-03-23 - Anthony van Hoboken, Dutch musicologist (Haydn-catalog)
1887-11-14 - Bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer
1890-01-22 - Vinko Zganec, Croatian ethnomusicologist (d. 1976)
1892-02-01 - K Rudolf Mengelberg, composer/musicologist (Amsterdam Concert Hall)
1893-01-05 - Friedrich Blume, German musicologist (Das Rassenproblem in der Musik)
1893-10-30 - Willi Apel, German/US musicologist (Harvard dictionary of music)
1896-01-20 - Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik)
1897-04-08 - Herbert Eimert, German composer/musicologist (Glockenspiel)
1900-04-02 - Heinrich Besseler, German musicologist
1901-08-28 - Paul Henry Lang, Budapest, critic/musicologist (NY Herald Tribune)
1901-12-13 - Georg M Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/theory [OS]
1902-10-23 - Otto J Gombosi, Hungarian/US musicologist
1902-11-16 - Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist
1904-08-17 - Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (d. 1991)
1906-10-12 - Willy Hess, Swiss musicologist, composer and famous Beethoven scholar
1911-01-17 - Hermann Pfrogner, Austria, musicologist (Zerrissene Orpheus)
1911-04-03 - Harold Watkins Shaw, musicologist
1914-02-08 - Jules van Ackere, Flemish musicologist (Eternal Music)
1914-09-25 - Frederick William Sternfield, musicologist
1915-01-31 - Alan Lomax, American musicologist (d. 2002)
1915-04-15 - Ernest Borneman, sexual researcher psychotherapist writer/musicologist
1920-12-13 - Frits Noske, Dutch musicologist (Signifier & the Signified
1922-06-14 - Arthur Jacobs, musicologist
1926-01-01 - Claire Polin [Schaff], composer flautist/musicologist
1927-03-17 - Kenneth S Goldstein, folklorist/enthomusicologist
1927-05-05 - Charles Rosen, NYC, pianist/musicologist (Sonata Forms)
1929-12-03 - Werner Rackwitz, German musicologist (Handel-Renaissance)
1935-03-30 - Karl Berger, German musicologist and musician
1939-01-07 - David Buchan, ethno-musicologist
1950-07-16 - Tom Terrell, musicologist, deejay

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 53 of 53

1103-01-17 - Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies
1748-03-23 - Johann Gottfried Walther, German composer/musicologist, dies at 63
1764-04-17 - Johann Mattheson, German composer/musicologist, dies at 82
1850-01-01 - Raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist, dies at 76
1868-01-14 - Heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66
1876-01-10 - Charles EH de Coussemaker, Belgian musicologist/historian, dies at 70
1876-06-28 - August W Ambros, Austria musicologist, dies at 59
1877-06-03 - Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Austrian musicologist (b. 1800)
1895-11-25 - Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist, dies at 68
1906-03-22 - Martin Wegelius, Finnish musicologist/composer, dies at 59
1908-12-24 - Francois-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian musicologist/composer, dies at 80
1910-09-05 - Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist, dies at 70
1917-02-13 - Joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer, dies at 48
1918-10-07 - C Hubert H Parry, Engl musicologist/composer (Jerusalem), dies at 70
1923-12-08 - Dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88
1927-02-06 - Daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker, dies at 71
1935-02-09 - Karl Nef, Swiss musicologist, dies at 61
1935-11-28 - Erich von Hornbostel, Austrian musicologist (b. 1877)
1938-04-18 - Richard Runciman Terry, musicologist, dies
1938-12-14 - Marie FM Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine), dies at 76
1940-05-23 - Andrej N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai, dies
1940-07-10 - Donald Francis Tovey, English musicologist/composer, dies at 64
1940-11-30 - Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer, dies at 78
1941-03-07 - Arnold Schering, German musicologist, dies at 63
1942-01-21 - Henryk Opienski, Polish composer/musicologist/conductor, dies at 72
1942-02-15 - Guido Adler, Austrian musicologist, dies at 91
1947-08-13 - Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist, dies
1952-02-13 - Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71
1954-08-13 - Hermann W S Waltershausen, German musicologist/composer, dies at 71
1955-02-17 - Otto J Gombosi, Hungarian/US musicologist, dies at 52
1955-12-08 - Jacques Handschin, Swiss musicologist, dies at 69
1957-04-30 - Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven), dies at 80
1958-03-14 - Eugeen Van de Velde, Flemish musicologist/critic/composer, dies at 64
1961-09-23 - Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Stenkol), dies at 65
1973-03-26 - Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/musicologist, dies at 67
1974-11-09 - Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist, dies at 89
1976-12-12 - Vinko Zganec, Croatian ethnomusicologist (b. 1890)
1977-02-08 - Eivind Groven, Norwegian composer and ethnomusicologist (b. 1901)
1983-11-01 - Anthony van Hoboken, Dutch musicologist (Haydn Catalog), dies at 96
1985-12-04 - Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist, dies at 83
1991-05-27 - Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (b. 1904)
1991-11-08 - John Kirckpatrick, US musicologist (Charles Ives Archives), dies
1993-09-15 - Frits Noske, musicologist (Tie Musikwerk), dies at 72
1994-01-13 - Frederick William Sternfield, musicologist, dies at 79
1994-10-22 - David Buchan, ethno-Musicologist, dies at 55
1994-11-27 - Fernando Lopes-Graça, Portuguese composer and musicologist (b. 1906)
1995-11-11 - Kenneth Goldstein, folklorist/enthomusicologist, dies at 68
1995-12-25 - Nikolai [Nicolas Leonidovich] Slonimsky, musicologist, dies at 101
1996-10-08 - Harold Watkins Shaw, musicologist, dies at 85
1996-12-18 - Arthur Jacobs, musicologist, dies at 74
2007-11-29 - Tom Terrell, musicologist, NPR reviewer, deejay (b. 1950)
2010-03-17 - Charlie Gillett, British musicologist and radio presenter (b. 1942)
2010-11-23 - James Tyler, American musicologist and author (b. 1940)


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