Notable Musical Anniversaries - 2010

January 4th - Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (Italian composer) born 1710
January 28th - Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (Russian composer) died 1935
January 31st - George Benjamin (English composer) born 1960
February 9th - Ernő Dohnányi (Hungarian composer) died 1960
March 1st - Frédéric Chopin (Polish composer) born 1810
March 9th - Samuel Barber (American composer) born 1910
March 12th - Thomas Arne (English composer) born 1710
March 13th - Hugo Wolf (Austrian composer) born 1860
April 13th - Aloys Fleischmann (German/Irish composer) born 1910
April 10th - Arthur Benjamin (Australian composer) died 1960
May 2nd - Hans Christian Lumbye (Danish composer) born 1810
May 8th - Hugo Alfvén (Swedish composer) died 1960
May 17th - Paul Dukas (French composer) died 1935
May 29th - Isaac Albéniz (Spanish composer) born 1860
May 29th - Mily Balakirev (Russian composer) died 1910
May 29th - Josef Suk (Czech composer) died 1935
June 8th - Robert Schumann (German composer) born 1810
June 9th - Otto Nicolai (German composer) born 1810
June 10th - Mark-Anthony Turnage (English composer) born 1960
June 25th - Gustave Charpentier (French composer) born 1860
July 7th - Gustav Mahler (Bohemian composer) born 1860
July 15th - Ronald Binge (English composer) born 1910
July 15th - Luigi Cherubini (Italian composer) born 1760
August 10th - Giya Kancheli (Georgian composer) born 1935
September 9th - Jussi Björling (Swedish tenor) died 1960
September 11th - Arvo Pärt (Estonian composer) born 1935
November 2nd - Dimitri Mitropoulos (Greek conductor) died 1960
November 22nd - Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (German composer) born 1710
December 4th - Johan Halvorsen (Norwegian composer) died 1935
December 18th - Edward MacDowell (American composer) born 1860

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