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30 July
BIRTHS * John Templeton Scottish tenor. (1802) * Eugenio Terziani Italian conductor and composer. (1824) * Vojtěch Hřímalý Czech composer and conductor. (1842) * Charles Radoux-Rogier Belgian composer. (1877) * Anne Ridler English librettist and translator. (1912) * Ivo Lhotka-Kalinski Croatian composer. (1913) * Zbigniew Wiszniewski Polish composer. (1922) * Meredith Davies English conductor and organist. (1922) * Antoine Duhamel French composer. (1925) * Carlos Feller Argentine bass. (1925) * Yury Alexandrovich Falik Russian composer. (1936) * Teresa Cahill English soprano. (1944) * Marie Angel Australian soprano. (1953)

DEATHS * Philipp Hafner German playwright. (1764, 250 years) * Charles H Gilfert American theatre manager and composer. (1829) * Sem Dresden Dutch composer. (1957) * Lev Konstantinovich Knipper Russian composer. (1974) * Tonin Harapi Albanian composer. (1992)
 

31 July
BIRTHS * Nicolò Giovanardi Italian soprano castrato and composer. (1661) * Julie Candeille French singer, actress, composer and playwright. (1767) * François-Auguste Gevaert Belgian composer and administrator. (1828) * František Zdeněk Skuherský Bohemian composer. (1830) * Robert Planquette French composer. (1848) * Manuel Penella Spanish composer. (1880) * Ralph Koltai British stage designer. (1924) * Don Garrard Canadian bass. (1929) * Pedro Lavirgen Spanish tenor. (1930) * Steuart Bedford English conductor. (1939) * Patricia Wise American soprano. (1943) * Deborah Riedel Australian soprano. (1958)

DEATHS * Nicola Francesco Haym Italian composer, poet and theatre manager. (1729) * Denis Diderot French philosopher, critic and writer on music. (1784) * Johann Christian Frischmuth German composer. (1790) * Franz Liszt Hungarian composer, pianist and conductor. (1886) * Charles Harriss Canadian composer. (1929) * Arseny Pavlovich Gladkovsky Russian composer. (1945) * Günther Rennert German director and administrator. (1978) * Paul Le Flem French composer. (1984)
 

01 August
BIRTHS * Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni Italian composer and singing teacher. (1685) * Giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi Italian composer. (1755) * Ignace Antoine Ladurner French composer. (1766) * Herman Melville American novelist, short-story writer and poet. (1819) * Vito Frazzi Italian composer. (1888) * Enrique Mario Casella Argentine composer. (1891) * Leonid Alexeyevich Polovinkin Russian composer. (1894) * Giuseppina Cobelli Italian soprano. (1898) * William Steinberg American conductor. (1899) * Tihomil Vidošić Croatian composer. (1902) * Jerome Moross American composer. (1913) * Lili Chookasian American contralto. (1921) * Theo Adam German bass-baritone. (1926) * Elinor Ross American soprano. (1932) * Claes Håkan Ahnsjö Swedish tenor. (1942) * Ross Talbot Harris New Zealand composer. (1945)

DEATHS * Friedrich Christoph Gestewitz German composer. (1805) * Carl Stenborg Swedish singer, composer, translator and impresario. (1813) * Joseph Willibald Michl German composer. (1816) * Pierre-Adrien Pâris French stage designer. (1819) * Peter Ritter German cellist and composer. (1846) * Oscar Hammerstein American impresario. (1919) * Borys Hmyrya Ukrainian bass. (1969) * Gian Francesco Malipiero Italian composer and musicologist. (1973) * Fernando Previtali Italian conductor. (1985) * John Lanigan Australian tenor. (1996)

PREMIERES Hra o láske a smrti Ján Cikker; Munich, Nationaltheater, 1 August 1969.