Many distinguished composers were born on the month of July; Gustav Mahler was born on July 7, 1860 in Bohemia, and Ernest Bloch was born in Switzerland on July 24, 1880. Other significant events also happened in July, such as the opening of the Blue lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan on July 5, 1966, and piano manufacturer Ignaz Bösendorfer was granted a trade license number on July 25, 1828. Find out what other important events happened on July 1 to 15 and July 16 to 31 respectively.
This Day in Music History: 1854 - Composer Leo Janácek was born in Hukvaldy, Moravia, Austrian Empire. He is primarily known for his operas; he also wrote orchestral pieces, choral works, chamber music, piano music and song cycles.