Birthdays in Music in 1826

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  • Feb 16 Franz von Holstein, composer
  • Mar 1 John Thomas, Welsh composer and harpist, born in Bridgend (d. 1913)
  • Mar 9 Jean Joseph Bott, German violinist/composer
  • Mar 12 Robert Lowry, composer
  • Mar 14 William Fisk Sherwin, composer
  • Mar 23 Ludwig Minkus, Austrian ballet composer, born in Vienna (d. 1917)
  • Apr 7 Johann Hermann Berens, composer
  • Apr 28 Alexander Stadtfeld, composer
  • Jun 1 Hermann Zopff, composer
  • Jun 5 Ivar Christian Hallstrom, composer

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Jul 4 Stephen Foster, American composer (Oh! Susanna, Swanee River), born in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)

Father of American Music Stephen Foster
Father of American Music
Stephen Foster
  • Jul 10 Theodore Edouard Dufaure de Lajarte, composer
  • Aug 13 William Thomas Best, composer
  • Aug 27 Hermann Kipper, music teacher/critic/composer
  • Aug 28 Walter Cecil Macfarren, English pianist and composer, born in London (d. 1905)
  • Sep 8 Disma Fumagalli, composer
  • Oct 16 Piotr Studzinski, composer
  • Oct 22 Guglielmo Quarenghi, Italian composer and cellist, (d. 1882)
  • Dec 3 Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist
  • Dec 21 Ernst Pauer, Austrian composer and pianist, born in Vienna (d. 1905)
  • Dec 24 Ignacy Krzyzanowski, composer
  • Dec 26 Franz Coenen, composer
  • Dec 31 Henry Hiles, English composer, born in Shrewsbury (d. 1904)