On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1799

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 1 Alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer
  • Mar 7 Frantisek L Celakovsky, Czech poet (national anthem, folk song)
  • Apr 5 Vincenzo Fioravanti, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1977)
  • Apr 13 Ludwig Rellstab, German music theorist, born in Berlin (d. 1860)
  • Apr 13 Joseph Rastrelli, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1842)
  • May 23 Thomas Hood, English poet and composer (The Song of the Shirt), born in London (d. 1845)
  • May 27 Fromental Hal√©vy, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1862)
  • Aug 4 Olof Wilhelm Udden, composer
  • Oct 15 August Ferdinand Haeser, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1844)
  • Dec 31 Thomas Taglichsbeck, German violinist & composer, born in Ansbach, Germany (d. 1867)