On This Day

Musicians Born in 1801

  • Jan 11 John Lodge Ellerton, British classical composer (The Bridal of Triermain, Domenica), born in Cheshire, England (d. 1873)
  • Jan 21 Ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer
  • Jan 29 Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer (Felix Meritis)
  • Feb 1 Adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer
  • Feb 21 Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer
  • Apr 12 Joseph Franz Karl Lanner, Austrian composer and violinist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1843)
  • Jun 3 František Jan Škroup, Czech composer (Kde domov můj? - Czech national anthem), born in Osice, Czech Republic (d. 1862)
  • Jul 11 John Hill Hewitt, American songwriter (A Minstrel's Return from the War), born in NYC, New York (d. 1890)
  • Oct 7 Adolf Muller, composer
  • Oct 23 Gustav Albert Lortzing, German Spieloper composer and actor (Zar und Zimmerman), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1851)
  • Oct 28 Karl Georg Lickl, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1877)
  • Nov 3 Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (La Sonnambula, Norma), born in Catania, Sicily (d. 1835)
  • Nov 27 Alexander Egorovich Varlamov, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1848)
  • Dec 7 Johann Nestroy, Austrian actor, singer and playwright (Judith und Holofernes), born in Ratibor, Silesia (d. 1862)
  • Dec 15 August Freyer, Polish musician and composer, born in Saxony (d. 1883)