Musicians Born in 1803

  • Jan 6 Henri Herz, Austrian pianist and composer, born in Vienna (d. 1888)
  • Feb 20 Friedrich Theodor Fröhlich, Swiss pianist and composer, born in Brugg, Switzerland (d. 1836)
  • Apr 2 Franz Paul Lachner, German composer, born in Rain, Swabia, Germany (d. 1890)
  • Apr 27 Alfred Julius Becher, Austrian journalist and composer, born in Manchester, England (d. 1848)
  • May 7 Johan Peter Cronhamm, Swedish composer, born in Östra Karup, Skåne, Sweden (d. 1875)
  • Jun 24 George James Webb, English-American composer, born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England (d. 1887)
  • Jul 20 Jakob Zeugheer, Swiss composer, born in Zürich (d. 1865)
  • Jul 23 Johann Vesque von Püttlingen, Austrian lawyer and composer, born in Lubomirski Palace, Opole Lubelskie, Poland (d. 1883)
  • Sep 1 Ägid Karl Lickl, Austrian guitar virtuoso, pianist, and composer,born in Vienna (d. 1864)
  • Sep 3 Alexander Gurilyov, Russian composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1858)
  • Nov 29 Gottfried Semper, German architect (Semper Opera house), born in Altona (d. 1879)

Hector BerliozHector Berlioz (1803-1869)

Dec 11 French composer (Symphonie fantastique), born in La Côte-Saint-André, France