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Birthdays in Music in 1806

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 3 Henriette Sontag, German soprano (d. 1854)
  • Jan 19 Vaclav Jindrich Veit, composer
  • Jan 27 Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (d. 1826)
  • Mar 26 Josef Slavik, Czech composer, born in Jince, Czech Republic (d. 1833)
  • Apr 18 Ludwig Schuberth, German composer, born in Magdeburg, Germany (d. 1850)
  • Apr 26 Karl Ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, German composer, born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1872)
  • May 8 Johann Friedrich Kittl, Czech composer, born in Orlík, Bohemia (d. 1868)
  • May 27 Charles-Joseph Tolbecque, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1835)
  • Jun 2 Isaac Strauss, French violinist, conductor and composer, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1888)
  • Jun 27 Napoléon Coste, French guitarist and composer, born in Besançon, France (d. 1883)
  • Jul 23 Eduard Marxsen, German pianist and composer, born in Nienstädten, Hamburg, Germany (d. 1887)
  • Aug 21 Johannes Frederik Fröhlich, Danish violinist and composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1860)
  • Sep 13 Moritz Ganz, German composer and cellist, born in Mainz, Germany (d. 1868)
  • Sep 24 George Alexander Osborne, Irish pianist and composer (La Pluie de perles), born in Limerick, Ireland (d. 1893)
  • Oct 6 Andreas Randel, Swedish composer, born in Ramdala, Blekinge, Sweden (d. 1864)
  • Dec 6 Gilbert Duprez, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1896)