On This Day

Musicians Born in June 1810

Robert Schumann

Jun 8 Robert Schumann, German pianist, composer (Humoresque), and music critic (Neue Zeitschrift für Musik - New Journal for Music), born in Zwickau, Kingdom of Saxony (d. 1856)

  • Jun 9 Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai, German composer, one of the founders of the Vienna Philharmonic, born in Königsberg, Prussia (d. 1849)
  • Jun 19 Ferdinand David, German violinist and composer (Hohe Schule des Violinspiels), born in Hamburg (d. 1873)
  • Jun 23 Franziska"Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina