On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1811

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 23 George Washington Hewitt, composer
  • Feb 25 Carl Schuberth, composer
  • Mar 7 Christian Heinrich Hohmann, composer
  • Mar 23 Camille Marie Stamaty, composer
  • Mar 23 Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer
  • Mar 30 Angelo Catelani, Italian composer/conductor
  • Apr 17 Ann Mounsey, English composer, born in Soho, London (d. 1891)
  • Jul 19 Vincenz Lachner, German composer, born in Rain am Lech, Bavaria, Germany (d 1893)
  • Aug 5 Ambroise Thomas, French opera composer (d. 1896)
  • Sep 15 Jan Nepomuk Škroup, Czech composer, born in Osice, Czech Republic (d. 1892)
  • Oct 16 Gaetano Capocci, composer

Person of interestFranz Liszt

Oct 22 Franz Liszt, Hungarian romantic composer and virtuoso pianist (Faust Symphony), born in Raiding, Hungary (d. 1886)

Composer & Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer & Pianist
Franz Liszt
  • Oct 24 Ferdinand Hiller, German pianist, composer and conductor, born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (d. 1885)
  • Nov 10 Louis Kufferath, German-Belgian composer, born in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany (d. 1882)
  • Nov 13 Yuri Karlovich Arnold, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Petrograd (d. 1898)
  • Dec 8 Louis Alexander Balthasar Schindelmeisser, composer