On This Day

Musicians Born in 1811

  • Feb 23 George Washington Hewitt, composer
  • Feb 25 Carl Schuberth, German composer, born in Magdeburg, (d. 1863)
  • Mar 7 Christian Heinrich Hohmann, German composer, born in Niederwerrn (d. 1861)
  • 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 (Mignon), and music professor, in Metz, France (d. 1896)
  • Sep 15 Jan Nepomuk Škroup, Czech composer, born in Osice, Czech Republic (d. 1892)
  • Oct 16 Gaetano Capocci, Italian organist and composer (Responsori), born in Rome (d. 1898)

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 Schindelmeisser, German clarinetist and composer, born in Königsberg, Prussia (d. 1864)