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Birthdays in Music in 1816

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 17 Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer
  • Feb 20 Josef Michal Ksawery Jan Poniatowski, composer
  • Mar 19 Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer
  • Mar 27 George Elvey, English composer, born in Canterbury, England (d. 1893)
  • Apr 13 William Sterndale Bennett, English composer, born in Sheffield, Yorkshire (d. 1875)
  • May 14 Gualtiero Sanelli, composer
  • Aug 16 Joseph Robinson, Irish composer (d. 1898)
  • Sep 1 Gustav Schmidt, composer
  • Sep 4 Fran├žois Bazin, French composer, born in Marseille, France (d. 1878)
  • Sep 15 Edward Wolff, Polish pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1880)
  • Oct 6 William Batchelder Bradbury, American composer, born in York, Maine (d. 1868)
  • Nov 14 John Curwen, English Congregationalist minister and founder of Tonic sol-fa music system, born in Heckmondwike, Yorkshire (d. 1880)
  • Nov 17 August W Ambros, Austria musicologist (History of Music)
  • Nov 29 Carl Binder, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1860)