On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1818

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 27 Jacob Axel Josephson, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1880)
  • Apr 6 Francis Henry Brown, composer
  • Apr 25 Marek Konrad Sokolowski, Polish guitarist and composer, born in Zhytomyr, Ukraine (d. 1883)
  • Jun 17 Charles Gounod, French opera composer (Faust), born in Paris, France (d. 1893)
  • Jun 21 Ernst II, duke of Saxon-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93) and composer, born in Ehrenburg Palace, Coburg, Germany (d. 1893)
  • Jun 30 Edward John Hopkins, English organist and composer, born in London (d. 1901)
  • Jul 15 Heinrich Esser, composer
  • Jul 24 FĂ©lix Godefroid, Belgian harpist and composer, born in Namur, Belgium (d. 1897)
  • Aug 7 Henry Litolff, French composer and pianist, born in London, England (d. 1891)
  • Oct 6 Joseph Rummel, composer
  • Oct 26 Stefano Golinelli, Italian pianist and composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1891)
  • Nov 26 Louis Lacombe, French pianist and composer, born in Bourges, France (d. 1884)