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Birthdays in Music in 1819

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 14 Fabio Campana, Italian composer, born in Livorno, Italy (d. 1882)
  • Feb 10 Richard Storrs Willis, composer
  • Feb 11 Samuel Parkman Tuckerman, composer
  • Feb 18 Joseph Philbrick Webster, composer
  • Feb 22 Bernardo Calvo Puig, composer
  • Mar 4 Charles Oberthur, composer
  • Mar 11 Marius Petipa, French ballet dancer/choreographer (Don Quiotte)
  • Mar 26 Francisco Eduardo da Costa, Portuguese composer, born in Lamego, Portugal (d. 1855)
  • Apr 7 Hubert Leonard, composer
  • Apr 14 Charles Hallé, Anglo-German pianist, conductor and founder (Halle Orchestra), born in Hagen, Westphalia (d. 1895)
  • Apr 18 Franz von Suppé, Austrian composer (Poet und Bauer), born in Spalato, Dalmatia, Austrian Empire (d. 1895)
  • May 3 Nicola De Giosa, Italian composer, born in Bari, Italy (d. 1885)
  • May 5 Stanisław Moniuszko, Polish composer, born in Ubiel, Belarus (d. 1872)
  • May 17 Johann Nepomuk Kafka, Bohemian pianist and composer, born in Neustadt an der Mettau (d. 1886)
  • May 18 Julius Hopp, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1885)
  • Jun 3 Thomas Ball, American sculptor/painter/singer

  • Jun 6 William Howard Glover, English composer, born in London, England (d. 1875)
  • Jun 20 Jacques Offenbach, German-French composer (Tales of Hoffmann), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1880)
  • Jun 27 Carl Albert Löschhorn, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1905)
  • Jul 2 Charles-Louis Hanon, French composer and piano pedagogue (The Virtuoso Pianist in 60 Exercises), born in Renescure, France (d. 1900)
  • Jul 3 Louis Théodore Gouvy, French-German composer, born in Sarre (d. 1898)
  • Jul 8 Vatroslav Lisinski, composer
  • Jul 20 Paul Henrion, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1901)
  • Sep 6 Carl Ferdinand Pohl, German-Austrian music historian and composer, born in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany (d. 1887)
  • Sep 13 Clara Schumann, German pianist and composer of the Romantic era, born in Leipzig (d. 1896)
  • Oct 20 Karol Mikuli, composer
  • Oct 23 Isac Baker Woodbury, composer
  • Nov 5 Josef Rudolf Zavrtal, Czech composer, born in Polepy, Czech Republic (d. 1893)
  • Dec 13 Edwin George Monk, English church organist and composer, born in Frome, Somerset (d. 1900)
  • Dec 22 Franz Abt, German composer & choir conductor, born in Eilenburg, Germany (d. 1885)