On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1820

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 9 Pavel Krizkovsky, composer
  • Jan 23 Alexander Serov, Russian composer & music critic, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1871)
  • Feb 13 Bela Albrecht Pal Keler, composer
  • Feb 17 Henri Vieuxtemps, Verviers Belgium, composer/teacher (Brussels Cons)
  • Feb 29 Adolf Schimon, composer
  • Mar 1 Richard Redhead, composer
  • Mar 7 Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer
  • Mar 21 Frank Mori, English composer, born in London (d. 1873)
  • Mar 24 Fanny Crosby, American hymnist (d. 1915)
  • Apr 17 Gottfried Conradi, Norwegian composer, born in Tønsberg, Norway (d. 1896)
  • May 22 Alexander Fesca, German pianist and composer, born in Karlsruhe, Germany (d. 1849)
  • Jun 18 Martin Andreas Udbye, composer
  • Aug 3 Luther Orlando Emerson, American composer, born in Parsonsfield, Maine (d. 1915)
  • Aug 20 Adolphe Fétis, Belgian-French pianist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1873)
  • Aug 24 Jacopo Tomadini, Italian composer, born in Cividale del Friuli, Italy (d. 1883)
  • Aug 30 George Frederick Root, American songwriter (The Battle Cry of Freedom), born in Sheffield, Massachusetts (d. 1895)
  • Oct 1 Gustav Adolf Heinze, Dutch composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1904)
  • Oct 6 Swedish Nightingale [Jenny Lind], Swedish soprano, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1887)