On This Day

Musicians Born in 1821

  • Jan 12 Nikolai Afanisev, composer
  • Feb 1 Charles Samvei Bovy-Lysberg, composer
  • Feb 17 Lola Montez, Irish dancer and courtesan, born in Grange, Ireland (d. 1861)
  • Feb 21 Charles Scribner, American music publisher (Scribner Catalog)
  • Apr 23 Pierre Dupont, French songwriter, born in Lyon, France (d. 1870)
  • May 25 Diederich Krug, German pianist and composer (Le petit Chevalier), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1880)
  • Jun 15 Nikolay Zaremba, Russian composer and teacher of Tchaikovsky, born in Vitebsk Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1879)
  • Jun 27 August Conradi, German organist and composer, born in Berlin (d. 1873)
  • Jul 12 Cesare Dominiceti, Italian composer, born in Desenzano del Garda, Italy (d. 1888)
  • Jul 18 Pauline Viardot, French mezzo-soprano and composer, born in Paris (d. 1910)
  • Aug 24 Emanuele Muzio, Italian composer, born in Zibello, Italy (d. 1890)
  • Aug 31 Vaclav Hugo Zavrtal, Bohemian clarinetist, band leader, and composer, born in Polepy, Austrian Empire (now Czech Republic) (d. 1899)
  • Sep 17 Arthur Saint-Leon, French composer and dancer, born in Paris (d. 1870)
  • Oct 11 Angelo Mariani, Italian composer, born in Ravenna, Italy (d. 1873)
  • Oct 16 Albert Franz Doppler, Austrian flautist and composer, born in Lemberg, Austrian Empire (now Lviv, Ukraine) (d. 1883)
  • Oct 30 Cenobio Paniagua, Mexican composer, born in Tlalpujahua, Michoacán, Mexico (d. 1882)
  • Nov 9 Jean-Baptiste Theodore Weckerlin, French composer, born in Alsace, Guebwiller (d. 1910)
  • Dec 8 Josip Runjanin, Croatian Serb composer (Croatian National Anthem) and soldier, born in Vinkovci (d. 1878)
  • Dec 15 Auguste Vaucorbeil, French composer, born in Rouen, France (d. 1884)
  • Dec 22 Giovanni Bottesini, Italian Romantic composer, conductor and a double bass virtuoso, born in Crema, Lombardy (d. 1889)