On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1824

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 8 Per August Olander, composer
  • Jan 13 Ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer
  • Jan 14 Vladimir Stasov, Russian art & music critic, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1906)
  • Jan 22 Josef Leopold Zvonar, composer
  • Jan 29 Karl von Perfall, composer
  • Mar 2 Bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Bohemian composer (Bartered Bride, Moldau)
  • Apr 21 Anselmo Clavé, Spanish politician and composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1874)
  • Apr 27 William Richard Bexfield, English composer, born in Norwich, England (d. 1853)
  • Jun 13 Julius Eichberg, German composer, born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 1893)
  • Jun 22 Frederic Louis Ritter, composer
  • Jun 23 Carl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke, composer
  • Jun 26 Moritz Fürstenau, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1889)
  • Jul 11 Adolphe-Abraham Samuel, Belgian composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1898)
  • Jul 30 Eugenio Terziani, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1889)
  • Aug 1 Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, English composer, born in Deal, Kent, England (d. 1857)
  • Aug 19 Georg Goltermann, German cellist and composer, born in Hannover, Germany (d. 1898)
  • Sep 4 Anton Bruckner, Austrian composer (Te Deum, Wagner Symphony), Wagner disciple and "monumental bore", born in Ansfelden, Austria (d. 1896)
  • Sep 8 Jaime Nunó, Spanish composer (Mexican national anthem), born in Sant Joan de les Abadesses, Catalonia (d. 1908)
  • Sep 19 Carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, Austrian composer, born in Baden, Austria (d. 1902)
  • Sep 30 Peter Milne, Scottish composer and violinist, born in Kincardine O'Neil (d. 1908)
  • Oct 13 Henry Stephen Cutler, American composer (d. 1902)
  • Oct 19 Frantisek Pivoda, composer
  • Dec 24 Peter Cornelius, German composer & writer, born in Mainz, Germany (d. 1874)