Musicians Born in 1836

  • Jan 17 Jose White Lafitte, Cuban-French violinist and composer, born in Matanzas, Cuba (d. 1918)
  • Jan 31 Henryk Szulc, Polish composer, born in Poland (d. 1903)
  • Feb 1 Emil Hartmann, Danish organist and composer (Towards The Light), born in Copenhagen (d. 1898)
  • Feb 16 Benjamin Edward Woolf, British-American violinist, composer (The Mighty Dollar), playwright, and journalist, born in London, England (d. 1901)
  • Feb 21 (Clement) Léo Delibes, French romantic composer (Coppélia; Sylvia; Le roi l'a dit; Lakmé), born in Saint-Germain-du-Val, France (d. 1891)
  • Feb 22 Eduard Wachmann, composer
  • Mar 15 Henrique Alves de Mesquita, Brazilian composer, conductor and educator, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 1906)
  • Mar 21 Jesus Monasterio, composer
  • Apr 4 (Charles) Jerome Hopkins, American composer, pianist, critic, and musical education advocate, born in Burlington, Vermont (d. 1898)
  • May 18 Sydir Vorobkevych, Ukrainian composer, poet, newspaper editor, and Orthodox priest, born in Chernivtsi, Ukraine (d. 1903)
  • Jul 11 Antônio Carlos Gomes, Brazilian opera composer, first from outside of Europe have a successful career in Italy, born in Campinas, São Paulo, Empire of Brazil (d. 1896)
  • Aug 10 Jose Teodor Vilar, composer
  • Aug 16 John Farmer, English composer, born in Nottingham (d. 1901)
  • Sep 10 Karl Merz, German-American composer (Brainard's Musical World), born in Bernsheim, Germany (d. 1890)

W. S. GilbertW. S. Gilbert (1836-1911)

Nov 18 English dramatist, poet librettist remembered for his comic operas with Arthur Sullivan (The Pirates of Penzance; H.M.S. Pinafore; The Mikdao), born in London