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Birthdays in Music in 1846

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 2 Sandor Erkel, Hungarian composer,son of Ferenc Erkel, born in Pest (d. 1900)
  • Jan 8 Albert Cahen, composer
  • Jan 8 William Wallace Gilchrist, American composer, born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1916)
  • Feb 24 Luigi Denza, Italian composer (Funiculì, Funiculà), born in Castellammare di Stabia (d. 1922)
  • Feb 27 Joaquin Valverde Durán Spanish composer, born in Badajoz (d. 1910)
  • May 2 Zygmunt Noskowski, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1909)
  • May 5 Federico Chueca, Spanish composer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1908)
  • May 8 Oscar Hammerstein, German opera and playwright (Kohinoor), born in Stettin, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1919)
  • May 9 Nicolai Soloviev, Russian music critic and composer, born in Petrozavodsk, Russia (d. 1916)
  • May 26 Arthur Coquard, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1910)
  • Jun 4 Josef Sittard, German musicologist and music critic, born in Vital, Aachen, Germany (d. 1903)
  • Jun 7 Władysław Górski, Polish violinist, composer and teacher, born in Warsaw, Poland(d. 1915)
  • Jun 30 Ricardo Drigo, Italian composer, born in Padua, Italy (d. 1930)
  • Jul 3 Achilles Alferaki, Russian composer, born in Kharkov, Russian Empire (d. 1919)
  • Aug 4 Silas Gamaliel Pratt, composer
  • Sep 20 Agnes Tyrrell, Czech pianist and composer, born in Brno, Moravia (d. 1883)
  • Oct 23 Alexander Andreyevich Archangel'sky, composer
  • Nov 2 Antonio Peña y Goñi, Spanish composer, born in San Sebastián, Spain (d. 1896)
  • Nov 4 Gaston Serpette, French composer, born in Nantes, France (d. 1904)
  • Nov 7 Ignaz Brull, Moravain-born composer, born in Prostějov, Moravia (d. 1907)
  • Nov 10 Martin Wegelius, Finnish musicologist and composer, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1906)
  • Nov 10 Paul Kuczynski, Polish composer, born in Szczecin, Poland (d. 1897)
  • Dec 6 Henryk Jarecki, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1918)
  • Dec 22 Andreas Hallén, Swedish composer, born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 1925)
  • Dec 31 Richard Kleinmichel, Russian composer, born in Poznań, Poland (d. 1901)