Composers in History (Part 14)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1301 - 1,400 of 7,419

  • 1769-08-16 Jean Aimé Vernier, French harpist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1838)
  • 1769-08-18 Alexandre Stievenard, French composer and musician, born in Cambrai, France (d. 1855)
  • 1769-08-30 Bonifacio Asioli, Italian composer and music writer, born in Correggio, Italy (d. 1832)
  • 1770-02-18 Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer
  • 1770-02-20 Ferdinando Carulli, composer
  • 1770-02-22 Jan Matyas Nepomuk August Vitasek, composer
  • 1770-02-26 Antoine Reicha, Czech born French composer and teacher, friend of Beethoven, born in Prague (d. 1836)
  • 1770-03-25 Carl Friedrich Ebers, German composer and arranger, born in Kassel (d. 1836)
  • 1770-04-19 Georg Abraham Schneider, German horn player and composer, born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1839)
  • 1770-05-19 Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer
  • 1770-06-04 James Hewitt, American composer and conductor, born in Dartmoor, England (d. 1827)
  • 1770-11-08 Friedrich Witt, German cellist and composer (Jena Symphony; , The Suffering Saviour), born in Niederstetten, Germany (d. 1836)
  • 1770-11-29 Peter Hänsel, German-Austrian violinist and composer, born in Leppe, Silesia Province (d. 1831)
  • 1770-12-13 John Clarke-Whitfeld, English organist and composer, born in Gloucester, England (d. 1836)

Person of interestLudwig van Beethoven

1770-12-16 Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer (5th Symphony, Ode to Joy), born in Bonn, Electorate of Cologne (d. 1827)

  • 1770-12-17 Johann Friedrich Schubert, German composer, born in Rudolstadt, Germany (d. 1811)
  • 1771-02-09 Daniel Belknap, American composer, born in Framingham, Massachusetts (d. 1815)
  • 1771-02-18 Friedrich Christian Ruppe, composer and violinist, brother of Christian Friedrich Ruppe
  • 1771-02-24 Johann Baptist Cramer, German/British pianist/composer/publisher
  • 1771-03-01 Armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer
  • 1771-04-29 Matthäus Stegmayer, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1820)
  • 1771-05-01 George Guest, English organist and composer, born in Broseley, England (d. 1831)
  • 1771-06-01 Ferdinando Paer, composer
  • 1771-08-22 Ján Josef Rösler, Czech composer, born in Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia (d. 1813)
  • 1771-10-01 Pierre Baillot, French violinist and composer, born in Passy, Paris (d. 1842)
  • 1771-11-17 Jonathan Huntington, composer
  • 1772-02-22 Joseph Lipavsky, composer
  • 1772-02-22 Karl Jacob Wagner, composer
  • 1772-02-26 Caspar Fürstenau, German flautist and composer, born in Münster (d. 1819)
  • 1772-03-27 Giovanni Liverati, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1846)
  • 1772-03-30 Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer
  • 1772-04-01 Ignaz Franz von Mosel, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1844)
  • 1772-05-11 Henri-Jean Rigel, composer
  • 1772-07-25 Gottlob Benedikt Bierey, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1840)
  • 1772-09-18 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, French musician and composer, born in Dreux, France (d. 1839)
  • 1772-10-04 François-Louis Perne, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1832)
  • 1772-10-25 Corneille Vander Planken, Belgian violinist and composer (d. 1849)
  • 1772-11-10 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, Czech composer, born in Prague Old Town (d. 1863)
  • 1772-11-18 Louis Ferdinand, Prussian prince and a soldier in the Napoleonic Wars, born in Friedrichsfelde Palace, Berlin (d. 1806)
  • 1772-12-07 Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, Bohemian aristocrat and composer, born in Vienna (d. 1816)
  • 1773-01-04 Johann Peter Heuschkel, composer
  • 1773-02-02 Vincenc Tomas Vaclav Tucek, composer
  • 1773-03-04 Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer
  • 1773-03-07 Tommaso Marchesi, Italian composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1852)
  • 1773-05-26 Hans Georg Nägeli, Swiss composer, born in Wetzikon, Switzerland (d. 1836)
  • 1773-06-03 Michael Gottard Fischer, German composer and organist, born in Alach (d. 1829)
  • 1773-07-06 Wenzel Thomas Matiegka, Czech composer, born in Choceň, Czech Republic (d. 1830)
  • 1773-07-23 Karl Ludwig Hellwig, German composer, born in Bliesdorf, Germany (d. 1838)
  • 1773-09-24 Johann Philipp Christian Schulz, German composer, born in Bad Langensalza, Germany (d. 1827)
  • 1773-10-23 Pietro Generali, Italian composer, born in Masserano, Kingdom of Sardinia (d. 1832)
  • 1773-12-24 Joseph Wölfl, Austrian pianist & composer, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1812)
  • 1774-01-24 Karl Moser, German composer and violinist, born in Berlin (1851)
  • 1774-02-16 Pierre Rode, French composer and violinist, born in Bordeaux, Aquitaine (d. 1830)
  • 1774-03-05 Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer
  • 1774-03-20 John Braham, English tenor singer and composer, born in London (d. 1856)
  • 1774-04-17 Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, Czech composer, born in Skuteč, Bohemia (d. 1850)
  • 1774-10-07 Ferdinando Orlandi, composer
  • 1774-11-14 Gaspare Spontini, Italian opera composer and conductor (La Vestale), born in Maiolati, Papal State (now Maiolati Spontini, Italy) (d. 1851)
  • 1774-11-15 William Horsley, English musician and composer, born in London (d. 1858)
  • 1774-12-20 Guillaume-Perre-Antoine Gatayes, French composer & guitarist, born in Paris, France (d. 1846)
  • 1775-01-21 Manuel Garcia, composer
  • 1775-01-27 Manuel del Popolo Vicente Rodriguez Garcia, Spanish tenor/composer
  • 1775-04-11 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, French pianist and composer, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1820)
  • 1775-05-01 Jacob-Joseph-Balthasar Martinn, Flemish composer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1836)
  • 1775-07-05 William Crotch, English composer, born in Norwich, Norfolk, England (d. 1847)
  • 1775-07-17 August Harder, German composer, born in Schönerstädt (d. 1813)
  • 1775-08-02 Jose Angel Lamas, Venezuelan composer, born in Caracas, Venezuela (d. 1814)
  • 1775-08-17 Philippe Libon, Spanish composer, born in Cadiz, Spain (d. 1838)
  • 1775-08-28 Sophie Gail, French singer and composer, born in Paris (d. 1819)
  • 1775-08-31 Francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, French classical guitarist and composer, born in Perpignan, France (d. 1849)
  • 1775-10-15 Bernhard Henrik Crusell, Swedish-Finnish composer, born in Uusikaupunki, Finland (d. 1838)
  • 1775-10-21 Guiseppi Baini, composer
  • 1775-10-27 Traugott Maximilian Eberwein, German composer, born in Weimar, Germany (d. 1831)
  • 1775-11-15 Georges-Julien Sieber, French music publisher and composer, born in Paris (d. 1847)
  • 1775-12-06 Nicolas Isouard, French composer, born in Porto Salvo, Valletta, Malta (d. 1818)
  • 1775-12-16 Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, French opera composer known as "the French Mozart", porn in Rouen, France (d. 1834)
  • 1775-12-25 Antun Sorkocevic, Ragusan composer and diplomat, born in Dubrovnik, Republic of Ragusa (d. 1841)
  • 1775-12-30 Heinrich Carl Ebell, German composer, born in Neu-Rippon, Germany (d. 1824)
  • 1776-01-24 Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine)
  • 1776-02-18 John Parry [Bardd Alaw], Welsh composer and harpist, born in Denbigh (d. 1851)
  • 1776-02-21 Vincenzo Lavigna, composer
  • 1776-04-08 Thaddäus Weigl, German-Austrian composer, publisher, and conductor, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1844)
  • 1776-05-10 George Thomas Smart, composer
  • 1776-05-13 Charles Ots, Belgian composer, born in Brussels (d. 1845)
  • 1776-05-13 Rodrigo Ferreira da Costa, composer
  • 1776-06-01 John George Schetky, American violoncellist, music teacher and composer, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1831)
  • 1776-08-04 Wenzel Sedlak, Bohemian clarinetist and composer, born in Jezbořice, Bohemia (d. 1851)
  • 1776-08-15 Ignaz von Seyfried, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1841)
  • 1776-08-16 Philipp Jakob Riotte, German composer, born in St. Wendel, Saarland (d. 1856)
  • 1776-12-06 Paul Friedrich Struck, composer, born in Stralsund, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1820)
  • 1777-01-01 Micah Hawkins, composer
  • 1777-01-08 Filippo Traetta, Italian-born American composer & music teacher, born in Venice, Italy (d. 1854)
  • 1777-04-18 Ignac Ruzitska, Austrian composer, born in Bazin, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1833)
  • 1777-05-04 Charles-Louis-Joseph Hanssens, Belgian composer, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1852)
  • 1777-05-28 Joseph-Henri-Ignace Mees, Flemish composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1858)
  • 1777-09-07 Heinrich David Stölzel, German horn player who developed the first valve for brass instruments, born in Schneeberg, Saxony (d. 1844)
  • 1777-09-20 Ramón Cuéllar y Altarriba, Spanish composer, born in Santiago de Compostela, Spain (d. 1833)
  • 1777-10-06 William Russell, English composer and organist, born in London (d. 1813)
  • 1777-12-16 Janos Fusz, Hungarian-German composer, born in Tolna, Hungary (d. 1819)
  • 1778-01-05 Fortunato Santini, Italian priest & composer, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1861)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 1301 - 1,400 of 5,898

  • 1833-01-10 António da Silva Leite, Portuguese composer, dies at 73
  • 1833-01-19 (Louis Joseph) Ferdinand Hérold, French pianist, violinist, and composer of over twenty operas, dies from tuberculosis at 41
  • 1833-02-18 Georg Johann Schinn, German composer, dies at 64
  • 1833-02-18 Ignac Ruzitska, Austrian composer, dies at 55
  • 1833-03-11 Fridolin Weber, composer, dies at 71
  • 1833-04-07 Antoni Henryk Radziwill, Lithuanian-Polish composer, dies at 57
  • 1833-05-14 Johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow, composer, dies at 88
  • 1833-05-28 Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer, dies at 74
  • 1833-05-29 William Marshall, Scottish fiddle composer (strathspeys The Marchioness of Huntly), dies at 84
  • 1833-05-30 Josef Slavik, Czech composer, dies at 27
  • 1833-06-20 Philip Knapton, composer, dies at 44
  • 1833-06-23 Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer, dies at 73
  • 1833-10-27 Ferdinand Franzl, composer, dies at 66
  • 1833-11-08 Maximilian Stadler, Austrian pianist and composer and Benedictine monk, dies at 85
  • 1833-12-10 Dieudonne-Pascal Pieltain, composer, dies at 79
  • 1833-12-16 Friedrich August Kanne, Austrian-German composer, dies at 55
  • 1834-02-04 Amelie Julia Candielle, composer, dies at 66
  • 1834-05-23 Charles Wesley, English organist and composer, dies at 76
  • 1834-08-08 Silvestro Palma, composer, dies at 80
  • 1834-08-14 Friedrich Christian Ruppe, composer and violinist, brother of Christian Friedrich Ruppe, dies at 63
  • 1834-10-08 Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58
  • 1834-12-07 Ludwig Schuncke, composer, dies at 23
  • 1835-08-03 Wenzel Müller, Austrian composer, dies at 67
  • 1835-08-09 Claus Nielsen Schali, Danish violinist and composer, dies at 78
  • 1835-09-23 Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (La Sonnambula, Norma), dies at 33
  • 1835-11-06 Ignaz Schuster, Austrian composer, dies at 56
  • 1835-12-18 Johann Georg Anton Mederitsch-Gallus, composer, dies at 82
  • 1835-12-29 Charles-Joseph Tolbecque, French composer, dies at 29
  • 1836-01-03 Friedrich Witt, German cellist and composer (Jena Symphony; , The Suffering Saviour), dies at 65
  • 1836-02-22 John Clarke-Whitfeld, English organist and composer, dies at 65
  • 1836-05-06 Christian Ignatius Latrobe, English clergyman and composer (Selection of Sacred Music), dies at 78
  • 1836-05-07 Norbert Burgmuller, German composer, drowns during an epileptic seizure at 26
  • 1836-05-28 Anton Reicha, Czech French composer, dies at 66
  • 1836-06-09 Supply Belcher, American composer and singer (The Harmony of Maine), dies at 85
  • 1836-06-26 Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle, French author and composer (Marseillaise), dies at 76
  • 1836-07-26 Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer, dies at 45
  • 1836-09-14 Vincenzo Lavigna, Italian composer, dies at 60
  • 1836-09-19 Carl Friedrich Ebers, composer, dies at 66
  • 1836-09-21 John Stafford Smith, composer, dies at 86
  • 1836-10-10 Jacob-Joseph-Balthasar Martinn, Flemish composer, dies at 61
  • 1836-10-16 Friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer, dies at 33
  • 1836-12-04 Daniel Read, American composer, dies at 79
  • 1836-12-12 Giuseppe Farinelli, Italian composer, dies at 67
  • 1836-12-26 Hans Georg Nägeli, Swiss composer, dies at 63
  • 1836-12-29 Johann Baptist Schenk, Austrian composer, dies at 83
  • 1837-01-23 John Field, Irish pianist and composer (Nocturnes), dies at 54
  • 1837-03-26 Joseph Lincke, German cellist and composer, dies at 53
  • 1837-05-05 Niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, Italian composer (Andromeda), dies at 85
  • 1837-06-16 Valentino Fioravanti, Italian composer, dies at 72
  • 1837-06-20 Giovanni Furno, composer, dies at 89
  • 1837-07-28 John Ross, British composer and organist, dies at 73
  • 1837-09-23 Richard John Samuel Stevens, English composer, dies at 80
  • 1837-10-06 Jean-Francois Le Sueur, composer, dies at 77
  • 1837-10-11 Samuel Wesley, British organist and composer referred to as "The English Mozart" ((Exultate Deo), dies at 71
  • 1837-10-17 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian composer, dies at 58
  • 1838-01-13 Ferdinand Ries, German composer dies at 53
  • 1838-01-20 Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, French cellist and composer, dies at 64
  • 1838-02-05 Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62
  • 1838-02-22 Friedrich Johann Eck, German violinist and composer (Concertos pour violon), dies at 70
  • 1838-03-24 Thomas Attwood, English organist and composer, dies at 72
  • 1838-05-28 Thomas Busby, English composer, dies at 82
  • 1838-07-19 Frédéric-Nicolas Duvernoy, French horn player and composer, dies at 72
  • 1838-07-28 Bernhard Henrik Crusell, Swedish-Finnish composer, dies at 62
  • 1838-07-29 Jonathan Huntington, composer, dies at 66
  • 1838-09-07 Joseph Panny, Austrian violinist and composer, dies at 43
  • 1838-09-08 Pietro Rovelli, composer, dies at 45
  • 1838-10-04 Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, German composer, dies at 79
  • 1838-11-24 Karl Ludwig Hellwig, German composer, dies at 65
  • 1839-01-19 Georg Abraham Schneider, German horn player and composer, dies at 68
  • 1839-03-04 Ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72
  • 1839-03-13 Robert Gallenberg, Austrian composer, dies at 55
  • 1839-04-20 Giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioachino Rossini, dies
  • 1839-05-03 Ferdinando Paer, composer, dies at 67
  • 1839-06-13 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, French musician and composer, dies at 66
  • 1839-06-15 Hans Skramstad, composer, dies at 41
  • 1839-07-10 Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer, dies at 61
  • 1839-08-23 Charles Philippe Lafont, composer, dies at 57
  • 1839-09-21 Jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, dies at 60
  • 1839-12-07 Jan Matyas Nepomuk August Vitasek, composer, dies at 69
  • 1839-12-18 Charles-Henri Plantade, French composer, dies at 75
  • 1840-03-12 Friedrich Westenholz, German composer, dies at 61
  • 1840-05-05 Gottlob Benedikt Bierey, German composer, dies at 67
  • 1840-05-05 Matthäus Fischer, German organist and composer, dies at 76
  • 1840-05-27 Niccolo Paganini, Italian composer and violin virtuoso (Princess Lucca), dies at 57
  • 1840-07-22 Józef Javurek, Polish-Russian composer, dies at 83
  • 1840-07-23 František Max Kníže, Czech composer, dies at 55
  • 1840-08-24 Joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89
  • 1840-09-15 Franz Pecháček, Austrian-German composer, dies at 47
  • 1841-02-14 Antun Sorkocevic, composer, dies at 65
  • 1841-02-17 Ferdinando Carulli, Italian composer, dies at 70
  • 1841-05-06 John Thomson, Scottish composer, dies at 35
  • 1841-08-10 Hippolyte Monpou, composer, dies at 37
  • 1841-08-13 Bernhard Romberg, German cellist, composer and royal chaplain bandmaster, dies at 73
  • 1841-08-24 Karl Friedrich Curschmann, German composer, dies at 36
  • 1841-08-27 Ignaz von Seyfried, Austrian composer, dies at 65
  • 1841-09-15 Alessandro Rolla, composer, dies at 84
  • 1841-11-18 Georg Christoph Grosheim, German composer, dies at 77
  • 1841-12-07 Johann Daniel Ferstenberg, composer, dies at 83
  • 1841-12-18 Felice Blangini, Italian composer, dies at 60
  • 1842-02-21 Wojciech Żywny, Polish pianist, composer and Chopin's first piano teacher, dies at 85

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