Composers in History (Part 15)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1401 - 1,500 of 7,422

  • 1778-01-13 Anton Fischer, composer
  • 1778-02-12 Franz Joseph Volkert, Austrian composer, conductor and organist, born in Vienna (d.1845)
  • 1778-02-14 Fernando Sor, Spanish composer, baptized in Barcelona, Spain (d. 1839)
  • 1778-03-08 Friedrich August Kanne, Austrian-German composer, born in Delitzsch, Saxony (d. 1833)
  • 1778-04-06 Joseph Funk, early American composer, born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania (d. 1862)
  • 1778-05-08 Johann Baptist Gansbacher, Austrian composer, born in Sterzing, Tyrol, Italy (d. 1844)
  • 1778-05-28 Friedrich Westenholz, German composer, born in Ludwigslust, Germany (d. 1840)
  • 1778-07-07 Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer
  • 1778-07-10 Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer and royal chaplain master, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1858)
  • 1778-07-29 Carl Borromaus Neuner, German composer, born in Munich, Bavaria (d. 1830)
  • 1778-09-03 Jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, French violinist and composer, born in Versailles, France (d. 1832)
  • 1778-11-14 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, composer
  • 1779-01-22 Stefano Pavesi, composer
  • 1779-02-22 Joachim Nicolas Eggert, Swedish violinist and composer, born in Ginst, Rügen Island (d. 1813)
  • 1779-03-01 Jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, born in Freinsheim (d. 1839)
  • 1779-03-06 Philipp Roth, German cellist, and composer, born at Tarnowitz in Prussian Silesia (now Tarnowskie Góry, Poland) (d. 1898)
  • 1779-03-13 Oliver Shaw, early American composer, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1848)
  • 1779-03-21 Alexis Garaude, composer
  • 1779-03-28 Angelo Maria Benincori, Italian composer, born in Brescia, Italy (d. 1821)
  • 1779-04-11 Louise Reichardt, German composer, born in Berlin, Prussia (d. 1826)
  • 1779-04-21 William Knyvett, British singer and composer, born in Westminster, London (d. 1856)
  • 1779-07-10 Alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, Italian violinist and composer, born in Pesaro, Italy (d. 1858)
  • 1779-07-20 Ignaz Schuster, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1835)
  • 1779-07-21 Gottlob Wiedebein, German composer, born in Eilenstedt (d. 1854)
  • 1779-08-01 Francis Scott Key, American lawyer, poet and composer of the lyrics to "Star-Spangled Banner", born in Carroll County, Maryland (d. 1843)
  • 1779-08-17 Franz de Paula Roser, Austrian composer and conductor, born in Naarn, Upper Austra (d. 1830)
  • 1779-09-08 Johann Philipp Samuel Schmidt, German composer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1853)
  • 1779-09-10 Louis Alexandre Piccinni, Italian-French composer, born in Paris (d. 1850)
  • 1779-11-06 Michal Bogdanowicz, composer (d. 1830)
  • 1779-12-01 Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer
  • 1779-12-14 Mariano Rodríguez de Ledesma, Spanish composer, born in Zaragoza, Spain (d. 1847)
  • 1780-01-14 François Joseph Dizi , Belgian composer, born in Namur, Belgium (d. 1840)
  • 1780-02-09 Walenty Karol Kratzer, Polish composer, born in Kraków, Poland (d. 1855)
  • 1780-03-10 Juan José Landaeta, Venezuelan composer, born in Caracas, Venezuela, (d. 1814)
  • 1780-05-10 Peter Lichtenthal, composer
  • 1780-05-22 Jan Emmanuel Doležálek, Bohemian organist and composer, born in Chotěboř, Bohemia, Habsburg Monarchy (d. 1858)
  • 1780-05-28 Franz Joseph Fröhlich, German composer, born in Würzburg, Bavaria (d. 1862)
  • 1780-06-18 Michael Henkel, German composer and organist, born in Fulda, Germany (d. 1851)
  • 1780-07-25 Christian Theodor Weinlig, German composer, teacher and choir master, born in Dresden, Saxony (d. 1842)
  • 1780-11-03 Victor Dourlen, French composer, born in Dunkerque, France (d. 1864)
  • 1780-11-16 Robert Archibald Smith, Scottish composer (d. 1829)
  • 1780-11-22 Conradin Kreutzer, German composer, born in Messkirch, Baden, Germany (d. 1849)
  • 1781-01-22 Francois-Antoine Habeneck, composer
  • 1781-03-11 Anthony Philip Heinrich, composer
  • 1781-03-18 Gustave Vogt, French composer, born in Strasbourg (d. 1870)
  • 1781-04-22 Friedrich Christian Hermann Uber, German composer, born in Breslau (d. 1822)
  • 1781-05-24 Louis François Dauprat, French composer and horn player, born in Paris (d. 1868)
  • 1781-06-10 Giovanni Battista Polledro, Italian composer, born in Piovà Massaia, Italy (d. 1853)
  • 1781-07-27 Mauro Giuliani, Italian musician and composer, born in Bisceglie, Italy (d. 1829)
  • 1781-08-09 Michael Umlauf, Austrian violinist, composer and conductor (premiere of Beethoven's 9th), born in Vienna (d. 1842)
  • 1781-09-06 Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher and composer, born in Mattsee, Austria (d. 1858)
  • 1781-11-03 Johann Ernst Friedrich Wollank, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1831)
  • 1781-11-18 Felice Blangini, Italian composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1841)
  • 1781-12-01 Charles Philippe Lafont, composer
  • 1782-01-29 Daniel François Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo), born in Caen, Normandy, France (d. 1871)
  • 1782-01-29 Franciszek Ścigalski, Polish composer, born in Grodzisk, Wielkopolski
  • 1782-04-14 Carlo Coccia, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1873)
  • 1782-05-26 Joseph Drechsler, Czech composer, born in Vlachovo Březí, Czech Republic (d. 1852)
  • 1782-06-19 John Bray, English-born American actor and composer (The Indian Princess) (d. 1822)
  • 1782-07-19 Jonathan Blewitt, English organist and composer, born in London (d. 1853)
  • 1782-07-26 John Field, Irish pianist and composer (Nocturnes), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1837)
  • 1782-09-23 Jacques-Fereol Mazas, composer
  • 1782-10-27 Niccolo Paganini, Italian composer and violin virtuoso (Princess Lucca), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1840)
  • 1783-01-20 Justus Johann Friedrich Dotzauer, German cellist and composer (d. 1860)
  • 1783-02-15 Johann Nepomuk Poissl, Bavarian composer, born in Rattiszell, Bavaria (d. 1865)
  • 1783-03-08 Gottfied Wilhelm Fink, German composer, born in Sulza, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1846)
  • 1783-03-26 Johann Baptist Weigl, German composer and clergyman, born in Hahnbach, Bavaria (d. 1852)
  • 1783-05-10 Niccola Benvenuti, composer
  • 1783-05-22 Thomas Forbes Walmisley, English composer, born in Westminster, London (d. 1866)
  • 1783-06-08 Joseph Lincke, German cellist and composer, born in Trachenberg, Silesia (d. 1837)
  • 1783-06-29 August Alexander Klengel, German pianist and composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1852)
  • 1783-10-13 Frantiszek Sołtyk, Polish composer, born in Piastów, Poland (d. 1865)
  • 1783-12-14 Johann Christoph Kienlen, German composer, born in Ulm, Germany (d. 1829)
  • 1783-12-28 Robert Gallenberg, composer
  • 1784-01-01 William Beale, composer
  • 1784-01-27 Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer
  • 1784-01-31 Carl Wilhelm Henning, composer
  • 1784-02-03 John Fane, British politician, diplomat (11th Earl of Westmoreland), and composer (Royal Academy of Music, 1830), born in Piccadilly, London (d. 1859)
  • 1784-02-27 Job Plimpton, composer
  • 1784-04-05 Louis Spohr, German violin virtuoso and composer (Faust), born in Braunschweig, Germany (d. 1859)
  • 1784-07-27 George Onslow, English-French composer (chamber music), born in Clermont-Ferrand, France (d. 1853)
  • 1784-09-07 František Max Kníže, Czech composer, born in Drahelčice Czech Republic (d. 1840)
  • 1784-10-15 Thomas Hastings, American composer, born in Washington, Connecticut (d. 1872)
  • 1784-11-28 Ferdinand Ries, German composer, born in Bonn, Germany (d. 1838)
  • 1784-12-01 Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer
  • 1785-03-06 Karol Kurpiński, Polish composer and conductor (Pygmalion), born in Włoszakowice, Poland (d. 1857)
  • 1785-03-19 Pierre-Joseph-Guillaume Zimmermann, composer
  • 1785-04-04 Bettina von Arnim, German writer and composer of the Romantic era (This Book Belongs to the King), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1859)
  • 1785-04-19 Alexandre Pierre François Boëly, French composer, born in Versailles, France (d. 1858)
  • 1785-09-25 George Pinto [Sanders], British violin prodigy, keyboard virtuoso, and composer,, born in Lambeth, South London (d. 1806)
  • 1785-11-02 Frederich Kalkbrenner, German-French pianist and composer, born in Kassel, Germany (d. 1849)
  • 1785-11-02 Johann Leopold Fuchs, German pianist and composer, born in Dessau (d. 1853)
  • 1786-01-03 [Johann Christian] Friedrich Schneider, German composer and conductor (d. 1853)
  • 1786-04-18 Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, Swiss composer, born in Lucerne, Switzerland (d. 1868)
  • 1786-07-25 Giacomo Cordella, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1846)
  • 1786-09-11 Friedrich Kuhlau, German-Danish opera composer, born in Lüneburg, Germany (d. 1832)
  • 1786-09-27 José Mariano Elízaga, Mexican composer, born in Morelia, Mexico (d. 1842)
  • 1786-11-07 Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, Spanish choirmaster and composer, born in Sanaüja, Spain (d. 1853)
  • 1786-11-10 Carl Eberwein, German composer and violinist, born in Weimar, Germany (d. 1868)
  • 1786-11-18 Henry Bishop, British composer and conductor, born in London (d. 1855)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 1401 - 1,500 of 5,902

  • 1842-03-07 Christian Theodor Weinlig, German composer, dies at 61
  • 1842-03-15 Maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81
  • 1842-06-20 Michael Umlauf, Austrian violinist, composer and conductor (premiere of Beethoven's 9th), dies at 60
  • 1842-08-25 Jerome-Joseph de Momigny, Belgian French composer, dies at 80
  • 1842-09-15 Pierre Baillot, French violinist and composer, dies at 70
  • 1842-10-02 José Mariano Elízaga, Mexican composer, dies at 56
  • 1842-10-08 Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68
  • 1842-11-15 Joseph Rastrelli, German composer, dies at 43
  • 1842-11-24 Pehr Frigel, Swedish composer, dies at 92
  • 1842-12-25 Bedrich Divis Weber, Bohemian composer and musicologist, dies at 76
  • 1843-01-07 Franz Schoberlechner, Austrian composer, dies at 45
  • 1843-01-11 Francis Scott Key, American lawyer, poet and composer of the lyrics to "Star Spangled Banner" dies at 63
  • 1843-04-14 Joseph Franz Karl Lanner, Austrian composer/violist, dies at 42
  • 1843-05-12 Johann Georg Lickl, Austrian composer, dies at 74
  • 1843-06-22 Gabriele Prota, Italian composer, dies at 88
  • 1843-10-10 Karl Theodor Toeschi, composer, dies at 75
  • 1843-11-29 Marco Santucci, Italian composer, dies at 81
  • 1844-01-15 Joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78
  • 1844-02-29 Thaddäus Weigl, German-Austrian composer, publisher, and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1844-04-08 Ignaz Franz von Mosel, Austrian composer, dies at 72
  • 1844-04-22 Henri-Montan Berton, French composer, dies at 76
  • 1844-05-21 Guiseppi Baini, composer, dies at 68
  • 1844-07-13 Johann Baptist Gansbacher, Austrian composer, dies at 66
  • 1844-07-19 Heinrich Domnich, German hornist and composer, dies at 77
  • 1844-07-29 Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Austrian composer and 6th child of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, dies at 53
  • 1844-09-14 Oliver Holden, American composer, dies at 78
  • 1844-11-01 August Ferdinand Haeser, German composer, dies at 45
  • 1845-01-23 Francesco Ruggi, composer, dies at 77
  • 1845-02-20 Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer, dies at 57
  • 1845-03-19 George Augustus Kollmann, composer, dies at 56
  • 1845-03-22 Franz Joseph Volkert, Austrian composer and organist, dies at 67
  • 1845-05-03 Thomas Hood, English poet and composer (The Song of the Shirt), dies at 45
  • 1845-05-11 Carl Filtsch, Transylvanian composer & pianist child prodigy, dies of tuberculosis at 14
  • 1845-09-07 Isabella Colbran, wife of Italian composer Gioachino Rossini, dies
  • 1845-09-10 Karl August von Lichtenstein, German composer, dies at 78
  • 1845-11-02 Chretien Urhan, composer, dies at 55
  • 1845-12-02 Johann "Giovanni" Simon Mayr, German composer and music director (Cathedral of Bergamo, 1802-45), dies at 82
  • 1846-02-03 Joseph Weigl, German-Austrian composer (La Principessa d’Amalfi; Emmeline), and conductor, dies at 79
  • 1846-02-18 Giovanni Liverati, Italian composer, dies at 73
  • 1846-02-22 Carolus Antonius Fodor [Carel Anton Fodor], Dutch pianist, conductor and prominent composer, dies at 77
  • 1846-04-16 Domenico Dragonetti, Italian composer and double bass player, dies at 83
  • 1846-05-08 Giacomo Cordella, Italian composer, dies at 59
  • 1846-07-24 Joseph Leopold Eybler, Austrian composer/choir master, dies at 81
  • 1846-08-01 Peter Ritter, German cellist and composer, dies at 83
  • 1846-08-07 Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer, dies at 76
  • 1846-08-27 Franciszek Ścigalski, Polish composer, dies at 64
  • 1846-08-27 Gottfied Wilhelm Fink, German composer, dies at 63
  • 1846-09-17 Francesco Giuseppi Pollini, composer, dies at 84
  • 1847-01-06 Tyagaraja, Composer of Indian classical Carnatic music, dies at 79
  • 1847-01-22 Georges-Julien Sieber, French music publisher and composer, dies at 71
  • 1847-03-28 Mariano Rodríguez de Ledesma, Spanish composer, dies at 67
  • 1847-04-23 Erik Gustaf Geijer, Swedish writer and composer, dies at 64
  • 1847-05-14 Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, German composer, dies at 41
  • 1847-05-16 Kaspar Ett, German organist/composer, dies at 59
  • 1847-07-19 Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer, dies at 75
  • 1847-10-14 William Michael Rooke, composer, dies at 53

Person of interestFelix Mendelssohn

1847-11-04 (Jacob Ludwig) Felix Mendelssohn [Bartholdy], German composer and pianist (Italian Symphony; Songs Without Words), dies at 38, after a series of strokes

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
  • 1847-12-29 William Crotch, English composer, dies at 72
  • 1848-01-05 Ferdinando Orlandi, composer, dies at 73
  • 1848-04-08 Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti, Italian composer, dies at 50
  • 1848-04-24 Francois van Campenhout, Belgian composer (Brabanconne), dies at 69
  • 1848-07-22 Karl Guhr, German composer, dies at 60
  • 1848-08-06 Nicola Vaccai, Italian composer, dies at 58
  • 1848-08-15 Timothy Olmstead, early American composer, dies at 88
  • 1848-09-11 Henri-Philippe Gerard, Belgian composer, dies at 87
  • 1848-10-04 Louis Massonneau, composer, dies at 82
  • 1848-10-27 Alexander Egorovich Varlamov, Russian composer, dies at 46
  • 1848-11-23 Alfred Julius Becher, Austrian journalist and composer, dies at 45
  • 1848-12-25 Johan Erik Nordblom, Swedish composer, dies at 60
  • 1848-12-31 Oliver Shaw, early American composer, dies at 69
  • 1849-01-25 Elias Parish Alvars, British harpist and composer ("Voyage d'un Harpiste en Orient"), dies of pneumonia at 40
  • 1849-02-08 Francois-Antoine Habeneck, composer, dies at 68
  • 1849-02-09 Corneille Vander Planken, Belgian violinist and composer, dies at 76
  • 1849-02-13 Christian Rummel, German conductor and composer, dies at 61
  • 1849-02-22 Alexander Fesca, German pianist and composer, dies at 28
  • 1849-05-11 Otto Nicolai, German composer & conductor, dies at 38 of a stroke
  • 1849-06-03 Francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, French classical guitarist and composer, dies at 73
  • 1849-06-10 Friedrich Kalkbrenner, German-French pianist and composer, dies at 63
  • 1849-08-26 Jacques-Fereol Mazas, composer, dies at 66
  • 1849-09-25 Johann Baptist Strauss, elder, composer (Radetzky-Marsch), dies at 45

Person of interestFrederic Chopin

1849-10-17 Frederic Chopin, Polish-French pianist and composer (Concert in F Minor), dies of at 39

Composer Frederic Chopin
Composer
Frederic Chopin
  • 1849-12-14 Conradin Kreutzer, German composer, dies at 69
  • 1850-01-27 Philipp Roth, composer, dies at 70
  • 1850-03-19 Adalbert Gyrowetz, Bohemian composer, dies at 87
  • 1850-04-03 Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, Czech composer, dies at 75
  • 1850-04-24 Louis Alexandre Piccinni, Italian-French composer, dies at 70
  • 1850-06-18 Antoni Weinert, Polish flutist and composer, dies at 99
  • 1850-07-28 Stefano Pavesi, Italian composer, dies at 71
  • 1850-08-04 Frantisek Tucek, composer, dies at 68
  • 1851-01-21 (Gustav) Albert Lortzing, German Spieloper composer and actor (Zar und Zimmerman), dies at 49
  • 1851-01-24 Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Italian opera composer and conductor (La Vestale), dies at 76
  • 1851-01-27 Karl Moser, German composer, dies at 77
  • 1851-02-20 Josef Alois Ladurner, composer, dies at 81
  • 1851-02-25 Ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53
  • 1851-03-04 Michael Henkel, German composer and organist, dies at 70
  • 1851-03-06 Alexander Aliabiev, Russian composer remembered as one of the fathers of Russian art song, dies at 63
  • 1851-04-08 John Parry [Bardd Alaw], Welsh composer and harpist, dies at 75
  • 1851-04-09 Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer, dies at 80
  • 1851-07-04 Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer, dies at 67
  • 1851-07-17 Béni Egressy, Hungarian composer, dies at 37

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