Composers in History (Part 16)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1501 - 1,600 of 7,422

  • 1786-11-18 Carl Maria von Weber, German romantic composer (Der Freischutz), born in Eutin, Bishopric of Lübeck, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1826)
  • 1786-12-20 Pietro Raimondi, Italian composer, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1853)
  • 1787-01-08 Johann Ludwig Bohner, German composer, born in Töttelstädt, Germany (d. 1860)
  • 1787-02-13 James P Carrell, American hymn composer, born in Washington County, Virgina (d. 1854)
  • 1787-08-15 Alexander Aliabiev, Russian composer remembered as one of the fathers of Russian art song, born in Tobolsk, Siberia (d. 1851)
  • 1787-09-01 John Bake, classical composer
  • 1787-10-30 Karl Guhr, German composer, born in Militsch (d. 1848)
  • 1787-11-17 Michele Carafa, Italian opera composer (Le nozze di Lammermoor) , born in Naples, Kingdom of Naples (d. 1872)
  • 1787-11-25 Franz Xaver Gruber, Austrian organist and composer (Silent Night), born in Hochberg, Austria (d. 1863)
  • 1787-11-27 Christian Rummel, German conductor and composer, born in Gollachostheim, Bavaria (d. 1849)
  • 1787-12-01 Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer
  • 1788-01-05 Kaspar Ett, German organist & composer, born in Eresing, Germany (d. 1847)
  • 1788-01-08 Erik Drake, Swedish composer (Royal Swedish Academy of Music), born on Föllingsö, Östergötland (d. 1870)
  • 1788-01-13 Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer
  • 1788-02-10 Johann Peter Pixis, German pianist and composer, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1874)
  • 1788-02-25 Mateo Ferrer, Spanish composer and organist, born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 1864)
  • 1788-04-12 Johan Erik Nordblom, Swedish composer, born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 1848)
  • 1788-08-20 José Bernardo Alcedo, Peruvian composer, born in Lima, Peru (d. 1878)
  • 1788-08-26 Aloys Schmitt, German pianist, composer and music theorist (Preparatory Exercises, Op. 16), born in Erlenbach am Main, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1866)
  • 1788-10-11 Simon Sechter, Austrian composer and music theorist, born in Frymburk, Bohemia (d. 1867)
  • 1788-10-20 Philip Knapton, composer
  • 1788-11-11 Mikhail Vielgorsky, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1856)
  • 1788-12-18 Camille Pleyel, Austrian piano builder/composer
  • 1789-02-01 Hippolyte-André-Baptiste Chélard, French violist, composer and conductor, born in Paris (d. 1861)
  • 1789-02-08 Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer
  • 1789-02-15 Friedrich Fesca, German composer and violinist, born in Magdeburg (d, 1826)
  • 1789-06-27 Philipp Friedrich Silcher, German composer, born in Weinstadt, Germany (d. 1860)
  • 1789-08-09 Nicolas-Charles Bochsa, French harpist and composer, born in Montmédy, France (d. 1856)
  • 1789-09-01 Franz Anton Adam Stockhausen, composer
  • 1789-09-03 Edmund Passy, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1870)
  • 1789-10-18 Giovanni Tadolini, composer
  • 1789-10-24 Ramon Carnicer y Batlle, Spanish composer, born in Tàrrega, Catalonia (d. 1855)
  • 1789-10-26 Joseph Mayseder, Austrian violinist and composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1863)
  • 1789-10-28 Johann Schneider, German composer and organist (d. 1864)
  • 1789-11-13 Jean Martin de Ron, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1817)
  • 1789-12-08 John Fawcett, English sacred music composer, born in Wennington, Lancahire, England (d. 1867)
  • 1789-12-14 Maria Szymanowska, Polish pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1831)
  • 1790-02-11 Ignaz Assmayer, Austrian organist, and composer of liturgical music, born in Salzberg, Austria (d. 1862)
  • 1790-02-16 Chretien Urhan, composer
  • 1790-03-15 Nicola Vaccai, Italian opera composer, born in Tolentino, (d. 1848)
  • 1790-05-06 Wilhelm Würfel, Bohemian pianist and composer, born in Plaňány, Kolín (d. 1832)
  • 1790-06-10 Joseph Daussoigne-Méhul, French composer, born in Givet, France (d. 1875)
  • 1790-06-21 Wilhelm Speyer, German violinist and composer, born in Offenbach, Hesse, Germany (d. 1878)
  • 1790-10-08 Waldemar Thrane, Norwegian composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1828)
  • 1790-10-14 Georg Gerson, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1825)
  • 1790-10-30 Karol Joseph Lipinski, Polish composer and virtuoso violinist, born in Radzyń Podlaski, Poland (d. 1861)
  • 1791-01-06 Jose Melchor Gomiz, Spanish composer, born in Ontinyent, Spain (d. 1836)
  • 1791-01-28 (Louis Joseph) Ferdinand Hérold, French pianist, violinist, and composer of over twenty operas, born in Paris (d. 1833)
  • 1791-02-20 Carl Czerny, Czech-Austrian pianist, composer (Schule der Virtuosen), and teacher, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1857)
  • 1791-03-31 Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, Polish composer, conductor and pedagogue, born in Kraków, Poland (d. 1862)
  • 1791-05-11 Jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek, composer
  • 1791-05-29 Pietro Romani, Italian conductor and composer, born in Rome (d. 1877)
  • 1791-07-09 Nicolás Ledesma, composer, born in Grisel, Spain (d. 1883)
  • 1791-07-26 Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Austrian composer and 6th child of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1844)
  • 1791-09-05 Giacomo Meyerbeer, German opera composer (Gott und die Natur - God and Nature), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1864)
  • 1791-10-31 Ferdinand Huber, Swiss composer, born in St. Gallen, Switzerland (d. 1863)
  • 1791-12-04 Johann Gottlob Topfer, German composer, born in Niederroßla (d. 1870)
  • 1791-12-09 Peter Josef von Lindpaintner, German composer, born in Koblenz, Germany (d. 1856)
  • 1792-01-08 Lowell Mason, American organist & composer (Zebulo), born in Medfield, Massachusetts (d.1872)

Person of interestGioachino Rossini

1792-02-29 Gioachino Rossini, Italian composer (Barber of Seville), born in Pesaro, Italy (d. 1839)

  • 1792-04-30 Johann Friedrich Schwencke, German organist and composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1852)
  • 1792-09-05 Alexis-Charles-Maximilien Thibault, French composer, born in Nantes, France (d. 1853)
  • 1792-09-08 Joseph Netherclift, English composer (d. 1863)
  • 1792-10-03 Cipriani Potter, English pianist and composer, born in London (d. 1871)
  • 1792-10-13 Moritz Hauptmann, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1868)
  • 1792-10-20 Anton Bernhard Furstenau, composer
  • 1793-01-18 William Henry Havergal, British composer, hymn writer, and Anglican clergyman, born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1870)
  • 1793-02-06 Pietro Rovelli, Italian composer, born in Parma, Italy (d. 1838)
  • 1793-03-06 Bernhard Joseph Klein, German sacred and secular music composer, and educator, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1832)
  • 1793-03-12 Augustin-Philippe Peellaert, composer
  • 1793-07-02 Antoine Prumier, French harpist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1868)
  • 1793-07-04 Franz Pecháček, Austrian-German composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1840)
  • 1793-07-23 Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, Swiss composer, born in Arlesheim, Switzerland (d. 1859)
  • 1793-07-30 Joseph-François Snel, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1861)
  • 1793-08-10 Heinrich August Neithardt, composer
  • 1793-11-28 Carl Jonas Love Almquist, Swedish composer (Tornrosens Buck), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1866)
  • 1793-12-11 Pietro Antonio Coppola, Italian composer, born in Enna, Italy (d. 1877)
  • 1793-12-26 Franz Hünten, German pianist and composer, born in Koblenz, Germany (d. 1819)
  • 1794-01-06 Kaspar Masek, Czech-Slovenian composer, born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 1873)
  • 1794-05-23 Isaak-Ignaz Moscheles, Bohemian composer, born in Prague (d. 1870)
  • 1794-09-29 William Michael Rooke, composer
  • 1794-10-13 Anselm Hüttenbrenner, Austrian composer, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1868)
  • 1794-10-18 Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer
  • 1794-10-23 Joseph Panny, Austrian violinist and composer, born in Kollmitzberg, Austria (d. 1838)
  • 1795-02-21 Francisco Manuel da Silva, composer
  • 1795-03-14 Robert Lucas Pearsall, English composer, born in Bristol, England (d. 1856)
  • 1795-03-23 Leopold Jansa, Bohemian violinist, composer, and teacher, born in Wildenschwert, Austria-Hungary (now Ústí nad Orlicí, Czech Republic) (d. 1875)
  • 1795-08-16 Heinrich August Marschner, German opera composer, born in Zittau, Saxony (d. 1861)
  • 1795-09-17 Saverio Mercadante, Italian composer, born in Altamura, Bari, Italy (d. 1870)
  • 1795-09-20 Charles Zeuner, German-American composer and organist, born in Eisleben, Saxony (d. 1857)
  • 1795-10-26 Nikolaos Mantzaros, Italian-Greek composer, born in Corfu Island, Greece (d. 1872)
  • 1795-11-24 Josif Josifovich Genishta, composer
  • 1795-11-28 Adolf Bernhard Marx, German composer, born in Halle, Germany (d. 1866)
  • 1795-12-08 Jacques-François Gallay, French horn player and composer, born in Perpignan, France (d. 1864)
  • 1796-02-17 Giovanni Pacini, Italian composer of opera (Saffo), born in Catania, Sicily (d. 1867)
  • 1796-04-26 Auguste Mathieu Panseron, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1859)
  • 1796-06-25 Ferdinando Giorgetti, Italian composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1867)
  • 1796-07-20 Edward Hodges, English organist and composer, born in Bristol (d. 1867)
  • 1796-07-23 Franz Berwald, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1868)
  • 1796-09-20 Franz Wilhelm Ferling, German oboist and composer (48 études for oboe), born in Halberstadt, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1874)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 1501 - 1,600 of 5,902

  • 1851-08-19 Gioseffo Catrufo, composer, dies at 80
  • 1851-11-20 Wenzel Sedlak, Bohemian clarinetist and composer, dies at 75
  • 1852-01-22 George Rodwell, English composer, dies at 51
  • 1852-02-27 Joseph Drechsler, Czech composer, dies at 69
  • 1852-03-12 Juan Bros y Bertomel, composer, dies at 75
  • 1852-03-25 Alexis Garaude, French composer, dies at 73
  • 1852-05-06 Charles-Louis-Joseph Hanssens, Belgian composer, dies at 75
  • 1852-06-05 Tomasz Napoleon Nidecki, Polish composer, dies at 45
  • 1852-06-06 Tommaso Marchesi, Italian composer, dies at 79
  • 1852-07-05 Johann Baptist Weigl, German composer and clergyman, dies at 69
  • 1852-09-28 Johann Friedrich Schwencke, German organist and composer, dies at 60
  • 1852-11-12 Georg Hellmesberger, composer, dies at 22
  • 1852-11-18 Anton Bernhard Furstenau, composer, dies at 60
  • 1852-11-22 August Alexander Klengel, German pianist and composer, dies at 69
  • 1852-12-16 Henri-Jean Rigel, composer, dies at 80
  • 1853-01-03 Theodor Uhlig, composer, dies at 30
  • 1853-04-11 Louis Emmanuel Jadin, French composer, dies at 124
  • 1853-04-15 Johann Leopold Fuchs, German composer, dies at 67
  • 1853-05-09 Johann Philipp Samuel Schmidt, German composer, dies at 73
  • 1853-08-06 Josif Josifovich Genishta, Russian composer, dies at 57
  • 1853-08-15 Giovanni Battista Polledro, Italian composer, dies at 72
  • 1853-08-18 Peter Lichtenthal, composer, dies at 73
  • 1853-09-04 Jonathan Blewitt, English organist and composer, dies at 71
  • 1853-10-03 George Onslow, English-French composer (chamber music), dies at 69
  • 1853-10-29 Pierre-Joseph-Guillaume Zimmermann, composer, dies at 68
  • 1853-10-29 William Richard Bexfield, English composer, dies at 29
  • 1853-10-30 Pietro Raimondi, Italian composer (Potifar, Giacobbe), dies at 66
  • 1853-11-04 Alexander Stadtfeld, German composer, dies at 27
  • 1853-11-23 Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, Spanish choirmaster and composer, dies at 67
  • 1853-11-23 [Johann Christian] Friedrich Schneider, German composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1853-12-05 Johann Peter Heuschkel, composer, dies at 80
  • 1854-01-09 Filippo Traetta [Philip Trajetta], Italian composer, dies at 77
  • 1854-02-04 Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer, dies at 66
  • 1854-04-17 Gottlob Wiedebein, German composer, dies at 74
  • 1854-04-18 Joseph Antoni Frantiszek Elsner, Polish composer, dies at 84
  • 1854-05-03 William Beale, composer, dies at 70
  • 1854-05-31 Vatroslav Lisinski, composer, dies at 34
  • 1854-07-15 Wincenty Studzinski, Polish violinist and composer, dies at 39
  • 1854-10-28 James P Carrell, composer, dies at 67
  • 1854-11-19 Alberich Zwyssig, composer, dies at 46
  • 1855-03-17 Ramon Carnicer y Batlle, Spanish composer, dies at 65
  • 1855-04-24 Walenty Karol Kratzer, composer, dies at 75
  • 1855-04-30 Henry Bishop, British composer and conductor, dies at 68
  • 1855-05-04 Camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66
  • 1855-06-28 Giovanni Agostino Perotti, Italian composer, dies at 86
  • 1855-08-27 Francisco Eduardo da Costa, Portuguese composer, dies at 36
  • 1855-09-24 Alexandre Stiévenard, French violinist, guitarist and composer, dies at 86
  • 1855-10-13 Gottfried Rieger, Czech composer, dies at 91
  • 1856-01-06 Nicolas-Charles Bochsa, French harpist and composer, dies at 66
  • 1856-01-17 Thomas Attwood Walmisley, English organist, composer and educator (Cathedral Music), dies at 41
  • 1856-02-17 John Braham, English tenor singer and composer, dies at 81
  • 1856-03-28 Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer, dies at 76
  • 1856-05-03 Adolfo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 27
  • 1856-05-03 Adolphe Charles Adam, French composer/critic (Giselle), dies at 52

Person of interestRobert Schumann

1856-07-29 Robert Schumann, German composer (Humoresque, Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik), dies at 46

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  • 1856-08-04 Johann Gottlieb Schneider, German composer, dies at 59
  • 1856-08-05 Robert Lucas Pearsall, English composer, dies at 61
  • 1856-08-20 Philipp Jakob Riotte, German composer, dies at 80
  • 1856-08-21 Peter Josef von Lindpaintner, German composer, dies at 64
  • 1856-10-10 Mikhail Vielgorsky, Russian composer, dies at 67
  • 1856-11-17 William Knyvett, British singer and composer, dies at 77
  • 1857-01-20 Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, English composer, dies at 32
  • 1857-02-14 Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56
  • 1857-02-15 Mikhail Glinka, Russian composer ("Ruslan and Ludmilla"), dies at 53
  • 1857-02-26 Ole Andreas Lindeman, Norwegian composer and musician, dies at 88
  • 1857-03-17 Adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42
  • 1857-06-28 Joseph Fischhof, Czech-Austrian pianist and composer, dies at 53
  • 1857-07-15 Carl Czerny, Czech-Austrian pianist, composer (Schule der Virtuosen), and teacher, dies at 66
  • 1857-09-18 Karol Kurpiński, Polish composer and conductor (Pygmalion), dies at 72
  • 1857-10-14 Ignacy Marceli Komorowski, Polish composer, dies of tuberculosis at 33
  • 1857-11-07 Charles Zeuner, German-American composer and organist, dies at 62
  • 1857-12-11 Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer, dies at 73
  • 1858-01-08 Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48
  • 1858-02-19 Alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 78
  • 1858-04-03 Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer and royal chaplain master, dies at 79
  • 1858-04-07 Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher and composer, dies at 76
  • 1858-04-16 Johann Baptist Cramer, German British pianist, composer and publisher, dies at 87
  • 1858-06-03 Julius Reubke, German organist, pianist, and composer (Sonata on the 94th Psalm in c), dies of tuberculosis at 24
  • 1858-06-12 William Horsley, English musician and composer, dies at 83
  • 1858-07-06 Jan Emmanuel Doležálek, Bohemian organist and composer, dies at 78
  • 1858-09-10 Henry Wellington Greatorex, English American composer (Gloria Patri), dies at 44
  • 1858-09-11 Alexander Gurilyov, Russian composer, dies at 55
  • 1858-10-26 Isac B. Woodbury, American church composer (The Dulcimer), dies at 39
  • 1858-10-26 Isac Baker Woodbury, American composer, and musicologist (The Dulcimer: Or the New York Collection of Sacred Music), dies at 39
  • 1858-12-18 Joseph-Henri-Ignace Mees, Flemish composer, dies at 81
  • 1858-12-27 Alexandre Pierre François Boëly, French composer, dies at 73
  • 1859-01-20 Bettina von Arnim, German writer and composer of the Romantic era (This Book Belongs to the King), dies at 73
  • 1859-02-06 Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45
  • 1859-02-26 Ferdinand Schubert, Austrian composer, brother of Franz Schubert, dies at 64
  • 1859-03-01 Josef Theodor Krov, Bohemian composer, singer and teacher, dies at 61
  • 1859-06-18 Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, Swiss composer, dies at 65
  • 1859-07-29 Auguste Mathieu Panseron, French composer, dies at 63
  • 1859-10-22 Louis Spohr, German violin virtuoso and composer (Faust), dies at 75
  • 1859-11-07 Carl Gottlieb Reissiger, composer, dies at 61
  • 1859-11-22 Ludwig "Louis" Spohr, German violinist/composer (Faust), dies at 75
  • 1859-12-31 Luigi Ricci, Italian composer, dies at 54
  • 1860-01-30 Francesco Antonio Norberto Pinto, Portuguese violinist, hornist and composer (Adoração ao Sol), dies at 44
  • 1860-03-06 Justus Johann Friedrich Dotzauer, German cellist and composer (b. 1783)
  • 1860-03-28 Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer, dies at 73
  • 1860-05-21 Johannes Frederik Fröhlich, Danish violinist and composer, dies at 53

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