Composers in History (Part 21)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 2001 - 2,100 of 7,415

  • 1823-05-17 Charlotte Sainton-Dolby, English contralto and composer, born in London (d. 1885)
  • 1823-06-26 Frederick Bowen Jewson, Scottish composer, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1891)
  • 1823-08-03 Francisco Barbieri Spanish zarzuela opera composer (El Diablo en el poder), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1894)
  • 1823-08-07 Faustina Hasse Hodges, English-American composer, born in Malmesbury, England (d. 1895)
  • 1823-08-14 Karel Miry, Belgian composer (De Vlaamse Leeuw), born in Ghent (d. 1889)
  • 1823-08-26 Wilhelm Troszel, Polish operatic bass, composer and voice teacher, born in Warsaw (d. 1887)
  • 1823-09-10 Adolf von Doss, German composer, born in Pfarrkirchen, Germany (d. 1886)
  • 1823-10-13 Immanuel Faisst, German composer, born in Esslingen am Neckar, Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1894)
  • 1823-10-21 Pasqual Juan Emilio Arrieta y Corera, composer
  • 1823-11-04 Karel Komzák I, Bohemian composer and musician, born in Netěchovice, Czech Republic (d. 1893)
  • 1823-11-26 Thomas Tellefsen, Norwegian pianist and composer, born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 1874)
  • 1823-12-01 Ernest Reyer, French opera composer, born in Marseilles, France (d. 1909)
  • 1823-12-10 Theodore Furchtegott Kirchner, German composer, born in Neukirchen, Germany (d. 1903)
  • 1823-12-10 Wilhelm Kuhe, German composer, born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 1912)
  • 1823-12-15 Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, German organist and composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1896)
  • 1823-12-23 Alexandru Flechtenmacher, Romanian composer, born in Iaşi, Romania (d. 1898)
  • 1824-01-08 Per August Olander, Swedish composer, born in Linköping, Sweden (d. 1886)
  • 1824-01-13 Ignacy Marceli Komorowski, Polish composer, born in Warsaw (d. 1857)
  • 1824-01-22 Josef Leopold Zvonař, Czech organist and composer, born in Kublov, Bohemia (d. 1865)
  • 1824-01-29 Karl von Perfall, composer
  • 1824-03-02 [Friedrich] Bedřich Smetana, Czech composer (The Bartered Bride; Ma Vlast; Moldau), born in Litomyšl, Bohemia (d. 1884)
  • 1824-04-21 Anselmo Clavé, Spanish politician and composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1874)
  • 1824-04-27 William Richard Bexfield, English composer, born in Norwich, England (d. 1853)
  • 1824-06-13 Julius Eichberg, German composer, born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 1893)
  • 1824-06-22 Frédéric Louis Ritter, French composer and conductor, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1891)
  • 1824-06-23 Carl Reinecke, German pianist, composer and teacher (Undine Sonata), born in Altona, Holstein (d. 1910)
  • 1824-06-26 Moritz Fürstenau, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1889)
  • 1824-07-11 Adolphe-Abraham Samuel, Belgian composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1898)
  • 1824-07-30 Eugenio Terziani, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1889)
  • 1824-08-01 Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, English composer, born in Deal, Kent, England (d. 1857)
  • 1824-08-19 Georg Goltermann, German cellist and composer, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1898)

Person of interestAnton Bruckner

1824-09-04 Anton Bruckner, Austrian composer (Te Deum, Wagner Symphony), Wagner disciple and "monumental bore", born in Ansfelden, Austria (d. 1896)

Composer Anton Bruckner
Composer
Anton Bruckner
  • 1824-09-08 Jaime Nunó, Spanish composer (Mexican national anthem), born in Sant Joan de les Abadesses, Catalonia (d. 1908)
  • 1824-09-19 Carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, Austrian zither player and composer, born in Baden, Austria (d. 1902)
  • 1824-09-30 Peter Milne, Scottish composer and violinist, born in Kincardine O'Neil (d. 1908)
  • 1824-10-13 Henry Stephen Cutler, American composer (d. 1902)
  • 1824-10-19 Frantisek Pivoda, composer
  • 1824-12-24 Peter Cornelius, German composer and teacher (The Barber of Baghdad), born in Mainz, Germany (d. 1874)
  • 1825-02-07 Crystobal Oudrid y Segura, composer
  • 1825-03-05 Hans Balatka, Moravian-American conductor (Milwaukee Musikverein; Chicago Oratorio Society), author (Condensed History of Music), and composer, born in Hoffnungsthal bei Olmütz, Moravia (d. 1899)
  • 1825-03-08 George William Martin, composer
  • 1825-04-03 Adolf Rzepko, Polish composer, born in Prague (d. 1892)
  • 1825-05-10 Rudolf Viole, composer
  • 1825-05-26 Felipe Gutiérrez Y Espinosa, Puerto Rican composer, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1899)
  • 1825-07-23 Richard Hol, Dutch composer, organist and conductor, born in Amsterdam (d. 1904)
  • 1825-08-12 Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley, composer
  • 1825-08-21 Kate Fanny Loder, English composer and pianist, born in Bathwick Street, Bathwick, England (d. 1904)
  • 1825-10-09 Adolphe Nibelle, French composer (Le Loup-Garou (The Werewolf)), born in Gien, France (d. 1895)
  • 1825-10-25 Johann Baptist Strauss Jr., Austrian composer (Waltz King), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1899)
  • 1825-11-14 August Reissmann, composer
  • 1825-12-04 Hynek Vojáček, Czech composer, born in Zlín, Empire of Austria (d. 1916)
  • 1825-12-16 Robert Prescott Stewart, Irish composer, organist, conductor, and teacher, born in Dublin (d. 1894)
  • 1825-12-19 George Frederick Bristow, American composer (Rip Van Winkle), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1898)
  • 1825-12-27 Reinhold Finsterbusch, German singer, organist, composer, and choral director ( Jesu Tod und Begräbnis), born in Mittweida, Saxony, Germany (d. 1902)
  • 1826-02-16 Franz von Holstein, composer
  • 1826-03-01 John Thomas, Welsh composer and harpist, born in Bridgend (d. 1913)
  • 1826-03-09 Jean Joseph Bott, German violinist and composer, born in Kassel, Germany (d. 1895)
  • 1826-03-12 Robert Lowry, composer
  • 1826-03-14 William Fiske Sherwin, American composer, born in Buckland, Massachusetts (d. 1888)
  • 1826-03-23 [Aloysius] Ludwig Minkus, Austrian violinist, and ballet composer (La Bayadère), born in Vienna, Austrian Empire (d. 1917)
  • 1826-04-07 Johann Hermann Berens, composer
  • 1826-04-28 Alexander Stadtfeld, German composer, born in Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1853)
  • 1826-06-01 Hermann Zopff, composer
  • 1826-06-05 Ivar Hallström, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1901)

Person of interestStephen Foster

1826-07-04 Stephen Foster, American composer (Oh! Susanna, Swanee River), born in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)

Father of American Music Stephen Foster
Father of American Music
Stephen Foster
  • 1826-07-10 Theodore Lajarte, French writer on music and composer, born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1890)
  • 1826-08-13 William Thomas Best, English organist and composer, born in Carlisle, Cumberland, England (d. 1897)
  • 1826-08-27 Hermann Kipper, German music teacher and composer, born in Koblenz, Germany (d. 1910)
  • 1826-08-28 Walter Cecil Macfarren, English pianist and composer, born in London (d. 1905)
  • 1826-09-06 Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, Russian composer, born in Chufarovo, Russia (d. 1894)
  • 1826-09-08 Disma Fumagalli, Italian composer, born in Inzago, Milan, Italy (d. 1893)
  • 1826-10-16 Piotr Studzinski, Polish conductor and composer, born in the Free City of Cracow (d. 1869)
  • 1826-10-22 Guglielmo Quarenghi, Italian composer and cellist, born in Casalmaggiore, Italy (d. 1882)
  • 1826-12-21 Ernst Pauer, Austrian composer and pianist, born in Vienna (d. 1905)
  • 1826-12-24 Ignacy Krzyzanowski, Polish composer, born in Opatów, Poland (d. 1905)
  • 1826-12-26 Franz Coenen, composer
  • 1826-12-31 Henry Hiles, English composer, born in Shrewsbury (d. 1904)
  • 1827-03-26 Emanuel Kania, Polish composer, born in Uszyce, Poland (d. 1887)
  • 1827-04-12 Edward Mollenhauer, American composer, born in Erfurt, Prussia (d. 1914)
  • 1827-04-15 Julius Tausch, German composer, born in Dessau (d. 1895)
  • 1827-08-20 Josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dorfschwalben aus Austria), born in Mariahilf, Austria (d. 1870)
  • 1827-08-22 Edouard Silas, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1909)
  • 1827-08-28 Teresa Milanollo, Italian composer, born in Savigliano, Italy (d. 1904)
  • 1827-09-08 Emil Naumann, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1888)
  • 1827-10-06 Cark Reidel, German composer and conductor, born in Cronenberg, Wuppertal (d. 1888)
  • 1827-11-12 Gustav Merkel, German organist and composer (d. 1885)
  • 1828-01-03 Karl Collan, Finnish composer
  • 1828-01-24 Karol Studzinski, Polish violinist & composer, born in Krakow; (d. 1883)
  • 1828-01-27 Louis Schubert, composer
  • 1828-02-08 Antonio Cagnoni, composer
  • 1828-04-05 Pietro Platania, Italian composer, born in Catania, Italy (d. 1907)
  • 1828-04-22 Guilherme Cossoul, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1880)
  • 1828-06-02 James Cutler Dunn Parker, composer
  • 1828-06-03 Jose Inzenga y Castellanos, Spanish composer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1891)
  • 1828-06-09 Carlo Marsili, Italian composer, born in Lucca (d. 1878)
  • 1828-07-31 François-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian composer (Le diable au moulin), born in Huise (d. 1908)
  • 1828-08-05 Giovanni Rossi, Italian composer, born in Borgo San Donnino, Parma (d. 1886)
  • 1828-08-17 George William Warren, American composer and organist, born in Albany, New York (d. 1902)
  • 1828-08-26 Erik Anthon Valdemar Siboni, Danish organist and composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1892)
  • 1828-10-03 Woldemar Bargiel, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1897)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 2001 - 2,100 of 5,894

  • 1889-03-27 Moritz Fürstenau, German composer, dies at 64
  • 1889-06-27 Whitney Eugene Thayer, American composer, dies at 50
  • 1889-06-30 Eugenio Terziani, Italian composer, dies at 64
  • 1889-07-04 Auguste Mermet, composer, dies at 79
  • 1889-07-07 Giovanni Bottesini, Italian Romantic composer, conductor and a double bass virtuoso, dies at 67
  • 1889-07-13 Carli Zoeller, German composer, dies at 49
  • 1889-08-04 Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, German composer, dies at 75
  • 1889-08-17 Ernst Franck, German composer and conductor, dies at 42
  • 1889-10-03 Karel Miry, Belgian composer (De Vlaamse Leeuw), dies at 66
  • 1889-10-10 Adolf von Henselt, German composer, dies at 75
  • 1889-10-22 Olivier Metra, French composer (Esperance!), dies at 59
  • 1889-10-24 Loisa Puget, French composer, dies at 79
  • 1889-12-03 Baltasar Saldoni, composer, dies at 82
  • 1890-01-07 Hans Matthison-Hansen, composer, dies at 82
  • 1890-01-14 Francesco D'Arcais, Italian composer, dies at 59
  • 1890-01-17 Salomon Sulzer, composer, dies at 85
  • 1890-01-20 Franz Paul Lachner, German composer, dies at 86
  • 1890-01-30 Karl Merz, German-American composer (Brainard's Musical World), dies at 53
  • 1890-03-13 Henry Wylde, English composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1890-04-16 John Barnett, English composer (The Mountain Sylph), dies at 87
  • 1890-05-06 Hubert Leonard, composer, dies at 71
  • 1890-05-28 Viktor Nessler, Alsatian composer, dies at 49
  • 1890-06-03 Henryk Oskar Kolberg, Polish folklorist and composer, dies at 76
  • 1890-06-20 Theodore Lajarte, French writer on music and composer, dies at 63
  • 1890-06-28 Edouard Gregoir, Belgian composer, dies at 67
  • 1890-06-30 Samuel Parkman Tuckerman, composer, dies at 71
  • 1890-09-05 Ludwig Deppe, German composer, dies at 61
  • 1890-10-17 Prosper Philippe Catherine Sainton, French composer, dies at 77
  • 1890-11-04 Kazamierz Julian Kratzer, Polish composer, dies at 46
  • 1890-11-08 Caesar Franck, Belgian organist and composer (Symphonic Variations), dies at 67
  • 1890-11-27 Emanuele Muzio, Italian composer, dies at 69
  • 1890-12-21 Niels Wilhelm Gade, Danish violinist, organist, composer, and conductor, dies at 73
  • 1891-01-07 (Carl Gottfried) Wilhelm Taubert, German pianist, conductor, and composer, dies at 79
  • 1891-01-08 Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81
  • 1891-01-16 Clement Léo Delibes, French romantic composer (Coppélia, Sylvia, Le roi l'a dit, Lakmé), dies at 54
  • 1891-01-17 Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74
  • 1891-01-21 Calixa Lavallee, Canadian composer (O Canada), dies at 48
  • 1891-04-15 Stephen Albert Emery, American pianist, composer, and pedagogue (Elements of Harmony), dies at 49
  • 1891-04-17 Jules Eugene Abraham Alary, Italian born French composer, dies at 77
  • 1891-05-23 Ignace Leybach, French pianist and composer, dies at 73
  • 1891-05-26 Frederick Bowen Jewson, Scottish composer, dies at 67
  • 1891-06-14 Nicolo Gabrielli, composer, dies at 77
  • 1891-06-23 Francis Henry Brown, composer, dies at 73
  • 1891-06-24 Ann Mounsey, English composer, dies at 80
  • 1891-06-28 Jose Inzenga y Castellanos, composer, dies at 63
  • 1891-07-03 Stefano Golinelli, Italian composer, dies at 72
  • 1891-07-04 Frederic Louis Ritter, composer, dies at 67
  • 1891-07-21 Franco Faccio, Italian composer and conductor, dies at 51
  • 1891-08-05 Henry Litolff, French composer and pianist, dies at 73
  • 1891-09-02 Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger, composer, dies at 76
  • 1891-12-23 Holger Simon Paulli, Danish conductor and composer, dies at 81
  • 1891-12-28 Alfred Cellier, British conductor (Glibert and Sullivan) and composer (Dorothy), dies at 47
  • 1892-01-10 Heinrich Ludwig Egmont Dorn, composer, dies at 91
  • 1892-01-13 Charles Albert White, composer, dies at 62
  • 1892-01-17 Alexandre Levy, Brazilian composer and pianist, dies at 27
  • 1892-02-11 Erik Anthon Valdemar Siboni, Danish organist and composer, dies at 63
  • 1892-03-20 Arthur Goring Thomas, English composer, dies at 41
  • 1892-03-26 Anton Wallerstein, German composer, dies at 78
  • 1892-03-31 Adolf Rzepko, Polish composer, dies at 66
  • 1892-04-22 Edouard Lalo, French composer, dies at 69
  • 1892-05-02 Wilhelm Rust, German musicologist and composer, dies at 69
  • 1892-05-05 Jan Nepomuk Škroup, Czech composer, dies at 80
  • 1892-05-06 Ernest Guiraud, composer, dies at 54
  • 1892-06-09 Friedrich Wilhelm Langhans, German musician and composer, dies at 59
  • 1892-08-19 František Zdeněk Skuherský, Czech composer, dies at 62
  • 1892-09-11 Charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, French composer (Les trois couleurs), dies at 84
  • 1892-09-24 Patrick Gilmore, Irish--born American bandmaster and composer (When Johnny Comes Marching Home), dies at 62
  • 1892-12-15 Charles Balmer, German composer, dies at 75
  • 1893-01-19 Julius Eichberg, German composer, dies at 68
  • 1893-01-22 Vincenz Lachner, German composer, dies at 81
  • 1893-01-23 Phillips Brooks, American Episcopal bishop and composer (Little Town of Bethlehem), dies at 57
  • 1893-03-05 Richard Samuel Hughes, Welsh composer, dies at 37
  • 1893-03-09 Disma Fumagalli, Italian composer, dies at 66
  • 1893-03-19 Karel Komzák I, Bohemian composer and musician, dies at 69
  • 1893-04-30 Gyula Beliczay, Hungarian composer and teacher, dies at 57
  • 1893-05-03 Josef Rudolf Zavrtal, Czech composer, dies at 73
  • 1893-05-04 George Washington Hewitt, composer, dies at 82
  • 1893-06-07 Johann Schrammel, Austrian composer, dies at 43
  • 1893-06-10 Elek Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel, dies at 49
  • 1893-06-15 Ferenc Erkel, Hungarian composer (Himnusz), dies at 82
  • 1893-08-07 Alfredo Catalani, Italian operatic composer, dies at 39
  • 1893-08-22 Ernst II, duke of Saxony-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93) and composer, dies at 75 (b. 1818)
  • 1893-10-16 Carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75
  • 1893-10-18 Charles Gounod, French composer (La reine the Saba), dies at 75

Person of interestPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1893-11-06 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer of the late-Romantic period (1812 Overture, Swan Lake), dies of suspected cholera at 53

  • 1893-11-16 George Alexander Osborne, Irish pianist and composer (La Pluie de perles), dies of natural causes at 87
  • 1893-12-01 Eduard Franck, German composer, dies at 76
  • 1893-12-09 George Elvey, English composer, dies at 77
  • 1893-12-22 Benedikt Randhartinger, Austrian composer, dies at 91
  • 1894-01-21 Guillaume Lekeu, Belgian composer (Épithalame), dies of typhoid fever at 24
  • 1894-02-11 Pasqual Juan Emilio Arrieta y Corera, composer, dies at 70
  • 1894-02-12 Hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (b. 1830)
  • 1894-02-17 Francisco Barbieri Spanish zarzuela opera composer (El Diablo en el poder), dies at 70
  • 1894-02-19 Ernesto Camillo Sivori, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 78
  • 1894-03-21 Jacob Rosenhaim, Jewish-German composer, dies at 80
  • 1894-03-24 Robert Prescott Stewart, composer, dies at 68
  • 1894-05-24 William Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63
  • 1894-06-05 Immanuel Faisst, German composer, dies at 70
  • 1894-07-08 Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, Russian composer, dies at 67
  • 1894-07-13 Juventino Rosas, composer, dies at 26

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