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Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Jun 8 "Tarare" an opera by Antonio Salieri premieres at the Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin in Paris

Composer Antonio Salieri
Composer
Antonio Salieri

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completes his chamber piece "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 8 Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer
  • Feb 13 James P Carrell, composer
  • Aug 15 Alexander Aliabiev, Russian composer, born in Tobolsk, Siberia (d. 1851)
  • Sep 1 John Bake, classical composer
  • Oct 30 Karl Guhr, German composer (d. 1848)
  • Nov 17 Michele Carafa, composer
  • Nov 25 Franz Xaver Gruber, Austrian organist/composer ("Silent Night")
  • Nov 27 Christian Rummel, composer
  • Dec 1 Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 11 Maximilian JLP Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer, dies at 45
  • May 13 Johann Michael Malzat, composer, dies at 38
  • May 28 Johann Georg Leopold Mozart, Austrian composer, dies at 67
  • Jun 20 Carl Friedrich Abel, German/British viola player/composer, dies at 63
  • Nov 15 Christoph W Ritter von Gluck, composer (Iphigénie Tauride), dies at 73
  • Nov 23 Anton Schweitzer, German composer, dies at 52