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Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Sep 6 Mozart's opera "La Clemenza di Tito" premieres in Prague

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 6 Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer
  • Feb 1 Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder
  • Feb 20 Carl Czerny, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Mar 31 Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer
  • May 11 Jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek, composer
  • May 29 Pietro Romani, composer
  • Jul 9 Nicolas Ledesma, composer
  • Jul 26 Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, 6th child of Austrian composer WAM
  • Sep 5 Giacomo Meyerbeer, German opera composer (Golt Und Die Natur), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1864)
  • Oct 31 Ferdinand Huber, Swiss composer, born in St. Gallen, Switzerland (d. 1863)
  • Dec 4 Johann Gottlob Topfer, composer
  • Dec 9 Peter Joseph von Lindpaintner, composer

Deaths in Music


Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 9 Francis Hopkinson, American author and composer, (designed the first American flag), dies from an apoplectic seizure at 53

Designer of the American Flag Francis Hopkinson
Designer of the American Flag
Francis Hopkinson
  • May 28 Joseph Schmitt, composer, dies at 57
  • May 30 Ildephons Haas, composer, dies at 56
  • Aug 25 Pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 5 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composer, dies in Vienna Austria at 35

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart