Year 1800 in Music History

Events in Music

Musicians Born in 1800

  • Jan 1 Sydney Nelson, composer
  • Jan 1 Vaclav Horak, composer
  • Jan 14 Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Austrian musicologist (Köchel catalogue of Mozart's works), born in Krems an der Donau, Austria (d. 1877)
  • Apr 16 Jozef Stefani, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1876)
  • May 6 Ferdinand Marcucci, Italian harpist and composer, born in Florence (d. 1871)

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Musicians Who Died in 1800

  • Jan 6 William Jones, English composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 10 Johan Wikmanson, composer, dies at 46
  • Mar 2 Christian Friedrich Schale, composer, dies at 86
  • Mar 3 Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, German composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 9 Dominique Della-Maria, French composer, dies at 30

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