On This Day

April 1800 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Apr 2 1st performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's 1st Symphony in C


Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 16 Jozef Stefani, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1876)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 25 William Cowper, English pre-romantic poet (Olney Hymns), dies at 68