1805 in Music

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Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Apr 7 Premiere of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Eroica" (conducted by himself)

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 4 Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer
  • Feb 4 Georg Andreas Henkel, composer
  • Mar 5 Theodore Labarre, composer
  • Mar 30 Adrien de La Fage, composer
  • May 14 Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann, composer
  • Jun 8 Luigi Ricci, Italian composer, born in Naples (d. 1859)
  • Jun 21 Karl Friedrich Curschmann, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1841)
  • Jun 27 Stephen Elvey, English composer, born in Canterbury, Kent, England (d. 1860)
  • Jul 9 Henry John Gauntlett, English organist and composer, born in Wellington, Shropshire (d. 1876)
  • Oct 28 John Thomson, composer
  • Nov 1 Alessandro Nini, composer
  • Nov 14 Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, German composer, born in Hamburg, (d. 1847)
  • Dec 26 Joseph-Leon Gatayes, composer
  • Dec 28 Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 19 Johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, German composer, dies at 43
  • Jan 23 Vaclav Pichl, Czech composer, dies at 63
  • Jan 24 Giacomo Conti, Italian composer, dies at 50
  • Feb 27 Stefan Paluselli, composer, dies at 57
  • Apr 6 Lorenz Justinian Ott, German composer, dies at 56
  • May 28 Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer/cellist (Minuet), dies at 62
  • Jul 1 Georg Ritschel, composer, dies at 60
  • Aug 1 Friedrich Christoph Gebtewitz, composer, dies at 51
  • Aug 31 Joseph Abaco, Italian composer, dies at 95
  • Oct 13 Johann Christoph Kuhnau, composer, dies at 70
  • Oct 21 Johann Baptist Lasser, composer, dies at 54
  • Dec 10 Friedrich Franz Hurka, composer, dies at 43