On This Day

November 1805 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Nov 20 Ludwig van Beethoven's "Fidelio", his only opera, premieres at Vienna's Theater an der Wien

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Alessandro Nini, Italian composer, born in Fano, Pesaro, Italy (d. 1880)
  • Nov 14 Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, German composer, born in Hamburg, (d. 1847)