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Events in Music

  • Mar 6 1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 9 Francesco Gomez da Rocha, composer
  • Mar 15 Gaetano Gaspari, composer
  • Mar 24 Maria Malibran, Spanish-French singer (d. 1836)
  • Apr 10 Auguste Franchomme, French cellist and composer, born in Lille, France (d. 1884)
  • May 15 Gottfried Herrmann, composer
  • May 15 Michael William Balfe, composer
  • May 17 Charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, French composer (Les trois couleurs), (d.1892)
  • May 30 Joaquim Casimiro Jr, composer
  • Jun 24 Anna Caroline Oury, composer
  • Jul 28 Charles Lucas, composer
  • Jul 31 Frederick Nichols Crouch, composer
  • Aug 10 Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer
  • Sep 15 Louis Clapisson, composer
  • Oct 1 Fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer
  • Oct 12 John Liptrot Hatton, English composer and pianist, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1886)
  • Oct 24 Ernst Richter, German musical theorist and composer, born in Großschönau, Saxony, Germany (d. 1879)
  • Nov 17 Alberich Zwyssig, composer
  • Nov 18 Antoine-Amable-Elie Elwart, composer
  • Dec 6 Johann Christian Gebauer, composer
  • Dec 26 Albert Grisar, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 25 Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 11 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer, dies at 83
  • Jun 16 Georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60
  • Jul 20 François-Hippolyte Barthélémon, French composer, dies at 66
  • Jul 29 Selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies
  • Aug 13 Henri Hardouin, French composer, dies at 81
  • Aug 30 Joseph Anton Bauer, composer, dies at 83
  • Sep 26 Pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51
  • Sep 27 Gaétan Vestris, French ballet dancer, dies at 79
  • Dec 1 Anton Fischer, composer, dies at 30