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June 1810 in Music History

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestRobert Schumann

Jun 8 Robert Schumann, German pianist, composer (Humoresque), and music critic (Neue Zeitschrift für Musik - New Journal for Music), born in Zwickau, Kingdom of Saxony (d. 1856)

Composer Robert Schumann
Composer
Robert Schumann
  • Jun 9 Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai, German composer, one of the founders of the Vienna Philharmonic, born in Königsberg, Prussia (d. 1849)
  • Jun 19 Ferdinand David, German violinist and composer (Hohe Schule des Violinspiels), born in Hamburg (d. 1873)
  • Jun 23 Franziska"Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 1 Johann Paul Wessely, Czech composer, dies at 47