On This Day

August 1813 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 10 William Henry Fry, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 1 Carl Stenborg, Swedish composer, dies at 60
  • Aug 19 Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, German composer, dies at 54
  • Aug 19 Josef Blazej Smrcek, Czech composer, dies at 61
  • Aug 20 Jan Krtitel Vanhal, Czech organist, cellist, and composer, dies at 74
  • Aug 26 Daniel Gottlob Turk, German composer, dies at 63