Year 1815 in Music History

Events in Music

Musicians Born in 1815

  • Jan 9 William Jackson of Masham, English composer and organist, born in Masham, Yorkshire (d. 1866)
  • Jan 16 Adolph Trube, German organist, teacher and composer, born in Waldenburg, Saxony (d. 1857)
  • Jan 22 Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger, Dutch-British pianist, composer, composer, and writer (Wagner As I Knew Him), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1891)
  • Mar 2 Antonio Buzzolla, composer
  • Mar 4 Mykhailo Verbytsky, Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest and composer (Prostachka; The State Anthem of Ukraine), born in Nadsyannia, Russian Empire (now Poland) (d. 1870)

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Musicians Who Died in 1815

  • Feb 17 Franz Gotz, Bohemian composer, dies at 59
  • Feb 19 Leonhard von Call, Austrian composer, dies at 47
  • May 21 Roman Hoffstetter, German classical composer, dies at 73
  • Sep 12 José Maurício, Portuguese organist, and sacred music and modinha (love song) composer, dies at 63
  • Oct 31 Daniel Belknap, American composer, dies at 44

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