Year 1816 in Music History

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Musicians Born in 1816

  • Feb 17 Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, German composer and musician, born in Reichenbach, Prussia (d. 1887)
  • Mar 19 Johannes Verhulst, Dutch composer and conductor, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1891)
  • Mar 27 George Elvey, British organist and composer, born in Canterbury, England (d. 1893)
  • Apr 13 William Sterndale Bennett, English composer, born in Sheffield, Yorkshire (d. 1875)
  • May 14 Gualtiero Sanelli, Italian composer, born in Parma (d. 1861)

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Musicians Who Died in 1816

  • Jan 1 Francois Alexander Sallantin, French composer, dies at 60
  • Jan 15 Henry Harington, composer, dies at 88
  • Feb 4 Meingosus Gaelle, composer, dies at 63
  • Feb 10 Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer, dies at 74
  • Mar 18 Johann Paul Schulthesius, German composer, dies at 67

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