Year 1817 in Music History

Events in Music

Musicians Born in 1817

  • Jan 18 Jacques Gregoir, Belgian pianist and composer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1876)
  • Feb 2 Jose Maria de la Purificacion Ventura, composer
  • Feb 3 Emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer
  • Feb 22 Niels Wilhelm Gade, Danish violinist, organist, composer, and conductor, born in Copenhagen (d. 1890)
  • Mar 24 Aimé Maillart, French opera composer (Les Dragons de Villars), born in Montpellier, Hérault, France (d. 1871)

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Musicians Married in 1817


Musicians Who Died in 1817

  • Jan 14 Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny, French composer, dies at 87
  • Jan 16 Antonín Volánek, Czech organist and composer, dies at 55
  • Jan 28 Friedrich Ludwig Æmilius Kunzen, German composer, dies at 55
  • Feb 9 Franz Wilhelm Tausch, German clarinetist, composer, and pedagogue, dies at 54
  • Feb 20 Martin de Ron, Swedish bassoonist and composer, dies at 27

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