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Events in Music

  • Jun 10 Pesaro opera theater opens with Rossini's "La gaza ladra"

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Oct 24 Felix Mendelssohn aged 9 performs his first public concert in Berlin

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
  • Dec 24 Christmas carol "Silent Night" composed by Franz Xaver Gruber is first sung at St Nicholas parish church in Oberndorf, Austria

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 27 Jacob Axel Josephson, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1880)
  • Apr 6 Francis Henry Brown, composer
  • Apr 25 Marek Konrad Sokolowski, Polish guitarist and composer, born in Zhytomyr, Ukraine (d. 1883)
  • Jun 17 Charles Francois Gounod, opera composer (Faust), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 21 Ernst II, duke of Saxon-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93) and composer, born in Ehrenburg Palace, Coburg, Germany (d. 1893)
  • Jun 30 Edward John Hopkins, English organist and composer, born in London (d. 1901)
  • Jul 15 Heinrich Esser, composer
  • Jul 24 Félix Godefroid, Belgian harpist and composer, born in Namur, Belgium (d. 1897)
  • Aug 7 Henry Charles Litolff, French composer/pianist, born in London, England (d. 1891)
  • Oct 6 Joseph Rummel, composer
  • Oct 26 Stefano Golinelli, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1891)
  • Nov 26 Louis Lacombe, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 1 Fedele Fenaroli, Italian composer, dies at 87
  • Feb 1 Giuseppi Gazzaniga, composer, dies at 74
  • Mar 23 Nicolas Isouard, composer, dies at 42
  • Mar 28 Antonio Capuzzi, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 62
  • May 7 Leopold Koželuch, Czech composer, dies at 70
  • May 8 Franz Ignaz Kaa, composer, dies at 78
  • Dec 31 Jean-Pierre Duport, composer, dies at 77