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July 1819 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 2 Charles-Louis Hanon, French composer and piano pedagogue (The Virtuoso Pianist in 60 Exercises), born in Renescure, France (d. 1900)
  • Jul 3 Louis Théodore Gouvy, French-German composer, born in Sarre (d. 1898)
  • Jul 8 Vatroslav Lisinski [Ignatius Fuchs], Croatian composer (Love and Malice), born in Zagreb, Kingdom of Croatia, Austrian Empire (d. 1854)
  • Jul 20 Paul Henrion, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1901)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 24 Sophie Gail, French singer and composer, dies at 43