1820 in Music

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Events in Music

  • May 13 Opera "Die Jagarsbrautt" is completed

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 9 Pavel Krizkovsky, composer
  • Jan 23 Alexander Nikoleyevich Serov, composer
  • Feb 13 Bela Albrecht Pal Keler, composer
  • Feb 17 Henri Vieuxtemps, Verviers Belgium, composer/teacher (Brussels Cons)
  • Feb 29 Adolf Schimon, composer
  • Mar 1 Richard Redhead, composer
  • Mar 7 Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer
  • Mar 21 Frank Mori, English composer, born in London (d. 1873)
  • Apr 17 Gottfried Conradi, composer
  • May 22 Alexander Ernst Fesca, composer
  • Jun 18 Martin Andreas Udbye, composer
  • Aug 3 Luther Orlando Emerson, composer
  • Aug 20 Adolfe Louis Eugene Fetis, composer
  • Aug 24 Jacopo Tomadini, Italian composer, born in Cividale del Friuli, Italy (d. 1883)
  • Aug 30 George Frederick Root, American songwriter (The Battle Cry of Freedom), born in Sheffield, Massachusetts (d. 1895)
  • Oct 1 Gustav Adolf Heinze, composer
  • Oct 6 Swedish Nightingale [Jenny Lind], Swedish soprano, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1887)
  • Oct 8 Stanislaw Katski, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 25 Joseph F Weigl, German/Austria violin cellist, dies at 79
  • Feb 7 Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer, dies at 57
  • Feb 12 Guillaume Albert Teniers, composer, dies at 71
  • Mar 26 Jean-Etienne Despreaux, French ballet dancer and composer, dies at 71
  • May 10 Matthaus Stegmayer, composer, dies at 49
  • May 14 Paul Friedrich Struck, composer, dies at 43
  • Aug 6 Antonin Vranicky, composer, dies at 59
  • Aug 11 Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56
  • Sep 17 Henri Hamal, Belgian composer, dies at 76
  • Oct 3 Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer, dies at 74
  • Dec 21 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45