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Year 1822 in Music History

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 1 Franz Liszt's, aged 11, debuts as pianist Isabella Colbran

Composer & Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer & Pianist
Franz Liszt

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 7 Theodor Aufrecht, German indologist (Rigveda's Hymns)
  • Jan 8 Alfredo Carlo Piatti, Italian composer, born in Bergamo, Italy (d. 1901)
  • Feb 7 Joaquin y Garbayo Gaztambide, composer
  • Feb 15 Theodor Uhlig, German composer and violinist, born in Wurzen, Saxony (d. 1853)
  • Feb 27 Eugene Gautier, composer
  • Mar 7 Victor Masse, French composer, born in Lorient, France (d. 1884)
  • Mar 31 Rafael Hernando, composer
  • Apr 26 Jan Albert van Eijken, Dutch composer and organist, born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1868)
  • May 16 Eduard Hille, Dutch composer/conductor
  • May 27 Henry Wylde, English composer and conductor, born in Bushey, Hertfordshire (d. 1890)
  • May 27 Joachim Raff, German-Swiss composer, born in Lachen, Switzerland (d. 1882)
  • Jun 18 Henry David Leslie, English composer, born in London, England (d. 1896)
  • Jul 16 Luigi Arditi, Italian violinist and composer, born in Crescentino, Italy (d. 1903)
  • Aug 5 Johann Georg Herzog, German composer and organist, born in Hummendorf (d. 1909)
  • Aug 15 Wilhelm Rust, German musicologist and composer, born in Dessau, Germany (d. 1892)
  • Oct 5 Hans Hampel, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1884)
  • Oct 13 Carl Martin Reinthaler, German composer, born in Erfurt, Germany (d. 1896)
  • Nov 7 Edouard Gregoir, Belgian composer, born in Turnhout, Belgium (d. 1890)
  • Dec 10 César Franck, Belgian composer and organist (Symphonic Variations), born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1890)
  • Dec 15 Edward Stephen, Welsh musician and composer, born in Maentwrog, Merionethshire (d. 1885)
  • Dec 16 Charles Edward Horsley, composer
  • Dec 27 John Roberts, Welsh composer, minister and poet, born in Aber­ystwyth, Wales (d. 1877)

Weddings in Music

  • Mar 16 Opera Composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioacchino Rossini marries 1st wife Opera Singer Isabella Colbran in Bologna

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 2 Jean-Baptiste Davaux, French classical composer, dies at 79
  • Feb 19 Jeronymo Francisco de Lima, Portuguese composer, dies at 78
  • Feb 22 Johann Ignaz Walter, German opera singer and composer, dies at 66
  • Mar 2 Friedrich Christian Hermann Uber, composer, dies at 40
  • Mar 3 Franz Adam Veichtner, composer, dies at 81
  • Apr 6 František Xaver Partsch, Czech composer, dies at 62
  • Apr 13 Gaetano Valeri, Italian composer, dies at 61
  • May 9 Charles Duquesnoy, French composer, dies at 62
  • May 15 Christian Ludwig Dieter, German composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 19 John Bray, English-born American actor and composer (The Indian Princess), dies on his 40th birthday
  • Jun 25 Ernst T Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer, dies at 46
  • Aug 19 Melchor Lopez Jimenez, composer, dies at 62
  • Oct 16 Eva Marie Veigel [La Violette], Austrian ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick, dies at 98
  • Oct 27 Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, German composer, dies at 55
  • Nov 18 Anton Teyber, Austrian composer, dies at 66
  • Nov 24 Karl Jacob Wagner, composer, dies at 50
  • Nov 26 Johann Baptist Henneberg, Austrian composer, dies at 53
  • Dec 15 Ferenc Verseghy, Hungarian poet and composer, dies at 65
  • Dec 29 Albert Christoph Dies, German painter, engraver and biographer, dies at 67