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Year 1822 in Music History

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 1 Franz Liszt, aged 11, debuts as pianist in Vienna

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, Spanish composer of zarzuelas, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1888)
  • 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, British choral and orchestral conductor, and 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, British organist, conductor and composer, born in London (d. 1876)
  • Dec 27 John Roberts, Welsh composer, minister and poet, born in Aber­ystwyth, Wales (d. 1877)

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 16 Italian opera composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioachino Rossini weds 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, German violinist and 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 and 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 Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, German pianist, composer and publisher, 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