Year 1825 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Oct 17 1st opera by Franz Liszt, "Don Sanche" premieres in Paris
  • Nov 29 Gioachino Rossini's comic opera "Il barbiere di Siviglia" (The Barber of Seville) become 1st opera performed in Italian in US, staged at New York City's Park Theater

Musicians Born in 1825

  • Feb 7 Crystobal Oudrid y Segura, composer
  • Feb 18 Carl Faust, Prussian military musician and composer (Marsch Glück auf - Lucky March), and conductor, born in Neisse, Province of Silesia, Prussia (now Nysa, Poland) (d. 1892)
  • Mar 5 Hans Balatka, Moravian-American conductor (Milwaukee Musikverein; Chicago Oratorio Society), author (Condensed History of Music), and composer, born in Hoffnungsthal bei Olmütz, Moravia (d. 1899)
  • Mar 8 George William Martin, composer
  • Apr 3 Adolf Rzepko, Polish composer, born in Prague, Bohemia, Austrian Empire (now Czech Republic) (d. 1892)

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