July 1826 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

Stephen Foster

Jul 4 Stephen Foster, American composer (Oh! Susanna; Swanee River; Beautiful Dreamer), born in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)

  • Jul 10 Theodore Lajarte, French writer on music and composer, born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1890)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 7 Friedrich Dülon, German flautist and composer, dies at 56
  • Jul 11 Carl Bernhard Wessely, composer, dies at 57
  • Jul 17 Joseph Graetz, German organist, composer, and music educator, dies at 65
  • Jul 24 Jacob Kimball, composer, dies at 65
  • Jul 26 Friedrich Wilhelm Weis, German physician and composer, dies at 82