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Year 1828 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Aug 20 Gioachino Rossini's opera "Le Comte Ory" premieres in Paris


Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 3 Karl Collan, Finnish composer
  • Jan 17 Eduard Remenyi, Hungarian violinist (d. 1898)
  • Jan 24 Karol Studzinski, Polish violinist & composer, born in Krakow; (d. 1883)
  • Jan 27 Louis Schubert, composer
  • Feb 8 Antonio Cagnoni, composer
  • Apr 5 Pietro Platania, Italian composer, born in Catania, Italy (d. 1907)
  • Apr 22 Guilherme Cossoul, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1880)
  • Jun 2 James Cutler Dunn Parker, composer
  • Jun 3 Jose Inzenga y Castellanos, Spanish composer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1891)
  • Jun 9 Carlo Marsili, Italian composer, born in Lucca (d. 1878)
  • Jul 31 François-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian composer (Le diable au moulin), born in Huise (d. 1908)
  • Aug 5 Giovanni Rossi, Italian composer, born in Borgo San Donnino, Parma (d. 1886)
  • Aug 17 George William Warren, American composer and organist, born in Albany, New York (d. 1902)
  • Aug 26 Erik Anthon Valdemar Siboni, Danish organist and composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1892)
  • Oct 3 Woldemar Bargiel, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1897)
  • Oct 19 Adolfo Fumagalli, composer
  • Nov 7 Ludwig Deppe, German composer, born in Barntrup, Germany (d. 1890)
  • Dec 23 Mathilde Wesendonk, German writer and poet (Tagebuchblatter) whom composer Richard Wagner was infatuated with, born in Elberfeld (d. 1902)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 13 Abbé Alexandre-Auguste Robineau, French composer and painter, dies at 80
  • Mar 8 Johann Anton Sulzer, Swiss writer and composer, dies at 75
  • Jun 15 Brizio Petrucci, Italian composer, dies at 91
  • Oct 3 Josephus Andreas Fodor, Dutch Classical era violinist and composer, dies at 77

Person of interestFranz Schubert

Nov 19 Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (Die schöne Müllerin), dies at 31 from typhoid fever

Composer Franz Schubert
Composer
Franz Schubert
  • Dec 30 Waldemar Thrane, Norwegian composer, dies at 38