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Year 1829 in Music History

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Musicians Born in 1829

  • Jan 24 William Mason, American pianist, pedagogue and composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1908)
  • Mar 20 Charles Albert White, composer
  • May 8 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, American pianist and composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1869)
  • May 9 Ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist and composer, born in Sinalunga, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1888)
  • May 12 Pavlos Carrer, Greek composer (Isabella d'Aspeno), born in Zakynthos (d. 1896)

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Musicians Who Died in 1829

  • Jan 3 Robert Archibald Smith, Scottish composer, dies at 48
  • Jan 12 Michael Gottard Fischer, composer, dies at 55
  • Jan 25 William Shield, composer, dies at 80
  • Feb 16 François-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les PĂȘcheurs; Mirza), dies at 95
  • Feb 18 Jan Krtitel Kuchar, composer, dies at 77

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