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August 1829 in Music History

Events in Music


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Aug 3 Gioachino Rossini's last and greatest opera "Guillaume Tell" (William Tell) premieres at Salle Le Peletier in Paris


Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 5 Heinrich Stiehl, German organist and composer, born in Lübeck (d. 1886)
  • Aug 15 Eduard de Hartog, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1909)
  • Aug 21 Otto Goldschmidt, German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1907)
  • Aug 28 Albert Dietrich, German composer and conductor, born in Meissen, Germany (d. 1908)