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Year 1830 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jan 28 Opera "Fra Diavolo" by Daniel Auber, premieres in Paris
  • Mar 4 Vincenzo Bellini's opera "I Capuleti e i Montecchi" premieres in Venice

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Apr 11 Robert Schumann hears the violinist Paganini play in Frankfurt

Composer Robert Schumann
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Robert Schumann

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Dec 5 Hector Berlioz's "Symphonique Fantastique" premieres in Paris

Composer Hector Berlioz
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Hector Berlioz
  • Dec 26 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Anna Bolena" premieres in Milan

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 3 Alexander Ewing, composer
  • Jan 8 Hans von Bülow, German pianist & composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1894)
  • Jan 27 Georg Hellmesberger, composer
  • Feb 11 Hans Bronsart von Schellendorf, composer
  • Feb 11 Peter Arnold Heise, composer
  • Mar 26 John Rogers Thomas, American composer, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1896)
  • Mar 30 Auguste Tolbecque, composer
  • Apr 5 Alexander Muir, Canadian composer (The Maple Leaf Forever), born in Lesmahagow, Scotland (d. 1906)
  • Apr 13 Eduard Lassen, Belgian-Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1904)
  • May 18 Karl Goldmark, Austro-Hungarian composer (Sakuhtala), born in Keszthely, Hungary (d. 1915)
  • May 28 Carl Filtsch, Transylvanian composer and pianist child prodigy, born in Mühlbach (Sebeș), Romania (d. 1845)
  • Jun 2 Olivier Metra, French composer (Esperance!), born in Reims (d. 1889)
  • Jun 22 Theodor Leschetizky, Polish pianist, composer, and teacher (Contes de Jeunesse), born in Łańcut, Austrian Poland (d. 1915)
  • Jul 22 Herbert Stanley Oakeley, English composer, born in Ealing (d. 1903)
  • Jul 31 František Zdeněk Skuherský, Czech composer, born in Opočno, Bohemia (d. 1892)
  • Sep 25 Karl Klindworth, German pianist and conductor, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1916)
  • Oct 26 Polibo Fumagalli, Italian composer, born in Inzago, Italy (d. 1900)
  • Nov 27 Harrison Millard, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1895)
  • Dec 15 Francesco D'Arcais, Italian composer, born in Cagliari, Italy (d. 1890)
  • Dec 23 Adam Minchejmer, Polish composer and conductor, born in Warsaw (d. 1904)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 14 Johann Georg Repsold, German instrument maker and astronomer, dies at 59
  • Jan 19 Wenzel Thomas Matiegka, Czech composer, dies at 56
  • Jan 20 Michal Bogdanowicz, composer, dies at 50
  • Feb 7 Marcus Antonio da Fonseca Portugal, Portuguese composer, dies at 67
  • Apr 1 Carl Borromaus Neuner, German composer, dies at 51
  • Apr 18 José Maurício Nunes Garcia, Brazilian classical composer (Master of Music at the Royal Chapel), dies at 63
  • Aug 3 Charles Frederick Horn, English musician and composer, dies at 68
  • Aug 12 Franz de Paula Roser, composer, dies at 50
  • Sep 19 Stanislas Champein, French composer, dies at 76
  • Nov 25 Pierre Rode, French composer, dies at 56
  • Dec 28 Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, Flemish composer, dies at 83