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 at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Italy
  • Apr 11 Robert Schumann hears the violinist Paganini play in Frankfurt
  • Dec 5 Hector Berlioz's program symphony "Symphonie fantastique" premieres at the Paris Conservatoire
  • Dec 26 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Anna Bolena" premieres in Milan

Musicians Born in 1830

  • Jan 3 Alexander Ewing, composer
  • Jan 8 Hans von B├╝low, German pianist and composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1894)
  • Jan 27 Georg Hellmesberger Jr, Austrian violinist and composer, born in Vienna, Austrian Empire (d. 1852)
  • Feb 11 Hans Bronsart von Schellendorf, Prussian composer and musician (d. 1913)
  • Feb 11 Peter Arnold Heise, Danish composer (Drot og Marsk), (d. 1879)

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Musicians Who Died in 1830

  • 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

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