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Year 1832 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 12 The ballet La Sylphide first premieres at the Opéra de Paris.
  • May 12 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "L'elisir d'amore" premieres in Milan

Musicians Born in 1832

  • Jan 19 Ferdinand Laub, composer
  • Jan 19 Salvador Giner y Vidal, composer
  • Jan 28 Franz Wullner, composer
  • Mar 1 Friedrich Grutzmacher, German cellist and composer, born in Dessau, Germany (d. 1903)
  • Mar 13 Alberto Randegger, Italian composer, born in Trieste, Italy (d. 1911)

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Musicians Who Died in 1832

  • Feb 10 Antonio Benedetto Maria Puccini, Italian composer, dies at 84
  • Feb 15 Hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck, German-Danish composer, dies at 85
  • Mar 10 Muzio Clementi, Italian-English pianist, composer, music publisher, and piano maker, dies at 80
  • Mar 12 Friedrich Kuhlau, German-Danish opera composer, dies at 45
  • Mar 23 Wilhelm Würfel, Bohemian pianist, conductor, teacher, and composer, dies at 41

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