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Year 1833 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jan 8 Boston Academy of Music, 1st US music school, established
  • Jan 10 Felix Mendelssohn's cantata "Die erste Walpurgisnacht" premieres in Berlin

Musicians Married in 1833


Musicians Who Died in 1833

  • Jan 7 Ramón Cuéllar y Altarriba, Spanish composer, dies at 55
  • Jan 10 António da Silva Leite, Portuguese composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 19 (Louis Joseph) Ferdinand Hérold, French pianist, violinist, and composer of over twenty operas, dies from tuberculosis at 41
  • Feb 18 Georg Johann Schinn, German composer, dies at 64
  • Feb 18 Ignac Ruzitska, Austrian composer, dies at 55

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