January 1833 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jan 8 Boston Academy of Music, 1st US music school, established

Music History

Jan 10 Felix Mendelssohn's cantata "Die erste Walpurgisnacht" premieres in Berlin

Deaths in Music

  • 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