Year 1835 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jan 25 Vincenzo Bellini's opera "I Puritani" premieres in Paris
  • Apr 26 Frederic Chopin's "Grand Polonaise Brillante" premieres in Paris
  • Sep 26 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucia di Lammermoor" premieres at the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (now Italy)

Musicians Born in 1835

  • Jan 5 Friedrich Richard Faltin, Finnish composer, born in Gdańsk, Poland (d. 1918)
  • Jan 17 Johan Filip von Schantz, composer
  • Jan 18 César A Cui, Russian composer and fort architect, born in Vilnius, Russian Empire (now Lithuania) (d. 1918)
  • Feb 2 Luigi Manzotti, Italian mime artist, dancer, and ballet choreographer, born in Milan (d. 1905)
  • Mar 6 Ludwik Grossman, Polish composer (Duch Wojewody - The Ghost of Voyvode), born in Tureck, Poland (d. 1915)

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Musicians Who Died in 1835

  • May 16 Felicia Dorothea Hemans, English-Welsh poet ("The boy stood on the burning deck", "The stately homes of England"), dies of dropsy at 41
  • Aug 3 Wenzel Müller, Austrian composer, dies at 67
  • Aug 9 Claus Nielsen Schali, Danish violinist and composer, dies at 78
  • Sep 23 Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (La Sonnambula, Norma), dies at 33
  • Oct 22 Willem G F Bentinck, earl/politician/organist, dies at 73

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