1836 in Music

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Events in Music

  • Feb 29 Giacomo Meyerbeers opera "Les Huguenots," premieres in Paris

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May 22 Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio "St Paul" premieres in Dusseldorf

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 17 Jose Silvestre de los Dolores White Lafitte, composer
  • Jan 31 Henryk Szulc, composer
  • Feb 16 Benjamin Edward Woolf, Dutch composer
  • Feb 21 Clement Léo Delibes, French romantic composer (Coppélia, Sylvia, Le roi l'a dit ,Lakmé), born in Saint-Germain-du-Val, France (d. 1891)
  • Feb 21 Emil Hartmann, composer
  • Feb 22 Eduard Wachmann, composer
  • Mar 15 Henrique Alves de Mesquita, composer
  • Mar 21 Jesus Monasterio, composer
  • Apr 4 Charles Jerome Hopkins, American composer, born in Burlington, Vermont (d. 1898)
  • May 18 Isidor Vorobchievici, composer
  • Jul 11 Carlos Gomes, composer
  • Aug 10 Jose Teodor Vilar, composer
  • Aug 16 John Farmer, English composer, born in Nottingham (d. 1901)
  • Sep 10 Karl Merz, German-American composer (Brainard's Musical World), (d. 1890)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 3 Friedrich Witt, composer, dies at 65
  • Feb 22 John Clarke-Whitfeld, composer, dies at 65
  • May 6 Christian Ignatius Latrobe, composer, dies at 78
  • May 7 Norbert Burgmuller, German composer, drowns during an epileptic seizure at 26
  • May 28 Anton Reicha, composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 26 Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle, author/composer (Marseillaise), dies
  • Jul 26 Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer, dies at 45
  • Sep 14 Vincenzo Lavigna, composer, dies at 60
  • Sep 19 Carl Friedrich Ebers, composer, dies at 66
  • Sep 21 John Stafford Smith, composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 10 Jacob-Joseph-Balthasar Martinn, composer, dies at 61
  • Oct 16 Friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer, dies at 33
  • Dec 4 Daniel Read, American composer, dies at 79
  • Dec 12 Giuseppe Farinelli, composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 26 Hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63
  • Dec 29 Johann Baptist Schenk, composer, dies at 83