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Events in Music


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Nov 17 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Oberte Conti Di" premieres in Milan

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
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Giuseppe Verdi

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 9 John Knowles Paine, composer, born in Portland, Maine
  • Jan 14 Emil Bohn, composer (d. 1909)
  • Jan 19 Bohumil Pazdirek, composer
  • Mar 9 Phoebe Knapp, American hymn writer and organist, born in NYC, New York (d. 1908)
  • Mar 10 Dudley Buck, organist and church composer, born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Mar 17 Josef Rheinberger, Vaduz Liechtenstein, opera composer (Munich Conser)
  • Mar 21 Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Karevo, Russian composer (Boris Gudunov, Night on Bald Mt) [NS]
  • Apr 5 Stanislaw Pilinski, French pianist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1905)
  • Apr 12 Victorin de Joncières, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1903)
  • Apr 18 Frantz Jehin-Prume, composer
  • May 8 Adolphe-Basile Routhier, French Canadian lyricist (O Canada) (d. 1920)
  • May 19 Alice Mary Smith, composer
  • Jul 9 Carl Baermann, composer
  • Jul 14 Edward Sydney Smith, composer
  • Jul 17 Friedrich Gernsheim, composer
  • Aug 15 Hugh Archibald Clarke, composer
  • Aug 17 Hubert Platt Main, composer
  • Aug 24 Eduard Napravnik, Czech conductor and composer, born in Býšť, Czech Republic (d. 1916)
  • Nov 7 Henry Holmes, English violinist and composer, born in London (d. 1905)
  • Nov 25 Stanislaw Duniecki, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 19 Georg Abraham Schneider, German composer, dies at 38
  • Mar 4 Ignace Antoine Ladurner, pianist/composer, dies at 72
  • Mar 13 Robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55
  • Apr 20 Giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies
  • May 3 Ferdinando Paer, composer, dies at 67
  • Jun 13 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 15 Hans Skramstad, composer, dies at 41
  • Jul 10 Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer, dies at 61
  • Jul 12 Christian Traugott Tag, composer, dies at 62
  • Aug 23 Charles Philippe Lafont, composer, dies at 57
  • Sep 21 Jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, dies at 60
  • Dec 7 Jan Matyas Nepomuk August Vitasek, composer, dies at 69
  • Dec 18 Charles-Henri Plantade, composer, dies at 75