Year 1841 in Music History

Events in Music

Musicians Born in 1841

  • Jan 18 (Alexis) Emmanuel Chabrier, French pianist and composer (España; Joyeuse marche; Le roi malgré lui), born in Ambert, Puy-de-Dôme (d. 1894)
  • Jan 28 Viktor Ernst Nessler, Alsatian composer, born in Baldenheim, Alsace (d. 1890)
  • Feb 10 Walter Parratt, British organist and composer, born in Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 1924)
  • Feb 18 Samuel Prowse Warren, Canadian organist and composer, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1915)
  • Feb 19 Felipe Pedrell, Spanish guitarist, composer (Excelsior; La Celestina), and musical scholar, born in Tortosa, Spain (d. 1922)

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Musicians Who Died in 1841

  • Feb 14 Antun Sorkocevic, composer, dies at 65
  • Feb 17 Ferdinando Carulli, Italian classical guitar composer (Méthode, Op. 27), dies at 71
  • May 6 John Thomson, Scottish composer, dies at 35
  • Aug 10 Hippolyte Monpou, composer, dies at 37
  • Aug 13 Bernhard Romberg, German cellist, composer and royal chaplain bandmaster, dies at 73

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