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Events in Music

  • Jan 2 Wagner's opera "Der Fliegende Holländer" premieres, Dresden
  • Jan 4 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Don Pasquale" premieres in Paris
  • Feb 11 Opera "I Lombardi" premieres in Milan
  • Nov 27 Opera "Bohemian Girl" is produced (London)

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Nikolay Nikolayevich Lodizhensky, composer
  • Jan 9 Christiaan A Ulder, Curacao, composer (waltzes/tumbas)
  • Jan 23 Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer
  • Feb 19 Adelina Patti, opera soprano (Lucio), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Mar 5 William F Sudds, composer
  • Mar 6 Artur Napoleao dos Santos, composer
  • Mar 8 Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1904)
  • Apr 4 Hans Richter, Austrian-Hungarian composer, born in Raab, Kingdom of Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1916)
  • Apr 8 Asger Hamerik, [Hammerich], composer
  • Apr 14 Gustave Leon Huberti, composer
  • Apr 15 Carl Eilhardt, composer
  • May 2 Karl Michael Ziehrer, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1922)
  • May 23 Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, composer
  • May 29 Emile Pessard, composer
  • Jun 10 Heinrich von Herzogenberg, composer
  • Jun 15 Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (Bewitched One), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1907)
  • Jun 16 David Popper, composer
  • Jun 16 Jan Malat, Czech composer (d. 1915)
  • Jun 19 Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer
  • Aug 4 Flor van Duyse, composer
  • Aug 5 James Scott Skinner, composer
  • Aug 26 George August Lumbye, composer
  • Sep 4 Jan Levoslav Bella, composer
  • Sep 21 David Emlyn Evans, composer
  • Nov 2 Caryl Florio, composer, Pen-name of William James Rob John
  • Nov 2 Elek Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel, born in Pest (d. 1893)
  • Nov 23 Josef Sucher, composer
  • Nov 28 Manuel Gregorio Tavarez, composer
  • Dec 13 George Stephanescu, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 7 Franz Schoberlechner, Austrian composer, dies at 45
  • Jan 11 Francis Scott Key, American lawyer, poet and composer of the lyrics to "Star Spangled Banner" dies at 63
  • Apr 14 Joseph Franz Karl Lanner, Austrian composer/violist, dies at 42
  • May 12 Johann Georg Lickl, Austrian composer, dies at 74
  • Jun 22 Gabriele Prota, composer, dies at 88
  • Oct 10 Karl Theodor Toeschi, composer, dies at 75
  • Nov 29 Marco Santucci, Italian composer, dies at 81