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Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Mar 9 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Hernani" premieres in Venice

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
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Giuseppe Verdi
  • Dec 30 Opera "Stradella" after being rewritten is produced (Hamburg)

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 4 Thomas H Rollinson, composer
  • Jan 14 Clara Kathleen Rogers, composer
  • Jan 20 Johan Peter Selmer, composer
  • Jan 25 Frederick E Kitziger, composer
  • Feb 2 Leander Schlegel, composer
  • Feb 21 Charles-Marie Widor, French organist, composer and professor (Paris Conservatory), born in Lyon, France (d. 1937)
  • Feb 22 Kazamierz Julian Kratzer, composer
  • Mar 10 Pablo Martin M de Sarasate y Navascuez, composer (Spanish Dancing)
  • Mar 18 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian composer (Scheherazade), born in Tikhvin (d. 1908) (OS 6 Mar)
  • Mar 23 Eugene Gigout, composer
  • Apr 6 Joseph Ludwig, composer
  • May 3 Richard D'Oyly Carte, English opera impresario (Gilbert & Sullivan operas), born in London (d. 1901)
  • May 8 Hermann Gradener, German composer, born in Kiel, Germany (d. 1929)
  • May 28 Leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer
  • May 30 Louis Varney, composer
  • Jun 3 Emile Paladilhe, composer
  • Sep 11 George Martin, English composer and organist, born in Lambourn, Berkshire (d. 1916)
  • Sep 28 Michael Hertz, composer
  • Oct 17 Miguel Nieto, composer
  • Oct 18 Emille-Louis-Victor Mathieu, composer
  • Nov 12 Octave Fouque, composer
  • Dec 1 Alfred Cellier, composer
  • Dec 5 John Frederick Bridge, composer
  • Dec 22 Izydor Lotto, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 15 Joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78
  • Feb 29 Thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67
  • Apr 8 Ignaz Franz von Mosel, Austrian composer, dies at 72
  • Apr 22 Henri-Montan Berton, composer, dies at 76
  • May 21 Guiseppi Baini, composer, dies at 68
  • Jul 13 Johann Baptist Gansbacher, Austrian composer, dies at 66
  • Jul 19 Heinrich Domnich, German hornist and composer, dies at 77
  • Jul 29 Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, composer, dies at 53
  • Sep 14 Oliver Holden, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 1 August Ferdinand Haeser, composer, dies at 45