Year 1845 in Music History

Events in Music

Musicians Born in 1845

  • Jan 15 Heinrich Vogl, German operatic heldentenor, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1900)
  • Mar 5 Alphonse Hasselmans, Belgian-French harpist, composer (La Source), and educator (Paris Conservatoire, 1884-1912), born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1912)
  • Apr 18 Wilhelm Gericke, Austrian composer, born in Schwanberg, Austria (d. 1925)
  • May 12 Gabriel Fauré, French organist, composer (Requiem; Ballade), and educator (Paris Conservatoire, 1905-20), born in Pamiers, France (d. 1924)
  • Jun 7 Leopold von Auer, Hungarian-American violinist, born in Veszprém, Hungary (d. 1930)

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Musicians Who Died in 1845

  • Jan 23 Francesco Ruggi, Italian composer, dies at 77
  • Feb 20 Pavel Ivanovich Dolgorukov, Russian composer, dies at 57
  • Mar 19 George Augustus Kollmann, composer, dies at 56
  • Mar 22 Franz Joseph Volkert, Austrian composer and organist, dies at 67
  • May 3 Thomas Hood, English poet and composer (The Song of the Shirt), dies at 45

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