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Events in Music

  • Nov 25 Opera "Marta" is produced (Vienna)

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 2 Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer
  • Feb 7 Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor
  • Feb 15 Robert Fuchs, composer
  • Feb 16 Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, German composer (Album polonaise)
  • Mar 19 Constantin Dimitrescu, composer
  • Mar 31 Jarolslaw Zielinski, composer
  • Apr 1 Gavriil Musicescu, composer
  • Apr 9 Paolo Tosti, Italian composer, born in Ortona, Italy (d. 1916)
  • Apr 9 Francis William Davenport, English composer, born in Wilderslowe, Derby (d. 1925)
  • Apr 10 Charles Swinnerton Heap, English composer, born in Birmingham, England (d. 1900)
  • May 13 Johannes Haarklou, composer
  • May 25 Alphonse Goovaerts, composer
  • Jun 24 Gervais Bernard Gaston Salvayre, composer
  • Jun 28 Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer
  • Jul 5 Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer
  • Jul 31 Ignatio Cervantes, composer
  • Aug 1 Guido Papini, violinist/composer
  • Aug 22 Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer
  • Sep 13 Charles Dupee Blake, composer
  • Sep 16 Albert Ross Parsons, composer
  • Oct 10 Gheorghe Dima, composer
  • Oct 21 Guiseppe Giacosa, Italian songwriter (libretti opera Puccini)
  • Nov 1 Emma Albani, Canadian soprano (d. 1930)
  • Nov 30 August Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer
  • Dec 1 Agathe Grondahl, composer
  • Dec 16 Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 22 Georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71
  • Mar 28 Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67
  • Apr 23 Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64
  • May 14 Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, German composer, dies at 41
  • May 16 Kaspar Ett, German organist/composer, dies at 59
  • Jul 19 Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer, dies at 75
  • Oct 14 William Michael Rooke, composer, dies at 53

Person of interestFelix Mendelssohn

Nov 4 Felix Mendelssohn [Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy], German composer and pianist (Great Scherzos), dies at 38

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
  • Dec 29 William Crotch, composer, dies at 72