November 1847 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 25 Friedrich von Flotow's comic romance opera "Martha" premiers at the Kärntnertortheater in Vienna

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Emma Albani, Canadian operatic soprano, born in Chambly, United Province of Canada (d. 1930)
  • Nov 30 August Klughardt, German composer, born in Köthen, Germany (d. 1902)

Deaths in Music

Felix MendelssohnFelix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Nov 4 German composer and pianist (Italian Symphony; Songs Without Words), dies at 38, after a series of strokes