1851 in Music

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Events in Music

  • Feb 6 Robert Schumann's 3rd Symphony "Rhenisch" premieres in Dusseldorf

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Mar 11 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Rigoletto" premieres in Venice

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
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  • Nov 22 Opera "La Perle Du BrĂ©sil" is produced (Paris)

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 9 Giuseppi Gallignani, composer
  • Jan 25 Jan Blockx, Belgian opera composer (Sea Bride princess of Herberg)
  • Mar 15 Jozef Surzynski, composer
  • Mar 27 Ruperto Chapi, Spanish composer, born in Villena, Spain (d. 1909)
  • Mar 27 Vincent d'Indy, French composer and teacher, born in Paris (d. 1931)
  • Apr 7 Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer
  • Apr 12 Emil Liebling, German-American composer, born in Pless, Silesia (d. 1914)
  • May 23 Antoni Stolpe, Polish pianist and composer, born in Pulawy, Poland (d. 1872)
  • Jul 7 Charles Tindley, American gospel music composer (d. 1933)
  • Aug 13 John Lincoln Clem, American general and drummer boy (Union Army), born in Newark, Ohio (d. 1937)
  • Sep 15 Josif Marinkovic, composer
  • Oct 23 Guillaume Couture, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 21 Gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49
  • Jan 24 Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Italian composer, dies at 76
  • Jan 27 Karl Moser, German composer, dies at 77
  • Feb 20 Josef Alois Ladurner, composer, dies at 81
  • Feb 25 Ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53
  • Mar 4 Michael Henkel, composer, dies at 70
  • Mar 6 Alexander Aliabiev, composer, dies at 63
  • Apr 8 John Parry [Bardd Alaw], Welsh composer and harpist, dies at 75
  • Apr 9 Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 4 Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer, dies at 67
  • Jul 17 Beni Egressy, composer, dies at 37
  • Aug 19 Gioseffo Catrufo, composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 20 Wenzel Sedlak, composer, dies at 75