Year 1852 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Apr 30 Anton Rubinstein's opera "Dmitri Donskoi" premieres in St Petersburg

Musicians Born in 1852

  • Jan 26 Frederick Corder, British composer (The Nabob's Pickle), born in Hackney, London, England (d. 1932)
  • Jan 29 Frederic Hymen Cowen, British pianist, conductor, and composer (Thorgrim), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1935)
  • Mar 6 Josef Bayer, Austrian composer, and music director (Austrian Court Ballet, 1883-1913), born in Vienna, Austra (d. 1913)
  • Apr 14 Henrique Oswald, Brazilian composer, born in Rio de Janeiro (d. 1931)
  • May 22 Émile Sauret, French violinist and composer, born in Dun-le-Roi, France (d. 1920)

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Musicians Who Died in 1852

  • Jan 22 George Rodwell, English composer, dies at 51
  • Feb 25 Thomas Moore, Irish poet and musician, dies at 72
  • Feb 27 Joseph Drechsler, Czech composer, dies at 69
  • Mar 12 Juan Bros y Bertomel, composer, dies at 75
  • Mar 25 Alexis Garaude, French composer, dies at 73

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