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January 1853 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Jan 19 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Il Trovatore" premieres in Rome

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Hans Koessler, composer
  • Jan 3 Iwan Knorr, German composer, born in Mewe (d. 1916)
  • Jan 7 Nikolai Arkas, Ukrainian composer (Katerina), and musicologist, born in Nikolayev (d. 1909)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 3 Theodor Uhlig, composer, dies at 30