Year 1863 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Sep 29 Opera "The Pearl Fishers" (Les Pêcheurs de Perles) by Bizet is first produced at the Théâtre Lyrique in Paris

Musicians Born in 1863

  • Jan 17 Henry Charles Tonking, British organist and composer, born in Camborne, Cornwall (d. 1926)
  • Feb 5 Armand Parent, composer
  • Feb 7 Mieczyslaw Soltys, composer
  • Feb 19 Emánuel Moór, Hungarian composer, pianist, and inventor of musical instruments, born in Kecskemét, Hungary (d. 1931)
  • Mar 20 Ernesto Nazareth, composer

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Musicians Who Died in 1863

  • Jan 9 Ferdinand Huber, Swiss composer, dies at 71
  • Apr 8 Joseph Netherclift, English composer, dies at 70
  • Apr 15 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, Czech composer, dies at 90
  • Apr 18 Job Plimpton, American composer and organ builder, dies at 79
  • May 14 Emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer, dies at 46

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