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Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Feb 26 Franz Schubert's Symphony number 4, "The Tragic", premieres

Composer Franz Schubert
Composer
Franz Schubert

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Sep 22 Richard Wagner's opera "Rhine Gold" premieres in Munich

Composer Richard Wagner
Composer
Richard Wagner

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 3 Paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer
  • Jan 23 Carlo Felice Boghen, composer
  • Jan 27 Will Marion Cook, composer
  • Jan 29 Andrey Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
  • Feb 10 Vasily Pavovlich Kalafati, composer
  • Mar 3 Henry Wood, British conductor associated with London's promenade "Proms" concerts (Gentle Art of Singing), born in London, England (d. 1944)
  • Apr 5 Albert Roussel, French composer (Rapsodie Flamende), born in Tourcoing, France (d. 1937)
  • Apr 25 Karl Prohaska, composer
  • Apr 27 William Victor Harris, composer
  • May 5 Hans Pfitzner, Russian-born composer (d. 1949)
  • May 11 Francisco Lacerda, composer
  • Jun 6 Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer/conductor
  • Jun 13 Ede Poldini, Hungarian composer (La poupée valsante), born in Pest (d. 1957)
  • Aug 14 Armas Järnefelt, Finnish conductor and composer (Berceuse), born in Vyborg, Russian Empire (d. 1958)
  • Sep 6 Walford Davies, English composer, born in Oswestry, Shropshire, England (d. 1941)
  • Sep 10 Caro Roma [Carrie Northey], composer and singer, born in California (d. 1937)
  • Sep 21 Henryk Melcer-Szczawinski, composer
  • Sep 26 Komitas, Armenian composer (d. 1935)
  • Oct 9 Harry Lawrence Freeman, African-American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1954)
  • Oct 11 Frederic Norton, English composer (Chu Chin Chow), born in Broughton-in-Salford (d. 1946)
  • Oct 23 Jacobus H "Koos" Speenhoff, Dutch singer
  • Oct 25 August Otto Halm, composer
  • Dec 17 Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer
  • Dec 26 Harry Redman, American composer, writer, and artist, born in Illinois (d. 1958)

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 3 Composer Georges Bizet (30) weds Genevieve Halevy

Composer Georges Bizet
Composer
Georges Bizet

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 17 Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, Russian composer, dies at 55
  • Jan 28 Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72
  • Mar 8 Louis Hector Berlioz, French composer (Symphony Fantastic), dies at 65
  • Mar 23 Charles Lucas, composer, dies at 60
  • Apr 20 Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer, dies at 72
  • Apr 20 Piotr Studzinski, composer, dies at 42
  • May 10 Wilhelm Bernhard Molique, composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 15 Albert Grisar, composer, dies at 60
  • Oct 23 Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Tolbecque, Belgian-French composer, dies at 72
  • Dec 18 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40