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Year 1869 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 26 Franz Schubert's Symphony number 4, "The Tragic", premieres
  • May 2 The Folies Trévise (later cabaret hall Folies Bergère) opens as an opera house in Paris, France

Musicians Born in 1869

  • Jan 3 Paul Charles Rene Landormy, composer
  • Jan 23 Felice Boghen, Italian composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1945)
  • Jan 27 Will Marion Cook, American composer, violinist and choral director (In Dahomey), born in Washington D.C. (d. 1944)
  • Jan 29 Andrey Scherbachov, Russian composer and pianist, born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1922)
  • Feb 10 Vasily Kalafati, Russian composer (Cygany), born in Yevpatoria, Crimea (d. 1942)

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Musicians Married in 1869