Year 1877 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 4 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet "Swan Lake" has its world premiere, performed by the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow
  • Apr 19 Opera "Les Cloches de Cornerville" is produced (Paris)
  • Apr 27 Jules Massenet's opera "Le Roi de Lahore" (The King of Lahore) premieres at the Palais Garnier, Paris, France
  • Oct 20 Franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B premieres in London, England by Crystal Palace Orchestra, conducted by Alfred Manns
  • Dec 2 Camille Saint-SaĆ«ns' opera "Samson et Dalila" premieres in Weimar
  • Dec 16 Anton Bruckner's 3rd Symphony in D, premieres
  • Dec 30 Johannes Brahms' 2nd Symphony in D, premieres in Vienna

Musicians Married in 1877


Musicians Who Died in 1877

  • Jan 11 Pietro Romani, Italian conductor and composer, dies at 85
  • Feb 1 Joseph-Leon Gatayes, French harpist, dies at 71
  • Mar 12 Crystobal Oudrid y Segura, composer, dies at 52
  • Mar 28 Vincenzo Fioravanti, Italian composer, dies at 77
  • Apr 7 Errico Petrella, Italian composer, dies at 63

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