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Events in Music in 1846

  • Jun 28 Saxophone is patented by Antoine-Joseph "Adolfe" Sax

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Aug 26 Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio "Elijah" premieres at the Birmingham Festival in England

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
  • Nov 5 Robert Schumann's 2nd Symphony in C premieres
  • Dec 6 Opera "La Damnation de Faust" by Hector Berlioz is produced in Paris