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  • Feb 6 Composer Robert Schumann is saved from suicide attempt into the Rhine

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Feb 16 Franz Liszt's symphony "Orpheus" premieres

Composer/Pianist Franz Liszt
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Franz Liszt
  • Feb 27 Composer Robert Schumann saved from suicide attempt in Rhine
  • Apr 16 Franz Liszt's "Mazeppa" premieres
  • Jun 13 Anthony Faas patents the 1st US accordion, having made improvements to both the keyboard, and to enhance the sound (11,062)
  • Nov 9 Franz Liszt's "Fest-Long" premieres