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Events in Music in 1865

  • Apr 20 Crosby Opera House opens in Chicago, Illinois; destroyed in the Great Fire of 1871
  • Apr 28 Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera "L'Africaine" premieres in Paris

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Jun 10 Richard Wagner's opera "Tristan und Isolde" premieres in Munich, Germany

Composer Richard Wagner
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Richard Wagner

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Dec 17 Franz Schubert's Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished Symphony" premieres in Vienna with Johann von Herbeck conducting

Composer Franz Schubert
Composer
Franz Schubert