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1805 in music

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This is a list of music-related events in 1805.

Contents

Events

  • April 7 – Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, Eroica, has its public premiere at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna under his baton.
  • November 20 – Beethoven's only opera Fidelio in its original form (known retrospectively as Leonore) is premiered at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna.
  • Louis Spohr is appointed musical director to the court of Gotha.
  • Niccolò Paganini begins touring Europe.
  • Classical music

  • Franz Krommer – Concerto for Oboe in F Major (op 52)
  • Opera

  • Michele Carafa – Il Fantasma
  • Luigi Cherubini – Faniska
  • James Hook – The Soldier's Return
  • Births

  • January 7 – Philip Klitz, composer (d. 1854)
  • March 5 – Théodore Labarre, harpist and composer (d. 1870)
  • March 17 – Manuel García, singer and music teacher (d. 1906)
  • May 14 – Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann, composer (d. 1900)
  • July 8 – Luigi Ricci, opera composer (d. 1859)
  • July 27 – Luigi Felice Rossi, composer and musicologist (d. 1863)
  • October 28 – John Thomson, composer (d. 1841)
  • November 1 – Alessandro Nini, composer (d. 1880)
  • November 14 – Fanny Mendelssohn, pianist and composer (d. 1847)
  • Deaths

  • January 23 – Wenzel Pichl, composer (b. 1741)
  • February 4 – Johann George Tromlitz, flautist (b. 1725)
  • April – Emerico Lobo de Mesquita, organist, conductor, composer and music teacher (b. 1746)
  • April 28 – Peter Pelham, harpsichordist, organist and composer (b. 1721)
  • May 10 – Johann Evangelist Haydn, tenor, brother of Joseph Haydn and Michael Haydn (b. 1743)
  • May 28 – Luigi Boccherini, composer (b. 1743)
  • August – Ann Griffiths, hymn-writer (b. 1776)
  • November – Hamoir, dancer and theatre director
  • December 18 – Gennaro Astarita, opera composer (b. c.1745)
  • References

    1805 in music Wikipedia


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