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1837 in music

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1837 in music

This article is about music-related events in 1837.

Contents

Events

  • June 11 – Prussian Copyright Act protecting for the first time performances of concert music
  • Pauline Viardot (as Pauline García) makes her concert debut at the age of sixteen.
  • Published popular music

  • "Hark, Brothers, Hark", words and music by John Hill Hewitt
  • "Woodman, Spare That Tree!", words by George Pope Morris, music by Henry Russell
  • Classical music

  • Hector Berlioz – Grande Messe des Morts
  • Felix Mendelssohn
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40
  • Psalm 42 for choir and orchestra, Op. 42
  • String Quartet No. 4 in E minor
  • Opera

  • Daniel Auber – The Black Domino (with libretto by Eugène Scribe)
  • Gaetano Donizetti – Roberto Devereux
  • Albert Lortzing – Zar und Zimmermann
  • Gaspare Spontini – Agnes von Hohenstaufen
  • Births

  • January 2 – Mily Balakirev, Russian pianist, conductor and composer (d. 1910)
  • January 12 – Adolf Jensen, German pianist, composer and music teacher (d. 1879)
  • April 13 – Julius Weissenborn, German bassoonist, music teacher and composer (d. 1888)
  • July 30 – Signe Hebbe, operatic soprano (d. 1925)
  • August 24 – Théodore Dubois, organist and composer (d. 1924)
  • December 9 – Emile Waldteufel, composer (d. 1915)
  • December 24 – Cosima Wagner, daughter of Franz Liszt and wife of Richard Wagner (d. 1930)
  • December 30 – Ida Marie Lipsius, music writer (d. 1927)
  • date unknown
  • Kate Santley, actress and singer (d. 1923)
  • La Serneta, flamenco singer (d. 1910)
  • Deaths

  • January 23 – John Field, pianist and composer (b. 1782)
  • April 9 – Polly Cuninghame, ballet dancer (b. c. 1785)
  • May 5 – Niccolò Antonio Zingarelli, composer (b. 1752)
  • June 16 – Valentino Fioravanti, opera buffa composer (b. 1764)
  • July 28 – Joseph Schubert, violinist and composer (b. 1754)
  • August 6 – Johann Nepomuk Schelble, composer (b. 1789)
  • October 6 – Jean François Lesueur, composer (b. 1760/1763)
  • October 11 – Samuel Wesley, organist and composer, son of hymn-writer Charles Wesley
  • October 17 – Johann Nepomuk Hummel, composer (b. 1778)
  • October 28 – Jean-Blaise Martin, opera singer (b. 1768)
  • date unknown
  • Franz Joseph Antony, organist and choral composer (b. 1790)
  • Jean Théodore Latour, composer for piano (b. 1766)
  • Christina Rahm, opera singer (b. c. 1760)
  • References

    1837 in music Wikipedia


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