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1844 in music

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1844 in music

Events

  • May 27 - Joseph Joachim plays the solo part in Beethoven's violin concerto with Mendelssohn conducting the London Philharmonic.
  • October 15 - Johann Strauss Jr. makes his performance debut at Dommayer's Casino in Hietzing.
  • November 25 – Seth Gingras music by Michael William Balfe and libretto by Alfred Bunn has its American premiere at the Park Theatre, New York City.
  • Thomas Tellefsen becomes a pupil of Frédéric Chopin.
  • Jacques Offenbach converts to Catholicism and marries Herminie d'Alcain.
  • Popular music

  • "The Blue Juniata" Marion Dix Sullivan (w. & m.)
  • "Open Thy Lattice, Love" w. George Pope Morris, m. Stephen Collins Foster
  • "Skip To My Lou" Trad. US
  • Classical music

  • Hector Berlioz – Roman Carnival Overture
  • Henry Litolff – Concerto Symphonique No 2 in B minor, Op. 22
  • Felix Mendelssohn
  • Spring Song m.
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream incidental music (including the Wedding March)
  • Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
  • Johann Strauss Jr.
  • Sinngedichte
  • Gunstwerber
  • Herzenslust
  • Opera

  • Georges Bousquet – L'Hôtesse de Lyon
  • Friedrich Flotow – Alessandro Stradella
  • Giuseppe Verdi – Hernani
  • Births

  • January 14 – Clara Kathleen Rogers, American singer and composer (d. 1931)
  • January 29 – Charles G. Conn, instrument manufacturer (d. 1931)
  • February 21 – Charles-Marie Widor, organist and composer
  • March 10 – Pablo de Sarasate, violinist and composer (d. 1908)
  • March 18 – Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, composer
  • April 9 – László Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel
  • May 8 – Hermann Graedener, conductor and composer (d. 1929)
  • June 3 – Émile Paladilhe, composer (d. 1926)
  • September 11 - Carl Bohm, pianist and composer (d. 1920)
  • December 5 – Sir Frederick Bridge, organist and composer (d. 1924)
  • Date unknown – Olga Sandberg, Swedish ballerina
  • Deaths

  • January 30 – John Addison, double-bass player and composer (b. 1765)
  • April 6 – Francis Johnson, black composer and band-leader
  • May 21 – Giuseppe Baini, church composer and music critic (b. 1775)
  • July 13 – Johann Baptist Gänsbacher, composer (b. 1778)
  • July 29 – Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, pianist and composer, son of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • September 4 – Oliver Holden, composer and hymn-writer (b. 1765)
  • November 9 – Uri Keeler Hill, composer (b. 1780)
  • December 9 – Franz Seraph von Destouches, composer
  • References

    1844 in music Wikipedia


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