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1845 in music

Events

  • March 13 – Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto is premièred in Leipzig with Ferdinand David as soloist.
  • April 21 – Albert Lortzing's opera Undine debuts in Magdeburg.
  • June 4 – William Fry's opera Leonora debuts in Philadelphia.
  • July – Pas de Quatre is premièred in London, bringing together four of the greatest ballerinas of the time: Lucile Grahn, Carlotta Grisi, Fanny Cerrito, and Marie Taglioni.
  • July 19 – The National Anthem of Uruguay is first performed with music composed by Francisco José Debali with the collaboration of Fernando Quijano.
  • October 19 – Richard Wagner's opera Tannhäuser debuts at the Dresden Hoftheater.
  • Composer Henry Hugo Pierson goes to live in Germany.
  • The Hutchinson Family Singers tour England with Frederick Douglass.
  • Classical music

  • Robert Schumann – Piano Concerto in A minor
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk - Bamboula: A Fantasy for solo piano.
  • Opera

  • W. H. Fry – Leonora
  • Albert Lortzing – Undine
  • Temistocle Solera – La Hermana de Palayo
  • Richard Wagner – Tannhäuser
  • Births

  • February 25 – Eugène Goossens, père, conductor (d. 1906)
  • March 5 – Alphonse Hasselmans, harpist and composer
  • March 7 – Edward Lloyd, concert tenor (d. 1927)
  • March 14 – August Bungert, opera composer (d. 1915)
  • May 12 – Gabriel Fauré, composer (d. 1924)
  • June 13 – Effie Germon, actress and singer (d. 1914)
  • July 1 – Ika Peyron, composer (d. 1922)
  • July 6 – Ángela Peralta, operatic soprano (d. 1883)
  • August 10 – Abay Qunanbayuli, poet, composer and philosopher (d. 1904)
  • August 25 – King Ludwig II of Bavaria, the great patron of Richard Wagner
  • November 6 – Beniamino Cesi, pianist (d. 1907)
  • November 8 – Madeline Schiller, pianist (d. 1911)
  • date unknown – Antonio Galassi, operatic baritone (d. 1904)
  • Deaths

  • May 11 – Carl Filtsch, pianist and composer (b. 1830)
  • July 15 – Joseph Augustine Wade, conductor and composer (b. 1796)
  • September 23 – Matija Ahacel, collector of folk songs (b. 1779)
  • October 7 – Isabella Colbran, soprano and first wife of Gioacchino Rossini (b. 1785)
  • October 16 – Martha Llwyd, hymn-writer (b. 1766)
  • November 2 – Chrétien Urhan, violinist and organist (b. 1790)
  • December 2 – Simon Mayr, composer (b. 1763)
  • December 25 – Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach, composer (b. 1759)
  • date unknown – Alexander Juhan, violinist, conductor and composer (b. 1765)
  • References

    1845 in music Wikipedia


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