1833 in music


1833 in music

Events

*Hector Berlioz marries Harriet Smithson
*May 13 - Italian Symphony by Felix Mendelssohn is premiered (and taken back for revision)

Popular music

Classical music

* Charles Valentin Alkan - "Rondo Brilliant for String Quartet"
*William Sterndale Bennett - "Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor"
* Frédéric Chopin - "Bolero for piano opus 19" in C/A
*Johann Nepomuk Hummel - "Fantasy for piano"
* Felix Mendelssohn - "Die erste Walpurgisnacht"

Opera

*Gaetano Donizetti - "Lucrezia Borgia"
*Heinrich Marschner - "Hans Heiling"

Births

*April 30 - Hortense Schneider, operatic soprano (d. 1920)
*May 5 - Jean Becker, violinist (d. 1884))
*May 7 - Johannes Brahms, composer (d. 1897)
*May 9 - Bolesław Dembiński, organist and composer (d. 1914)
*July 26 - Otto Singer, composer (d. 1894)
*October 26 - Adelaide Phillips, operatic contralto (d. 1882)
*November 12 - Alexander Borodin, composer (d. 1887)
*"date unknown" - Franz Wohlfahrt, violin teacher and composer (d. 1884)

Deaths

*January 19 - Ferdinand Hérold, composer (b. 1791)
*January 20 - Gertrud Elisabeth Mara, operatic soprano (b. 1749)
*April 7 - Antoni Radziwiłł, Polish aristocrat and musician (b. 1775)
*May 28 - Johann Christian Friedrich Hæffner, composer (b. 1759)
*May 29 - William Marshall, fiddler and composer (b. 1748)
*September 14 - John Stevenson, composer (b. 1761)
*October 1 - Luísa Todi, operatic soprano (b. 1753)


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