PREVIOUS Music History Timeline - 1851 to 1860 NEXT


Year Event
1851 Gounod: "Sappho," opera, Paris
1851 Vincent d'Indy, French composer, born
1851 Albert Lortzing:, German composer, dies
1851 Verdi: "Rigoletto," Venice
1852 Robert Schumann: "Manfred," frist performed at Weimar
1852 Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer and conductor, born
1853 Henry Steinway (Heinrich E. Steinweg) and his three sons begin the New York firm of piano manufacturers
1853 Verdi: "Il Trovatore," Rome, and "La Traviata," Venice
1853 Wagner completes the text of his teralogy "Der Ring des Nibelungen" (Music completed in 1847)
1854 Joseph Elsner, German - Polish composer, Chopin's teacher, dies
1854 Berlioz: " The Infant Christ," Christmas oratorio, Paris
1854 Engelbert Humperdinck, German composer, born
1854 Liszt: "Les Preludes," symphonic poem
1854 Schumann attempts suicide
1855 Pedro Albeniz, Spanish composer, dies
1855 Berlioz: "Te Deum, " Paris (written in 1849)
1855 Verdi:" Les Vepres Siciliennes," opera, Paris
1855 Wagner conducts a series of orchestral concerts in London
1856 Adolphe Adam, French composer, dies
1856 Karl Bechstien founds his paino factory
1856 Alexander Dargomijsky: "Russalka," opera, St. Petersburg
1856 Maillart: "Les Dragons de Villars," opera, Paris
1856 Robert Schumann dies
1856 Christian Sinding, Norwegian composer, born
1857 Carl Czerny, Austrian composer, dies
1857 Hans von Bulow marries Cosima Liszt
1857 Edward Elgar, English composer, born
1857 Mikhail I. Glinka, Russian composer, dies
1857 Charles Halle founds the Halle concerts in Manchester, England
1857 Wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer, born
1857 Liszt: "Eine Faust-Symphonie," Weimar
1858 Peter Cornelius: "Der Barbier von Bagdad," opera, Weimar
1858 Ruggiero Leoncavallo, Italian opera composer, born
1858 New York Symphony Orchestra gives its first public concert
1858 Offenbach: "Orphee aux enfers," operetta, Paris
1858 Giacomo Puccini, Italian opera composer, born
1859 Daniel Decatur Emmett composes "Dixie"
1859 Gounod: "Faust," opera, Paris
1859 Adelina Patti's New York Debut in Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor"
1859 Louis Spohr, German composer, dies
1859 Verdi: "Un Ballo in Maschera," opera, Rome
1860 Friedrich Silcher, German composer, dies
1860 Gustav Mahler, German composer, born
1860 Ignace Paderewski, Polish pianist and statesman, born
1860 Franz von Suppe: "Das Pensionat," the first of all Viennese operettas
1860 First modern Welsh Eisteddfod
1860 Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer, born


Enter keyword(s) to search this site :