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1861 Heinrich Marschner, German opera composer, dies
1861 Nellie Melba, Australian operatic soprano, born
1861 "Tannhauser," a scandal in Paris
1862 Berlioz: "Beatrice et Benedict," opera, Baden-Baden
1862 Claude Debussy, French composer, born
1862 Frederick Delius, English composer, born
1862 Edward German, English composer, born
1862 Ludwig von Köchel ( Koechel ) "Catalogue of Mozart's Works"
1862 Verdi: "La Forza del Destino," opera, St. Petersburg
1863 Berlioz: "Les Troyens," opera, Paris
1863 Bizet: " Les Pecheurs de perles," opera, Paris
1863 Peitro Mascagni, Italian composer, born
1863 Felix von Weingartner, Austrian composer and conductor, born
1864 Eugen D'Albert, Scottich born German composer and pianist, born
1864 Bruckner: Symphony No. 0 ("Die Nullte") revised 1869
1864 Stephen Foster, American songwriter, dies
1864 Giacomo Meyerbeer, German composer, dies
1864 Offenbach: "La Belle Helene, " operetta, Paris
1864 Richard Strauss, German composer, born
1865 Paul Dukas, French composer, born
1865 Alexander Glazunov, Russian composer, born
1865 Meyerbeer: "L' Africaine," posth. opera, Paris
1865 Schubert: "Unfinished Symphony," first performed
1865 Jean Sibelius, Finnish composer, born
1865 Suppe: "Die schone Galathee," operetta, Vienna
1865 Wagner: "Tristan and Isolde," Munich
1866 Ferruccio Busoni, Italian painist and composer, born
1866 Offenbach: La Vie Parisienne," operetta, Paris
1866 Smetana: "Prodana Nevesta" (The Bartered Bride), opera, Prague
1866 Ambroise Thomas: "Mignon," opera, Paris
1867 Bizet: "La Jolie Fille de Perth," opera, Paris
1867 Gounod: "Romeo et Juliette," opera, Paris
1867 Offenbach: "La Grande-duchesse de Gerolstein," operetta, Paris
1867 Johann Strauss II: "The Blue Danube," waltz
1867 A.S. Sullivan: "Cox and Box," comic opera
1867 Arturo Toscanini, Italian conductor, born
1867 Verdi: "Don Carlos, " Paris
1868 Halfdan Kjerulf, Norwegian composer, dies
1868 Granville Bantock, English composer, born
1868 Brahms: "Ein deutsches Requiem," Opus 45
1868 Mussorgsky begins work on "Boris Godunov" (completed in 1874)
1868 Rossini dies
1868 Max von Schillings, German composer and conductor, born
1868 Wagner: "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg" Munich
1868 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1
1869 Karl Loewe, German composer, dies
1869 Louis Gottschalk, American pianist and composer, dies
1869 Berlioz dies
1869 Sidney Jones, English composer, born
1869 Karl Loewe, German composer, dies
1869 Hans Pfitzner, German musician and director, born
1869 Siegfried Wagner, German composer, born (Wagner's son)
1869 Richard Wagner: "Rheingold," opera, Munich
1869 Henry J. Wood, Englsh conductor, born
1870 Delibes: "Coppelia," ballet, Paris
1870 Founding of Societe Nationale de Musique, France
1870 Tchaikovsky: Fantasy-overture "Romeo and Juliet," Moscow
1870 Wagner marries Cosima von Bulow, daughter of Franz Liszt
1870 Wagner: "Die Walkure," Munich
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