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This page indexes the individual year in music pages. Each year is annotated with a significant event as a reference point.

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United States (To 1930 - to 1970 - To present)
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2000s - 1990s - 1980s - 1970s - 1960s - 1950s - 1940s - 1930s - 1920s - 1910s - 1900s - 1890s - 1880s - 1870s - 1860s - 1850s - 1840s - 1830s - 1820s - 1810s - 1800s - 1790s - 1780s - 1770s - 1760s - 1750s - 1740s - 1730s - 1720s - 1710s - 1700s - 1690s - 1680s - 1670s - 1660s - 1650s - 1640s - 1630s - 1620s - 1610s - 1600s - 1590s - 1580s - 1570s - Categories: Timelines of music ... c. ... 1801 The Easy Instructor by William Smith and William Little is published for choral schools, leading to the shape note tradition 1802 The Garifunas arrive in Belize (then British Honduras) and soon develop paranda music 1803 Ludwig van Beethovens Symphony No. ... 1900 in music Music of Argentina The bandoneón begins to become popular in Argentina; it will soon become one of the principal instruments in tango music Music of Colombia The accordion begins to become popular throughout the country Music of Cuba Romantic ballads called boleros are developed A second wave... 1910 in music International trends The tango begins to become popular in Europe Music of Armenia Komitas Vardapet finishes collecting over 3,000 Armenian folk songs Music of Peru The Indigenismo movement begins, bringing increased social and cultural awareness to native Peruvians Music of Portugal Fado is recorded for the... 1920 in music International trends Highlife music develops in western Africa, especially in coastal Ghana Performers like Carlos Gardel begin to popularize the tango in France, Spain and Latin America Xavier Cugat popularizes several forms of Afro-Cuban dances in the United States and Europe Erik Satie composes bizarre furniture... 1930 in music Music of the Bahamas A sponge disease decimates the sponge fishing industry in the Bahamas, beginning the decline of antems, a type of work song Music of Cuba The rumbas popularity begins to spread in Cuba and abroad, while Arsenio Rodriguez develops the conjunto band... 1940 in music International trends Allied servicemen help bring American and European popular music to Asian countries when they are statuibed in Hawaii and the Philippines; this especially includes popularizing the guitar and ukulele in Papua New Guinea Disneys Fantasia introduces stereo sound Music of Argentina Cuarteto becomes popular... 1950 in music Music of Afghanistan The beginning of radio broadcasting leads to the beginning of Afghan popular music Music of Argentina Astor Piazzolla begins to fuse traditional tango music with jazz and classical music Music of Algeria Rai singers like Bellemou Messaoud add violin, accordion and other western influences... 1960 in music Music of Brazil Carimbó begins modernizing and using electric instruments Music of Cambodia Princess Norodom Buppha Devi helps lead a revival of classical Khmer dance forms like apsara. ... 1970 in music International trends Simon & Garfunkel release Bridge Over Troubled Water; this, along with releases from James Taylor (Sweet Baby James), Cat Stevens (Tea for the Tillerman) and Joni Mitchell (Ladies of the Canyon) help define the singer-songwriter tradition Taj Mahal releases Happy to Be Just Like I... 1980 in music International trends Alternative rock and post punk artists like Joy Division (Closer), The Specials (More Specials) and U2 (Boy) achieve some popularity with influential releases; they are accompanied by popular punk and New Wave releases from Devo (Freedom of Choice), Talking Heads (Remain in Light), The Pretenders... 1990 in music International trends Barbadian artists like Gabby, Spice and Square One bring a new sound to Trinidadian soca Mari Boines Gula Gula, and its titular hit single, bring Sami joik-based folk to popular attention Paradise Lost emerges at the forefront of the doom metal scene Music... 2000 in music International trends Pop albums dominate the charts and set records for sales - N Sync (No Strings Attached), Britney Spears (Oops!... I Did It Again), Nelly (Country Grammar), Backstreet Boys (Black & Blue), Creed (Human Clay), Destinys Child (The Writings on the Wall), Faith Hill (Breathe), Bon... Categories: Timelines of music | Periods of American music ... 17th century c. ... 1930s 1930 in music Led by musicians like Sol Hoopii, Hawaiian steel guitar folk musics popularity in the United States becomes widespread, influencing country music, the country blues and other genres 1931 in music Gene Autrys Silver Haired Daddy of Mine popularizes honky tonk music Fletcher Henderson and... 1970s 1970 in music Simon & Garfunkel release Bridge Over Troubled Water; this, along with releases from James Taylor (Sweet Baby James), Cat Stevens (Tea for the Tillerman) and Joni Mitchell (Ladies of the Canyon) help define the singer-songwriter tradition Taj Mahal releases Happy to Be Just Like I Am... Categories: Substubs | Timelines of music | Cuban music ...


2000s

See also: 2006 in music, other events of 2007, list of years in music, 2000s in music Events European Festival of Youth Choirs (EJCF) in Basel expected to be held. ... See also: 2004 in music, 2005 in music (UK), other events of 2005, 2006 in music, list of years in music, 2000s in music Events January 22 - Tsunami Relief concert held at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales - the largest live music event in the UK since the Live Aid concert... This is a summary of the current year in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts. ... The Gallagher brothers, Noel and Liam Oasis is a rock and roll band from Manchester, England. ... Dont Believe the Truth is the official title of Oasis sixth album which will be released on May 30 2005 internationally and a day later in the United States. ... -1... This is a summary of 2004 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year. ... Dave Grohl on stage with the Foo Fighters Dave Grohl (born David Eric Grohl; January 14, 1969 in Warren, Ohio) is a rock musician, who was the drummer of the grunge band Nirvana from 1990 until the band split up in 1994 after frontman Kurt Cobains death. ... PROBOT (portmanteau: probe + robot) is a side project band masterminded by Foo Fighters singer/guitarist Dave Grohl (ex-Nirvana drummer). ... Loretta Lynn on the cover of her album Who Was That Stranger Loretta Lynn (born April 14, 1935) is an American country singer. ... Kanye West (pronounced CON-yay)(born June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American music producer and rapper from Chicago, Illinois. ... The College Dropout is the debut album released by rapper Kanye West in 2004. ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... Assassins is the name of the following: The historical Assassins sect of Alamut, also known as the Hashshashin Assassins (musical), a 1991 musical by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman. ... See also: 2002 in music, 2003 in music (UK), other events of 2003, 2004 in music, list of years in music, 2000s in music Events Early January - Drowning Pool disbanded January - following an investigation by The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and London detectives, police raids in England and... This is a summary of 2003 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year. ... Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson (born August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana), is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. ... See also: 2001 in music, 2002 in music (UK), other events of 2002, 2003 in music, 2000s in music and the list of years in music Events April 23, 2002: Wilcos critically acclaimed fourth album, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, is released, debuting at #13. ... This is a summary of 2002 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year. ... Eminem is the stage name of Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), one of todays most controversial and popular hip hop musicians. ... See also: 2000 in music, 2001 in music (UK), other events of 2001, 2002 in music, 2000s in music and the list of years in music Events January 1 - Hum disbands. ... This is a summary of 2001 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year. ... For Napster, Inc. ... See also: 1999 in music, 2000 in music (UK), other events of 2000, 2001 in music, 2000s in music and the list of years in music Events January 14 - Rolling Stone magazine reveals that the two children of Melissa Etheridge and her partner, Julie Cypher, were fathered by David Crosby... This is a summary of 2000 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show during their first United States tour, promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand. ... (Redirected from 1 (album)) The Beatles 1 (or just 1) is a collection of all the number-one hits achieved by The Beatles in the 1960s and 1970. ...

1990s

See also: 1998 in music, other events of 1999, 2000 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music Events January 7 - After eight years of marriage, Rod Stewart and supermodel wife Rachel Hunter announce their separation. ... This is a summary of 1999 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year. ... Red Hot Chili Peppers (from left): Flea, Chad Smith, John Frusciante and Anthony Kiedis Red Hot Chili Peppers are a Californian rock band who have combined aspects of funk and hip-hop with rock and roll, pioneering funk metal. ... Californication is a rock album by American funk metal band the Red Hot Chili Peppers, released on June 8, 1999 (see 1999 in music). ... See also: 1997 in music, other events of 1998, 1999 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music Events February 15 - Sir Edward Elgars unfinished third symphony, completed by Anthony Payne is performed for the first time at the Royal Festival Hall. ... This is a summary of 1998 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year. ... The Offspring - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Americana is an album released by The Offspring on November 10, 1998 (see 1998 in music). ... See also: 1996 in music, other events of 1997, 1998 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music Events January 9 - David Bowie performs his 50th Birthday Bash concert (the day after his birthday) at Madison Square Garden, with guests Frank Black, The Foo Fighters, Sonic... L to R: Ed OBrien, Jonny Greenwood, Thom Yorke, Phil Selway and Colin Greenwood Radiohead are a British alternative rock band from Oxford. ... OK Computer is a rock album by the band Radiohead. ... See also: 1995 in music, other events of 1996, 1997 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music Events January 16 - Jamaican authorities open fire on Jimmy Buffetts seaplane, mistaking it for a drug traffickers plane. ... For other people named Tupac, see Tupac (disambiguation). ... See also: 1994 in music, other events of 1995, 1996 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music Events January 18 - Jerry Garcia wrecks his rented BMW into a guard rail near Mill Valley, California. ... Alanis Morissette Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is a successful Canadian- American singer-songwriter and occasional actress. ... Jagged Little Pill was Canadian singer/songwriter Alanis Morissettes third album, released on June 13, 1995 (see 1995 in music). ... See also: 1993 in music, other events of 1994, 1995 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music Events January 29 - The Supremes Mary Wilson is injured when her jeep hit a freeway median and flipped over just outside of Los Angeles, California. ... Ace of Base is a Swedish pop band that consists of Jonas Berggren (Joker), Ulf Ekberg (Buddha), Linn Berggren and Jenny Berggren; the three Berggrens are siblings. ... See also: 1992 in music, other events of 1993, 1994 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music Events January 8 - The U.S. Postal service issues an Elvis Presley stamp. ... Ace of Base is a Swedish pop band that consists of Jonas Berggren (Joker), Ulf Ekberg (Buddha), Linn Berggren and Jenny Berggren; the three Berggrens are siblings. ... Happy Nation is the name of the debut album of Ace of Base, a pop music group based in Sweden. ... See also: 1991 in music, other events of 1992, 1993 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music Events 1992 was a pivotal year in the development of music. ... Dr. Dre (born Jebodiah White on February 18, 1979 in Los Angeles, California) is an Asian-American record producer, rapper, and record executive, one of the most successful and well-known producers in the field of hip hop music. ... The Chronic is the debut solo album from American gangsta rapper Dr. Dre. ... See also: 1990 in music, other events of 1991, 1992 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music Events 1991 was the year that grunge music made its popular breakthrough. ... This article is about the 1980s-1990s grunge band Nirvana. ... Nevermind is Nirvanas second album, released in September of 1991. ... See also: 1989 in music, other events of 1990, 1991 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music Events January 21 - MTVs Unplugged premieres on cable television with musical guest, Squeeze February 6 - Billy Idol is involved in a serious motorcycle accident, resulting in several... Ace of Base is a Swedish pop band that consists of Jonas Berggren (Joker), Ulf Ekberg (Buddha), Linn Berggren and Jenny Berggren; the three Berggrens are siblings. ...

1980s

See also: 1988 in music, other events of 1989, 1990 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music Events January 7 - Genesis88 and Sunrise/Back to the Future stage large-scale illegal Acid House party in London January 14 - Paul McCartney releases Back in the... This page is about the rap group; NWA can also mean Northwest Airlines or National Wrestling Alliance. ... Straight Outta Compton is the 1988 (see 1988 in music) breakthrough album by N.W.A., released on Priority Records. ... See also: 1987 in music, other events of 1988, 1989 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music Events January – Broadcast of the Cinemax television special Roy Orbison and Friends, A Black and White Night, recorded on September 30, 1987 at the Coconut Grove in Los... Janes Addiction is an American band which began in the late 1980s, and returned in the early 2000s. ... Nothings Shocking is Janes Addictions first studio album because the self-titled debut is a live recording. ... See also: 1986 in music, other events of 1987, 1988 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music Events January 3 - Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... U2 U2 is an Irish rock band featuring Bono (Paul David Hewson) on vocals and guitar, The Edge (David Howell Evans) on guitar and pianos, vocals, and bass, Adam Clayton on bass and guitar, and Larry Mullen on drums. ... The Joshua Tree is an album by U2, released on March 9, 1987 on Island Records (see 1987 in music). ... See also: 1985 in music, other events of 1986, 1987 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music Events January 23 - The first induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee... The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, showing Lake Erie in the background The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is a museum in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, dedicated, as the name suggests, to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential rock and... See also: 1984 in music, other events of 1985, 1986 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music Events January 28 - Various artists, including Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper, Willie Nelson, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, Kenny Rogers, Diana Ross, Paul Simon... Live Aid was a multi-venue rock music concert held on July 13, 1985. ... See also: 1983 in music, other events of 1984, 1985 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music Events January 28 - singer Michael Jacksons hair catches fire during the filming of a Pepsi commercial. ... Tina Turner on the cover of her 1991 album Simply the Best Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939) is an African American R&B, pop, rock and soul singer, Buddhist and occasional actress probably best known for her scorching performances with the Ike and Tina Turner... Private Dancer was Tina Turners breakthrough solo album after splitting from her husband and performing partner, Ike Turner. ... See also: 1982 in music, other events of 1983, 1984 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music Events The most long-term influential release of 1983 is probably Head over Heels by the Cocteau Twins, which sold poorly upon its initial release. ... Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson (born August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana), is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. ... Paul McCartney, as photographed by Richard Avedon for the 1968 LP The Beatles (aka The White Album). Sir James Paul McCartney, KBE, MBE (born June 18, 1942), better known as Paul McCartney, is a British musician, composer, and producer, who first came to prominence as a member of The Beatles. ... See also: 1981 in music, other events of 1982, 1983 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music Events January 15 - K.C. and the Sunshine Bands Harry Wayne Casey is seriously injured in an automobile accident in Miami, Florida. ... Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson (born August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana), is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. ... The thriller is a genre of fiction in which tough, resourceful, but essentially ordinary heroes are pitted against villains determined to destroy them, their country, or the stability of the free world. ... See also: 1980 in music, other events of 1981, 1982 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music Events January 10 - Revival of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta The Pirates of Penzance opens at Broadways Uris Theatre, starring Linda Ronstadt and Rex Smith February 14... The MTV logotype, often used in different, less stylized, forms. ... See also: 1979 in music, other events of 1980, 1981 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music Events January January 1 - Cliff Richard is appointed an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II. The only other pop music acts to be created MBEs are the Beatles and... John Lennon John Winston Lennon, later John Ono Lennon, (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), is best known as a singer, songwriter, and guitarist for The Beatles. ...

1970s

See also: 1978 in music, other events of 1979, 1980 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music Events Disco reigned supreme in 1979, with several #1 hits from The Bee Gees and Donna Summer that year. ... The Clash was a British punk rock group that existed from 1976 to 1985. ... London Calling, a double album released by The Clash in December, 1979, marked the bands critical and commercial breakthrough. ... See also: 1977 in music, other events of 1978, 1979 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music Events April 22 - The Blues Brothers make their first appearance on Saturday Night Live. ... See also: 1976 in music, other events of 1977, 1978 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music Events In this year, the St. ... Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll, or as just simply The King, was an American singer who had an immeasurable effect on world culture. ... See also: 1975 in music, other events of 1976, 1977 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music Events January-February January 7 - Kenneth Moss, a former record company executive, is sentenced to 120 days in the Los Angeles County Jail and four years probation for... This article is about the country rock group called The Eagles. ... Hotel California was an album released by The Eagles in 1976 (see 1976 in music). ... See also: 1974 in music, other events of 1975, 1976 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music Events January 2 - New York City US District Court Judge Richard Owen rules that former Beatle John Lennon and his lawyers can have access to Department of Immigration... Bruce Springsteen on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. ... Born to Run is a rock album by singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen, released in 1975 (see 1975 in music). ... See also: 1973 in music, other events of 1974, 1975 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music Events February 10 - record producer Phil Spector is badly injured in a car accident. ... Jackson Browne Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) was an influential singer songwriter of the 1970s and 1980s. ... Late for the Sky is the third album by American singer/songwriter Jackson Browne, released in 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... See also: 1972 in music, other events of 1973, 1974 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music Events January-February January 9 - Mick Jaggers request for a Japanese visa is rejected on account of a 1969 drug bust, putting an abrupt end to The... Ummagumma album cover Pink Floyd is a British progressive band famous for its songwriting, harmonic classical rock compositions, bombastic style and elaborate live shows. ... This article is about the album by musical group Pink Floyd. ... See also: 1971 in music, other events of 1972, 1973 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music Events January 17 - Highway 51 South in Memphis, Tennessee is renamed Elvis Presley Blvd January 31 - Over 40,000 mourners file past Mahalia Jacksons open casket to... Deep Purple was the biggest hit written by pianist Peter De Rose (1900—1953), who broadcast, 1923 to 1939, with May Singhi as The Sweethearts of the Air on the NBC radio network. ... The machine head on a Squier Stratocaster electric guitar. ... See also: 1970 in music, other events of 1971, 1972 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music Events February 8 - Bob Dylans hour long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... Roderick David Stewart Roderick David Stewart (born January 10, 1945) is an English singer of Scottish descent. ... Every Picture Tells A Story is an album by Rod Stewart, first released in 1971. ... See also: 1969 in music, other events of 1970, 1971 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music Events Charles Wuorinen, aged 32, becomes the youngest composer ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. ... Bridge Over Troubled Water was Simon and Garfunkels last album; the title track was their only number one hit in the United Kingdom. ... Bridge Over Troubled Water is an album by Simon and Garfunkel released on January 26, 1970. ...

1960s

See also: 1968 in music, other events of 1969, 1970 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music Events Perhaps the most famous musical events of 1969 are two legendary concerts. ... The Woodstock Music and Art Festival was the most famous rock festival of its era. ... Bethel is a town located in Sullivan County, New York. ... See also: 1967 in music, other events of 1968, 1969 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music Events January 4 - Guitarist Jimi Hendrix is jailed by Stockholm police, after trashing a hotel room during a drunken fist fight with bassist Noel Redding. ... Jimi Hendrix James Marshall Jimi Hendrix (November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer who is widely considered to be the most important electric guitarist in the history of popular music. ... Electric Ladyland is a rock and roll album by Jimi Hendrix and his band, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, released in 1968 (see 1968 in music). ... See also: 1966 in music, other events of 1967, 1968 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music Events January 15 - The Rolling Stones appear on The Ed Sullivan Show. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show during their first United States tour, promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand. ... Sgt. ... See also: 1965 in music, other events of 1966, 1967 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music Hot_100_No. ... The Beach Boys 1976 album 15 big ones The Beach Boys are a pop music group formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961, whose popularity has lasted into the twenty-first century. ... Pet Sounds is the title of the 1966 LP recorded by American pop group the Beach Boys. ... See also: 1964 in music, other events of 1965, 1966 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music Events January 4 - Fender Guitars is sold to CBS for $13 million. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show during their first United States tour, promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand. ... Shea Stadium is a baseball stadium in Flushing, New York where the New York Mets play. ... See also: 1963 in music, other events of 1964, 1965 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music Events January 1 - Top of the Pops premieres on BBC television. ... Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... For the film Pretty Woman, see Pretty Woman (movie) . Oh, Pretty Woman is a song which was a worldwide hit for Roy Orbison. ... See also: 1962 in music, other events of 1963, 1964 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music Events January 1 - The Beatles start a 5 day tour in Scotland to support the release of their new single, Love Me Do. January 7 - Gary U.S... The Beach Boys 1976 album 15 big ones The Beach Boys are a pop music group formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961, whose popularity has lasted into the twenty-first century. ... See also: 1961 in music, other events of 1962, 1963 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music Events January 24 - Brian Epstein signs to manage the Beatles. ... See also: 1960 in music, other events of 1961, 1962 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music Events January 15 - Motown Records signs The Supremes January 20 - Francis Poulencs Gloria is premiered in Boston February 12 - The Miracles Shop Around becomes Motowns first... Eric Hilliard Ricky Nelson, alternately Rick Nelson (May 8, 1940 - December 31, 1985), was one of the first American teen idols. ... See also: 1959 in music, other events of 1960, 1961 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music Events January 14 - Elvis Presley is promoted to Sergeant in the U.S. Army February 6 - Songwriter Jesse Belvin dies in an automobile accident in Los Angeles, California. ... Don (born February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born January 18, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ...

1950s

See also: 1958 in music, other events of 1959, 1960 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music Events January 22 - Buddy Holly records some acoustic demos in his New York City apartment. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936–February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 - February 3, 1959), better known as Ritchie Valens, was a pioneer of rock and roll and, as a Mexican-American, became the first Hispanic rock and roll star. ... Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr. ... See also: 1957 in music, other events of 1958, 1959 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music Events January 28 - Little Richard begins attending classes at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama February 14 - The Iranian government bans rock & roll because they claim that the form... Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American rock and roll pioneer piano player and singer. ... See also: 1956 in music, other events of 1957, 1958 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music Events Pat Boone stars in his first two Hollywood motion pictures: Bernadine and April Love Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera), from 1956s Alfred Hitchcock... John Coltrane (September 23, 1926 - July 17, 1967) was a famous jazz saxophonist. ... Blue Train is also the name of a jazz album by John Coltrane. ... See also: 1955 in music, other events of 1956, 1957 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music Events Foundation of the Korean piano brand Young Chang. ... Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll, or as just simply The King, was an American singer who had an immeasurable effect on world culture. ... See also: 1954 in music, other events of 1955, 1956 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music Events January 1 - RCA victor announces a marketing plan called Operation TNT. The label drops the list price on LPs from $5. ... Rock Around the Clock is a pop song from 1953. ... The original members of Bill Haley and His Comets, c. ... Blackboard Jungle (also known as The Blackboard Jungle) is a 1955 motion picture of social commentary that catalysed a genre of teacher dramas. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... See also: 1953 in music, other events of 1954, 1955 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music Events Frank Sinatra wins the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in From Here To Eternity, 1953; resuscitating his singing career in the process Bing Crosby received a... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is considered one of the finest vocalists of all time, renowned for his impeccable phrasing and timing. ... See also: 1952 in music, other events of 1953, 1954 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music Events Arthur Bliss replaces Arnold Bax as Master of the Queens Musick. ... Frankie Laine, born Frank Paul LoVecchio, March 30, 1913, Chicago, United States, is one of the most successful singers in history. ... See also: 1951 in music, other events of 1952, 1953 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music Events Pierre Schaeffer publishes his A la recherche dune musique concrète (The Search for a Concrete Music), an explanation of his experimental approach to composing. ... Georgia Gibbs (born Fredda Lipson Gibbons, later Fredda Gibson, her date of birth is alternately listed as 8/17/20 or 8/26/20 or 8/26/27) is an American popular singer. ... See also: 1950 in music, other events of 1951, 1952 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music Events Johnnie Ray has his first hit record with Cry. ... Missing image Johnnie Ray in full cry John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... See also: 1949 in music, other events of 1950, 1951 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music Events Legendary singer Al Jolson dies on the 23rd of October Mitch Miller signs as A&R man with Columbia Records Patti Page becomes the first (and only... Al Jolson - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...

1940s

See also: 1948 in music, other events of 1949, 1950 in music and the list of years in music. Events Mitch Miller begins his career as one of the 20th Centurys most successful record producers at Mercury Eddie Fisher signs with RCA Bob Hope suggests that Anthony Benedetto change... Mitchell William Miller (born July 4, 1911) is remembered as one of the best-selling recording artists of the 1950s and early 60s. ... See also: 1947 in music, other events of 1948, 1949 in music and the list of years in music. Events Aldeburgh Festival is founded by Benjamin Britten, Eric Crozier and Peter Pears. ... 33⅓ LP vinyl record album The vinyl record is a type of gramophone record, most popular from the 1950s to the 1990s, that was most commonly used for mass-produced recordings of music. ... -1... See also: 1945 in music, other events of 1946, 1947 in music and the list of years in music. Events February 8 - Béla Bartóks Piano Concerto No. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is considered one of the finest vocalists of all time, renowned for his impeccable phrasing and timing. ... See also: 1944 in music, other events of 1945, 1946 in music and the list of years in music. Events 1 September - Trio Lescanos last concert on the Italian radio Frank Sinatra leaves Your Hit Parade to appear on Max Factor Presents Frank Sinatra and, starting that September, Old... Alton Glenn Miller ( March 1, 1904 – December 15, 1944) was an American jazz musician and band leader in the Swing era. ... See also: 1943 in music, other events of 1944, 1945 in music and the list of years in music. Events Jo Stafford launches her solo career Frank Sinatra begins his film career with the musical Higher And Higher Frankie Laine cuts his first singles for the Beltone and Atlas labels... Alton Glenn Miller ( March 1, 1904 – December 15, 1944) was an American jazz musician and band leader in the Swing era. ... See also: 1942 in music, other events of 1943, 1944 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 1, 1943 - Frank Sinatra appears at The Paramount causing a mob scene of hysterical bobby-soxers to flood Times Square and blocking midtown New York City traffic for hours... Oklahoma! (1943) was the first musical play written by composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist/librettist Oscar Hammerstein II, working together. ... This article is about the street in New York City. ... See also: 1941 in music, other events of 1942, 1943 in music and the list of years in music. Events Bunk Johnson makes his first recordings Albums released Holiday Inn - Bing Crosby Top hit records Blues In the Night by Woody Herman Dont sit under the Apple Tree - Andrews... Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... White Christmas has three different meanings: Weather A white Christmas, to most people in the Northern Hemisphere, refers to snowy weather at Christmas, a phenomenon which is far more common in some countries than in others. ... See also: 1940 in music, other events of 1941, 1942 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 5 - Ernesto Bonino debuts on Italian radio January 15 - Olivier Messiaens Quatuor pour la fin du temps is premiered in Stalag VIIIA in Silesia. ... This article or section should be merged with Les Paul and Mary Ford Les Paul (born June 9, 1915) is best known as a guitarist, and as one of the most important figures in the development of modern electric guitars and recording techniques. ... An electric guitar is a type of guitar with a solid or semi-solid body that utilizes electromagnetic pickup (music)s to convert the vibration of the steel-cored strings into electrical current. ... See also: 1939 in music, other events of 1940, 1941 in music and the list of years in music. Events January - Frank Sinatra joins the Tommy Dorsey orchestra July 20 - Billboard magazine publishes its first Music Popularity Chart May 27 - Quartetto Egie make their debut performance November 23 - Dmitri Shostakovich... Walt Disney - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Fantasia has other uses, see Fantasia (disambiguation) Fantasia (1940) is a motion picture which was a Walt Disney experiment in animation and music. ...

1930s

See also: 1938 in music, other events of 1939, 1940 in music and the list of years in music. Events Publication of Music Here and Now, book by Ernst Krenek March 23 - Béla Bartóks Violin Concerto No. ... Charlie Christian (July 29, 1916 - March 2, 1942) was a famous jazz guitarist and is often considered the first electric guitar innovator. ... See also: 1937 in music, other events of 1938, 1939 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 16 - Benny Goodman plays Carnegie Hall January 16 - Béla Bartóks Sonata for two pianos and percussion is premiered in Basel September 22 - Anton Weberns String... Pete Seeger, 1944 Peter Seeger (born May 3, 1919), almost always known as Pete Seeger, is a folk singer, political activist and major contributor to folk and protest music in 1950s and 1960s. ... See also: 1936 in music, other events of 1937, 1938 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 21 - Paul Sacher conducts the world premiere of Béla Bartóks Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta in Basel June 2 - The incomplete version of Alban Berg... Hank Williams Sr. ... There were 2 popular blues harmonica players that went by the name Sonny Boy Williamson Sonny Boy Williamson I, also known as John Lee Williamson was an American blues harmonica player, born in Jackson, Tennessee, whose first record Good Morning, School Girl was a hit in 1937. ... See also: 1935 in music, other events of 1936, 1937 in music and the list of years in music. Events April 19 - in Barcelona, Alban Bergs Violin Concerto is premiered by Louis Krasner Tony Bennetts musical career begins Eddie Taylors musical career begins The Monroe Brothers musical... Tony Bennett is a jazz and pop music singer. ... Nat King Cole (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965) was a hugely popular American singer and jazz musician. ... See also: 1934 in music, other events of 1935, 1936 in music and the list of years in music. Events April 8 - Béla Bartóks String Quartet No. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is considered one of the finest vocalists of all time, renowned for his impeccable phrasing and timing. ... Ella Fitzgerald photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1940 Ella Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 - June 15, 1996), also known as Lady Ella, was one of the most important jazz singers, and the winner of thirteen Grammy Awards. ... See also: 1933 in music, other events of 1934, 1935 in music and the list of years in music. Events March 12 - the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler given the world premiere of Paul Hindemiths symphony Mathis der Maler in Berlin November 7 - Sergei Rachmaninoffs... Cover of the album The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume One Sun Ra (May 22, 1914 (?) - May 30, 1993) was an innovative and individual jazz composer, bandleader and piano and synthesizer player, who came to be known as much for preaching his bizarre cosmic philosophy as for his phenomenal... Django Reinhardt as a boy Jean Baptiste Django Reinhardt ( January 23, 1910 – May 16, 1953) was a Belgian Gypsy jazz musician. ... See also: 1932 in music, other events of 1933, 1934 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 23 - Béla Bartóks Piano Concerto No. ... Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949 Billie Holiday (April 7, 1915 - July 17, 1959), also called Lady Day is generally considered one of the greatest jazz singers of all time. ... See also: 1931 in music, other events of 1932, 1933 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 14 - Maurice Ravels Piano Concerto is premiered in Paris October 19 - Frankie Laine and Ruthie Smith set the all-time dance marathon record of 3,501 hours (145... Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American country music singer and songwriter, known to his fans as The Man in Black, and a member of the outlaw country movement. ... Petula Clark on the cover of her collection Petula Clark: The Ultimate Collection Petula Clark, CBE is a British singer, actress, and composer best known for her upbeat popular international hits of the 1960s. ... See also: 1930 in music, other events of 1931, 1932 in music and the list of years in music. Events Roy Rogers musical career begins Mary Garden retires from the Chicago Opera Alberto Rabagliatis singing career begins Published popular music Adios w. ... Leonard Frank Slye, famous as Roy Rogers (November 5, 1911 - July 6, 1998), was a singing cowboy actor, massively famous in his time. ... See also: 1929 in music, other events of 1930, 1931 in music and the list of years in music. Events Frankie Laine begins performing Bukka White begins performing Gorni Kramer finishes double bass conservatory study and begins performing Published popular songs Across The Breakfast Table w. ... Bukka White (born Booker T. Washington White, November 12, 1909, near Houston, Mississippi) was a delta blues guitarist and singer. ...

1920s

See also: 1928 in music, other events of 1929, 1930 in music and the list of years in music. Events May 3 - Francis Poulencs Concert champêtre for harpsichord and orchestra is premiered in Paris May 17 - Sergei Prokofievs Symphony No. ... Cab Calloway, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1933 Cab Calloway (December 25, 1907–November 18, 1994), born Cabell Calloway III, was a famous jazz singer and bandleader. ... Gene Autry (September 29, 1907 - October 2, 1998) was an American performer who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on the radio, in movies and on television. ... See also: 1927 in music, other events of 1928, 1929 in music and the list of years in music. Events April 27 - Igor Stravinskys ballet Apollon musagète is premiered in Washington September 11 - Leos Janaceks String Quartet No. ... Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 19011 – July 6, 1971) (also known by the nickname Satchmo) was an African American jazz musician. ... West End Blues is a multi-strain 12 bar blues composition by Joe King Oliver. ... Biography Burt Bacharach (born May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, MO) is an American pianist and composer. ... See also: 1926 in music, other events of 1927, 1928 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 8 - Alban Bergs Lyric Suite is premiered in Vienna July 1 - Béla Bartóks Piano Concerto No. ... Maybelle, A.P. and Sara The Carter Family was a rural country music group that performed between 1927 and 1943. ... See also: 1925 in music, other events of 1926, 1927 in music and the list of years in music. Events June 26 - Václav Talich conducts the world premiered of Leos Janaceks Sinfonietta in Prague October 21 - Carl Nielsens Flute Concerto is given its world premiere in Paris... Ferdinand Jelly Roll Morton (September 20, 1890 - July 10, 1941) was a virtuoso pianist, a bandleader, and a composer who some call the first true composer of Jazz music. ... See also: 1924 in music, other events of 1925, 1926 in music and the list of years in music. Events March 1 - Edgar Varèses Intégrales is premiered in New York City March 21 - Maurice Ravels LEnfant et les sortilèges is premiered in Monte Carlo... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and video recordings, on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... A microphone with a cord A microphone, sometimes called a mic (pronounced mike), is a device that converts sound into an electrical signal. ... See also: 1923 in music, other events of 1924, 1925 in music and the list of years in music. Events October 17 - Leos Janaceks String Quartet No. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... Rhapsody in Blue is a composition by George Gershwin which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects. ... See also: 1922 in music, other events of 1923, 1924 in music and the list of years in music. Events November 19 - At a concert celebrating the 50th anniversery of the union of Buda and Pest (thus creating Budapest), Béla Bartóks Dance Suite and Zoltán Kod... Bessie Smith photographed by Carl Van Vechten Bessie Smith ( April 15, 1894 - September 26, 1937) was an early American blues singer born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. ... Joe King Oliver, ( December 19, 1885 - April 8, 1938) was a bandleader and jazz musician. ... See also: 1921 in music, other events of 1922, 1923 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 24 - Carl Nielsen conducts the premiere of his Symphony No. ... Joseph-Maurice Ravel (March 7, 1875 – December 28, 1937) was a French composer and pianist, best known for his orchestral work, Boléro, and his famous 1922 orchestral arrangement of Modest Mussorgskys Pictures at an Exhibition. ... Pictures at an Exhibition is a famous suite of musical pieces, composed - originally for piano - by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky and first published in 1874. ... See also: 1920 in music, other events of 1921, 1922 in music and the list of years in music. Events Clarence Williams makes his first recordings Published popular music Aint We Got Fun? w. ... Enrico Caruso (February 27, 1873 – August 2, 1921) was one of the most famous tenors in the history of opera. ... See also: 1919 in music, other events of 1920, 1921 in music and the list of years in music. Events Mamie Smiths first blues recordings become a hit, alerting record companies to the African American market Published popular music After You Get What You Want, You Dont Want... Mamie Smith on the sleeve of volume 1 of the Complete Recorded Works reissue collection Mamie Smith (May 26, 1883 - September 16, 1946) was a vaudeville singer, dancer, pianist and actress, and appeared in several motion pictures late in her career. ... Blues is a vocal and instrumental musical form which evolved from African American spirituals, shouts, work songs and chants and has its earliest stylistic roots in West Africa. ...

1910s

See also: 1918 in music, other events of 1919, 1920 in music and the list of years in music. Events July 22 - The Ballets Russes gives the world premiere of Manuel de Fallas ballet El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat) in London October 27 - Edward Elgar... Shown are (left to right) Tony Sbarbaro (aka Tony Spargo) on drums; Edwin Daddy Edwards on trombone; D. James Nick LaRocca on cornet; Larry Shields on clarinet, and Henry Ragas on piano. ... The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in western Europe, and member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the G8, the European Union, and NATO. Usually known simply as the United Kingdom, the UK, or (inaccurately) as Great Britain or Britain, the UK has four constituent... See also: 1917 in music, other events of 1918, 1919 in music and the list of years in music. Events March 3 - Béla Bartóks String Quartet No. ... Ella Fitzgerald photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1940 Ella Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 - June 15, 1996), also known as Lady Ella, was one of the most important jazz singers, and the winner of thirteen Grammy Awards. ... Bernstein with conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, at 1974 Charles Ives Centenary Concert in Danbury, Connecticut. ... See also: 1916 in music, other events of 1917, 1918 in music and the list of years in music. Events May 12 - Béla Bartóks ballet The Wooden Prince is premiered in Budapest First Jazz recordings made by the Original Dixieland Jass Band First African American jazz recordings... Jazz is a musical art form characterized by blue notes, syncopation, swing, call and response, polyrhythms, and improvisation. ... Shown are (left to right) Tony Sbarbaro (aka Tony Spargo) on drums; Edwin Daddy Edwards on trombone; D. James Nick LaRocca on cornet; Larry Shields on clarinet, and Henry Ragas on piano. ... See also: 1915 in music, other events of 1916, 1917 in music and the list of years in music. Events February 1 - Carl Nielsen conducts the premiere of his , the Inextinguishable, in Copenhagen June 5 - Steins Dixie Jass Band plays its first gig under its new name, the Original... This photo from around 1913 shows Ives in his day job: he was the director of a successful insurance firm. ... See also: 1914 in music, other events of 1915, 1916 in music and the list of years in music. Events Tom Browns band from New Orleans goes to Chicago and start advertising themselves as a Jass Band Published popular music Alabama Jubilee w. ... Tom Brown, sometimes known by the nickname Red Brown (June 3, 1888 - March 25, 1958), was an early New Orleans jazz trombonist. ... Jazz is a musical art form characterized by blue notes, syncopation, swing, call and response, polyrhythms, and improvisation. ... See also: 1913 in music, other events of 1914, 1915 in music and the list of years in music. Events October 15 - In Rovigo, Beniamino Gigli makes his operatic debut in Amilcare Ponchiellis La Gioconda The first recorded calypso music is made in Trinidad Published popular music The Aba... Calypso is a style of Afro-Caribbean music which originated in the British and French colonial islands of the Caribbean at about the start of the 20th century it is an especially integral part of Trinidadian music. ... See also: 1912 in music, other events of 1913, 1914 in music and the list of years in music. Events April 1 - Manuel de Fallas opera La vida breve is given its world premiere in Nice May 29 - there is a near-riot at the premiere of the Igor... Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky () (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a composer of modern classical music. ... The Rite of Spring is a ballet with music by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. ... See also: 1911 in music, other events of 1912, 1913 in music and the list of years in music. Events February 28 - In a concert in Copenhagen, Carl Nielsen conducts the premiere of his Symphony No. ... W.C. Handy photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1941 William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873 - March 28, 1958) was an African American blues composer, often known as The Father of the Blues. ... See also: 1910 in music, other events of 1911, 1912 in music and the list of years in music. Events May 24 - Edward Elgar conducts the premiere of his Symphony No. ... Scott Joplin (ca. ... This is an article about Ragtime music. ... See also: 1909 in music, other events of 1910, 1911 in music and the list of years in music. Events March 19 - Béla Bartóks String Quartet No. ... Gustav Mahler Gustav Mahler (July 7, 1860 – May 18, 1911) was best known in his own time as one of the leading Austrian conductors of his day, but is now remembered as an important composer linking the late 19th century with the modern musical period, particularly for his vast symphonies... The Symphony No. ...

1900s

See also: 1908 in music, other events of 1909, 1910 in music and the list of years in music. Events November 28 - Sergei Rachmaninoffs Piano Concerto No. ... Benny Goodman, born Benjamin David Goodman, (May 30, 1909 - June 13, 1986) was a famous Jazz musician, known as King of Swing, Patriarch of the Clarinet, and Swings Senior Statesman. Goodman was born in Chicago, the son of poor Jewish immigrants who lived on Chicagos Maxwell Street neighborhood. ... See also: 1907 in music, other events of 1908, 1909 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 26 - Sergei Rachmaninoffs Symphony No. ... The Symphony No. ... Take Me Out to the Ball Game is an early-20th century Tin Pan Alley song which became the unofficial anthem of baseball. ... See also: 1906 in music, other events of 1907, 1908 in music and the list of years in music. Events February 21 - Frederick Deliuss opera A Village Romeo and Juliet is premiered in Berlin General Porfirio Díaz legendarily orders a mariachi band to wear upper-class clothing (a... Cab Calloway, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1933 Cab Calloway (December 25, 1907–November 18, 1994), born Cabell Calloway III, was a famous jazz singer and bandleader. ... See also: 1905 in music, other events of 1906, 1907 in music and the list of years in music. Events May 27 - Gustav Mahlers Symphony No. ... Eurreal Wilford Little Brother Montgomery, (c. ... See also: 1904 in music, other events of 1905, 1906 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 29 - Gustav Mahlers Kindertotenlieder is premiered in Vienna October 15 - Claude Debussys La Mer is premiered in Paris December 28 - Premiere of The Merry Widow by Franz... Franz Lehár ( 30 April 1870 - 24 October 1948) was an Austro-Hungarian composer, mainly known for his operettas. ... See also: 1903 in music, other events of 1904, 1905 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 13 - Béla Bartóks symphonic poem Kossuth is premiered in Budapest, becoming his first major work to be performed February 17 - Puccinis Madame Butterfly debuts in... Giacomo Puccini Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (December 22, 1858 – November 29, 1924) is regarded as one of the great operatic composers of the late 19th and early 20th century. ... Madama Butterfly (or sometimes Madame Butterfly in English) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini, set in Japan. ... See also: 1902 in music, other events of 1903, 1904 in music and the list of years in music. Events February 11 - Anton Bruckners 9th Symphony premieres in Vienna Enrico Caruso joins cast of New Yorks Metropolitan Opera Company and makes first records for the Victor Talking Machine... Mississippi John Smith Hurt (July 3, 1893, Teoc, Carroll County, Mississippi - November 2, 1966, Grenada, Mississippi) was an influential blues singer and guitarist. ... See also: 1901 in music, other events of 1902, 1903 in music and the list of years in music. Events April 30 - Claude Debussys opera Pelléas et Mélisande is premiered at the Opéra-Comique in Paris June 9 - the first complete performance of Gustav Mahlers... Leadbelly (January 29, 1885 - December 6, 1949) was an influential blues singer and guitarist. ... See also: 1900 in music, other events of 1901, 1902 in music and the list of years in music. Events October 27 - First complete performance of Sergei Rachmaninoffs Piano Concerto No. ... Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 19011 – July 6, 1971) (also known by the nickname Satchmo) was an African American jazz musician. ... See also: 1899 in music, other events of 1900, 1901 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 14 - Giacomo Puccinis Tosca premieres in Rome. ... Giacomo Puccini Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (December 22, 1858 – November 29, 1924) is regarded as one of the great operatic composers of the late 19th and early 20th century. ... La Tosca (or simply Tosca) is a three-act opera by Giacomo Puccini. ...

1890s

See also: 1898 in music, other events of 1899, 1900 in music and the list of years in music. Events April 26 - Jean Sibeliuss Symphony No. ... Scott Joplin (ca. ... Edward Elgar Sir Edward William Elgar, Bt OM GCVO (June 2, 1857 – February 23, 1934) was a British composer, born in the small Worcestershire village of Broadheath to William Elgar, a piano tuner and music dealer, and his wife Ann. ... Variations on an Original Theme for orchestra, op. ... See also: 1897 in music, other events of 1898, 1899 in music and the list of years in music. Events Scott Joplin publishes Swipsy Cakewalk Published popular music Because w. ... See also: 1896 in music, other events of 1897, 1898 in music and the list of years in music. Events The Cakewalk matures into Ragtime music John Philip Sousas band makes phonograph recordings of Cakewalks and early Ragtime early publications by Scott Joplin Published popular music Asleep In The... This is an article about Ragtime music. ... The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... See also: 1895 in music, other events of 1896, 1897 in music and the list of years in music. Events February 1 - Giacomo Puccinis La Bohème debuts in Turin Published popular music All Coons Look Alike To Me     w. ... Giacomo Puccini Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (December 22, 1858 – November 29, 1924) is regarded as one of the great operatic composers of the late 19th and early 20th century. ... La Bohème is an often-adapted story first appearing in Henry Murgers magazine articles in the early 1800s. ... See also: 1894 in music, other events of 1895, 1896 in music and the list of years in music. Events December 13 - first complete performance of Gustav Mahlers Symphony No. ... See also: 1893 in music, other events of 1894, 1895 in music and the list of years in music. Events March 14 - Johan Svendsen conducts the world premiere of Carl Nielsens Symphony No. ... Enrico Caruso (February 27, 1873 – August 2, 1921) was one of the most famous tenors in the history of opera. ... See also: 1892 in music, Other events of 1893, 1894 in music and the list of years in music. Events February 9 - Premier of Giuseppe Verdis final opera Falstaff in La Scala in Milan December 29 - Claude Debussys String Quartet is premirered in Paris Song Happy Birthday To... Falstaff is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi, adapted by Arrigo Boito from Shakespeares play The Merry Wives of Windsor. ... See also: 1891 in music, other events of 1892, 1893 in music and the list of years in music. Events After The Ball becomes the first sheet music to sell over 1 million copies (for a single publisher in a single year) Published popular music After The Ball     w. ... Sheet music is written represenation of music. ... See also: 1890 in music, other events of 1891, 1892 in music and the list of years in music. Events October 16 - The Chicago Symphony Orchestra gives its inaugural concert Published popular music Actions Speak Louder Than Words w. ... Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (Серге́й Серге́евич Проко́фьев) (April 271, 1891 – March 5, 1953) was one of the Soviet Unions greatest composers. ... Cole Porter ( June 9, 1891 - October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter. ... See also: 1889 in music, other events of 1890, 1891 in music and the list of years in music. Events September 9 - Edward Elgars concert overture Froissart is premiered at the Three Choirs Festival in Worcester George W. Johnson records phonograph cylinders First full performance of Hector Berliozs...

1880s

See also: 1888 in music, other events of 1889, 1890 in music and the list of years in music. Events November 20 - Gustav Mahlers Symphony No. ... Manufacturers put records inside protective and decorative cardboard jackets and an inner paper sleeve to protect the grooves from dust and scratches. ... Emile Berliner (May 20, 1851 - August 3, 1929) was an inventor, best known for developing the disc record gramophone (phonograph in American English). ... See also: 1887 in music, other events of 1888, 1889 in music and the list of years in music. Events wax phonograph cylinders mass marketed Published popular music Drill, Ye Tarriers, Drill     anon poss Thomas F. Carey Over The Waves (Sobre las Olas)     w. ... The earliest method of recording and reproducing sound was on cylinder phonograph recordings. ... See also: 1886 in music, other events of 1887, 1888 in music and the list of years in music. Events Published popular music Angels Without Wings w. ... bust of Alexander Borodin Alexander Porfyrevich Borodin (Алекса́ндр Порфи́рьевич Бороди́н) (November 12, 1833 – February 27, 1887) was a Russian composer who made his living as a chemist. ... See also: 1885 in music, other events of 1886, 1887 in music and the list of years in music. Events Published popular music The Gladiators m. ... Gertrude Pridgett Rainey, better known as Ma Rainey (April 26, 1886 - December 22, 1939) was a classic female blues singer, the earliest known professional blues singer3, and one of the first generation of blues singers to record. ... See also: 1884 in music, other events of 1885, 1886 in music and the list of years in music. Events October 25 - Johannes Brahms Symphony No. ... Tin Pan Alley was the name given to the collection of New York City-centered music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States of America in the late 19th century and the early 20th century. ... See also: 1883 in music, other events of 1884, 1885 in music and the list of years in music. Events Published popular music Clementine     w. ... Sophie Tucker, 1917 Sophie Tucker (13 January 1884 - 9 February 1966) was a singer and comedian, one of the most popular United States entertainers of the first third of the 20th century. ... See also: 1882 in music, other events of 1883, 1884 in music and the list of years in music. Events Published popular music A Boys Best Friend Is His Mother     w. ... Mamie Smith on the sleeve of volume 1 of the Complete Recorded Works reissue collection Mamie Smith (May 26, 1883 - September 16, 1946) was a vaudeville singer, dancer, pianist and actress, and appeared in several motion pictures late in her career. ... See also: 1881 in music, other events of 1882, 1883 in music and the list of years in music. Events January - Richard Wagner completes Parsifal Helsinki University Chorus (Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat) is founded Gustav Mahler is employed at Olomouc Richard Strauss enters Munich University Published popular music Baa! Baa! Baa!     w. ... Leopold Stokowski Leopold Stokowski (April 18, 1882 - September 13, 1977) (born Antoni Stanisław Bolesławowicz) was the conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the NBC Symphony Orchestra and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. ... See also: 1880 in music, other events of 1881, 1882 in music and the list of years in music. Events February 10 - Offenbachs Tales of Hoffman debuts in Paris November 9 - Johannes Brahms Piano Concerto No. ... Jacques Offenbach (June 20, 1819 – October 4, 1880), composer and cellist, the creator of La vie Parisienne and an originator of the operetta form, a precursor of the modern musical comedy. ... See also: 1879 in music, other events of 1880, 1881 in music and the list of years in music. Events Published popular music Away, Away! My Hearts On Fire     w. ... Jacques Offenbach (June 20, 1819 – October 4, 1880), composer and cellist, the creator of La vie Parisienne and an originator of the operetta form, a precursor of the modern musical comedy. ...

1870s

See also: 1878 in music, other events of 1879, 1880 in music and the list of years in music. Events December 31 - Gilbert & Sullivans The Pirates of Penzance debuts in New York City Published popular music Oh, Dem Golden Slippers by James A. Bland In the Morning By the... Playwright/lyricist William S. Gilbert (1836-1911) and composer Arthur S. Sullivan (1842-1900) defined operetta in Victorian England with a series of their internationally successful and timeless works. ... The Pirates of Penzance, or The Slave of Duty, is a Gilbert and Sullivan comic operetta in two acts. ... See also: 1877 in music, other events of 1878, 1879 in music and the list of years in music. Events May 28 - Gilbert & Sullivans H.M.S. Pinafore debuts in London Published popular music Aloha Oe w. ... George Cohan George Michael Cohan (July 1878–November 5, 1942) was a United States entertainer, songwriter, actor, singer, and dancer. ... See also: 1876 in music, other events of 1877, 1878 in music and the list of years in music. Events Thomas Edison invents the phonograph Published popular music Abdulla Bulbul Ameer     w. ... Edison cylinder phonograph from about 1899 The phonograph, or gramophone, was the most common device for playing recorded sound from the 1870s through the 1980s. ... Buddy Bolden Buddy Bolden (September 6, 1877 _ November 4, 1930) was a trumpeter and the first New Orleans jazz musician ever to come to prominence. ... See also: 1875 in music, other events of 1876, 1877 in music and the list of years in music. Events August 16 - Ricard Wagners Siegfried debuts in Bayreuth Published popular music Ill Take You Home Again, Kathleen by Thomas Payne Westendorf Grandfathers Clock by Henry Clay Work... Richard Wagner Wilhelm Richard Wagner (May 22, 1813 – February 13, 1883) was an influential German composer, music theorist, and essayist, primarily known for his operas. ... Siegfried is the third of the four operas that comprise Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), by Richard Wagner. ... See also: 1874 in music, other events of 1875, 1876 in music and the list of years in music. Events March 3 - Georges Bizets Carmen debuts in Paris Published popular music Angels, Meet Me At the Cross Road     w. ... Georges Bizet (October 25, 1838 – June 3, 1875), was a French composer of the romantic era best known for his opera Carmen. ... Carmen is a French opera by Georges Bizet, with text by Meilhac and Halévy, based on the novel by Prosper Mérimée. ... See also: 1873 in music, other events of 1874, 1875 in music and the list of years in music. Events Classical music Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition (for piano) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. ... Pictures at an Exhibition is a famous suite of musical pieces, composed - originally for piano - by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky and first published in 1874. ... Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (Моде́ст Петро́вич Му́соргский) (March 21, 1839 – March 28, 1881; sometimes spelt Modeste Moussorgsky), was an innovative Russian composer famed for his colourful, exotic, and lush orchestral pieces dedicated to various subjects of medieval Russian history. ... See also: 1872 in music, other events of 1873, 1874 in music and the list of years in music. Events Published popular music Silver Threads Among the Gold by Hart Pease Danks & Eben Eugene Rexford The German Polka by Gus Williams Home on the Range by Daniel Kelly & Brewster M... W.C. Handy photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1941 William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873 - March 28, 1958) was an African American blues composer, often known as The Father of the Blues. ... Enrico Caruso (February 27, 1873 – August 2, 1921) was one of the most famous tenors in the history of opera. ... See also: 1871 in music, other events of 1872, 1873 in music and the list of years in music. Events Published popular music Moonlight on the Potomac by John Philip Sousa You Never Miss the Water Till the Well Runs Dry by Harry Linn & Rollin Howard Only a Dream by... See also: 1870 in music, other events of 1871, 1872 in music and the list of years in music. Events December 24 - Giuseppe Verdis Opera Aida premieres Published popular music The Blue and the Gray by James W. Long Good Bye, Liza Jane (anon) The Little Church Around The... Giuseppe Verdi, by Giovanni Boldini, 1886 (National Gallery of Modern Art, Rome) Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (October 10, 1813 – January 27, 1901) was one of the great composers of Italian opera. ... See also: AIDA, an acronym used in marketing; there is also a town and district in Japan called Aida. ... See also: 1869 in music, other events of 1870, 1871 in music and the list of years in music. Events Musikverein opens in Vienna (January 6) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovskys fantasy-overture Romeo and Juliet debuts in Moscow, conducted by Nikolai Rubenstein (March 16) Leo Delibes ballet Coppélia debuts at...

1860s

See also: 1868 in music, other events of 1869, 1870 in music and the list of years in music. Events Edvard Griegs Piano Concerto is premiered at Copenhagens Casino (April 3) Richard Wagners opera Das Rheingold debuts at the Königlich Hof- und Nationaltheater in Munich (September... Richard Wagner Wilhelm Richard Wagner (May 22, 1813 – February 13, 1883) was an influential German composer, music theorist, and essayist, primarily known for his operas. ... Das Rheingold (The Rhine Gold) is the first of the four operas that comprise Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), by Richard Wagner. ... See also: 1867 in music, other events of 1868, 1869 in music and the list of years in music. Events Modest Mussorgsky begins work on Boris Godunov, which is completed six years later Johannes Brahms completes his orchestral and choral work, Ein deutsches Requiem (Opus 25) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovskys... Scott Joplin (ca. ... See also: 1866 in music, other events of 1867, 1868 in music and the list of years in music. Events Arthur Sullivan scores his first operetta Cox and Box The Maple Leaf Forever written by Alexander Muir Giuseppe Verdis opera Don Carlos premieres at the Paris Opéra (March... Johann Strauss II The Waltz King coming to life in the Stadtpark, Vienna Johann Strauss II (or Johann Strauss the Younger, or Johann Strauss Jr. ... See also: 1865 in music, other events of 1866, 1867 in music and the list of years in music. Events Bedrich Smetanas opera Prodana Nevesta (The Bartered Bride) debuts in Prague at the Provisional Theater (May 30) Jacques Offenbachs operetta La Vie Parisienne debuts in Pariss Palais... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... See also: 1864 in music, other events of 1865, 1866 in music and the list of years in music. Events Giacomo Meyerbeers opera LAfricaine is posthumously debuted in Paris at the Grand Opéra (April 28) Richard Wagners opera Tristan und Isolde debuts in Munich at the... Part of the Sibelius monument in Helsinki, Finland. ... See also: 1863 in music, other events of 1864, 1865 in music and the list of years in music. Events Anton Bruckner composes his Symphony No. ... Stephen Collins Foster (July 4, 1826 - January 13, 1864) was the pre-eminent songwriter in the United States of his era. ... See also: 1862 in music, other events of 1863, 1864 in music and the list of years in music. Events Georges Bizets opera, Les Pêcheurs de perles debuts at the Théâtre-Lyrique in Paris (September 30) Les Troyens, opera by Hector Berlioz, debuts, also at the Th... Ernesto Júlio Nazareth (1863 - 1934) was a Brazilian composer and pianist, especially noted for his creative tango and Choro compositions. ... See also: 1861 in music, other events of 1862, 1863 in music and the list of years in music. Events Béatrice et Bénédict, opera by Hector Berlioz, debuts in Baden-Baden (August 9) Ludwig von Köchel publishes Chonologisch-thematisches Verzeichnis sämtlicher Tonwerke Wolfgang Amadé Mozarts... Claude Debussy Claude Achille Debussy ( August 22, 1862 – March 25, 1918), composer of impressionistic classical music. ... See also: 1860 in music, other events of 1861, 1862 in music and the list of years in music. Events Tannhäuser scandal in Paris Published popular music Abide With Me, w. ... Dame Nelly Melba in role of Rosina from the Barber of Seville Dame Nellie Melba (May 19, 1861 - February 23, 1931), born Helen Porter Mitchell, was an Australian opera soprano, the first Australian to achieve international recognition in the form. ... See also: 1859 in music, other events of 1860, 1861 in music and the list of years in music. Events The first Viennese operetta, Das Pensionat by Franz von Suppé, debuts at the Theater an der Wien First official modern Welsh Eisteddfod is held at Denbigh Published popular music Down... Gustav Mahler Gustav Mahler (July 7, 1860 – May 18, 1911) was best known in his own time as one of the leading Austrian conductors of his day, but is now remembered as an important composer linking the late 19th century with the modern musical period, particularly for his vast symphonies...

1850s

See also: 1858 in music, other events of 1859, 1860 in music and the list of years in music. Events None listed Popular music None listed Classical Music by Johannes Brahms Opera Faust first performed in Paris. ... See also: 1857 in music, other events of 1858, 1859 in music and the list of years in music. Events None listed Popular music Can-Can, music by Jacques Offenbach (from his operetta, Orphée Aux Enfers) Musical theatre Orphée Aux Enfers, Paris production opened at the Bouffes-Parisiens... Giacomo Puccini Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (December 22, 1858 – November 29, 1924) is regarded as one of the great operatic composers of the late 19th and early 20th century. ... See also: 1856 in music, other events of 1857, 1858 in music and the list of years in music. Events None listed Published popular songs Lorena, w. ... See also: 1855 in music, other events of 1856, 1857 in music and the list of years in music. Events Popular hits Classical music Polka Pomnenka by Antonín Dvořák Births January 6 - Giuseppe Martucci January 9 - Stevan Mokranjac May - George Templeton Strong, composer and artist Helen Hopekirk, pianist and composer... See also: 1854 in music, other events of 1855, 1856 in music and the list of years in music. Events Jacques Offenbach becomes director of his own opera house, Les Bouffes-Parisiennes Popular music Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming by Stephen Foster Opera Linconsolable - Jacques-François-Fromental... See also: 1853 in music, other events of 1854, 1855 in music and the list of years in music. Events None listed Published popular music Hard Times Come Again No More Stephen Foster (I Dream of) Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair Stephen Foster Maggie by My Side Stephen Foster... Stephen Collins Foster (July 4, 1826 - January 13, 1864) was the pre-eminent songwriter in the United States of his era. ... See also: 1852 in music, other events of 1853, 1854 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 19 - Giuseppe Verdis opera Il Trovatore premieres in Rome March 6 - Giuseppe Verdis opera La Traviata premieres in Venice Popular music My Old Kentucky Home by Stephen... Giuseppe Verdi, by Giovanni Boldini, 1886 (National Gallery of Modern Art, Rome) Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (October 10, 1813 – January 27, 1901) was one of the great composers of Italian opera. ... Il Trovatore is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi, with text by Cammerano. ... See also: 1851 in music, other events of 1852, 1853 in music and the list of years in music. Events None listed Popular hits Massas in de Cold Cold Ground by Stephen Foster Births September 30 - Sir Charles Villiers Stanford November 21 - Francisco Tarrega y Eixea unknown date - Henrique... See also: 1850 in music, other events of 1851, 1852 in music and the list of years in music. Old Folks at Home, as sung by Christys Minstrels in 1851. ... Stephen Collins Foster (July 4, 1826 - January 13, 1864) was the pre-eminent songwriter in the United States of his era. ... See also: 1849 in music, other events of 1850, 1851 in music and the list of years in music. Events None listed Published popular music Camptown Races by Stephen Foster Nelly Bly by Stephen Foster Under The Double Eagle by J. F. Wagner Opera Lohengrin by Richard Wagner Genoveva by... Stephen Collins Foster (July 4, 1826 - January 13, 1864) was the pre-eminent songwriter in the United States of his era. ...

1840s

See also: 1848 in music, other events of 1849, 1850 in music and the list of years in music. Events Opera Il Profeta - Giacomo Meyerbeer The Merry Wives of Windsor - Otto Nicolai Classical music Tasso, symphonic poem by Franz Liszt Popular music Nelly Was a Lady by Stephen Foster Births... See also: 1847 in music, other events of 1848, 1849 in music and the list of years in music. Events Richard Wagner begins writing libretto that will become Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung). ... Categories: People stubs | 1797 births | 1848 deaths | Opera composers | Romantic composers | Italian composers | People born in Bergamo, Italy ... See also: 1846 in music, other events of 1847, 1848 in music and the list of years in music. Events Popular music Opera The Damnation Of Faust by Hector Berlioz Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi Martha by Friedrich Flotow Births February 15 - Robert Fuchs September 13 - Charles Dupee Blake Deaths May... See also: 1845 in music, other events of 1846, 1847 in music and the list of years in music. Events Adolphe Sax invents the saxophone Published popular music When The Swallows Homeward Fly     w. ... Life-size statue of Adolphe Sax outside his birthplace in Dinant, Belgium. ... Saxophones of different sizes play in different registers. ... See also: 1844 in music, other events of 1845, 1846 in music and the list of years in music. Events April 21 - Albert Lortzings opera Undine debuts in Magdeburg. ... Richard Wagner Wilhelm Richard Wagner (May 22, 1813 – February 13, 1883) was an influential German composer, music theorist, and essayist, primarily known for his operas. ... In the Venusberg by John Collier, 1901: a gilded setting that is distinctly Italian quattrocento for soft-core High Culture. ... See also: 1843 in music, other events of 1844, 1845 in music and the list of years in music. Events None listed Popular music Open Thy Lattice, Love w. ... Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (Никола́й Андре́евич Ри́мский-Ко́рсаков), also Nikolai, Nicolai, and Rimsky-Korsakoff, (March 18, 1844 – June 21, 1908) was a Russian composer and teacher of classical music particularly noted for his fine orchestration, which may have been influenced by his synaesthesia. ... See also: 1842 in music, other events of 1843, 1844 in music and the list of years in music. Events February 6 - The first United States The Virginia Minstrels opens at the Bowery Amphitheatre in New York City. ... The minstrel show, or minstrelsy, is an indigenous form of American entertainment consisting of comic skits, variety acts, dancing, and music, usually performed by white people in blackface. ... The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... See also: 1841 in music, other events of 1842, 1843 in music and the list of years in music. Events May 31 - Frederick William IV of Prussia creates a new order of merit for the arts and sciences. ... Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan (May 13, 1842–November 22, 1900) was a British composer best known for his operatic collaborations with librettist William S. Gilbert. ... See also: 1840 in music, other events of 1841, 1842 in music and the list of years in music. Events Popular hits Ballet Giselle music by Adolphe Adam Births January 18 - Emmanuel Chabrier September 8 - Antonín Dvorák October 4 - Stephen Albert Emery Deaths Categories: 1841 | Years in music... See also: 1839 in music, other events of 1840, 1841 in music and the list of years in music. Events February 11 - Gaetano Donizettis opera La Fille du Regiment premieres in Paris Robert Schumanns year of song, in which he writes the two Liederkreis, Frauenliebe und -leben and... Niccolò Paganini Niccolò Paganini, (Genoa, October 27, 1782 - Nice, May 27, 1840) was a violinist and composer. ... Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Russian Пётр Ильи́ч Чайко́вский, sometimes transliterated as Piotr, Anglicised as Peter Ilich), (May 7, 1840 – November 6, 1893 (N.S.); April 25, 1840 – October 25, 1893 (O.S.)) was a Russian composer of the Romantic era. ...

1830s

See also: 1838 in music, other events of 1839, 1840 in music and the list of years in music. Events Felix Mendelssohn gives the first performance of Franz Schuberts Great C Major Symphony Classical Music Robert Schumann: Arabesque in C, Op. ... Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (Моде́ст Петро́вич Му́соргский) (March 21, 1839 – March 28, 1881; sometimes spelt Modeste Moussorgsky), was an innovative Russian composer famed for his colourful, exotic, and lush orchestral pieces dedicated to various subjects of medieval Russian history. ... See also: 1837 in music, other events of 1838, 1839 in music and the list of years in music. Events None listed Popular music Annie Laurie, words (1688) William Douglas, music Lady John Scott (Alicia Ann Spottiswoode) Tis Home Whereer the Heart Is by Robert Dale Owen Opera Benvenuto... See also: 1836 in music, other events of 1837, 1838 in music and the list of years in music. Events June 11th Prussian Copyright Act protecting for the first time performances of concert music Published popular music Hark, Brothers, Hark, words and music by John Hill Hewitt Woodman, Spare That... See also: 1835 in music, other events of 1836, 1837 in music and the list of years in music. Events Donizettis Belisario debuts Popular music None listed Opera Le Postillon de Longjumeau music by Adolphe Adam Births February 21 - Léo Delibes September 10 - Karl Merz November 18 - W... Categories: People stubs | 1797 births | 1848 deaths | Opera composers | Romantic composers | Italian composers | People born in Bergamo, Italy ... Belisario (Belisarius) is an opera in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti, using a libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, in turn founded upon the drama of Eduard von Schenk. ... See also: 1834 in music, other events of 1835, 1836 in music, and the list of years in music. Events Publication of Luigi Cherubinis Cours de contrepoint et de fugue Popular music Opera Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti Births March 16 - Eduard Strauss May 4 - Edmund Hart Turpin... Charles Camille Saint-Saëns ( IPA: [ʃaʁl. ... See also: 1833 in music, other events of 1834, 1835 in music, and the list of years in music. Events None listed Popular music None listed Opera Uggiero il danese - Saverio Mercadante Births January 14 - William Cleaver Francis Robinson August 17 - Peter Benoit August 31 - Amilcare Ponchielli, composer Deaths October... See also: 1832 in music, other events of 1833, 1834 in music, and the list of years in music. Events Hector Berlioz marries Harriet Smithson Popular music Classical music Die erste Walpurgisnacht by Felix Mendelssohn Opera Lucrezia Borgia by Gaetano Donizetti Births May 7 - Johannes Brahms November 12 - Alexander Borodin... bust of Alexander Borodin Alexander Porfyrevich Borodin (Алекса́ндр Порфи́рьевич Бороди́н) (November 12, 1833 – February 27, 1887) was a Russian composer who made his living as a chemist. ... See also: 1831 in music, other events of 1832, 1833 in music, and the list of years in music. Events Classical Music Felix Mendelssohns Hebrides Overture first performed in London Popular music Rock of Ages (hymn) by Augustus Montague Toplady & Thomas Hastings The Bloom is on the Rye (My... See also: 1830 in music, other events of 1831, 1832 in music, and the list of years in music. Events Frederic Chopin arrives in Paris Popular music Lord, Lead the Way the Saviour Went (hymn) by William Crosswell Opera Robert Le Diable by Giacomo Meyerbeer Norma by Vincenzo Bellini Births... See also: 1829 in music, other events of 1830, 1831 in music, and the list of years in music. Events Felix Mendelssohn arrives in Italy Popular music None listed Opera Fra Diavolo first performed in Paris. ...

1820s

See also: 1828 in music, other events of 1829, 1830 in music and the list of years in music. Events Felix Mendelssohn conducts Bachs St Matthew Passion at Berlin Popular music Opera Guillaume Tell (William Tell) first performed in Paris. ... Anton Rubinstein Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein (Анто́н Григо́рьевич Рубинште́йн) (November 28, 1829 – November 20, 1894) was a Russian pianist, composer and conductor. ... See also: 1827 in music, other events of 1828, 1829 in music and the list of years in music. Events Popular music Oh! No! We Never Mention Her by Thomas Haynes Bayly & E. Riley Tyrolese Evening Hymn by Felicia Hemans & Augusta Browne Classical Music Franz Schubert - Opera Le Comte Ory... See also: 1826 in music, other events of 1827, 1828 in music and the list of years in music. Events Popular music Births August 20 - Josef Strauss October 6 - Cark Reidel, composer Deaths March 9 - Franz Xaver Gerl, composer 26 March - Ludwig van Beethoven Categories: 1827 | Years in music ... Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized December 17, 1770 – March 26, 1827) was a German composer of Classical music, the predominant musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras. ... See also: 1825 in music, other events of 1826, 1827 in music and the list of years in music. Events Popular Music The Old Oaken Bucket by Samuel Woodworth Shenandoah (Across The Wide Missouri) trad. ... Stephen Collins Foster (July 4, 1826 - January 13, 1864) was the pre-eminent songwriter in the United States of his era. ... See also: 1824 in music, other events of 1825, 1826 in music and the list of years in music. Events First performance of Ludwig van Beethovens Ninth Symphony in England François-Adrien Boildieus opera La Dame blanche premieres in Paris Popular Music Cherry Ripe     w. ... Antonio Salieri Antonio Salieri ( August 18, 1750 – May 7, 1825), born in Legnago, Italy, was a composer and conductor as well as one of the most important and famous musicians of his time. ... See also: 1823 in music, other events of 1824, 1825 in music and the list of years in music. ... The Symphony No. ... See also: 1822 in music, other events of 1823, 1824 in music and the list of years in music. Events Classical music Missa Solemnis, Opus 123, Ludwig van Beethoven Opera Euryanthe, Carl Maria von Weber Alfredo il grande, Gaetano Donizetti Semiramide, Gioacchino Rossini Popular Music Home, Sweet Home by John... See also: 1821 in music, other events of 1822, 1823 in music and the list of years in music. Events March 16 - Marriage of Gioacchino Rossini and Spanish soprano Isabella Colbran Popular Music None listed Births March 7 - Victor Masse, composer December 10 - César Franck Deaths unknown date - Jean... See also: 1820 in music, other events of 1821, 1822 in music and the list of years in music. Events Opera Der Freischutz, Carl Maria von Weber Births January 12 - Nikolai Afanisev, composer 18 July - Pauline Garcia-Viardot, composer 22 December - Giovanni Bottesini, composer Deaths Categories: 1821 | Years in music... Pauline Garcia-Viardot (July 18, 1821 - May 18, 1910) was a 19th century French mezzo-soprano and composer. ... See also: 1819 in music, other events of 1820, 1821 in music and the list of years in music. Events Published popular music Births January 9 - Pavel Krizkovsky March 7 - Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman August 30 - George Frederick Root, US composer October 6 - Jenny Lind Deaths Categories: 1820 | Years in...

1810s

See also: 1818 in music, other events of 1819, 1820 in music and the list of years in music. Events Popular Music Births June 20 - Jacques Offenbach September 13 - Clara Schumann Deaths March 9 - Janos Fusz Categories: 1819 | Years in music ... Jacques Offenbach (June 20, 1819 – October 4, 1880), composer and cellist, the creator of La vie Parisienne and an originator of the operetta form, a precursor of the modern musical comedy. ... See also: 1817 in music, other events of 1818, 1819 in music and the list of years in music. Events December 24 - Silent Night composed by Franz Xaver Gruber December 25 - The first performance of Silent Night (Church of St. ... Silent Night is a traditional and popular Christmas carol. ... See also: 1816 in music, other events of 1817, 1818 in music and the list of years in music. Events None listed Classical music String Quintet (Opus 104) by Ludwig van Beethoven La Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini Published Popular Music Oft In The Stilly Night     w. ... See also: 1815 in music, other events of 1816, 1817 in music and the list of years in music. Events Classical music Requiem in C-minor - Luigi Cherubini Births 17 November - August Wilhelm Ambros, composer Deaths June 5 - Giovanni Paisiello Categories: 1816 | Years in music ... See also: 1814 in music, other events of 1815, 1816 in music and the list of years in music. Events Births April 6 - Robert Volkmann, composer Deaths April 8 - Jakub Jan Ryba, composer Categories: 1815 | Years in music ... See also: 1813 in music, other events of 1814, 1815 in music and the list of years in music. Events Invention of the metronome by Johann Nepomuk Mälzel Classical Music Nocturnes - John Field Opera Fidelio - Ludwig van Beethoven (Vienna) Births April 21 - Beni Egressy November 6 - Adolphe Sax Deaths... See also: 1812 in music, other events of 1813, 1814 in music and the list of years in music. Events Classical Music Ludwig van Beethoven - Wellingtons Victory and Opera Faust by Louis Spohr Births May 22 - Richard Wagner October 10 - Giuseppe Verdi November 27 - Michele Puccini, composer December 2... See also: 1811 in music, other events of 1812, 1813 in music and the list of years in music. Events Classical Music Ludwig van Beethoven - (Opus 93) Births April 6 - Gavril Yakimovich Lomakin, composer Deaths August 21 - Silverius Muller, composer, Categories: 1812 | Years in music ... See also: 1810 in music, other events of 1811, 1812 in music and the list of years in music. Events None listed Classical Music Piano Trio No 7 (the Archduke) by Ludwig van Beethoven Singspiel - Die Ruinen von Athen (The ruins of Athens) by Beethoven Births August 5 - Ambroise Thomas... See also: 1809 in music, other events of 1810, 1811 in music and the list of years in music. Events Classical Music Ludwig van Beethoven - Egmont overture Opera La Cambiale di Matrimonio - Gioacchino Rossini Births February 22 - Frederic Chopin, composer, pianist May 7 - Norbert Burgmüller June 8 - Robert Schumann...

1800s

See also: 1808 in music, other events of 1809, 1810 in music and the list of years in music. Events Classical Music (Emperor) - Ludwig van Beethoven Births February 3 - Felix Mendelssohn August 21 - Francesco Schira Deaths January 4 - Bartolomeo Giacometti May 31 - Joseph Haydn Johann Georg Albrechtsberger Categories: 1809 | Years... (Franz) Joseph Haydn (in German, Josef; he never used the Franz) (March 31, 1732 – May 31, 1809) was a leading composer of the classical period. ... See also: 1807 in music, other events of 1808, 1809 in music and the list of years in music. Events Ludwig van Beethoven gives up performing as a pianist Popular Music (Believe Me, if All) Those Endearing Young Charms by Thomas Moore Classical Music - Ludwig van Beethoven Momento capriccioso - Carl... Ludwig van Beethovens Symphony No. ... See also: 1806 in music, other events of 1807, 1808 in music and the list of years in music. Events Muzio Clementi begins negotiating for British publication rights to the music of Ludwig van Beethoven Published popular music None listed Opera Joseph - Etienne-Nicolas Méhul La Vestale (The Vestal... La Vestale is an opera by Gaspare Spontini. ... Gaspare Spontini (14 November 1774 – 24 January 1851) was an Italian opera composer and conductor. ... See also: 1805 in music, other events of 1806, 1807 in music and the list of years in music. Events Carl Czerny publishes his first composition at the age of 15. ... See also: 1804 in music, other events of 1805, 1806 in music and the list of years in music. Events Beethovens Opera Fidelio premiers in Vienna Opera The Soldiers Return - James Hook Faniska - Luigi Cherubini Births November 14 - Fanny Hensel, composer Deaths April 6 Lorenz Justinian Ott, composer... Fidelio is an opera in two acts by Ludwig van Beethoven. ... 1803 in music - 1804 in music - 1805 in music See also: other events in 1804, 1804 in literature Events Beethovens Piano Sonata No. ... See also: 1802 in music, other events of 1803, 1804 in music and the list of years in music. Events Popular Music Classical Music Sonata for Violin and Piano (Kreutzer) - Ludwig van Beethoven Opera Il trionpho di Alessandro - Gaetano Andreozzi Anacréon - Luigi Cherubini Births June 24 - George James Webb... See also: 1801 in music, other events of 1802, 1803 in music and the list of years in music. Events Ludwig van Beethoven completes Moonlight Sonata (Piano Sonata No. ... See also: 1800 in music, other events of 1801, 1802 in music and the list of years in music. Events Joseph Haydn completes his oratorio, The Seasons Ludwig van Beethovens ballet, Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus premieres in Viennas Burgtheater (March 28) Popular Music Births April 12 - Joseph... Ludwig van Beethovens opus 27 no. ... See also: 1799 in music, other events of 1800, 1801 in music and the list of years in music. Events January 16 - Luigi Cherubinis opera, Les Deux Journées (The Water Carrier), debuts in Paris at the Salle Feydeau. ...

1790s

See also: 1798 in music, other events of 1799, 1800 in music and the list of years in music. Classical music Sonata Pathetique m. ... See also: 1797 in music, other events of 1798, 1799 in music and the list of years in music. Events Michael Haydn takes on Carl Maria von Weber as a pupil, free of charge Popular Music None listed Opera Il Teseo riconosciuto by Gaspare Spontini Births October 28 - Henri-Jerome... See also: 1796 in music, other events of 1797, 1798 in music and the list of years in music. Events Published popular music Opera Médée first performed in Paris. ... See also: 1795 in music, other events of 1796, 1797 in music and the list of years in music. Events Popular Music Classical Music (Heiligmesse) by Joseph Haydn Opera Li puntigli delle donne by Gaspare Spontini Births February 17 - Giovanni Pacini, composer Deaths September 22 - George Wilhelm Gruber, composer December... See also: 1794 in music, other events of 1795, 1796 in music and the list of years in music. Events Popular Music Opera Le Cabaleur by Louis Emmanuel Jadin Births March 14 - Robert Lucas Pearsall April 14 - Pedro Albeniz y Basanta August 16 - Heinrich Marschner Deaths January 26 - Johann Christoph... See also: 1793 in music, other events of 1794, 1795 in music and the list of years in music. Events Joseph Haydn begins his second visit to London Popular Music Classical Music Symphony no 102 - Joseph Haydn Births May 23 - Ignaz Moscheles October 13 - Anselm Hüttenbrenner Deaths July 2... See also: 1792 in music, other events of 1793, 1794 in music and the list of years in music. Events September 25 - The Chevalier de Saint-Georges, the black Mozart, loses his command and is imprisoned at Houdainville. ... See also: 1791 in music, other events of 1792, 1793 in music and the list of years in music. Events April 13 - Joseph Martin Krauss Symphonie funèbre is played at the funeral of Gustavus III of Sweden. ... See also: 1790 in music, other events of 1791, 1792 in music, list of years in music. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was one of the most significant and influential of all composers of Western classical music. ... Die Zauberflöte (English title: The Magic Flute) is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with libretto in German by Emanuel Schikaneder. ... See also: 1789 in music, other events of 1790, 1791 in music, list of years in music. ...

1780s

See also: 1788 in music, other events of 1789, 1790 in music, list of years in music. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was one of the most significant and influential of all composers of Western classical music. ... Così fan tutte is an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. ... See also: 1787 in music, other events of 1788, 1789 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1786 in music, other events of 1787, 1788 in music, list of years in music. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was one of the most significant and influential of all composers of Western classical music. ... Don Giovanni is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. ... See also: 1785 in music, other events of 1786, 1787 in music, list of years in music. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was one of the most significant and influential of all composers of Western classical music. ... Le Nozze di Figaro, is a comic opera composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on a stage comedy by Beaumarchais. ... See also: 1784 in music, other events of 1785, 1786 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1783 in music, other events of 1784, 1785 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1782 in music, other events of 1783, 1784 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1781 in music, other events of 1782, 1783 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1780 in music, other events of 1781, 1782 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1779 in music, other events of 1780, 1781 in music, list of years in music. ...

1770s

See also: 1778 in music, other events of 1779, 1780 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1777 in music, other events of 1778, 1779 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1776 in music, other events of 1777, 1778 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1775 in music, other events of 1776, 1777 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1774 in music, other events of 1775, 1776 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1773 in music, other events of 1774, 1775 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1772 in music, other events of 1773, 1774 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1771 in music, other events of 1772, 1773 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1770 in music, other events of 1771, 1772 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1769 in music, other events of 1770, 1771 in music, list of years in music. ... Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized December 17, 1770 – March 26, 1827) was a German composer of Classical music, the predominant musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras. ...

1760s

See also: 1768 in music, other events of 1769, 1770 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1767 in music, other events of 1768, 1769 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1766 in music, other events of 1767, 1768 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1765 in music, other events of 1766, 1767 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1764 in music, other events of 1765, 1766 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1763 in music, other events of 1764, 1765 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1762 in music, other events of 1763, 1764 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1761 in music, other events of 1762, 1763 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1760 in music, other events of 1761, 1762 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1759 in music, other events of 1760, 1761 in music, list of years in music. ...

1750s

See also: 1758 in music, other events of 1759, 1760 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1757 in music, other events of 1758, 1759 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1756 in music, other events of 1757, 1758 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1755 in music, other events of 1756, 1757 in music, list of years in music. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was one of the most significant and influential of all composers of Western classical music. ... See also: 1754 in music, other events of 1755, 1756 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1753 in music, other events of 1754, 1755 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1752 in music, other events of 1753, 1754 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1751 in music, other events of 1752, 1753 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1750 in music, other events of 1751, 1752 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1749 in music, other events of 1750, 1751 in music, list of years in music. ... Johann Sebastian Bach, 1748 portrait by Elias Gottlob Haussmann Johann Sebastian Bach (March 21, 1685[1] (O.S.) – July 28, 1750[2] (N.S.)) was a German composer and organist of the Baroque period, and is universally regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time. ...

1740s

See also: 1748 in music, other events of 1749, 1750 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1747 in music, other events of 1748, 1749 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1746 in music, other events of 1747, 1748 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1745 in music, other events of 1746, 1747 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1744 in music, other events of 1745, 1746 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1743 in music, other events of 1744, 1745 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1742 in music, other events of 1743, 1744 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1741 in music, other events of 1742, 1743 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1740 in music, other events of 1741, 1742 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1739 in music, other events of 1740, 1741 in music, list of years in music. ...

1730s

See also: 1738 in music, other events of 1739, 1740 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1737 in music, other events of 1738, 1739 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1736 in music, other events of 1737, 1738 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1735 in music, other events of 1736, 1737 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1734 in music, other events of 1735, 1736 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1733 in music, other events of 1734, 1735 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1732 in music, other events of 1733, 1734 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1731 in music, other events of 1732, 1733 in music, list of years in music. ... (Franz) Joseph Haydn (in German, Josef; he never used the Franz) (March 31, 1732 – May 31, 1809) was a leading composer of the classical period. ... See also: 1730 in music, other events of 1731, 1732 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1729 in music, other events of 1730, 1731 in music, list of years in music. ...

1720s

See also: 1728 in music, other events of 1729, 1730 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1727 in music, other events of 1728, 1729 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1726 in music, other events of 1727, 1728 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1725 in music, other events of 1726, 1727 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1724 in music, other events of 1725, 1726 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1723 in music, other events of 1724, 1725 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1722 in music, other events of 1723, 1724 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1721 in music, other events of 1722, 1723 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1720 in music, other events of 1721, 1722 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1719 in music, other events of 1720, 1721 in music, list of years in music. ...

1710s

See also: 1718 in music, other events of 1719, 1720 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1717 in music, other events of 1718, 1719 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1716 in music, other events of 1717, 1718 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1715 in music, other events of 1716, 1717 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1714 in music, other events of 1715, 1716 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1712 in music, other events of 1713, 1714 in music, list of years in music. ...

1700s

Johann Pachelbel (August 1653 - March 3, 1706) was a German Baroque composer and organist, best remembered for his Canon in D. Pachelbel was organist at Erfurt, in the Thuringian region of Germany. ... See also: 1701 in music, other events of 1702, 1703 in music and the list of years in music. Events Johann Sebastian Bach leaves Lüneburg. ...

1690s

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Henry Purcell (September 10 (?), 1659 (?)–November 21, 1695), a Baroque composer, is generally considered to be one of Englands greatest composers — indeed, he has often been called Englands finest native composer. ...

1680s

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Events Opera Dido And Aeneas was first performed in London. ... Johann Sebastian Bach, 1748 portrait by Elias Gottlob Haussmann Johann Sebastian Bach (March 21, 1685[1] (O.S.) – July 28, 1750[2] (N.S.)) was a German composer and organist of the Baroque period, and is universally regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time. ...

1670s

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Deaths January 14 - Francesco Cavalli, Italian composer Categories: Stub | 1676 | Years in music ...

1660s

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Henry Purcell (September 10 (?), 1659 (?)–November 21, 1695), a Baroque composer, is generally considered to be one of Englands greatest composers — indeed, he has often been called Englands finest native composer. ... Arcangelo Corelli (February 17, 1653 – January 8, 1713) was an Italian violin player and Baroque music composer. ... Johann Pachelbel (August 1653 - March 3, 1706) was a German Baroque composer and organist, best remembered for his Canon in D. Pachelbel was organist at Erfurt, in the Thuringian region of Germany. ...

1640s

See also: 1648 in music, other events of 1649, 1650 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1641 in music, other events of 1642, 1643 in music, list of years in music. ... See also: 1640 in music, other events of 1641, 1642 in music, list of years in music. ...

1630s

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1600s

See also: 1607 in music, other events of 1608, 1609 in music, list of years in music. ... Portrait of Claudio Monteverdi in Venice, 1640, by Bernardo Strozzi Claudio Monteverdi ( May 15, 1567 (baptised) – November 29, 1643) was an Italian composer, violinist and singer. ... See also: 1606 in music, other events of 1607, 1608 in music, list of years in music. ... Portrait of Claudio Monteverdi in Venice, 1640, by Bernardo Strozzi Claudio Monteverdi ( May 15, 1567 (baptised) – November 29, 1643) was an Italian composer, violinist and singer. ... Births February 14 - Francesco Cavalli, Italian composer Categories: Stub | 1602 | Years in music ... See also: 1599 in music, other events of 1600, 1601 in music, list of years in music. ...

1590s

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