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     Contents                                                                               List of years in music                      (table)
 1 Events                                                                         ... 1837 . 1838 . 1839 . 1840 . 1841 . 1842 . 1843 ...

 2 Popular music                                                                       1844 1845 1846 -1847- 1848 1849 1850
                                                                                  ... 1851 . 1852 . 1853 . 1854 . 1855 . 1856 . 1857 ...
 3 Classical music
 4 Opera                                                                       Art . Archaeology . Architecture . Literature . Music . Science +...

 5 Births
 6 Deaths


Events
   February 28 - Fire breaks out during a performance and destroys the Großherzoglichen Hoftheater in Baden. Because the
   theatre doors cannot be opened from the inside, most of the audience perishes.
   March 14 - Verdi's Macbeth (opera) is premiėred at Teatro della Pergola in Florence, Italy.
   Franz Liszt gives up performing in public.

Popular music
   Adolphe Adam - "Cantique de Noël" ("O Holy Night")
   Philip Klitz
       "Dinah Dear"
       "Miss Ginger"

Classical music
   Franz Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
   Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 2

Opera
   Francisco Asenjo Barbieri - Il Buontemponi
   Hector Berlioz - The Damnation Of Faust
   Giovanni Bottesini - Cristoforo Colombo
   Friedrich von Flotow - Martha
   Ivar Hallstrom - Hvita frun på Drottningholm (libretto by Frans Hedberg)
   Karel Miry - Brigitta (opera in 3 acts, libretto by Hippoliet van Peene, premiered on June 27 in Ghent)
   Giuseppe Verdi - Macbeth
   William Vincent Wallace - Matilda of Hungary

Births
   January 1 - Rudolf Tillmetz, flute virtuoso, music teacher and composer (d. 1915)
   February 15 - Robert Fuchs, composer and music teacher (d. 1927)
   March 2 - Richard Temple, singer, actor and theatre director (d. 1912)
   March 9 - Axel Grandjean, conductor and composer (d. 1932)
   June 28 - Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson, composer (d. 1927)
   July 12 - Karl Heinrich Barth, pianist and music teacher (d. 1922)
   July 21 - Víctor Mirecki Larramat, cellist and music teacher (d. 1921)
   October 21 - Giuseppe Giacosa, librettist for some of Puccini's operas (d. 1906)
  November 1 - Emma Albani, soprano (d. 1930)
  November 30 - August Klughardt, conductor and composer (d. 1902)
  December 1 - Agathe Backer Grøndahl, pianist and composer (d. 1907)
  December 18 - Augusta Holmès, composer (d. 1903)
  date unknown - Emma Fursch-Madi, operatic soprano (d. 1894)

Deaths
  January 6 - Tyagaraja, Carnatic music composer (b. 1767)
  April 23 - Erik Gustaf Geijer, writer and composer (b. 1783)
  May 14 - Fanny Mendelssohn, pianist and composer (b. 1805) (stroke)
  June - Heinrich Bärmann, clarinet virtuoso (b. 1784)
  June 18 - Lisette Stenberg, actress and musician (b. 1770)
  July 19 - Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer (b. 1772)
  September 4 - František Vladislav Hek, writer and composer (b. 1769)
  September 25 - Emma Albertazzi, English contralto (b. 1814)
  November 4 - Felix Mendelssohn, pianist, conductor and composer (b. 1809)
  date unknown - Francesco Molino, guitarist and composer (b. 1775)


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