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1756, Sep 91773-18251827, Aug 6
a Swedish opera singer, sometimes called the greatest male opera singer in Swedish history. He was also the maternal grandfather of the world-famous ballerina Marie Taglioni. In 1773 he debuted at the Royal Swedish Opera in Bollhuset with Carl Stenborg and Elisabeth Olin in the famous opera performance Thetis och Phelée and was after this employed at the opera's choir until he performed his first leading role as Adonis in the opera ballet Adonis.
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Christoffer Christian Karsten1756, Sep 91773
 
18251827, Aug 6

Vincenta Da Ponteunknown1770
 
1780s 9unknown
 an Italian composer, singer and instrumentalist. As a composer, Da Ponte is known only from an un...
Vincenta Da Ponteunknown1770
 
1780s 9unknown
 an Italian composer, singer and instrumentalist. She was a member of the coro, or music school, o...
Maddalena Laura Sirmen1745, Dec 91766
 
17891818, May 18
 an Italian composer, violinist, and later unsuccessful singer. In 1771, she debuted her "Concerto...
Elisabeth Thibleunknown1780
 
 
1789unknown
 born in Lyon was the first woman on record to fly in an untethered hot air balloon. On June 4, 17...
Carl Michael Bellman1740, Feb 41768
 
17911795, Feb 11
 a Swedish songwriter, composer, musician, poet and entertainer. He is a central figure in the Swe...
John Vallanceunknown1790
 
 
1799unknown
 an English amateur/professional cricketer who made 5 known appearances in first-class cricket mat...
Agata della Pietaunknown1800
 
 
1800unknown
 an Italian composer, singer, and teacher of music. Only two motet settings by della Pietà, a Nov...
Joseph Haydn1732, Mar 311739
 
18031809, May 31
 a prominent and prolific Austrian composer of the Classical period. He was instrumental in the de...
Jack Holmesunknown1800
 
 
1809unknown
 a coachman and boxer, losing (by knockout) in 26 rounds to Bill Richmond on July 8, 1805. Credite...
Philip Astley1742, Jan 81759
 
18141814, Jan 27
 an English equestrian, circus owner, and inventor, regarded as being the "father of the modern ci...
Marianne Ehrenstrom1773, Dec 91790
 
18311867, Jan 4
 a Swedish writer, singer, painter, pianist, culture personality, memorialist, principal and lady-...
Thomas Moore1779, May 281795
 
18461852, Feb 25
 an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of The Min...
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