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1820, Mar 241843-19151915, Feb 12
an American mission worker, poet, lyricist, and composer. A member of the Sixth Avenue Bible Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York, she wrote many hymns together with her pastor, Robert Lowry. She was one of the most prolific hymnists in history, writing over 8,000 hymns and gospel songs, with over 100 million copies printed, despite being blind from shortly after birth. She is also known for her teaching, and her rescue mission work.
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Fanny Crosby1820, Mar 241843
 
19151915, Feb 12

Erik Gustaf Geijer1783, Jan 121803
 
18461847, Apr 23
 a Swedish writer, historian, poet, philosopher, and composer. His writings served to promote Swed...
Isaac Nathan1791 ca1813
 
18471864, Jan 15
 an Anglo-Australian composer, musicologist, journalist and self-publicist, who ended an eventful ...
Felix Mendelssohn1809, Feb 31818
 
18471847, Nov 4
 a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period. He was recognise...
Frederic Chopin1810, Mar 11817
 
18481849, Oct 17
 a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era, who wrote primarily for the solo pian...
Louis Antoine Jullien1812, Apr 231826
 
18521860, Mar 14
 an eccentric French conductor and composer of light music. His fondness for the lighter forms of ...
Robert Schumann18101830
 
18541856
 a German composer and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest comp...
King Oscar I of Sweden1799, Jul 41844
 
 
18591859, Jul 8
  King of Sweden and Norway from 1844 to his death. When, in August 1810, his father Jean-Baptiste...
Frederick V M Bunknown1850
 
 
1859unknown
 an Austrailian composer, or a composer who lived and worked in Australia. There is very little in...
Giacomo Meyerbeer1791, Sep 51811
 
18611864, May 2
 a German opera composer of Jewish birth who has been described as perhaps the most successful sta...
Gioachino Rossini17921804
 
18641868
 an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as sacred music, chamber music, songs, and some i...
August Wilhelm Bach1796, Oct 41832
 
18691869, Apr 15
 a German composer and organist. He is unrelated to the family of Johann Sebastian Bach. His compo...
Stephen C. Massettunknown1840
 
1869unknown
 San Francisco's first entertainer, Stephen C. Massett, was the true Bohemian type. He was an arti...
Saverio Mercadante1795, Sep1817
 
18701870, Dec 17
 an Italian composer, particularly of operas. While Mercadante may not have retained the internati...
Friedrich von Flotow18121835
 
18761883
 a German composer. He is chiefly remembered for his opera Martha, which was popular in the 19th c...
Pavel Krizkovsky1820, Jan 91845
 
 
18771885, May 8
 a Czech choral composer and conductor. Most of Krizkovsky's compositional output consists of chor...
Paolo Giorza1832, Nov 111852
 
 
18821914, May 4
 a musician, was born in Milan, Italy, son of Luigi Giorza, baritone, organist and itinerant paint...
Franz Liszt1811, Oct 221820
 
18851886, Jul 31
 a prolific 19th-century Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger,...
Eduard Lassen1830, Apr 131844
 
 
18881904, Jan 15
 a Belgian-Danish composer and conductor. Although of Danish birth, he spent most of his career wo...
Giuseppe Verdi1813, Oct 9/101834
 
19001901, Jan 27
  a leading Italian composer of opera in the 19th c., noted for operas such as Rigoletto 1851 La ...
Wilhelm Kuhe1823, Dec 101844
 
 
19041912, Oct 8
 a German pianist and piano teacher, composer and administrator born in the city of Prague (modern...
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