Charm of Music Timeline 2

Events

Gioachino Antonio Rossini (1792-1868) Italian: Early Romantic

1792 - 1868

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868) Italian: Early Romantic

1792 - 1868

Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette executed

1793

Franz Peter Schubert (1797-1826) Austrian: Early Romantic

1797 - 1826

Napoleon conquers Italy

1800

Louis Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) French: Early Romantic

1803 - 1869

U.S. negotiates Louisiana Purchase from France: for $15 million

1803

Robert Fulton makes first successful steamboat trip on Clermont between New York City and Albany.

1807

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) Polish: Early Romantic

1810 - 1849

Robert Schumann (1810-1856) German: Early Romantic

1810 - 1856

Franz Ritter von Liszt (1811-1886) Hungarian: Early Romantic

1811 - 1886

Wilhelm Wagner (1813-1883) German: Middle Romantic

1813 - 1883

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) Italian: Middle Romantic

1813 - 1901

Clara Schumann (1819-1896) German: Middle Romantic

1819 - 1896

Missouri Compromise > Missouri admitted as slave state

1820

Friedrich Smetana (1824-1884): Czech Middle Romantic

1824 - 1884

Johannnes Brahms (1833-1867) German: Middle Romantic

1833 - 1867

Slavery abolished in British Empire.

1833

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) Russian: Late Romantic

1840 - 1893

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) Norwegian: Middle Romantic

1843 - 1907

Crimean War begins as Turkey declares war on Russia.

1853

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1923) Italian: Late Romantic/Early 20th Century

1858 - 1924

South Carolina secedes from the Union.

1860

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) Czech: Late Romantic

1860 - 1911

U.S. Civil War begins

1861 - 1865

Achille-Claude Debussy (1862-1918) French: Early Modernist/Impressionist

1862 - 1918

Richard Strauss (1864-1949) German: Late Romantic

1864 - 1949

Alfred Nobel invents dynamite

1867

Franco-Prussian War

1870 - 1871

France surrenders Alsace-Lorraine to Germany

1871

Arnold Schoenberg (1875-1951) Austrian: Early 20th Century

1874 - 1951

Charles Ives (1874-1954) American: Early 20th Century

1874 - 1954

Joseph Ravel (1875-1937) French: Early Modernism

1875 - 1937

Thomas A. Edison invents practical electric light.

1879

Bela Bartok (1881-1945) Hungarian: Early 20th Century

1881 - 1945

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) Russian: Early 20th Century

1882 - 1971

New Zealand becomes first country in the world to grant women the vote

1893

Carl Orff (1895-1982) German: Early 20th Century

1895 - 1982

Jacob Gershwine (1898-1937) American: Early 20th Century

1898 - 1937

Aaron Copland (1900-1990) American: Late 20th Century

1900 - 1990

Queen Victoria dies, and is succeeded by her son, Edward VII

1901

Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, fly first powered, controlled air plane

1903

John Cage (1912-1992) American: Late 20th Century

1912 - 1992

Balkan Wars

1912

Louis Bernstein (1918-1990) American: Late 20th Century

1918 - 1990

Russian revolutionaries execute the former czar and his family

1918

Stephen Reich (1936-Present) American: Late 20th Century/Present

1936

Pope John XXIII opens Second Vatican Council

1962

Jennifer Higdon (1962-Present) American: 21st Century

1962

Bush and Yeltsin proclaim formal end to cold war

1992