Romantic (1820-1900)

Events

American Revolution began

1776

French Revolution began

1789

Queen Victoria's reign

1837 - 1901

Saxophone invented by Adolphe Sax

1841

American Civil War

1861 - 1865

Edison invented the phonograph

1877

Austrian Composers and Musicians

Franz Schubert

1797 - 1828

Anton Bruckner

1824 - 1896

Gustav Mahler

1860 - 1911

Hugo Wolf

1860 - 1903

Czech Composers and Musicians

Bedrich Smetana

1824 - 1884

Antonin Dvorak

1841 - 1904

Finnish Composers and Musicians

Jean Sibelius

1865 - 1957

French Composers and Musicians

Hector Berlioz

1803 - 1869

Charles Gounod

1818 - 1893

Cesar Franck

1822 - 1880

Georges Bizet

1838 - 1875

Gabriel Faure

1845 - 1924

German Composers and Musicians

Ludwig van Beethoven

1770 - 1827

Carl Maria von Weber

1786 - 1826

Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel

1805 - 1847

Felix Mendelssohn

1809 - 1847

Robert Schumann

1810 - 1856

Richard Wagner

1813 - 1883

Clara Wieck Schumann

1819 - 1896

Johannes Brahms

1833 - 1897

Richard Strauss

1864 - 1949

Hungarian Composers and Musicians

Franz Liszt

1811 - 1886

Italian Composers and Musicians

Niccolo Paganini

1782 - 1840

Gioacchino Rossini

1792 - 1868

Gaetano Donizetti

1797 - 1848

Vincenzo Bellini

1801 - 1835

Giuseppe Verdi

1813 - 1901

Giacomo Puccini

1858 - 1924

Norwegian Composers and Musicians

Edvard Grieg

1843 - 1907

Polish Composers and Musicians

Frederic Chopin

1810 - 1849

Russian Composers and Musicians

Alexander Borodin

1833 - 1887

Modeste Mussorgsky

1839 - 1881

Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky

1840 - 1893

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

1844 - 1908

Prominent Historical Figures

Napoleon Bonaparte

1769 - 1821

Abraham Lincoln

1809 - 1865

Charles Darwin

1809 - 1882

Eduard Manet

1832 - 1883