1835 in music
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This article is about music-related events in 1835.
- January 2 – The Neue Leipziger Zeitschrift für Musik, edited by Robert Schumann, changes its name to Neue Zeitschrift für Musik.
- January 25 – Hector Berlioz becomes resident music critic for the Journal des Débats.
- May 4 – Samuel Sebastian Wesley, son of the composer Samuel Wesley, grandson of Charles Wesley, and organist of Hereford Cathedral, elopes with and marries Mary Anne Merewether, sister of the cathedral's dean.
- June 4 – Franz Liszt joins his mistress, Marie d'Agoult, in Basel, Switzerland.
- July 8 – Dan Emmett is discharged from the US Army and begins his career as a blackface banjoist and singer.
- October – Contralto Clorinda Corradi relocates to Havana, Cuba.
- November 9 – At a concert in Johann Sebastian Bach's home city of Leipzig, Felix Mendelssohn, Clara Wieck and Louis Rakeman perform Bach’s Concerto in D minor for three keyboards and orchestra.
- November 28 – 25-year-old Robert Schumann and 16-year-old Clara Wieck begin their romance.
- December 14 – The St James's Theatre, London, opens with an "operatic burletta", Agnes Sorel.
- Soprano Fanny Corri-Paltoni makes her last known stage appearance, at Alessandria in Italy.
- Rossini completes 'Les soirées musicales' which includes La Danza
- Luigi Cherubini – Cours de contrepoint et de fugue
- Otto Nicolai – Gran marcia funebre
- Giuseppe Verdi – Messa di Gloria
- Samuel Sebastian Wesley – Larghetto for Organ in F minor
- Princess Amalie of Saxony – La casa disabitata
- Daniel Auber – Le cheval de bronze
- Vincenzo Bellini – I puritani
- Gaetano Donizetti
- Fromental Halévy
- Giuseppe Persiani – Ines de Castro
- Mikhail Zagoskin – Askold's Grave (Аскольдова могила, Askol’dova mogila)
- January 14 – Felix Otto Dessoff, conductor and composer (d. 1892)
- January 23 – August Lanner, composer
- February 24 – John Henry Martin, Band instrument manufacturer (d. 1910)
- March 15 – Eduard Strauss, composer
- March 24 – August Winding, composer (d. 1899)
- July 10 – Henryk Wieniawski, violinist and composer (d. 1880)
- August 20 – Oscar Stoumon, music critic and composer (d. 1900)
- October 7 – Felix Draeseke, composer (d. 1913)
- October 9 – Camille Saint-Saëns, composer (d. 1921)
- October 11 – Theodore Thomas, conductor (d. 1905)
- November 25 – Joseph Glæser, organist and composer (d. 1891)
- December 1 – Carl Johan Frydensberg, composer (d. 1904)
- date unknown – Abu Khalil Qabbani, Syrian dramatist and composer (d. 1902)
- February 19 – Amzi Chapin, cabinetmaker, singing-school teacher and shapenote composer
- April 23 – Joseph Antonio Emidy, violinist and composer (b. 1775)
- April 25 – François Tourte, bowmaker (b. 1747)
- May 9 – Sebastian Mayer, operatic bass (b. 1773)
- August 3 – Wenzel Müller, composer (b. 1767)
- August 10 – Claus Schall, violinist and composer (b. 1757)
- September 23 – Vincenzo Bellini, composer (b. 1801)
- October 21 – Muthuswami Dikshitar, youngest of the Carnatic Music composer trinity (b. 1775)
- November 19