Honorary Members Since 1826

The following are the names of all those who have been awarded Honorary Membership of the Royal Philharmonic Society since 1826

1826 - 1849 / 1850 - 1899 / 1900 -1949 / 1950 - 1999 / 2000 to date


1826
Carl Maria von Weber

1829
Daniel François Auber
Jean François Lesueur
Felix Mendelssohn
Jacob Meyerbeer
George Onslow

1830
Johann Hummel

1836
Sigismund Thalberg

1839
Gioacchino Rossini

OUR MEMBERS

Sally Cavender, Performance Music Director, Faber Music: Many of our composers have been honoured by RPS Awards. The RPS is uniquely placed to support the huge variety of new music today.

DID YOU KNOW?

The RPS sent Beethoven £100 in 1827 to help comfort him when he was ill and much in need of money.