On This Day

Musicians Born in December 1797

  • Dec 13 Heinrich Heine, German poet and lyricist (Schubert, Liszt), born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 1856)
  • Dec 19 Josef Theodor Krov, Bohemian composer, singer and teacher, born in Nové Strašecí, Czechia (d. 1859)
  • Dec 26 Hans Skramstad, Norwegian pianist and composer, born in Toten (d. 1839)