On This Day

Musicians Born in August 1834

  • Aug 9 Elias Álvares Lobo, Brazilian composer, born in Itu, Brazil (d. 1901)
  • Aug 17 Peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (Leie/Rubens Cantata)
  • Aug 31 Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (I Lituani, La Giaconda), born in Paderno Ponchielli, Italy (d. 1886)