On This Day

Birthdays in Music in December 1859

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 9 Algernon Ashton, British composer, born in Durham, England (d. 1937)
  • Dec 24 Roman Statkowski, Polish composer, born in Szczypiorno, Poland (d. 1925)
  • Dec 25 Raoul Gunsbourg, composer
  • Dec 27 William Henry Hadow, British educational reformer and musicologist (Oxford History of Music, Studies in Modern Music), born in Ebrington, Gloucestshire (d. 1937)
  • Dec 28 Gerard Brucken Fock, Dutch composer and painter, born in Koudekerke, Netherlands (d. 1935)
  • Dec 30 Josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer
  • Dec 31 Max Fiedler, German conductor and composer, born in Zittau, Saxony, (d. 1939)