Birthdays in Music in December 1879

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 4 Hamilton Harty, Irish composer and conductor called "the prince of accompanists", born in Hillsborough, Ireland (d. 1941)
  • Dec 7 Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite)
  • Dec 12 Percy Fletcher, composer
  • Dec 15 Rudolf von Laban, Czech/German choreographer (modern dance)
  • Dec 19 Otto Emanuel Olsson, composer
  • Dec 24 Stanislav Pylypovych Lyudkevych, composer
  • Dec 26 Armen Tigran Tigranyan, Armenian music composer and conductor, born in Alexandropol, Armenia (d. 1950)
  • Dec 26 Julius Weismann, German pianist, conductor, and composer (SchwanenweiƟ), born in Freiburg im Breisgau (d. 1950)