On This Day

Musicians Born in December 1883

  • Dec 1 Romanos Melik'yan, Armenian composer, born in Kizlyar, (d. 1935)
  • Dec 3 Anton (Friedrich Wilhelm) von Webern, Austrian 12-tone composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1945)
  • Dec 14 Manolis Kalomiris, Greek opera composer, born in Smyrna, Greece (d. 1962)
  • Dec 22 Edgard Varèse, French-American composer (Ionisation; Poème électronique), born in Burgundy, France (d. 1965)
  • Dec 25 Fran Lhotka, Czech composer, born in Mladá Vožice (d. 1962)