On This Day

December 1689 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Dec 30 Henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas" premieres in Chesea

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 23 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, French Baroque composer, one of the 1st to work without patrons, born in Thionville, France (d. 1755)