On This Day

December 1758 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 3 Joseph Gelinek, Czech composer, born in Beroun, Czech Republic (d. 1825)
  • Dec 11 Carl Friedrich Zelter, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1832)
  • Dec 20 Othon Joseph Vandenbroek, Flemish horn player and composer, born in Ypres, Austrian Netherlands (now Belgium) (d. 1832)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 5 Johann Friedrich Fasch, German violinist and composer, dies at 70