On This Day

December 1779 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer
  • Dec 14 Mariano Rodríguez de Ledesma, Spanish composer, born in Zaragoza, Spain (d. 1847)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 15 Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, Spanish theorist and composer, dies at 62
  • Dec 28 Gennaro Manna, Italian composer, dies at 64