On This Day

August 1788 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 20 José Bernardo Alcedo, Peruvian composer, born in Lima, Peru (d. 1878)
  • Aug 26 Aloys Schmitt, German pianist, composer and music theorist (Preparatory Exercises, Op. 16), born in Erlenbach am Main, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1866)