On This Day

December 1791 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 4 Johann Gottlob Topfer, German composer, born in Niederroßla (d. 1870)
  • Dec 9 Peter Josef von Lindpaintner, German composer, born in Koblenz, Germany (d. 1856)

Deaths in Music


Person of interestWolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Dec 5 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian musical prodigy and composer (Figaro), dies at 35

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart