On This Day

December 1793 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 11 Pietro Antonio Coppola, Italian composer, born in Enna, Italy (d. 1877)
  • Dec 26 Franz Hünten, German pianist and composer, born in Koblenz, Germany (d. 1819)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 13 Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63
  • Dec 20 Joseph Legros, French singer and composer who was the most prominent haute-contres of his generation, dies at 54
  • Dec 23 Johann Adolph Hasse, German composer (Antonio e Cleopatra), dies at 74