On This Day

December 1800 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 23 Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, Italian classical guitarist and composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1878)
  • Dec 27 John Goss, British organist and composer (Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven), born in Fareham, Hampshire, England (d. 1880)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 19 Georg Peter Weimar, German cantor and composer, dies at 66