On This Day

December 1813 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Dec 8 Ludwig van Beethoven's 7th Symphony in A, premieres in Vienna with Beethoven conducting


Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 2 Jacob Rosenhaim, Jewish-German composer, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1894)
  • Dec 10 Errico Petrella, Italian composer, born in Palermo, Italy (d. 1877)
  • Dec 24 Henry Wellington Greatorex, English-American musician, born in Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom (d. 1853)
  • Dec 29 Etienne-Joseph Soubre, Belgian composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1871)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 1 Ferdinando Bertoni, Italian composer, dies at 88