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December 1815 in Music History

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 15 Gioachino Rossini gets assignment for Il barbiere di Siviglia

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 22 Lucien Petipa, French ballet dancer, born in Marseille, France (d. 1898)
  • Dec 25 Temistocle Solera, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 19 Michel Woldemar, French violinist and composer, dies at 65
  • Dec 19 Robert Hudson, composer, dies at 83